Tuesday, August 30, 2016

You're a Lifesaver! - Magnolia-licious 'Anything Goes'


We're midway into our current challenge at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog.  The theme is 'Anything Goes'--what's easier than that!  The Design Team has created cards/projects to inspire you to play along with us.  Please visit the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog to have a look at these creations and to get complete details on the challenge.

This is what I came up with for this challenge--a Thank You card.

The card is actually a twisted easel card.

A closer look at an older Magnolia Stamps image being featured.

- Ahoy Tilda from the Summer Memories Collection 2012

If you didn't know already, the Magnolia-licious store is closing its doors. Everything must go!  All stock has been heavily reduced and will continue to do so.  Now is your chance to find real bargains.   Check out the store, HERE.

Challenges for this card:
A Gem of a Challenge #176 - Summer Fun
Allsorts Challenge Week 378 - Use at least two dies
Colour Crazy Craft Challenge Wk 20 - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart Challenge 125 - Always Anything Goes
Creative Fingers Challenge #114 - Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu Pink Challenge - Floral
Jo's Scrap Shack Fun-Day Friday Challenge #153 - Cut It Up!
Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia Challenge #37 - Use a Die Cut
Simply Magnolia August Challenge - CAS or Fully Loaded
Through the Craft Room Door Challenge Aug. 30 - 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:  Colorbok Blue Ivy; DCWV Nana's Nursery Baby Boy paper pad
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Four and Classic Ovals; Tim Holtz Tattered Flower Garland; Cheery Lynn Designs B117 Fancyful Flourish; Leane Creatief Multi Die Flower 005 (leaves); Memory Box 98312 Fancy Blossoms and 98824 Eva Stem   
Punches:  Nellie's Choice Floral Punch Small Flower  
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Chipped Sapphire, Aged Mahogany and Bundled Sage; 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 boots:  chestnut, terracotta, spice, apricot 
- blue shades:  midnight blue, 652-T, cornflower, 277-T
- green shades:  forest green, Touch 47, apple, meadow green
- red shades:  1797-T, 1788-T, 178-T, 177-T
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 3-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


Angela Jones said...

Thanks for joining our Fun-Day Friday Challenge @ Jo’s Scrap Shack.

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Beautifully finished card. Love all the details you added and the fun fold. Thanks for joining us at Jo's Scrap Shack this week. AJ DT JSS.

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Heather said...

Beautiful!! Your papers are fabulous and your coloring is amazing!! Love the flowers you used, too. Thanks for playing with Jo's Scrap Shack.

Jo - Jo's Scrap Shack said...

Norma this is beautiful! Your coloring is on point as always and I love the design of this card! The papers are very pretty too! Thank you so much for joining us this week in our Funday Friday challenge at Jo's Scrap Shack!
♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

Bettina L. said...

Such a beautiful twisted easel card. Love the nautical theme and details with flowers. Thanks for sharing at Creative Fingers. Hope to see you back for our new challenge. Bettina DT Member at Creative Fingers xx

Amanda said...

Oh my goodness. I love this. So pretty. Thanks for joining us over at Jo's Scrap Shack for Funday Friday Challenges.

Kellie 0:) said...

A great creation. TFS and joining us at Jo's for Funday Friday

susiestacey said...

Adorable card, lovely details.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Dies' challenge this week and hope you join our new challenge starting tomorrow x Susan x

Joyce Tompkins said...

Oh wow...this is just stunning! Thanks for joining Fun~day Friday at Jo's Scrap Shack.

Tina Campbell said...

Wow this is a gorgeous card :) So many details to look at too, Thanks for playing along with us over at Jo's Scrap Shack-Funday Friday Challenges
Tina (DT

Theresa Pace said...

hello Norma. nice to see you here. what a sweet card. love your mechanical makes. you always come up with something different. thank you for sharing it with us at TTCRD and good luck, Theresa DT xx.

Stempelhexe said...

Such a beautiful project! Love the design and gorgeous colours. Thank you for joining us at LHOSM, good luck and I hope you will join us again.

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