Thursday, July 09, 2015

Just Saying Hello


I've been working on a few other cards--they're for future postings so I can't show them to you yet...hee hee--but I finally have a card that I can share with you now.  I wasn't really sure what sentiment to use on the card, so I I've made this an any-occasion card.

A close-up of the adorable image being featured...

She is called Tilda With Bow Beret from the newly released Sakura Collection 2015

The stamp for this image is 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, contact Diana and I'm sure she'll be happy to bring it in for you.

Magnolia-licious also carries stamps and cutting dies from other companies.  Check out the stamps from Wee StampsWild Rose StudiosSaturated Canary and Candibeans and Crafter's Companion, along with cutting dies from Memory Box and PoppyStampsMagnolia 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:
Come and Get It Challenge - Anything Goes With Flowers
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #13 - Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart Challenge #67 - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards Challenge #22 July - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps Challenge #152 - Make Your Mark
Loves Rubberstamps Challenge #159 - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew Challenge #91 - Die Cuts
Cute Card Thursday Challenge #381 - Ladies Only!
Simply Papercraft Challenge #8 - Anything Goes

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  I very much appreciate your visit.  Enjoy your day and have a wonderful weekend!

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Recollections Habitat and Botanica Noel paper pads; Pink Pailee Noel paper pad
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Forty One and Labels 41 Decocorative Elements; Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Circles; Memory Box 98312 Fancy Blossoms; Penny Black 51-016 Dancing Leaves; Poppystamps 1028 Delaney Butterfly
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain and Bundled Sage; lace and pearls from my stash; liquid pearl

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone TriasShin-Han Touch marker; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair and shoes:  walnut, terracotta, spice, apricot, vanilla, black coloured pencil
- green shaded:  Touch 43, forest green, apple, meadow green
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


Céline said...

so fab card Norma !! love the spellbinders dies

Jan Ltc said...

Great card thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan DT

Shell B. said...

Fabulous card, great image & love the flowers!

Glad that you could join us for the challenge at Come And Get It using Flowers…..hope to see you back soon!

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Shell in Alaska ~ CAGI DT ~

Jacee said...

Fabulous Norma, love the green colours and the cute image, your colouring, as ever, is marvelous!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

Stunning Norma! I am in love with this card. So creative, awesome embellishments. Love that lace and those flowers.

I am having a blog celebration; with lots of prizes. I would love for you to join as a follower (if you aren’t already), comment and add your link.

Thanks so much for joining our Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge. We hope to see you back again in two weeks for the next one. Good luck in the drawings. Hugs, Gloria DT

marcelline bellaire said...

so beautiful card
hugs marcelline

Jacquie said...

Beautiful card, love the papers, flowers, everything. Thank you for joining us over at challenge 13, good luck

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx DT LPOCF

Christine Dol said...

Oh Norma....I always do the AWHHHH...Norma is so talented! Really rock!

Shanna Shands said...

Really cute card. Thanks for playing at Loves Rubberstamps!

Susan Renshaw said...

Love the colour scheme! Thanks for sharing with Crafting From the Heart!

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

Such a pretty card.
Hugs Miranda

Mojca said...

just love the lovely green colours and cute Tilda image! Hugs! Mojca

Pam DeChellis said...

Great coloring! Thanks for playing at Loves Rubberstamps!

Deb said...

oh wow, so beautiful!
many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!

Dana said...

Wow!! This is gorgeous! I love the the lace!! Thanks for playing with us at Addicted to Stamps and More!!

C'est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC said...

Fantastic work! Thanks for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. Spread the word! Our challenge is always anything goes! Good luck!

La-Vie B. – Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog DT
Follow me at C’est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC

Judy McKay said...

Wow!!! Lopvely work. Lots of fabulous details and layers. Thank you for joining us at Not Just Cards this month. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

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