Friday, February 12, 2016

With Love


Just a short posting here to share with you my latest card.  With Valentine's Day just a few days away, here's a love-themed card.

A closer look at the image being featured--it's a digital stamp from A Day For Daisies.

This image is called Mailing Love, and it's available from the A Day For Daisies digital stamp shop HERE.

Challenges for this card:
CCC Digi Creations Challenge #42 - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday Challenge #412 - Sweet Valentines
Craft Your Passion Challenge #298 - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Catz Challenge #311 - Use Red as your Main Colour
Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge Week #6 - All You Need is Love
Little Miss Muffet Challenge #131 - Anything Goes
Sketch Saturday Week #398 - Sketch #398
The Paper Shelter Challenge #235 - Be My Valentine
Where The Heart Is Challenge #6 - Love
Winter Wonderland Challenge - Have A Heart

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

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Basic Grey Hello Luscious Raspberry Syrup; My Mind's Eye Irreistible Love in Bloom
Dies:  Spellbinders Petite Ovals and Floral Flourishes; Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Circles; Memory Box 98312 Fancy Blossoms 
Punches: Nellie's Choice Floral Punch FLP031 Large Rose Leaves  
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain and Worn Lipstick; lace, fun fur yarn and 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, shoes and post:  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone 
- red shades:  poppy, heatwave, sunset, cocktail pink
- grass: pine, forest green, olive green, apple cider  
- mail box:  cool greys 3 - 5
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


Laura said...

Another beautiful card Norma! I adore your handmade flowers and must try using that fun fur. Your coloring is always perfect. Have A Happy Valentines Day!

Laura C.

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

It's so pretty.
Hugs Miranda

lovingrammahood said...

Fabulous work as always Norma. So glad to be able to see your posts again as I moved and lost track for a bit :) Your coloring is so beautiful and such a cute card...

Beth Norman said...

Love this cute card. Your colouring is wonderful as are the flowers you embellished with.

Pat K said...

Stunningly beautiful card Norma. Your colouring is amazing as always and I'm lovin the flowers. Thanks for playing along with us at Winter Wonderland. hugs, Pat K x

Diane Louise J said...

Thanks for entering our challenge at CCC Digi Creations, your card is absolutely lovely.
Diane Louise (DT)

Anna said...

Stunning card! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter, good luck in the challenge and hope to see you again.:)
Hugs Anna

Joanna Moore said...

Wow, this is absolutely stunning! Gorgeous coloring and that lace is amazing! Thanks for sharing this beauty with us over on the Sketch Saturday blog.
~Jo, SS-DT

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A stunning card, beautiful colouring Norma.Thanks for joining us this week at The Paper Shelter. We would love to see you again and good luck! Susan x

Aunty Sue said...

Fab and beautiful creation thanks for sharing it with us at CRAFTY CATZ this week in our Red challenge and GDT call week. Good luck

tilly said...

beautiful papers and flowers, thank you for joining our challenge at Crafty Catz and hope to see you again

carol said...

lovely pretty card, thanks for playing along with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

Claire Rhodes-Brandon said...

Really beautiful, thank you for joining in at WTHI, Claire xXx

Deb said...

Beautiful card!
Many thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday this week!

Dorothy S said...

What a beautiful card.

Julie Odil said...

She's beautiful! I love your subtle shading on her dress. Thanks for joining our "All you Need is Love" challenge at Digi Choosday. Julie, DT member

Aunty Sue said...

Back again with another dt head on still love this to bits, thanks for sharing with us at DIGI CHOOSDAY in our All you need is Love challenge .
Aunty Sue DT

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