Tuesday, May 06, 2014

A 'Hello' Swing Card

Hello.

Woo-hoo...my stamps from Magnolia's latest stamp collection have arrived from Magnolia-licious.  Have you seen the collection?  I've created a card here to feature a couple of the cute images.


This is a swing card or a flip card.  This one is of a slightly different version from the ones I've made in the past.  I like this style of card as the swing panel gives me a chance to showcase a second image on the flip side.




I've used a favorite die of mine to create the swing or centre panel.  It's one of the dies from the Go Kreate XXL Square Frames Frilly #3 set.

These are the names of the couple of images--oh, so adorable--that I'm featuring:


- Tilda With Chanel the Puppy from the Animal of the Year Collection 2014


- Tilda With Lace Pants from the Animal of the Year Collection 2014

The stamps for these two images are available from Magnolia-licious.  Check out the rest of the collection HERE. You can also find other Magnolia stamps, both full-size and minis.  And if you don't see the particular one you are looking for in the store, ask Diana if she can bring it in for you.  Check out also the stamps from Wee StampsWild Rose StudiosPenny Black and Candibeans.
Prices are discounted, you get excellent customer service and...you get to earn 2% in-store credit which you can apply to future purchases.  How sweet!



Challenges I am entering with this card:
Sparkles Monthly Challenges CH#33 - Favorite Colour Combo (I have a few favorite colour combos..hee hee--this one of blue and green is one of them)
Crafting At The Weekend Challenge #1 - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create Challenge #70 - Anything Goes
That Craft Place Challenge - Anything Goes
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge #257 - Make your own embellishments
Crafty Girls Challenge #17 - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers Challenge #34 - Anything Goes
Quirky Crafts Challenge #9 - Something beginning with S (Swing card)
Cards Galore Encore Challenge May - Anything Goes
Loves Rubberstamps Challenge #102 - LRSBC102 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:  from DCWV Baby Boy Stack paper pad
Dies: Go Kreate XXL Square Frames Frilly #3; Spellbinders Petite Ovals; Memory Box 98312 Fancy Blossoms; Penny Black Dancing Leaves; Joy! Crafts Vintage Flourishes 6003/0015 Corner
Punches:  Fiskars Celestial 3-in-1 corner punch (for the flower centres) 
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain and Stormy Sky; lace and pearls from my stash
Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias 



33 comments:

Lucy Patrick said...

Your cards are always so unbelievably stunning Norma, I don't get time to comment very often but I always see them and just had to come by today. I see your cards all the time in Top 3's etc and it never surprises me, you have the most beautiful, perfect style. Every card is incredible and this one is so amazing too! I love how you've used Tildas on both sides. XOX Lucy

Queenie Jeannie said...

A beautiful masterpiece!!! Love every bit of it! I just got in some lovely new Maggies this week and need to ink 'em up!

Helen said...

This is stunning. Love the images and the flowers look awesome. Thanks for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges for our 'Favourite Colour Combo' Challenge.

Hugs Helen P (DT) xx

Tine said...

Another great card, Norma. Fabulous!
Tine :)

Christine Dol said...

Absolutely beautiful Norma!

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Wauuuuuu Norma
go rg eo us
hugs Tamara

Beth Brovold said...

Wow Norma!!! I love this card style...you are SO right about this new collection!!! LOVE them all...but your colouring is what makes them so very special!! AMAZING as always!!

Christina C. said...

An absolute masterpiece, Norma!

Danielle Champagne said...

OH!how precious Norma. I just love your flower arrangement, this gorgeous corner with pearls. Your card is so elegant, so pretty. Love this style, outstanding! Have a nice day! Hugs. xox

Gemma said...

I love your card
Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Anything Goes challenge #5
Gemma xx

Sanja Grdinić said...

Such precious card! Love it! :)

Céline said...

fabulous card!!! love the design, need to try one ;)
love those papers
hugs
céline

Julie said...

Oh my goodness, this is one absolutely stunning card, You are so talented!.x

Julie said...

Stunning card, Norma - fab colouring and what a wonderful design! Juliex

Anna said...

Wow, that is just stunning. Love the way you have done this card. And the new Magnolia stamps are delicious..
Love your blog.
Hugs Anna

Rhonda Miller said...

This is such a beautiful card.

Nancee Purdum said...

Another beautiful card Norma! I really like that swing card! :) Nancee

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so pretty and so cute all rolled into one. Fabulous. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Mojca said...

oh looks gorgeous! I just love the cute Tilda with puppy and lovely colours, your decoration is always so fabulous. Hugs! Mojca

sheezym said...

Love this card. Would live to know how to do a swing card like this one.
Look forward to seeing you mails.
Shelagh

Judy Corner said...

Oh WOW this is gorgeous! Judy (DT Teamie)

crafty-stamper said...

stunning swing card love the images and beautiful papers and embellishments and love the colours--thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls
Carol DT x

crafty-stamper said...

Hi just popping back to say-thanks for joining us at Crafting at the weekend for our very first challenge
carol DT x

jonim52 said...

Stunning card. Gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps.

Tindaloo said...

Gorgeous card and cool flip-layout! Your coloring is just awesome too :) Thanks for playing along this time at Creative Fingers! Hope to see you next time too! ♥ Tindaloo

C'est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC said...

This month is anything goes and your creation is smashing! Thank you for joining us at Crafts Galore Challenge. I hope you’ll join us in our next challenge.

La-Vie B. – Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog DT
Follow me at C’est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC

cardsbyleona said...

What a lovely card! Well done and thanks for sharing at Creative Fingers. Leona x

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Stunning Card Norma, are you willing to do a tutorial or share the measurements for this one :-)
Hugs Julie x

Stacey Schofield said...

beautiful. your colouring is fantastic. thanks for joining us at That Craft Place. xx Stacey S xxx

JenniferD said...

This is just Adorable! Love these two Sweet Maggies and the touch of Beautiful flowers!

Spyder said...

Love the shape, the swing cut and the shading in your card! Lovely creation for our S challenge just finished over on the Quirky Crafts Blog! Thank you so much for joining in! Winners will be posted later...
((Lyn)) DT

Shanna Shands said...

Lovely coloring. I love the swing action too. Thanks so much for playing at Loves Rubberstamps.

Shaz Earl said...

Very pretty card! great colour combo choice, thank you for playing along at Saprkles Monthly Challenges this month, hope to see you again
Shaz DT x

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