Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Christmas Wishes - Magnolia-licious April Mini Magnolia


Happy Wednesday!  Each week's Wednesday post at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog is dedicated to the 'Wednesday Mini Magnolia Challenge' where the design team will be showcasing the Mini Magnolia Stamps images, along with a few Stamping Bella images thrown in every now and then.  Today it's my turn to participate.

I've made this Peek-A-Boo card to showcase some mini stamps.

The card features windows/openings where you play peek-a-boo with the images.

As you open the card, one image is replaced with another.

I've made a really short video to better demonstrate how the peek-a-boo card works.

Peek-A-Boo Card tutorial HERE.
Paper Pinecone tutorial HERE.

I've added glitter to the outer edge and window of the ornaments by outlining them with a glue pen and then dipping them in gold microfine glitter.

A closer look at the Mini Magnolia Stamps being featured.

- Mini Unwrapped Tilda from the So Jolly and Under The Mistletoe Collection 2009
- Mini Puppy Love Tilda from the Winter Wonderland Collection 2013

- Mini Sparkling Tilda from the So Jolly and Under The Mistletoe Collection 2009
- Mini NOEL from the So Jolly and Under The Mistletoe Collection 2009

And the one full-size stamps I've also used because this image is just perfect for this card.

- Tilda On Ornament from the Merry Little Christmas Collection 2010

The Mini Magnolia Stamps can be purchased from Magnolia-licious at a fabulous price of only $1.99 - $2.00 each--sweet!  Check out the large selection of mini stamps HERE.

Challenges for this card:
Craft Your Passion Challenge #306 - Always Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar April Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiment Designs - Anything Goes
Create and Inspire Challenge #43 - Anything Goes
Crafting With Friends Challenge #27 - Anything Goes
Incy Wincy Designs Challenge - Colour Me Wonderful (alcohol-ink markers)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #31 - Anything Goes
One Crazy Stamper April Challenge - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge #273 - Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts Challenge #13 - Anything Goes with optional theme Girly
Winter Wonderland Challenge - Christmas Baubles

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:  Provo Craft Winter Berries; EK Success EB Visions of Christmas paper pad; papers from my scrap bin for the ornaments 
Dies:  Spellbinders 2010 Heirloom Ornament, 2011 Heirloom Ornament, Classic Ovals, Petite Ovals and Scalloped Circles (for pinecones); Impression Obsession DIE021-N Pine Branch; Memory Box 98936 Curled Ribbons; Poppystamps 902 Small Blooming Poinsettia 
Punches:  EK Success Circle
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pad Walnut Stain; glitter 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 #1:  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone
- hair #2:  walnut, terracotta, spice, apricot
- hair #3:  cocoa, raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow  
- hair #4:  Touch BR99, Touch BR102, cinnamon, tan
- red-brown shades:  burnt umber, 484-T, firebrick, coral
- green shades:  olive green, apple cider, 617-T
- yellow shades:  raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow, buttercup
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


pinky said...

This is just gorgeous, you are one amazing lady Norma!!

Christine Dol said...

Absolutely amazing Norma!!!!!!!!!!

Karen Knott said...

Gorgeous card, love the images and how first you see one and then another. Brilliant design :)
Hugs, Kaz x

Kamili said...

This is absolutely divine! Love everything about it. Kim

cats whiskers said...

Stunning. thanks for the tutorial I will certainly be making one of these, thanks for sharing
Hugs Jacqui xxx

Carol S. said...

Great card and love the design. Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland. Carol S.DT

Plony said...

Wowwwww.......This is really very pretty.....amazing card...beautiful coloured images and lovely details.
Thanx for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs challenge and the Winter Wonderland Plony

Czarna dama said...

Śliczna kartka. Te stempelki są świetne, ta na bombce - rewelacja :)

Anet van Zyl said...

Beautiful Christmas card Norma. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Winter Wonderland. We would love to see you again … Anet DTx

Veronica Regazzi said...

Jingle bells jingle bells...
it's really Christmas time with this card!!!
beautiful is so scant for this!
Thank you for joining us on Craft your passion
dt Veronica

Colette said...

Wonderful card Norma! Thank you for playing along with Incy Wincy, good luck! Colette DT

Alison Barlow said...

Gorgeous card, Norma, with a lovely colour combo. It's such a clever idea and those little Tilda images are adorable. Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.
Alison x

Patricia Alvarez said...

Very beautiful card. I love the design. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs. I hope to see you again on the next challenge! Good luck!!! Patricia

Anet van Zyl said...

Beautiful card Norma. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Penny's Paper-Crafty. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

Anonymous said...

What a fantastic card and so beautiful too.Love the vintage tones and your super colouring.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
Lisa x

Sue said...

Stunning card! thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar hugs Sue J xx

jean said...

WOW, what a stunning piece of work. Love the whole concept of the card. Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Craft Challenge. Jean DT XX

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