Saturday, September 14, 2013

GDT card - Colour Me Creative Challenge #77


I have centre front-panel side-step card to show you.  I haven't made one for a quite a while and it's actually one of my favorite types of cards.

And this is also my Guest DT card...woo-hoo...I get to be a Guest Designer of CMC (Colour Me Creative) Challenge.  This is for their Challenge #77 and the theme is an easy one--it's 'Anything Goes'.  

Make sure you hop over to the CMC Challenge Blog and check out what their DT gals have created to inspire you to join their challenge.

View of the card from a different angle...

And I've also decorated the inside of my card.

You can find the template for this card style in one of my older posting HERE, if you're interested.

I am featuring these cute Magnolia images that are available from Magnolia-licious:

- Hip Hurray Tilda from the Special Moments Collection 2013
- Barbed Wire Fence from the Summer Memories Collection 2012
- Special Day Tilda from the Special Moments Collection 2013

 along with a couple of Memory Box cutting dies that I have used on this card:
- Memory Box 98634 Gwyneth Flourish
- Memory Box 98222 Fauntleroy Crest

Diana's on-line store, Magnolia-licious, carries a large selection of Magnolia stamps, both full-size and mini.  If you don't see the particular one you are looking for, ask Diana if she can bring it in for you.  Check out also the stamps from Wee Stamps, Wild Rose Studios, Penny Black and Candibeans, along with cutting dies and other crafting tools.

I am using this card as my entry into the following Challenges:
Paper Crafting Journey - Flowers
As You Like It Challenge #10 - Favorite Flower or Tree (and Why) (handmade flowers are my fave type of flowers because I get to make use of all those dies and punches that I spent my money on...LOL)
Loves Rubberstamps Challenge LRSBC69 - Have a Sentiment on the Front
Tuesday Throwdown Challenge #164 - Anything Goes
Stamp With Fun Challenge 223 - Not Square
A Creative Romance Challenge #8 - Dies or Punches
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards Challenge #48 - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers Challenge 02 - Add a sentiment
Sweet Stampin' - Fancy Folds

That's all for now.  Thanks so much for dropping by.  I appreciate the visit.  Enjoy your day and have a wonderful weekend!

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiment Stamp:  Inkadinkado "It's a Beautiful Day"
DP's:  Paper Adventures Karen Neuburger Aspen Blossom Plaid and Grace Floral
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Two and Classic Ovals; Crealies Creative Flowers No. 06; Memory Box 98634 Gwyneth Flourish and 98222 Fauntleroy Crest; Die-Versions "Let's Celebrate Today"
Punches:  EK Success medium Retro Flower; Nellie Snellen Floral Punch FLP027 Small Rose Flower and FLP031 Large Rose Leaf; Punch Bunch medium Impatients
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pad Walnut Stain, Wild Honey and Weathered Wood; pearls from my stash
Colouring Medium:  alcohol-ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias


Dewi Lestari said...

Always stunned by your creation. Thanks for joining at CCCC: Anything Goes

BrossArtAddiction said...

This is absolutely beautiful! LOVE the way it opens and your amazing coloring! Very beautiful scene you created!

xx Tracey xx

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

hugs Tamara

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow, this is a gorgeous centre step design and such a beautiful spring scene you have created.
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Christina C. said...

Such a spectacular work of art, Norma! I'm in awe every time I visit your are an artist extraordinaire!

Danielle Champagne said...

Love your card Norma, congrats for being asked as guest Designer, you deserve it all. Fell in love with Tilda on the inside, could not remember where I saw her in this collection... Brillant idea to remove the veil, she is so much nicer like this! Hugs.

Linda Levoir said...

Wow, what a fabulous card, I love everything about this card, from the images and the colouring, to the the fancy design and embellishments and the way you've mot left an inch undecorated. Stunning :) xx

annemarie said...

wow really stunning, I always admire your cards they are always so gorgeous.

hugs Annemarie

Tracey T said...

What a stunning card, Norma. Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

Chrissy said...

Just stunnng Norma..fantastic colouring, that sky is just brilliant..beautiful design and details..gorgeous.


Anonymous said...

Absolutely gorgeous Norma, I hadn't thought to use these images together, very creative and beautifully done
Hugs Julie P

Elizabeth Hart said...

This is so stunning and the inside is so cute also - just adore it. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Creative Finger Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Margaret said...

