Friday, June 12, 2015

If Friends Were Flowers...

Hello.

I've got a new card to share with you.  This one is a friendship card.  I wanted to showcase a couple of newly-released stamps from Magnolia Stamps--they're adorable!



This is how I've decorated the inside of the card and I've placed another Magnolia Stamps cutie there.


Here are close-ups of the newly released Magnolia images I am featuring and their names:


- Cute Sakura Tilda from the newly released Sakura Collection 2015


- Golden Week Tilda from the newly released Sakura Collection 2015


The stamps for both the above images and other Magnolia stamps are available from Magnolia-licious, Diana's on-line store.  Diana 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.


Challenges I am entering with this card:
Sketch Saturday Week #364 - Sketch by Alex
Sketchy Colours #250 - Pink, green and yellow
Craft Your Passion Challenge #265 - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet Challenge #113 - Let's Get Stitched
Creatalicious Challenge #75 - Butterflies
Kort'O'Mania Challenge #131 - Real or fake stitching on the card
Creative Craft Cottage Challenge #41 - Flowers
Tuesday Throwdown #248 - Frame It
Eureka Stamps Challenge #144 - 3 or more patterned papers
Inky Chicks Challenge #52 - Butterflies

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy today and have a wonderful weekend!


Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  DCWV Nana's Nursery Baby Girl paper pad; Basic Grey Romani Archangel
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Three; Memory Box 98312 Fancy Blossoms, 98265 Vivienne Butterfly and 98264 Darla Butterfly; Crealies Creative Flowers No. 06; PoppyStamps 956 Lovely Tendril, 1024 Cheviot Butterfly and 1028 Delaney Butterfly
Punches:  Martha Stewart Corner Rounder; McGill Baby Blooms and Large Leaf; EK Success small Leaf; Michaels mini sun
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Wild Honey and Victorian Velvet; 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, burnt orange, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair and shoes (1st Tilda):  burnt sienna, caramel, sandstone, black coloured pencil
- hair (2nd Tilda):  cocoa, raw sienna, mustard, ivory, lack coloured pencil
- pink shades: 701-T, 493-T, 1767-T, baby pink
- green shades:  370-T, leaf green, green shoot, meadow green 
- yellow flower:  raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow
- flower pot:  terracotta, spice, honeycomb, apricot 
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  

22 comments:

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Gorgeous card Norma
love it
have a great weekend
hugs Tamara

Louise said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful flowers and layout.
hugs Louise

Niki Rowland said...

Seriously cute! Amazing colouring and gorgeous colours. Thanks for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday, Niki xx

Kari said...

Gorgeous card,amazing coloring and I love the
flowers and the fabulous butterflies!
Thank you for joining Sketchy Colors and good
luck!
Smiles and hugs,Kari :)

Asha said...

What a fabulous project, Norma. Utterly, totally, absolutely adorable! Love the colours and embellishment details. Thanks for joining the Frame It challenge at Tuesday Throwdown.
x Asha

Bad Kitty said...

Gorgeous card.
Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Creative Craft Cottage.
We would love to see you again! Fiki DT

Grenouille Greetings said...

Wow Norma - what a beauty! It's delightful inside and out!!! It's lovely to see you play along with us at Sketch Saturday this week! Hugs, Lesley

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

It's so gorgeous.
Hugs Miranda

crafty said...

A wonderful card, both inside and out. Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week. Mary

karalschuknecht said...

Gorgeous card,Inside & out! I love the image, your coloring, all the great embellishments, & papers. Thanks for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps. Karal DT

Jacee said...

Beautiful as always Norma, love it!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Candy said...

Norma, your card is most beautiful, inside and outside. Love seeing the new images coloured!
Big Hugs, Candy

Melanie said...

A gorgeous card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Butterfly” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
(DT Come and Get It)

Anet van Zyl said...

Gorgeous card Norma. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Creative Craft Cottage. We would love to see you again … Anet DTx

Mojca said...

What a pretty shape and gorgeous colours! hugs! Mojca

Maryvonne COUSSE said...

Gorgeous card . Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Creative Craft Cottage.
Maryvonne DT Member

Lisa Mensing said...

Gorgeous card! Love the patterned papers you used, beautiful design. Thanks for sharing at Eureka! Stamps. Lisa DT

Annie LaVallee-Curtis said...

What a gorgeous card! In love with the little butterflies and adore the inside! Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage and hope to see you again soon! :) ~Annie

Kim said...

Your card is adorable. Love the sweet image. The flowers and butterflies are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

Kim - TTDT
lilypatchstamps.com

ann van dijk said...

Beatiful creation. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Creative Craft Cottage. We would love to see you again … Anneke DTx

Lozzy T said...

Absolutely beautiful..Hugs Lozzy x

Jeannie said...

Absolutely gorgeous inside and out!!

Jeannie T.
Dragonfly Journeys

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