Sunday, February 22, 2015

Happy Birthday


Just a short post here to share a birthday card that I made a while back but forgot to post.

I like this pink and green colour combo.  And to me brown goes with just about everything...hee hee--love that colour!

I'm featuring this adorable image from Magnolia Stamps...

- I Am In Love Tilda from the With Love 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 StudiosSaturated Canary and Candibeans.
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:
Sweet Stampin' - Spring Flowers
Cute Card Thursday Challenge# 361 - Floral Delight
Fan-Tastic Tuesday Challenge #73 - ATG w/twist use a die on your card
Top Tip Tuesday Challenge - Rubber stamps only
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #4 - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination Challenge #21 - Anything Goes
Inspired By Stamping IBSIC #91 - Color Combination
613 Avenue Create Challenge #112 - Anything Goes w/optional twist Birthday
Come and Get It Challenges - Lots of Layers
Crafting for the Craic February Challenge - Birthday or Anniversary
Crafty Catz Challenge #267 - For A Special Lady
Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge #41 - Favorite Colour Combo
Sister Act Card Challenge #94 - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Recollections Floral Garden paper pad
Dies:  Spellbinders Classic Ovals; Joy! Crafts 6002/0263 Flourish Branch 1
Punches:  Martha Stewart Deco Fan Edger; Marvy Uchida Large, Medium and Small Daisies
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain and Worn Lipstick; ribbon and pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone TriasShin-Han Touch markers; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair:  burnt sienna, caramel, sandstone, black coloured pencil
- pink shades:  694-T, 693-T, 692-T
- dark brown tights:  Touch BR98, Touch BR99, cinnamon, tan


Wendy L said...

I love this card, the colours are fab together and I love the flowers, xxx

Loz said...

WOW!! This is Stunning Norma..loz

Chrissy said...

Beautiful the layers and colours and Tilda is gorgeous and so are the flowers..fabulous card.


Brenda said...

Oh, Norma, I so admire your coloring and the way you have put this beauty together! Thanks for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge. Brenda :)

Elaine Stark said...

An amazing card. I love the colours and the layout. Your colourng is beautiful too. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Ema M said...

Thanks for sharing and joining us at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
IDCB Owner

Billie A said...

Beautiful card. I love the image, the flowers are perfect. I really like the color choices. This card is stunning. Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination.

Francy said...

wow this card is stunning. i love the coloration about the stamp, is fantastic.

Bunny said...

A very cute card. Love the colors and I really love the flowers. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny DT

Nadine FIQUET said...

Trop belle ta carte, et la colorisation est juste parfaite! Bises Nadine

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Mayumi Adler said...

This is a lovely card. I also love the color combo, so cute and elegant!

mgoll88 said...

Your crad looks very wonderfull


Carinne Moron said...


Leanne said...

Beautiful card, love the image as always, and the flowers are a nice added touch. Awesome job, just a heads up though read the rules on our blog you have more than 10 challenges added, and we would like only 10. Thanks again though this is so very pretty! Thanks for playing our challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends!

Leanne DT
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends

Mojca said...

Oh this is so very pretty Norma! Really gorgeous flowers! Hugs! Mojca

Jacee said...

Beautiful Norma, fantastic design and perfect coloring, love it!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Wedgie said...

I really love this card Norma, your colours are beautiful and I love your use of patterns.

Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Nancee Purdum said...

So pretty Norma!

Natalie said...

such a lovely card :)
Thanks for playing along in the Sister Act Card Challenge.

lisa808 said...

Gorgeous card! Love the mix of papers, your beautifully colored image, and pretty flowers. Thanks for joining us at IBS!


Gorgeous and beautiful card Norma thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz
Dianne x CC DT

Mynn Kitchen said...

SO CUTE, Norma! LOVE your amazing coloring and those fun blooms! Thanks for joining us at Inspired By Stamping! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Cass said...

Beautiful card.Love the colours.Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
Cass xx

mixamatoasties said...

Fabulous colouring.

Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin'.


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