What's not to love about this card! Great job. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown for this challenge.
Margaret, DT

Clarissa Schupp said...

What a great work! The flowers are adorable. Thank you so much for sharing your great art at stamp with fun.
XOXO Clarissa

Diana Crick said...

Oh my gosh this is amazing Norma. Your cards are so intricate, a virtual feast of images. You create such beautiful scenes, you get lost in thought. LOVE IT,,,,

Karen Elise said...

What an adorable card! So nice colors and decorating, and I really love the images and coloring!
:) Karen Elise

Angelique said...

wow another stunning card. Love those flowers, fabulous colouring.
Another eyecatcher hun.
Thank you for joining us at Creative Fingers

Huggsss, Angelique

Cordine said...

Stunning, as always Norma!

loz said...

Beautiful card and image Norma..Loz

mgoll88 said...

Very fantastic card creation, looks it!


cathylynn said...

Norma this is totally beautiful! The colors are fabulous and great inside and out! Fantastic creating!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Unknown said...

Hai Norma

What a gorgeous cards you make and I am so glad with your tutorials.
Thank you so much. Have a wonderful en marvellous day.

Warm greetz Bep (Holland)

Patricia St Martin said...

Congratulations on being the GD for CMC!!! Your card is stunning as always. Tilda is so beautiful! Fantastic job on the sky. Love all the awesome embellishments. Love the front panel side step card and thanks for sharing the directions. I have made several of your cards.
Hugs, Pat

Debbie said...

Hi Norma.
So glad you joined in this week at Sweet Stampin' with your gorgeous card. How wonderful that shape is and the Magnolia is stunning. Debbiex

Indah Permata Sari said...

Oh my goodness! Such a stunning creation!
Thanks for joining Loves Rubberstamps Challenge!

Sarah - Crea S said...

I just love the template you've used! It really takes "a card" to the next level. Although you actually don't need that.
Again pretty colours, lovely inked-up Tilda's, beautifull inside as well, ...

Unknown said...

This is not just a card but a motivational piece of art. Great attention to every detail. So beautiful.

Suzi Mac said...

Another masterpiece my dear Norma, lovely style of card and amazing colouring.
Suzi x

Karen said...

Hi Norma,

So glad to have you as a Guest DT at CMC! Your card is gorgeous! Such a beautiful scene you have created and your coloring looks fabulous.


Chris said...

Wow. This is gorgeous.

NPurdum56 said...

Such a beautiful card Norma! I love the "step" card! Gorgeous job! :) Nancee

Marcy said...

This is absolutely gorgeous from the outside to the inside too! Your coloring is stunning and your details are all so pretty. Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Wow, if they don't pick you, they are crazy! This is so fabulous. Love the coloring and all the details, the design and colors are stunning.....I LOVE THIS! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

RenateKreativ said... beautiful, love it.
Hugs Renate

debby4000 said...

Oh what a beautiful, adorable card.

Andrea said...

Very nice creation! I like it so much. Thanks for joining Stamp with Fun.
Big hug

Mojca said...

Waw totally gorgeous colouring. And the flowers are gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at As You Like It Challenge. Hugs! Mojca

Denise Goeldner said...

Stunning card , thanks for joining us over at Creative Fingers ~ Denise DT ~

Unknown said...

Wow... I'm speechless. This is a stunning card. I love the fancy folding and your attention to detail is amazing.Thanks for playing along at the Sweet Stampin' Challenge & good luck!

Fleur said...

A gorgeous, beautiful card, thanks for sharing at ACR
HUGZ Fleur xXx

cabio's craft corner said...

Gorgeous card Norma. I especially love the beautiful cloud background and the design of your card. Those flowers are just as stunning as always :o)

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card, so pretty and love those flowers, Thanks for joining in with our challenge at As You Like It,
and thanks for adding the your fav and why to the link part of your post! hugs Samantha :0)

Lucy Patrick said...

Wow, Norma, this card has stood out to me when I've seen it on CMC and then entered into other challenges, it pops off the page and makes everyone admire it!! If this one doesn't win lots of Top 3's I don't know what will lol, I just love it so much! Thanks so much for playing along in our Flowers challenge at Paper Crafting Journey, XOX Lucy.

Shannon83k said...

Beautiful creation!!! Thanks for being a guest at CMC!

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