Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Flowers Say Hello - Magnolia-licious 'Pretty in Pink'

Hello.  Happy Tuesday!

We're currently in our 'Pretty in Pink' challenge at the Magnolia-licious Challenge.  It's Team B's turn to post our DT cards/projects to inspire you to join us.  Hop over to the Magnolia-licious Challenge to get the details on the challenge and how you can join in the fun.  Don't forget to check out the fabulous cards/projects that my DT teammates have created.

This is the card that I came up with.



Yes, I know, I know...that's a whole lot of pink...tee hee...and bright too!  I don't usually play around with this shade of bright pink.  My favorite shade of pink is more in the dusky pink/dusty rose range...or at least very light pink.  But I found this beautiful designer paper in my stash and I tried to match my pink shade to the one on the paper.  And this was it!

I've used a couple of adorable Tildas on my card--one from a newly released Magnolia collection and one from an older collection:


- Tilda With Fantasy Flowers from the Lost and Found Collection 2014


- Tilda With Big Tulips from the With Love Collection 2013

You can find your Magnolia stamps at Magnolia-licious, where Diana carries a large selection of both full-size and mini Magnolia stamps.  And 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 CandibeansMagnolia-licious also carries cutting dies from various companies.  Have look at the exquisite dies from Memory BoxPoppyStamps and Magnolia Doohickey.
Prices are discounted, you get excellent customer service and what's more, you get to earn 2% in-store credit for future purchases.  Sweet!

Challenges I am entering with this card:
Live and Love Crafts Challenge #20 - Love N' Lace
Deep Ocean Challenge #71 - Love Is All Around
Addicted to Stamps Challenge #76 - Pink and White
Divas By Design - With Love
Fab 'n' Funky Challenge #203 - Love/Valentine Theme
Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia Challenge #88 - Love or Hearts
Paper Crafting Journey - Love is in the Air!
Crafty Girls Challenge #11 - Anything Goes
In the Pink Challenge #37 - Valentine/Love Theme
Milk Coffee Challenge - Girly Challenge

Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy your day and have a wonderful week!


Materials and Tools Used
Sentiments:  Hero Arts 'Flowers say Hello...'; computer generated (card inside)
Designer Papers:  DCWV the Blossom Song Stack paper pad; Recollections printed scrapbook paper  
Dies:  Go Kreate Frilly Square #10; Spellbinders Labels Three and Standard Circles; Impression Obsession DIE071 Spiral Daisy; Crealies Creative Shapes No. 16 (leaves); Penny Black 51-016 Dancing Leaves; Memory Box 98442 Chesapeake Scrollwork
Punches:  EK Success Retro Flowers medium and small; Nellie Snellen Floral Punch Extra Large Leaf FLP011; Martha Stewart Rose Leaf    
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pad Walnut Stain and Worn Lipstick; lace and pearls from my stash; Coluzzle Oval template 
Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias 

28 comments:

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

Just love this pretty pink card.
Hugs Miranda

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Wauuu
on your blog is always something so beautiful
Gorgeous card Norma
hugs Tamara

Dr Sonia S V said...

Love the way you color coordinate your cards Norma
Cheers
soniasv@rediffmail.com
Dr Sonia

Beth Brovold said...

Oh Norma this is just so LOVELY!!! Your Tildas are coloured to PERFECTION...the paper is fabulous!! A very SPRING looking card...which is soooo welcome right now with another dumping of snow last night!!! LOVE it Norma!!!

Christine Dol said...

Norma, its dull and snowy here in Ontario....but your card brings a smile and sunshine!!! I love the paper you chose and love the flowers you made. You always make such a beautiful creation!!!!

Christine L said...

A beautiful card for our 'Love is in the Air' theme - however, we would have liked to see something to do with love/romance as mentioned in the challenge post.

Thanks for sharing at In The Pink this time... hope to welcome you back again soon!

Christine x

Anne said...

This is just stunning! Love both images, and those wonderful flowers! Amazing coloring. :)

Hugs, Anne.

Danielle Champagne said...

Norma... and pink. a real winner team! You do not use pink often, and you should, you have a way with pink!you even have a way with bouncy pink! and tilda seems to agree with me! I love love love it all. Fabulous card! this challenge makes my day!!!!! Hugs. xox

Cathy Lee said...

Gorgeous card, Norma. One of my fav Tilda stamps from Lost and Found. I love your beautiful handmade flowers.
Hugz,
Cath

Candy said...

Hi Norma,
Gorgeous card! Love how you match your Tilda's. Wonderful handmade flowers!
Big Hugs, Candy

Janie Printz said...

Couldn't be any sweeter & to me the sight & smell of flowers means "Love is in the air" & Spring is right around the corner. Beautifully colored & your hand made flowers are simply gorgeous.
Hugs, Janie

Barb Hardeman said...

Absolutely N O T too much pink! This is gorgeous and beautiful do used as your jumping off place. Delightful sentiments add a warm welcome to Spring if it ever gets here. Well I must confess that our weather here has been glorious the last couple of days. Hugs...Barb

Nancee Purdum said...

Oh what a gorgeous pink card! I love the bright pink and that paper is gorgeous!!!! Beautiful card Norma! Nancee :)

Christina C. said...

I just saw this gorgeous work of art on FB...absolutely exquisite, Norma!
I love pink...never too much!

Linda Knox said...

I love the bright pink; so very springy.

Ginny said...

fab card, thanks for joining us at FnF :)

..Karen said...

Such a beautiful card Norma! Love your coloring!

cathylynn said...

These pinks are gorgeous and your card is extra ordinary beautiful!! Love it!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

JU@NITA said...

Wow your card is gorgeous as ever Norma.

big hugs Nit@

Danica said...

This is just stunning! Love both images, and those wonderful flowers! Amazing coloring.
Hugs Danica

Diana Crick said...

Ooooh this is so pretty. What gorgeous paper perfect to set the colour tone. Candy and I are going to have to have a "flower" day with you. Like Patti Jo you are a "MASTER Flower Maker".
hugs xx

stampingwithpeggie.blogspot.com said...

Beautiful. Love the pink plaid dp. Great inside and out.

Paper Tails said...

Gorgeous card! Such beautiful coloring.

Karen

julieprice3 said...

Another gorgeous creation Norma, I love the paper and your sweet Tildas, just beautiful
Hugs Julie P

Laura said...

Your coloring is always so gorgeous and your card designs, beautiful. I love coming to your blog for inspiration.

mgoll88 said...

wonderfull creation, looks fantastic!

LG
Michaela

alethea said...

What an absolutely gorgeous card! your colouring is amazing! Thanks for joining us at PCJ for our Love is in the Air challenge! HUgsxx

Melanie said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous!
Perfect colouring and the papers match your coloured stamps so well...

Hugs,
Melanie

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