Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Happy Smiles - Magnolia-licious 'Bling It Up!'


We have a new challenge today at the Magnolia-licious Challenge--which runs for the next 2 weeks--and the theme is 'Bling It Up!'  It's for a combined Team A and B 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.  And while you're there, check out the fabulous cards/projects that my DT teammates have created.

I'm featuring a couple of Magnolia images from their older collections:

- Tilda With Straw Hat from the Butterfly Dreams Collection 2011

- Tilda With Ponytail from the Sweet Rainbow Collection 2011

Magnolia stamps are available from 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 including Memory BoxPoppyStamps, Magnolia Doohickey.
Prices are discounted, you get excellent customer service and what's more, you get to earn 2% credit to be applied to future purchases.  Sweet!

Challenges for this card:
Aud Sentiments Challenge #100 - Bingo Inspiration (2-word sentiment, 3D item, something shiny)
Crafty Girls Challenge #12 - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers Challenge #24 - Anything Goes
Divas By Design - Rubber Stamps Only
Challenges 4 Everybody Challenge #38 - Anything Goes
One Crazy Stamper February Challenge - Anything Goes 
Inkspirational Challenge #50 - Bingo (flowers, ribbons or lace, pearls or bling)
Paper Creator's Crafts Challenge #20 - Squares, Circles and Rectangles
Simply Magnolia - Kraft and 2 others (kraft for the leaves, blue and brown)
Fan-Tastic Tuesday Challenge #25 - Anything Goes

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

Materials and Tools Used
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Creating Keepsakes One-of-a-Kind Blue and Argyle Sweater-Blue; Basic Grey Offbeat Unexpected; Provo Craft Stone Washed Denim-Wavy Plaid
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Eleven; Memory Box 98505 Norrland Flower and 98502 Fresh Foliage  
Punches:  Martha Stewart Scallop Dot Edge and 3-in-1 Hydrangea; EK Success small Retro Flower; small circles  
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Blue Jean and Weathered Wood; ribbon, rhinestones, Fun Fur and pearls from my stash  
Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias 


Martina said...

Wow, wow...what a gorgeous card! And I still have to learn how to colour the background behind Tilda, which you have made sooo beautiful! Love the shades of blue and all the stunning papers! A fantastic card!

Mojca said...

oh its such a beautiful card Norma. love the colours and your pretty colouring is always so stunning. hugs! Mojca

Beth Brovold said...

BEAUTIFUL Norma!!! I LOVE the colours you have used and your colouring of course!!! WONDERFUL "bling"!!!

*Urška* said...

Wonderful card.I love this image and colour.

Gibmiss said...

Fabulous. Card ... Love the cute image.....
Thanks for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday this week
Hugs Sylvie xxxx

Unknown said...

Such an adorable design,love the colour tones Thank you for taking the time to join us over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday we would love the pleasure of your company in next weeks challenge as well.....
Suzy B ~ Owner Fan-Tastic Tuesday

Cathy Lee said...

This is absolutely gorgeous, Norma. I love how you decorate inside and out. Lots for pretty things to look at on this stunning card.

mgoll88 said...

thats a very wonderfull card creation, looks really fantastic!


Debs said...

What a stunner Norma - amazing colouring and beautiful detailing.
Thanks for playing along with The Divas this week.
GOod luck.
Debs xx

Barb Hardeman said...

Another stunning creation Norma! Your attention to detail is wonderful! Love all the little design elements and the inside of your card is just as wonderful. Great job...hugs...Barb

Suzi Mac said...

Wow!! Another stunning creation Norma, I love the blues n browns, those flowers are utterly gorgeous as is the inside of your card. Love it to bits. Hugs Suzi x

Sarah-Jane said...

Beautiful outside and in. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
Sarah-Jane x

Nikki said...

Absolutely gorgeous Norma. I love the images, the gorgeous colours you have used, your layout and all the lovely embellishments. Just beautiful. Thanks for playing along at Inkspirational.


Candy said...

Oh Norma!!
Fantastic and beautiful card!!
Love all the different papers.
Love how you are using 2 Tilda's a lot of the time.
Your flowers are FABULOUS!
Big Hugs, Candy

Margo said...

Waaw Norma, I'm a new follower, I saw your card on FB and just love it !
Thanks for the inspiration, your card is just stunning !

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Gorgeous card
fantastic colouring
hugs Tamara

Danielle Champagne said...

Absolutely wonderful Norma, all those pretty details, this fabulous color scheme, and Miss tilda! those flowers are incredible beautiful! Hugs.

Christina C. said...

So beautiful, Norma!!! I adore your handmade flowers and your Tildas are colored to perfection, as always! A breathtaking creation!

Janie Printz said...

Beautiful inside & out !!! Norma your work is just incredible so perfectly colored & the most gorgeous flowers .... I just sit here shaking my head over how you create these wonderful cards ... I'm in awe of all you do.
Hugs, Janie

Cami said...

Beautiful card, again, Norma. I love the shades of blue with the brown and your coloring always impresses me. I love how you do the speckled looking background...so soft and lovely!

Anonymous said...

This is stunning, I just love brown and blue and those flowers are gorgeous, another beauty my friend, just lovely
Hugs Julie P

Phi said...

Norma, this is such a beautiful card, both inside and out. I love those flowers too.

JenniferD said...

Another Adorable Card! love the way you have Sweet Tilt sitting in the Card!

Danica said...

Wow...what a gorgeous card!
Just stunning!!! well done.
Hugs Danica

Louise said...

Beautiful card Norma, I love the blue and brown combo. Gorgeous layout and details. Thanks for joining us at Simply Magnolia for our challenge
hugs Louise

Unknown said...

This is gorgeous! Thanks for playing with Creative Fingers this week.

stampingwithpeggie.blogspot.com said...

Gorgeous inside and out. Love the blues and browns.

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous! TFS with us at OCS!

Anonymous said...

Hi Norma, A beautiful card and image, love the colours too. Thank you for joining us for challenge 12 at Crafty Girls Challenges good luck and we hope to see you again soon.

Hugs Erin DT and Co Owner

Anonymous said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! I love everything from the colors to the embellies. I really like how you did the inside-so fancy! Thanks so much!

~ginny said...

BINGO! - well done Norma!
Thanks for sharing your project & creativity with us - I especially love the inside! Beautiful enough to be an outside for ANY card. So creative and inspiring!
~ginny, DT for Aud Sentiments: #100 "Bingo"
RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

Karen said...

Gorgeous!! Love you flowers!!

Unknown said...

Your creation in so beautiful inside and outside Norma.

Anonymous said...

Wow... this is fabulous!! What beautiful images and your flower embellishment is great. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Inkspirational!
- Shauna

Lau W said...

So wonderful creation, fantastic ! Thanks for joining us at the Paper creator challenge !

Chris said...

Oh my, Norma, this is just lovely! Once again, your coloring is perfection on paper! You should be so proud of yourself! I really love the addition of the cottage roses, too! Did you make them? Love your card!


NPurdum56 said...

GORGEOUS Norma! I love your coloring! Nancee :)

Anet's Crafting said...

Beautiful card Becky, I love the image and pretty paper.

inge said...

Beautiful card Norma, I love the colouring and decorations insde and out. Thanks for sharing at Simply Magnolia.
XX Inge

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