Tuesday, January 06, 2015



First of all, Happy New Year to all!  Wishing everyone everything good for the new year.

I finally have a new card to show you ...

Close-up of the Magnolia Stamps image I'm featuring--coloured with Letraset Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Pantone Trias.

She is called Bright Tilda, a Special Edition Stamp.

Magnolia stamps are available from Magnolia-licious (this Bright Tilda is currently not in stock though), 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 other companies like Wee Stamps, Wild Rose Studios, Candibeans and Saturated Canary.
Magnolia-licious also carries cutting dies from various companies including Memory BoxPoppyStampsMagnolia DoohickeyWild Rose Studio.  Have a look!
Prices are discounted, you get excellent customer service and you also get to earn 2% credit to be applied to future purchases.

Challenges for this card:
Not Just Cards Challenge #10 - Anything Goes
Totally Tilda and Friends Challenge #111 - Anything Goes
Magnolia Mania Challenge #103 - Happy New Year
Totally Gorjuss Challenge #269 - Anything Goes
Cards Galore Encore Challenge #13 - Anything Goes
Sparkles Monthly Challenge #63 - Anything Goes
Loves Rubberstamps Challenge #133 - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown #226 - Favorite Embellishments (flowers)
Through the Purple Haze Challenge #72 - Anything Goes

That's it for me.  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:  We R Memory Keepers Precious Metal Vintage Brass; My ind's Eye Wid Asparagus
Dies:  Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Circles; Spellbinders Classic Ovals, Die D-Lites Blooms Two; Memory Box 98312 Fancy Blossoms; Elizabeth Craft Designs 730 Curvy Leaves 
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Aged Mahogany, Rusty Hinge, Iced Spruce, Bundled Sage and Stormy Sky; pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair and shoes:  burnt sienna, caramel, sandstone, black coloured pencil
- dress and roses:  burnst umber, coral, 486-T, 169-T
- stems and leaves:  pesto, marsh green, apple cider
- tags and champagne:  vanilla, champagne
- captain's cap:  cool grey 5, 4 and 3, warm grey 5-T, 4-T 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, tea green, 5507-T, 5527-T 


Sharon Caudle said...

Hi Norma!! Happy New Year!! Your card is gorgeous as always! Beautiful coloring!! Wishing you all good things for the new year!
hugs, Sharon

Kelly Lloyd said...

really pretty card Norma.
Beuatiful image and colours
Hugs Kelly

Jacee said...

Beautiful Norma, love the colours very much, and the sweet image, gorgeous flowers, a really lovely piece of work!
hugs Jacee
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Francy said...

This card is stunning, I love this stamp. The emebllishments are fantastic.

Ella's Design said...

Just stunning, Norma! Your colouring and handmade flowers are just awesome!
A Happy New Year to you and yours - hope 2015 is a crafty one! Hugs, Lisa x

Linda in Sweden said...

Beautiful card....just love it! :)

Hugs from Linda (DT at Through The Purple Haze)

Carinne Moron said...

superbe ta carte bravo A+

Nadine FIQUET said...

Une vraie merveille ta carte, bises Nadine

Nancee Purdum said...

Beautiful card Norma!

fiona henderson said...

I love your card but i love Magnolias, super..


Mojca said...

The colours are so amazing, love the embellishment too. Hugs! Mojca

Kim said...

This is gorgeous! Your image is adorable and the coloring is fantastic. The floral accents are so pretty.
Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

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Liz's creative corner said...

Gorgeous card Norma, fab image too, thanks for sharing with us at PTW, hugs Liz xx

Jacqui's Crafts said...

wow absolutely gorgeous I love it

Jacqui DT

Rebecca Billard said...

Beautiful card! Love the image and your coloring. Lots of beautiful details! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Loves Rubberstamps! Hope to see you again soon! Hugs Rebecca.

Joanne Hood said...

Super cute card, thanks for joining in the fun with us.
Jo dt

Marcy said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors and those pretty flowers.Adorable card! Great image and design. Thanks for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps!

Donna K said...

Happy New Year to you TOO! What a sweet little image. Your papers and florals are wonderful and the coloring is just excellent! Thanks for sharing your project with us this week at Tuesday Throwdown!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Beautifully colored and I love the fabulous design. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Sonne said...

hello norma,
beautiful new year-card, thankyou for joining us at the magnolia mania, greetings from sonja

Helene Siermans said...

Norma, you leave me wordless. I just love your cards. So pretty and well made. They really show your love for this...

Thank you for playing along with us at Sparkles this month. Good luck and hope to see you back soon!

Ileana A. said...

Wow! Your cards are always gorgeous! I love papers,coloring, flowers and design!
Thanks for playing at Crafts Galore Encore Challenge.

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