Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Loving Birthday Wishes - Magnolia-licious 'Hearts and Flowers'


Today we're starting a new challenge at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog.  The new theme is 'Hearts and Flowers.'  For complete details of the challenge and how you can join in the fun, visit the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog site.  Don't forget to check out what my DT teammates have created to inspire you to play along with us.

Here's the card that I came up with...

This is how I've decorated the inside of my card.

Close-ups of the two adorable Tilda's being featured:

Poppy Tilda is a Special Stamp from Sweden edition

Both of these 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, e-mail Diana and I'm sure she will be happy to 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.

Come and join our challenge at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog and you will have a chance to win a Special Surprise from the Magnolia-licious store when you follow the rules and theme of our challenge.

For your chance to win a "Leave A Comment" Surprise Package Prize from Magnolia-licious, there is a weekly random draw.  All you have to do is leave a comment--the more you comment the greater your chances.
- comment on any or all the postings on the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog
- comments on related postings on the DT gals' blogs for that week

Challenges for this card:
Penny Black and More February Challenge - Anything Goes except a digi
Polkadoodles Challenge Week 5 - Flower Power
Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia Challenge #111 - Love or Hearts
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #3 - Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky Challenge #245 - Hearts and/or Flowers
Fitztown Challenge #68 February - Have A Heart
The Crafter's Cafe Challenge #102 - Birthday Cards
Eureka Stamps Challenge #127- All is Love
Incy Wincy Designs Challenge - Use a punch or die cut
Scrapy Land Challenge #11 - Anything Goes (used dies from Spellbinders, Memory Box, Wild Rose Studio--see list below)

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:  Recollections Blue Lotus paper pad
Dies:  Spellbinders Petite Ovals, Petite Scallopped Ovals, Classic Bracket and Classic Edges Two Edgeabilities, Die D-Lites Blooms Two; Joy! Crafts 6002/0068 Square Flowers; Memory Box 98282 Cherish Border and 98318 Meadow Dragonfly; Wild Rose Studio Leafy Branch
Punches:  EK Success Circle punch; Carla Crafts Small Cosmos; Nellie Snellen Floral Punches Extra Large Leaf 
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Rusty Hinge and Spiced Marmalade; 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 (1st Tilda) - raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow, black coloured pencil
- hair (2nd Tilda) and boots:  burnt sienna, caramel, sandstone, black coloured pencil
- orange shades:  terra cotta, spice, ginger, apricot, starfish
- teal shades:  peacock green, 563-T, 337-T, 331-T, pastel green
- apron:  pastel yellow, vanilla
- blouse and flower centre :  mustard, pastel yellow, buttercup
- shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T, black coloured pencil
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


Lori Kobular said...

Love the inside and outside of your adorable card! The Tilda images are so sweet and I really love the Memory Box Cherish die! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrapy Land Challenge #11!

Gail Townsend said...

gorgeous card, love the inside and out, Gail xx

Sue said...

A very gorgeous card :)

Chris said...

Double delight! The inside of your beautiful card is as lovely as the outside! Thank you for joining us at Fab n Funky this week.

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful card, design and love that image...your colours are fabulous.xxx

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Suzi said...

Another stunning card Norma, I love your layout, colouring and all those wonderful flowers. Hugs Suzi x

Pat said...

Beautiful card with a sweet image, thanks for sharing with us at Fab'n'Funky.

Pat xx

Jacee said...

Another beauty Norma! Love the colours on this one, and as ever, just perfect coloring, beautiful!!
hugs jacee
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Mojca said...

My such a lovely card Nomra! Really lovely colours. Hugs! Mojca

Tammy said...

Wow, wow, wow, what an incredible creation! Everything is so perfect, an amazing layout! Thanks for joining the Scrapy Land Challenge!

Nancee Purdum said...

Oh so cute Norma! Beautiful images!

Karon said...

Beautiful card, love all the layers. Thanks for joining us for our Flower Power Polkadoodles Challenge

Karon DT, Polkadoodles

mgoll88 said...

Really fantastic, looks great


Bev said...

Oh my word this is just off the scale! I absolutely adore it. Thank you for taking time to join in with the fun over at polkadoodles http://polkadoodle.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/week-5-flower-power-polkadoodles-craft.html

Brandi R said...

Stunning! Love the colors and just wow.....gorgeous! ♥

Natalie said...

such an awesome card, Norma. Your coloring is perfect and the details and embellishments just stunning.
Thanks for playing along in the Fitztown Challenge.

Shirley said...

A beautiful and colourful card Norma. Your image is coloured perfectly and I love all the pretty flowers and embellishments you have used.
Thank you for joining us this month at Penny Black and More and good luck in our prize draw.


susiestacey said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More at Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

Mellisa Thomas said...

This is an absolutely beautiful card. There is so much love and detail put into this card. Love the coloring, dies and embellishments that were added onto this card as well. Good luck, your card more than deserves a chance to win.

Elins Cards and other handscrafts said...

Amazing card Norma ♥ Love every detail of it. Thanks for the great inspiration you allways give.
Elin xxx

karalschuknecht said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us this week for our All of Love Challenge at Eureka Stamps.
Karal DT

Mayumi Adler said...

This is so cute! Both Tildas are really pretty and well colored, and I've fallen in love with the heart flourish border.

Pat said...

Beautiful card, lovely image and colours, thanks for sharing at Fab'n'Funky.

Pat xx

Melanie Joyce said...

A stunning card, both inside and out! Thank you for joining in with our Flower Power challenge over at the Polka Doodles blog. Mel x

Kelly Neis said...

Your card is beautiful and I love the inside embellishing too.
Hugs Kelly

Anonymous said...

I love your designs Norma! You are very talented!

Anonymous said...

wow this is a great card . very beautiful !!!

Hugs Doris

Danica said...

Really fantastic, looks great!
Hugs, Danica

Beth Brovold said...

Another BEAUTY Norma!!! Your hand made flowers are always so gorgeous...your Tilda...well what can I say...coloured to PERFECTION as always!! I love the way that finish each little inch of all your cards!!
Take care,

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Lovely card. Great image and colours and of course I love all the embellishments and the fact you decorated the inside too. A work of art !!

Thanks for playing with us at Fitztown. Good luck.

Lynn, Fitztown CT

Jayshree Jayshre said...

What a wonderful creation! Your birthday greetings is definitely one of the best card out there. So cute and gorgeous! Love it!

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