Friday, May 29, 2015

Happy Day - FFFC #140 'Fun in the Sun'

Hello.  Happy Friday!

We're kicking off a new challenge at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  The lovely Nikki is our hostess and the theme is 'Fun in the Sun.'  Sponsoring us for this challenge is Magnolia-licious...yay.  To get complete details on the challenge, the prize being offered and how you can join in the fun, visit the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge blog.  Check out also the fabulous cards that my DT teammates have created to inspire you to play along with us.

This is the card that I've created featuring Magnolia Stamps images.

As is my usual practice, I've decorated the inside also.

Close-ups of the Magnola Stamps images being featured:

- On The Road Tilda from the Sea Breeze Collection 2013
- Barbed Wire Background from the Summer Memories Collection 2012

-  Summer Tilda with Flags from the Pink Lemonade Collection 2014

Magnolia Stamps are available from our sponsor 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, contact 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.

Challenges for this card:
ABC Challenge - J is for Jewels (use pearls and/or rhinestones)
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards Challenge #92 - Summer Fun
Dragonfly Dreams Challenge May - How does your garden grow?
Glitter n Sparkle Challenge 138 - One for the Ladies
Inspiration Destination Challenge #35 - Always Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #10 - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet Challenge #112 - Anything Goes
Petal Lu Challenge - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter Challenge #205 - Flower Power
Cute Card Thursday Challenge #375 - Too Cute

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Have a wonderful day and enjoy the coming weekend!

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Basic Grey Hello Luscious Simply Grand and Raspberry Syrup; me+myBIG idea Fashion District paper pad
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Three and Classic Ovals; Joy! Crafts 6002/0068 Square Flowers; Memory Box 98890 Blushing Bouquet and 98319 Willow Dragonfly; Crealies Creative Shapes No. 16 (leaves) 
Punches:  Martha Stewart Deco Fan edger; Punch Bunch Large Impatients (leaves)
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Aged Mahogany and Worn Lipstick; 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 and shoes:  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone, black coloured pencil
- teal shades:  563-T, 337-T, 331-T
- red shades:  berry red, heatwave, salmon pink
- green hades:  pesto, 5767-T, marsh green, apple cider
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


mlarisa said...

What a beautiful card! This fresh! I like how hair Tilda are outside the scope the image: the impression of movement. Dragonfly - very nice.

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

It's gorgeous.
Hugs Miranda

Tamara said...

This is fantastic. I love these two Tildas and the design of your card is really great and creative.
Have a lovely weekend!
Hugs, t.

Vic said...

what an amazing card! a real keepsake.. so cheery and beautifully put together! Thanks for sharing with us this week over at Glitter n Sparkle challenge blog...Vic, DT x

Ivonne said...

Another stunning creation! I love how you always have a beautiful surprise inside the card. Both Tildas are colored to perfection and the papers and flowers are gorgeous. Loooove it! Hugs, Ivonne

Beth Brovold said...

So absolutely beautiful Norma!! Your Tildas look so life like...beautiful handmade flowers and the papers are so lovely!! Another GORGEOUS creation Norma!!!! Have a most wonderful weekend!
Take care,

StampNScrapJunkie said...

Wow! This is so gorgeous! Love the DPs and all the details! Thanks so much for joining us at our new blog! If you’ve not had a chance to become a follower, please do so as soon as you can. To be a winner, one must be a follower. If you’ve already followed us, thank you so much and thanks for sharing and joining us today at Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again next week and good luck!
IDCB Owner

Jacee said...

Beautiful Norma, great papers, lovely colours, fab image and colouring, just perfect in every way!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Pat K said...

Wow, what a gorgeous creation Norma. I love the beautiful scene for this adorable Tilda and your flowers are stunning. Enjoy your weekend. hugs, Pat K x

Mojca said...

Looks really pretty! Thank you for joining us at ABC Challenge! Hugs! Mojca

Plony said...

I love this beautifull card and all the sweet details, colors.....evrything!
Thanx for joining us at Petal Lu challenges and come back next time.
xxx Plony

Patty Sue 2 said...

This is one of the most lovely cards I've seen. Your eye for detail is fabulous. I love the inside of the card which is every bit as beautiful as the outside! Thank you for sharing at THE PAPER SHELTER CHALLENGE. Good luck and please join us again.

anncreatief said...

What a beautiful creation.
Thanks for participating in our challenge. Good luck and i hope to see you next time again.
Love DT Anneke

Scrappy Scatty said...

Lovely card
Thank you for joining us at The Paper Shelter

Laurian said...

This is a beautiful creation!

Thanks so much for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams and I hope you come back soon!


Owner Dragonfly Dreams

Unknown said...

Oh my gosh, what a stunning card! You put a lot of work into this!
Thanks for joining us over at Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends!
Sandra (DT)

Lisa J said...

Love everything about this creation. Its just beautiful. We are holding a Guest Designer Call Out at Unicorn Challenge. If you are interested, please come on over and link up! Lisa

lulucker said...

Such a beautiful card, I love they way you have decorated the inside too. Thank you for joining us at Petal Lu.
Lu x

chanya13 said...

Beautiful colours, flowers and layout. Thank you for sharing with us at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards.
Agnieszka DT

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