Tuesday, September 08, 2015

For Someone Special - Magnolia-licious 'Add Roses'


We're kicking off a new challenge at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog and the theme for the next fortnight is 'Add Roses.'  I hope you'll join us in our challenge.  To get complete details, visit the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog.  Don't forget to check out the cards/projects that my teammates have created to inspire you to play along with us.

This is what I've created as my DT card.

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

Close-ups of the Magnolia Stamps images being featured:

- Sitting Windy Tilda from the Sakura Collection 2015

- I Give You A Rose Tilda from the Sakura Collection 2015

Magnolia Stamps 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.

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
- comment on related postings on the DT gals' blogs for that week (yes, including this one...hee hee)

Challenges for this card:
Crafty Friends Challenge #13 - Use A Sentiment
Digi Designs Challenge - Include A Sentiment
Crafty Girls Creations Challenge #3 - Always Anything Goes
The Pencil Case Week 1 - Anything Goes
Magnolia Mania Challenge #117 - Circles
Inspiration Destination Challenge #49 - Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe's Crafts August Challenge - Shaped Cards
Aud Sentiments Challenge #139 - Fall Fun plus a sentiment
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards Challenge #99 - Fancy and Feminine
Craft Your Passion Challenge #278 - Always Anything Goes

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:  Chatterbox Olive Summer Flowers and Tangerine Gingham
Dies:  Go Kreate XXL Square Frames Frilly #10; Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Circles; Spellbinders Rose Creations 
Punches:  Punch Bunch Large Cosmos; Nellie's Choice Floral Punch Jumbo FLP031 Rose Leaves; McGill Small Star
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Rusty Hinge and Stormy Sky; 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): Touch BR99, Touch BR102, cinnamon, tan
- hair and shoes (2nd Tilda):  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone
- orange shades:  terracotta, spice, honeycomb, apricot
- green shades:  pesto, 5767-T, apple cider, 617-T
- blue shades:  279-T, cobalt blue, 283-T, pastel blue
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


Sandy said...

Gorgeous card, love the shape and fab layout. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments this fortnight.
Hugs, Sandy

Kandy's Krafts said...

Stunning card. All the lovely embellishments and beautifully decorated inside. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Girls Creations challenge.

Jay said...

WOW!!! Another stunner Norma, very beautifully designed and coloured to perfection! I always love to see your makes and this one is as amazing as all of your gorgeous cards always are and I am a huge fan of your stunning hand made flowers, but I think you know that already he he!!! Crafty Cuddles Jay xxx

Jacee said...

Beautiful Norma, lovely colours, sweet image, the flowers are so very lovely and pretty, I love it, it's a wonderful creation
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Lisa J said...

WOWZER! What an amazing card both inside an out! Love the Autumnal Shades. Thanks for sharing with us this fortnight. Lisa DT Aud Sentiments Challenge

Céline said...

oh wow Norma, this is amazing
thanks for playing with us at di's digi

Suzi Mac said...

Wow!! Norma, you done it again girl!! your creations never cease to amaze me, the colouring, paper choice, image choices and those flowers are divine.
Hugs Suzi x

Karen said...

Beautiful card Norma!! As pretty on the inside as it is on the outside!!

Melvin said...

You are amazing

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is amazing and I love the Autumnal colours you have gone for. Hazel (Didos) x

Scrappy Scatty said...

Fantastic card really stunning
Thank you for joining in our first challenge at The Pencil Case

mags said...

A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Friends.

ScrappyAndrea said...

Beautiful! Love your card ❤️. Thanks for Playing with us at Magnolia Mania!
Hugs Andrea

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