Tuesday, August 02, 2016

A Special Day- Magnolia-licious 'Checks or Gingham'


The current challenge theme at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog is 'Checks or Gingham.'  We're halfway into the challenge so there's another week to go.  Visit the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog to get complete details and to have a look at the fabulous cards created by the design team to inspire you to play along with us.

Here's the card that I came up with, a side-step card.

A view of the card inside.

A closer look at the Magnolia Stamps images being featured.

- Up Up and Away from the With Love Collection 2013

- Tilda with Two Rosettes from the Special Moments Collection 2013

Magnolia Stamps are available from Magnolia-licious. Diana 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.
And other-brand stamps that the store carries include Stamping BellaWee StampsWild Rose StudiosSaturated Canary and Crafter's Companion.
Check out the cutting dies too!

Challenges for this card:
Colour Crazy Craft Challenge Wk 18 - Anything Goes
Crafty Friends Challenge #37 - Favorite Embellishments (flowers and pearls)
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #82 - Anything Goes
Glitter 'N' Sparkle Challenge #199 - Include A Butterfly
Inky Chicks Challenge #70 - Use 5 or More Flowers
Little Miss Muffet Challenge #143 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles Craft Challenge Week 30 - Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft Challenge #34 - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter Challenge #259 - Anything Goes
Wonderful Wednesday Challenge - 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:  Provo Craft Stoned Washed Denim-Basic Checks; Paper Adventures KN Grace Floral
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Forty-One, Petite Ovals, Standard Circles and Rose Creations; Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Circles; Memory Box 98261 Kaleidoscope Butterfly, 98312 Fancy Blossoms, 98470 Blooming Vine and 98511 Fabulous Phlox; Elizabeth Craft Designs Curvy Leaves 
Punches:  Nellie's Choice Floral Punch Large Leaf; Carla Crafts Small Cosmos
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Wild Honey, Rusty Hinge and Chipped Saphire; 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 sole Tilda #1:  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone  
- hair and shoes Tilda #2:  umber, cinnamon, tan   
- blue shades:  midnight blue, 652-T, capri blue, Tria B128
- yellow shades:  raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow, buttercup 
- green shades:  olive green, apple cider 
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


Wendy L said...

So gorgeous, xxx

ccrafty74 said...

Love this, I found your blog a few years back and been in love with all your posts ever since awesome as always!

dolcreations said...

What a great way to start my day!!!! Norma I love your card!!!!!

Kelly Lloyd said...

Hi Norma. Wonderful card as always
Hugs Kelly

Unknown said...

Such an adorable card! I love the way you folded it!!Thanks for joining us in the Crafty Gals Corner Challenge! Jenn DT

Annettes Hobby Rosettes said...

WOW I am speechless. This is just fantastic. Great work.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at Crafty Friends Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
Annette DT Member

Veronique said...

Beautiful. Thanks for joining us at the challenge of Inky Chicks. DT Veronique

Keen Crafter's Hand Made Goodies said...

This is just gorgeous Thanks for joining us in our Anything Goes challenge at Polkadoodles
Michelle DT

Tracy said...

WOW!!! thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles. Tracy x

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