Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Happiness Comes from the Heart - Magnolia-licious May Mini Magnolias

Hello.

Happy Wednesday!  It's the day of the week that the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog dedicates to the 'Wednesday Mini Magnolia Challenge' where the design team showcases the Mini Magnolia Stamps images, along with a few Stamping Bella images thrown in every now and then.  It's my turn to participate in this week's Wednesday posting.

I was looking for a smaller card size to feature the Mini Magnolia Stamps on and was thinking that I would do a Diamond Fold Card.  But I came upon a picture of a Double Diamond Fold Card on the internet instead and decided to give it a try.

Here's the card I ended up with.


And yes, the card is small...or at least smaller than my usual size.  It measures about 6 inches wide from tip to tip, but only under 4 inches in height.

This card features multiple folds.


When the card is spread out, you can see all the fold lines here.


Edited (June 30, 2016):  You can find the template for this card HERE, if you're interested. 

A closer look at the Mini Magnolia Stamps images being featured.


- Mini Tilda With Heart from the Mini Special Moments Collection 2013


- Mini Tilda with Heart Lace from the Mini Your Are So Special Collection 2011

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:
Brown Sugar Challenge #199 - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude Challenge #15 - Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore May Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz Challenge #325 - Anything Goes
Fantasy Stampers Challenge #63 - All About the Girl
Glitter 'N' Sparkle Challenge #189 - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination Challenge #87 - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread Challenge #16 - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards May Challenge #32 - Anything Goes
Open-Minded Crafting Challenge #5 - Use your favorite technique (making fancy-fold cards)

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:  Basic Grey Hello Luscious Simply Grand
Dies:  Nellie's Choice MFD060 Straight Heart; CC Designs Olive Branch
Punches:  EK Success Medium and Small Retro Flowers; Fiskars Celestial 3-in-1 Corner; Michaels Mini Sun 
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain and Aged Mahogany; 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, burnt orange, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair and shoes Tilda #1:  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone
- hair and shoes Tilda #2:  cocoa, raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow  
- pink shades:  antique pink, 701-T, baby pink
- green shades:  3292-T, lush green, 563-T, mint green  
- red hearts:  berry red, heatwave
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  

17 comments:

Suzi said...

Stunning card Norma, love the design and your colouring is once again beautifully done. Think I may have to case this one if you don't mind.
Hugs Suzi x

Christine Dol said...

Honestly Norma...you are the queen of creative!!!! Amazing!

*Urška* said...

Dear Norma! Wonderfull card and I like image Tilda.
Hugs,Urška

Cindy said...

Fabulous card. Love the fold, too. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Catz.

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a stunning card. Thank you for joining us at Fantasy Stampers Challenge 63 “All About the Girl” Hugs Jackie (DT)

Nancee Purdum said...

So cute! Love this Norma!

Kit said...

What a cool card. It is interesting how it actually appears much larger than the actual size you mention. The DP is lovely.

Mariecrea said...

bonjour, bravo pour cette réalisation absolument magnifique.

Creations by Shirl said...

Lovely fold design card...TFS it with Brown Sugar Challenge!

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Gorgeous card Norma! is there any chance you might be doing one of your fabulous templates/tutorial for this card
Julie

aga-craft said...

Piękna karteczka, uwielbiam tu zaglądać :)

Ema M said...

Wow! Absolutely gorgeous! I love all the attention to detail! xx Thanks for sharing and joining us at Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog. I’ve become a follower of your blog! I hope you will come visit me at EMA-gination ~ my personal blog and return the favor. Hope to see you play along with us at IDCB again and good luck in the draw!
Ema
IDCB Owner

Del said...

Loving the shape of your card it looks fabulous. Your colouring is perfect and everything matches so well. Thanks for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Anything Goes Challenge xx

Tinka's paper wonderlland said...

Wow, this is realy amazing!!
♥Hugs Valentina♥

Helen said...

Beautifully made and such a clever shape.

Thanks for joining us at Fantasy Stampers.

Helen x

Bettina L. said...

This is beautiful. Love the fold, colours and details. Thanks for playing at Lemon Shortbread and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member Lemon Shortbread xx

Sandy How said...

What a fabulous design. A delightful card. Thanks for sharing with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun for our Favorite Technique challenge. Hope to see you again soon.
Hugs, Sandy DT

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