Friday, July 26, 2013

Sweet Wishes for Debbie - FFFC #94

Hello! Happy Friday!

It's a new challenge at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge Blog.  And this time, woo-hoo...it's my turn to host it.  For the theme, I've chosen...More Than One Fold or Fancy Folds (e.g. gate-fold cards, tri-shutter cards, side-step cards, stair-step cards, diamond-fold cards, etc.).  I just love the not-so-ordinary cards and I'm hoping I'll get to see a type of folds that I haven't seen before and I get something new to play around with...LOL.  Anyway, for more details on the challenge and how to join in the fun, hop over to Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge. Have a look at the fabulous cards that my DT teammates have created for inspirations. 

For my DT card, I am showing you this birthday card that I made for my friend Debbie down under in Aussie land--hope she liked it.  This first view is of just the card front when the card is all folded up.

 
When opened it's a type of a tri-shutter card.    



It's not of the more popular basic tri-shutter card.  This one has different cuts and folds giving me a full panel for the card front. 

I am featuring a couple of adorable Tilda images from Magnolia:



- Tilda With Little Pocket from the With Love Collection 2013
- Tilda With Love from the With Love Collection 2013

Diana's on-line store, Magnolia-licous, is an excellent source for your Magnolia stamps.  Diana carries a large selection of both the full size and mini stamps.  And if you don't see the particular one you are looking for, contact Diana and ask her if she can bring it in for you. 
Check out the selection of Wee Stamps by Sylvia Zet, and Wild Rose Studio stamps.
Prices are discounted.  Along with excellent customer service, you get to earn 2% in-store credit of every order which you can apply to future purchases.  Sweet!

Challenges for this card:
A Little Bit Crafty July Challenge - "Die-ing" for it!
Stamp With Fun Challenge 217 - Celebrate
Totally Tilda Challenge #76 - Titian Tilda (Tilda with Little Pocket)
Creative Fingers Challenge #2 - Anything Goes
Seize the Birthday - Anything Goes Birthday
Bearly Mine Challenges #96 - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Die-ing for a Punch
Crafts and Me Challenge #139 - Anything Goes
Charisma Cardz Challenge #29 - Make your own embellishments (handmade flowers)


Thanks for stopping by.  I very much appreciate your visit.  Have a fabulous weekend.  Stay safe!


These are the measurements that I used for the card. 
PDF Template HERE if you're interested and want a printout.

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiment Stamps:  Hero Arts "Sweet Wishes"; Inkadinkado "Have a Great Birthday"
DP:  One DP from Recollections Habitat paper pad
Dies:  Go Kreate Small Frames Frilly Square #10; Memory Box 98222 Fauntleroy Crest; Cheery Lynn Exotic Butterfly Mini DL112 and Small Angel Wing DL112A
Punches:  EK Success Retro Flower large, medium and small; Michaels mini sun; Carla Crafts small Cosmos
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pad Walnut Stain; pearls from my stash
Colouring Medium:  Letraset Promarkers and Pantone Trias

41 comments:

Sazzle said...

Fab card Norma and such inspiration for this challenge too. I've added that you have have a template for your card so hopefully people will pop over to have a look :-) xx

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

It's stunning as always.
Hugs Miranda

Gayle's Crafty Blog said...

Stunning creation Norma...love the green you have chosen for Tilda and the red hair of course she looks gorgeous..Thanks for sharing it with us at Totally Tilda..Hugz Gayle xx

May said...

Stunning card Norma, Gorgeous image & design, Love the colours & fabulous papers... The card is a fantastic shape.(Thank you for the measurements) Your colouring is AmAzing... Hugs May x x x

Louise said...

Fabulous card Norma, love your coloring. Your layout is fantastic
hugs Louise

Kelly Neis said...

Oh she will love your card! I do!! Perfect awesome coloring and design here. Just beautiful.
Hugs Kelly

Christina C. said...

Soooooooooooo beautiful, Norma! Your cards are all exceptional works of art! Looove visiting your blog!

Mojca said...

As always just gorgeous! hugs! Mojca

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Beautiful Card. Thanks for the template, it may come in handy.

Loz said...

Fabulous card and gorgeous images Norma. Thanks for the pattern template..Loz

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Briliant card,
Norma your cards are fabulous
thanks for recepie
hugs Tamara

julieprice3 said...

Very pretty card Norma, thanks for the template, I really like the fuller panel at the front, you are so clever
Hugs julie P

Stephanie Hester said...

