Friday, January 24, 2014

Always In My Thoughts - FFFC #106 Vintage

Hello.  Happy Friday!  Woo-hoo...weekend coming up!

And's time for a new challenge at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  It's our Challenge #106 and the new theme is 'Vintage' being hosted by the lovely May.  We're being sponsored by Live and Love Crafts.  You can find complete details of the challenge, the prize and how you can join in the fun at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  Don't forget to check out also the fabulous cards that my DT teammates have created.

Here's the card that I came up with...

The sentiment 'Always in my thoughts' was a digital freebie from Create With TLC.  Thanks Paulette!
I was searching for an image to colour that would fit the 'vintage' theme of the challenge.  I don't have too many in my stash, but I thought this one would do.  In any case isn't she adorable? 

This digital image is of Alisa With Roses designed by Mo Manning and it is available from Mo's Digital Pencil.

Challenges I'm entering with this card:
Bronte and Bella's Challenge #218 - Layers
Paper Crafting Journey - Vintage/Distressed/Shabby Chic
Creative Craft Challenges2 - Challenge #1 New (new digi image)
Cards Galore Encore Challenge #1- Anything Goes
Heck of a Challenge for January - New (new digi image)
Sparkles Monthly Challenges #52 - Show us your new stash (new digi image)
Addicted To Stamps Challenge #74 - Flowers
Divas By Design - Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments Challenge #98 - Any Sentiment
Passion for Promarkers Challenge #231 - Ribbon, Lace or Twine

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  I really do appreciate your visit.  Enjoy your day and have a fabulous weekend!

Materials and Tools Used
Designer Papers:  K+Company Ancestry Teal Floral + Letter Flat Paper; Recollections Black + Tan Paisley
Dies:  Spellbinders Grand Ovals; Crealies Creative Flowers No. 06; Penny Black 51-016 Dancing Leaves; Memory Black 98265 Vivienne Butterfly 
Punches:  Carla Crafts Small Cosmos (for the flower centres)
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pad Walnut Stain; Colluzle Oval template; Tim Holtz distressing tool; pearls from my stash 
Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias; Prismacolor Verithin Black pencil 


JenniferD said...

Well she is something different from you but you have done an Amazing job colouring her up and such a Sweet Card too!

Sue said...

Gorgeous card and image,love your paper and colours.
Sue x

Susy said...

This is is absolutly stunning, Norma!
Love the image and your coloring is gorgeus!


Anne said...

Oh, this is stunning! Love the imaeg, fantastic coloring! Those big flowers are gorgeous, and the paper is perfect.

Hugs, Anne.

Crea S said...

Stunning Norma! Hugs,

Only By His Grace said...

OMG! your card is gorgeous Norma.
Looooove how you coloured her dress. colours are fabulous.
The flowers are awesome. did you make these too? I love the colour of them.
Hugs Maz

Ivonne said...

Gorgeous vintage card! The cute image is just adorable and the coloring is perfect as always. Love it! Hugs, Ivonne

Shaz Earl said...

Fabulous card!
Thank you for sharing with us at Saprkles
good luck in the draw
Shaz DT xx

Mau xx said...

This is Stunning!!! What amazing colouring Norma, perfectly Vintage too, I adore those flowers.
Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us at Mo's
Hugs Mau xx

Beth Brovold said...

Norma your colouring always amazes me but today...WELL...the dress just looks like I could reach out and FEEL the fabric!! Absolutely GORGEOUS card Norma!!

Mau xx said...

Following you Norma, love your Tutorials, will be trying that lovely Secret box for sure :o)) Thank you so much for taking the time ti inspire us.
Hugs Mau xx

Christina said...

This is really stunning Norma!
Hugs Kristel

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Fabulous image and colours. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Fab colouring and gorgeous card
hugs Tamara

Cami said...

Stunning! I love this vintage-y card and your coloring is just so beautiful, Norma. Your color scheme always coordinate so well.
Hugs, Cami

mgoll88 said...

Thats a very wodnerfull card creation, looks very amazing, love it!


Nancy Jensen said...

Wow, I am VERY impressed with your coloring. Your whole card is just stunning!

Jo said...

Wow, absolutely stunning, a beautiful card, your colouring is fabulous. Thank you for joining us at the Cards Galore Encore Anything Goes Challenge#1

Nancee Purdum said...

So cute Norma! I love the vintage look! Beautiful card! Nancee :)

Yvonne said...

Norma this is such a pretty card with fabulous colouring.
I'm loving the flowers too. So glad to be joining you on the DT.

Kelly Neis said...

Wow this one is a stunner!! Your coloring talents are really showing here and the design is perfect. I so love this card!! This is one of my many favorites from you.
Hugs Kelly

Laura Love said...

Wow Norma! This is BEAUTIFUL!

Sheryl said...

Norma, Your card is GORGEOUS! I think that your image is perfectly beautiful for Vintage!
I'm in love with all of the folds you coloured into her lovely aqua dress! So Beautiful!
Your lace is GORGEOUS and those beautiful flowers make the perfect embellishments. I really love how you layered your distressed and torn papers! How lovely.
I hope that your enjoying your weekend!
Big Warm Hugs, Sheryl

Sharla's Web said...

I love this!

Anonymous said...

This is stunning Norma, her dress looks like velvet, so pretty
Hugs Julie P

Gale said...

Really gorgeous card Norma. I love the colors and your coloring is amazing. Thanks for playing along with us at PCJ in our "Vintage/Distressed/Shabby Chic" challenge and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT

Sarah said...

This is so pretty! I love the way you colored her dress! It looks like you folded and distressed the paper, there's so much "texture"! Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenges!

Pat said...

Hi Norma!!! I am so delighted that you've joined us at Mo's this week!! Your card is stunning!! Your coloring amazes me...and your design work has always blown me away!! Sending big hugs! Pat Frank

Marlies said...

A gorgeous card with a lovely vintage look. Beautiful papers and your colouring is fantastic! Thanks for joining us at ATSC, Marlies

Julie said...

Everything about this card is just beautiful.
Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments
Julie T

Danica said...

Gorgeous card and image,love your paper and colours.
Hugs Danica

Taniaj Scott said...

Wonderful image and card Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments with our any sentiment challenge Hugs Tania (DT) xx

Vannessa said...

Wow this is just stunning Norma and your colouring is just fabulous! Hugs, Vannessa x

Rebecca said...

Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Sparkles this month we hope to see you again.

Love From Rebecca xx

Patricia Spicher said...

wouaw wouaw wouaw !!! sublime ! j'adore la coloration ! quel talent !!!! Bravo!

Daria Myagkikh said...

Oh my God - what a dress!!!
Would be glad to have one for myself :))

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