Tuesday, June 17, 2014

It's A Good Day... - Magnolia-licious 'Summer Fun Days'


Our current challenge at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog is 'Summer Fun Days'--we want to see summer-themed cards/projects.  We're half way into the challenge, so you have another week to enter.  Visit the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog for complete challenge details and how you can join in the fun.

For my DT card, I've created this criss cross card.

I love this criss-cross style of cards.  I should do more of them.

These adorable Magnolia images I'm featuring were coloured with markers--I used my Letraset Promarkers and Pantone Trias--and a few coloured pencils to help with the shading.

- On the Road Tilda from the Sea Breeze Collection 2013
- Shabby Chic Fence from the Shabby Chic Summer Collection 2008

- Gone Fishing Tilda from the Sea Breeze Collection 2013

Magnolia stamps are available from Magnolia-licious, Diana's on-line store where she 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 StampsWild Rose Studios and Candibeans.
Magnolia-licious also carries cutting dies from various companies including Memory BoxPoppyStampsMagnolia Doohickey. and other crafting tools such as Scor-tapes, Prima Chalk Edgers, flowers, etc.  Have a look!
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 I am entering with this card:
Crafty Girls Challenges #20 - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin' - Say it with flowers
Creative Fingers Challenge #39 - Anything Goes
Craft for the Craic June Challenge - #5 Something Summery or With Flowers
Brown Sugar Challenge #98 - Summer
Craftitude Challenge #67 - Use Flowers and/or Lace
Stempelsonne Challenge #117 - Punched Flowers
Craft Your Passion Challenge #218 - 3 or more embellishments
Love to Create Challenge #120 - Anything Goes
The Crafty Bloggers June Challenge - Bingo board (diecuts, image, patterned paper)

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

Materials and Tools Used
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  EK Success TC Christmas Designer Paper Pad; Recollections Believe paper pad; Art Impressions Cherry Blossom
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Four, Grand Labels Four and Die D-Lites Blooms Two; TimHoltz Tattered Flower Garland; Magnolia Doohickey Swirl; CC Designs Leafy Branch; Crealies Creative Shapes No. 16 (leaves)  
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Aged Mahogany and Fired Brick; lace and pearls from my stash 
Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias 


Chrissy said...

Stunning colouring Norma..love the details and design..wonderful criss cross card..


Dreja said...

Wow! Was für eine wundervolle Karte.Danke daß du bei der SsC mitmachst.
LG Dreja

Louise said...

Gorgeous Norma!! Such a pretty fun summer card, love the fence background
hugs Louise

Dewi Lestari said...

Love your card and the beautiful handmade flowers. Thanks for joining at Creative Fingers: Anything Goes with Delicious Doodles

Jacee said...

Such a beautiful card, I love the colours and your colouring is amazing!
Hugs Jacee


Crea S said...

Just stunning Norma! Hugs,

Anonymous said...

Stunning creation Norma, you are so clever, just love those flowers and the pretty scene you've created, beautifully done my friend
Hugs Julie P

Dortesjs said...

adorable Magnolia images love the card and gorgeous colours you have used.

Claudia said...

Wow, was für ein tolles Werk.
Vielen Dank für Deine Teilnahme an der SsC.

LG, Claudia

crafty-stamper said...

Stunning criss cross card love the images and rich dark tones you have used -beautiful papers and die-cuts-thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls
Carol DT x

Nancee Purdum said...

Absolutely stunning Norma! I love those images! :) Nancee

Beth Brovold said...

Oh my Norma another WOW!!! Your colouring just never ceases to AMAZE me...your eye for colour schemes and details...PERFECT!!
Take care,

JenniferD said...

You are such a Whiz with this Gorgeous paper and the way you layer Amazing! Love your Tilda's Especially the one on the bicycle! Have a Great Week!

Diana Crick said...

As always a wonderful card, especially love the inside card and wow to Tilda's striped dress, fabulous colouring!
hugs, Diana

shelly glassic said...

OMGosh this is adorable. I love the images and papers you chose. Your coloring is fabulous!

mgoll88 said...

wow, what a nice phrase and the cardcreations goes perfect with it, very wonderfull!!!


Julies Crafty Creations said...

WOW! Absolutely stunning Norma, you are sooooo talented!
Can I please ask if you have done the spidery looking flowers (the ones with the pretty white pearls) the same way as in your distressed flower tutorial? I have that die but my flowers never look like that
Hugs Julie x

Mojca said...

oh waw Norma your cards are always such a joy to look at. Hugs! Mojca

Christine Dol said...

Oh Norma...you are so talented! You always pick the perfect paper, the perfect ideas and colour like magic! You make these images come alive. I must do this style of card....you inspire me each and every post!!!

caroline said...

just wow, stunning, coloring, card layout everything just amazing, thank you for joining us at brown sugar, good luck
caroline dt

caroline said...

stunning, just love your amazing creation, thank you for joining us at craftitude, good luck
caroline dt

Randi Pearl said...

Lovely project. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Passion -Randi

Mayumi Adler said...

Really pertty criss cross card, I've recently know about this style and it's lovely.
The On the Road Tilda is so pretty! Love how you colored her.

Anonymous said...

Wow was für ein wundervolles Werk. Ich bin begeistert.
Hab lieben Dank für's mitmachen bei der Stempelsonne
GLG Tamesis

Henryka said...

I love Tildas:) That is amazing card !!! Thank you for joining us on Craft for the Craig. Henryka DT.

Wildfire said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion! :)

Petya DT

Wedgie said...

I love this wonderful project, so pretty!
Thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Christy Designs said...

Such a beautiful criss cross card Norma. Gorgeous image and colouring. Your handmade flowers always stunning. Love it !

mixamatoasties said...

Fabulous colouring!! Lovely project.

Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin'


Ruza Rebel said...

Gorgeous card! Love the images, your coloring and fabulous design! Thank you for joining our "Anything Goes" Challenge at Love to Create this week.
Ruza, LTC Admin/Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Anonymous said...

Oooh! Love all the embellishments on the card! Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us this week at Love to Create!

Creative Fingers DT 

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Craftitude and at Creative Fingers.

Chris (catt871) said...

This is amazing! I love all the papers and embellies....what a lot of work you've put into this. Well done! THANKS for joining us at Love to Create Challenge!

Laura Love said...

Wow! This is beyond gorgeous! So full of detail and your flowers and coloring is stunning as always! LOVE it!

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Fantastic card
love it
hugs Tamara

Sylvie Sims said...

This is an inc readable creation, I would not want to part with it. Thank you for joining us this month. Sylvie, Craft for the Craic DT

Pixie Flutterby said...

There is so much work in this - its truely gorgeous. I hope whoever gets it - loves it
Thank you for entering the Craft for the Craic challenge
Pixie DT member

Nancy Jensen said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I love these two images and of course your coloring is just amazing! I like the criss-cross card too.

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