Gorgeous creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Totally Tilda.

cathylynn said...

Holy Cow Norma this is amazing! Love this style and as always your coloring is fabulous! Great job!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

JenniferD said...

Stunning as Always! Loooove the shape of this card! Thanks for the tutorial too!

Nancee Purdum said...

Norma this is so cute! I love the card layout! Thanks for the pattern!!!! Someday I will have the time to try this style. :) Nancee

Riet Kamstra said...

Beautiful Norma, love it all what you did here and thank you so much for the template!
Have a wonderful weekend,
Riet

Jenny said...

Oh wow what a great creation. Lovely colours! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Totally Tilda. Jen xx

Sonia said...

Hi my dearest friend:)
I come back from the vacations with my daughter, how are you? I saw Your last creations, all Wonderful as always and This is Adorable:))
Big hug and happy weekend:)
Sonia

Daimar Sanchez said...

Hermosa su tarjeta me encantan sus creaciones en cada una destaca su habilidad de creear...Saludos desde Venezuela....

Debbie Pamment said...

I just love ALL of your work sweet Norma - and to own one of your beautiful cards is an absolute honour! Thank you sooooo much for you sweet wishes and friendship.
Lotsaluv always
xXx

Jane said...

Absolutely gorgeous, thank you for playing along with us at ALBC this month & good luck. Jane x

Donna Ellis said...

How beautiful! And thank you for sharing the template!

Laura Love said...

Gorgeous as always! I love the full card front for this! Thank you for sharing the template!

The Little Stamper said...

Such a beautiful card and perfect for our anything goes challenge here at Bearly Mine.

Thanks for sharing with us this week.

Sharon x

Jackie said...

WOW... this is fantastic, so beautifully coloured and decorated, love this shape card , so thank you so much for sharing the template. Thank you so much for sharing with us at BearlyMine Challenges this time, good luck. hugs Jackie. x

Cordine said...

Stunning Norma! THanks for sharing the template, gonna try it!
Hugs
Cordine

Zoe said...

Thank you for joining this week at Creative Fingers

Zoe x
Handmade with lots of Love
Co-Owner of Creative Fingers

Allison said...

pretty card
thanks for joining us at Charisma this week
Allisonx

Paper Tails said...

You are amazing! I love all your different card designs and shape you create. Your coloring is fabulous.

Karen

Pam Sparks said...

Gorgeous coloring and Designing Norma! Thank you for the pattern too!

Linda said...

Wow Norma all I can say is that you never disappoint!!!!! Breathtaking card!!!!! Love the stunning design and coloring!!!!! Wow Again and again!!!!!

Angelique said...

Fabulous card and colouring. Absolutely stunning.
Thank you for joining us at Creative Fingers

Huggsss, Angelique
EngelDesignsScrap

Ivonne said...

Love your tri-shutter card, it is just gorgeous! Love the beautiful flowers and butterflies. The coloring is amazing as always. Thanks for the template, I am definitely going to try it. Hugs, Ivonne

Teri said...

LOVE it!!!!!! I like this style of tri-shutter, too, and will have to give it a go! Your coloring...sigh.. so gorgeous!!! Love that little Maggie on the front, and I even have her!!! Yay! Beautiful creation!!
Hugs,
Teri

Bubbles said...

STunning card, fab handmade flower embellie! Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz.
Joanne x

mandy said...

Wow gorgeous card Hun love the colors they work so well together :)

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz

Hugs Mandy xxx

Only By His Grace said...

Another fabulous card Norma. I love the green you have used on this card and another tutorial. GREAT. You are a true artist.
Hugs Maz

Andrea said...

Very great card - I like it so much - the motiv is so cute :) - Thanks for joining Stamp with Fun.
Big hug
Andrea-Emmi41

Daimar Sanchez said...

Hola buenas tardes Senora Norma mi nombre es Daimar Sanchez y soy de Venezuela, queria hacer de su conocimiento que he utilizado un formato que tenia en su tarjeta para crear mi ultima tarjeta y la invito a pasar a verla y me diga que le parece...Gracis por inspirarme con sus hermosas creaciones...http://misrecuerdosenpapelsl.blogspot.com/2013/08/costura-y-encaje.html

Cami said...

Geeze Norma, another beautiful card and a great style...thank you for the template. You come up with the greatest card styles. I really need to make a card like this. These two images are so cute and beautifully colored.
Hugs,
Cami

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