Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Be Merry 3-Step Card - Magnolia-licious "W"ednesday Post #99


Happy Wednesday!  It's that day of the week that the DT gals take turns showcasing stamps from other companies (besides Magnolia Stamps) that Magnolia-licious store carries.  Stamps from Wee StampsWild Rose StudiosCandibeansSaturated CanaryCrafter's Companion and a few other companies. Check out the complete selection HERE.  Today it's Suzi's and my turns to participate.

Here's the card that I came up with.

I've made the inside of my card to showcase a 3-Step Card. 

If you're interested in the template for this 3-Step Card, you can find it HERE.

A close-up of the delightful image being featured.

She is called Uptown Girl Savannah, a Stamping Bella image, coloured with alcohol-ink markers and coloured pencils.  I've added liquid pearls to the beaded garland and ornaments.

The stamp for this image is available from Magnolia-licious.  You can see the Stamping Bella collection HERE.

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 chance.
- 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 (including this one...hee hee)
Good luck!

Challenges for this card: 
Art Impressions Challenge #172 - Be Merry
Creatalicious Challenge #81 - Merry Christmas
Emerald Faeries Challenge #73 - Oh Christmas Tree
Glitter 'N' Sparkle Challenge #163 - Add A Die
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #22 - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations November Challenge - Festive Flowers and Foliage
Star Stampz Challenge - All About Girls
The Sisterhood of Crafters - It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Cut It Up Challenge #84 - Inspired by a Book, Movie or Song (song--Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas)
Wonderful Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes

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

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  My Mind's Eye Be Merry paper pad; DVWV Nana's Nursery Baby Girl paper pad
Dies:  Spellbinders Curved Borders Two; Memory Box 98467 Pine Needle Border, 98188 Holly Vine, 98936 Curled Ribbons and 98999 Holly Bouquet; Poppy Stamps 902 Small Blooming Poisettia and 977 Berry Sprig
Miscellaneous:  Fiskars Letters-1 template; Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pad Walnut Stain; Ranger Liquid Pearls, various colours; 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:  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone, black coloured pencil
- green shades:  forest green, 370-T, leaf green, green shoot, satin 
- pink shades:  antique pink, rose pink, baby pink 
- star:  raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow, buttercup
- champagne:  vanilla, champagne
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T


Un Arcobaleno di Colori said...

Oh Norma... Your card is stunning and delightful! Love the papers you used, all the embellisments and the layout of your card is really gorgeous! So original! The Stamping Bella image is beautifully it!
Hugs and Smiles.

Suzi Mac said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Norma, love this sweet stamp and your amazingly designed card. Stunning work my friends. Hugs Suzi x

Jacee said...

Wonderful card Norma, a fabulous design with a lovely colour combo!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Darlene said...

OMG this is FABULOUS Norma! Your creations ALWAYS catch my eye and inspire me! Love how you did the front cover, then when you open it ... WOW what a fabulous surprise! Nicely done! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters

P.S. A friend and I have a new challenge blog beginning in 2016. Please check it out and consider applying for the design team. Double D Challenges

Céline said...

fantastic card !!!

andree said...

Oh my, such a gorgeous card, your colouring is just perfect and the design is fab. Thanks so much for playing this time at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends. Good luck and hope to see you again soon. Andree {DT Lil Patch of Crafty Friends}

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ScrappyHorses said...

This card makes me smile! I love that image and your coloring brings it to life. The flowers, papers, gems, everything about it is so beautiful! Thanks for sharing your card with us over at Cut It Up for the Inspired by a Movie/Book/Song.

coldwaters2 said...

WOW, WOW, WOW this is one stunning creation Norma a real beauty thank you for sharing this with us at LIL PATCH OF CRAFTY FRIENDS
lorraine x

Danielle Vincent said...

Oh my goodness how AWESOME this is! Such a beautiful creation in every way - wonderful attention to detail, gorgeous papers and coloring and a step in side! LOVE it. Thanks so much for joining us at Kraftin' Kimmie this week.

Danielle Champagne said...

OH! Norma.... absolutely stunning!I love all about your card. so elegant, and delightful. Hugs.

Joey said...

Oh wow this is amazing! stunning design. Jo x

NPurdum56 said...

Oh Norma, this is gorgeous! I so love the Stamping Bella stamps!!!

Vic said...

Absolutely amazing! Love everything about this! esp the image, and the diecut edge... and the colours, and the layout, and the embellishments.... hahaha.... Thanks for entering out "add a diecut" challenge this week, at Glitter n Sparkle... Vic, DT X

Gerda said...

What a beautiful card!! Love all the details!! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge!

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Such a beautiful image and intricate card. Wow, you've inspired me!

Thanks for playing with us at Cut it Up for our Inspired challenge!


Mia Scott said...

This card is stunning! The image and layout is fabulous.
Thank you for joining in with the 'Merry Christmas' challenge at Creatalicious Challenges. Mia - DT Member xx

Jackie C said...

Really awesome design!! Love this entry, thank you for sharing with Creatalicious, Jackie CT member.

Melanie said...

An awesome Christmas card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Merry Christmas” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

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