Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Dropping A Note To Say ... - Magnolia-licious 'Pretty in Pink'

Hello.  Happy Tuesday, everyone.

It's time for the start of a new challenge at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog.  The new theme is 'Pretty in Pink.'  To get complete details of the challenge and how you can join in the fun, visit the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog site.  Also, don't forget to check out what my DT teammates have created to inspire you to play along with us.

For this challenge, I've created this front-panel side step card--I haven't done one of these for quite a while now.  (You can find the template for this card HERE, if you're interested.)




Here's how I've decorated the inside of the card.



Close-ups of the Magnolia Stamps images being featured:


- Mail Tilda from the World Wide Web Collection 2015


- Princess Pea Tilda from the Once Upon A Time 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, e-mail Diana and I'm sure she'll be happy to bring it in for you.
Check out also the stamps from Wee StampsWild Rose StudiosSaturated Canary and Candibeans and Crafter's Companion, along with cutting dies from various companies including Memory BoxPoppyStampsMagnolia DoohickeyWild Rose Studio.
Prices are discounted, you get excellent customer service and you also get to earn 2% credit to be applied to future purchases.


I hope you will join our challenge at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog.  You will have a chance to win a Special Surprise from the Magnolia-licious store.


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:
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards Challenge #91 - MUST Say Thank You
Come and Get It Challenge - Tic Tac Toe (diecut-pink-pearls/diecut-sentiment-flowers)
Sisters of Craft May Challenge - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Challenge #263 - Always Anything Goes
Love To Scrap! Challenge LTSCB #54 - Anything Goes
Inky Chicks Challenge #51 - Pearls
CCC Digi Creations Challenge #25 - Monochrome
Sparkles Monthly Challenge #68 - It's Spring (use at least 5 flowers)
A Gem of A Challenge #145 - Flowers
Top Tip Tuesday Challenge #154 - It's all about the Hair colour!

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:  Recollections Garden Florals paper pad
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Thirty-Six and Classic Ovals; Magnolia Doohickey Doily Flowers, CC Designs Cutters Olive Branch; Memory Box 98316 Cherry Blossom (for the flower centres) and 98442 Chesapeake Scrollwork 
Punches:  Marvy Uchida 2 1/2" circle; Punch Bunch Impatients; EK Success Small Star
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain and Victorian Velvet; pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias; Shin-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 and shoes (1st Tilda):  burnt sienna, caramel, sandstone, black coloured pencil
- hair and shoes (2nd Tilda):  black, Touch BR92, Touch102, cinnamon, tan
- pink shades:  500-T, dusky rose, 693-T, pale pink
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  

23 comments:

mlarisa said...

What a beautiful card! I like the color of Tilda and charming, and, of course, as always beautiful flowers. Interesting idea and looks great!

Bad Kitty said...

gorgeous

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

It's stunning.
Hugs Miranda

Carla Burger said...

Hi Norma, I love the shape of your card. It's so lovely. I will look where I can get a tutorial of this card. I always love how you make your flowers, they are amazing! Hugs Carla.

Jacee said...

Wonderfully stunning design Norma, love it!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Sue said...

This is stunning Norma, I love the sweet images, beautiful colouring and such gorgeous detailing too.
Thank you for taking part in a Gem of A Challenge.
Sue xx

Anne Chilvers said...

A beautiful card, inside and out. Lovely colours. Thanks for joining in with the Sisters of Craft Challenge, good luck and best wishes, Anne DT.

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Passion, good luck!!! Amy DT

Anet van Zyl said...

Gorgeous Stepper card Norma. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards. We would love to see you again ... Anet DT x

Mayumi Adler said...

Love this card. Pink is one of my favourites, your coloring is perfect, the shape is great and everything is so sweet!

julieprice3 said...

Love those gorgeous flowers, very pretty card Norma, nice work xo julie P

Suzi said...

Oh my!! another stunning card Normal, beautiful design, colouring and those flowers are spectacular. Wonderful creation sweetie. Hugs Suzi x

Barb Hardeman said...

AS always your attention to details has stunning results! The depth and softness you give your "fabrics" is just amazing. Love, love, love the lacy flowers you created. This is just sensational!
Hugs, Barb

Anet van Zyl said...

Beautiful card Norma. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at CCC Digi Creations. We would love to see you again. Anet DT x

Karen said...

Beautiful Norma! I love this Tilda!

Mary said...

Beautiful card! I love the background paper and the flowers are gorgeous. Love the way you've colored up this adorable Tilda image!!

Aunty Sue said...

So stunning inside and out loving those flowers and thanks for sharing at LTSCB this time, good luck

Sandy West said...

Gorgeous card Norma, love the colours you've used and the way you have made the flowers look so different. Thank you for the lovely comment on my entry to the Midweek Magnolias. xxxx

Lisa S. said...

Beautiful coloring on your images! Such pretty cards too!! Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday. Lisa DT

Lori said...

Gorgeous card, Norma! Your coloring is amazing - thanks so much for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday for our "hair coloring" challenge!

Lori
TTT DT

Vickie Y said...

Adorable image and card. Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenge.

Tammy Cochrane said...

Sweet card! Love your flowers!
Thanks for joining us at LTSCB!
Tammy DT

Cazro said...

A very clever and pretty card. So pleased you shared with us at Sparkles Monthly. Caz

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