Friday, December 02, 2016

Noel - FFFC #178 'Pastel Christmas'

Hello.  Happy Friday!

It's time to kick off a new challenge at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  The lovely Pat K is our hostess for this challenge and the theme is 'Pastel Christmas.'  This challenge is being sponsored by Noor! Design UK.  Please hop over to the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge to get complete details on the challenge and to check out what my DT teammates have created to inspire you to play along with us.

Here's the card that I came up with.

A look inside the card.

A closer look at the two Magnolia Stamps Tilda images being featured:

- Tilda Hiding Gift from the Sweet Christmas Dreams Collection 2011

- Sweet Christmas Tilda from the Sweet Christmas Dreams Collection 2011

Challenges for this card:
Crafty Friends Challenge #45 - Blossoms
Creative Moments Challenge #107 - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday Craft Challenge Wk 48 - Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky Challenges #329 - Christmas
Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge #86 - Create a Christmas Card or an ABC
Simon Says Monday Challenge - O Christmas Tree
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Simply Magnolia December Challenge - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter Challenge #275 - A Christmas Card
The Ribbon Girl - November 'Use any image' Challenge

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Have a wonderful day and have a fabulous week!

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Recollections Pink Lattice and Batiked My Interest Surf; EK Success EB Visions of Christmas paper pad  
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Fourteen; Sizzix Tim Holtz Holiday Greens and Festive Greenery
Punches:  EK Success Large Retro Flower 
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pad Walnut Stain; jingle bells, ribbon, hemp twine 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 and Tilda #2's socks:  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone
- pink shades:  694-T, 693-T, 692-T  
- green clothing:  563-T, 337-T, 331-T, pastel green 
- yellow shades:  raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow, buttercup
- Christmas tree:  bright green, leaf green, green shoot, meadow green, burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green  


Beatriz said...

Lovely card! I like this non traditional Christmas color combo. Thanks for join us at Creative Moments this time, good luck and hope to see you next time. Hugs Beatriz DT

Pat K said...

Gorgeous! Your creations are always so beautiful Norma, made special by your wonderful colouring and design. Tilda comes to life in this one. Have a great weekend. Pat K xx

*Urška* said...

Wonderfull card.

Gina's Cards said...

Oh Norma, this is just beautiful inside and out! Love the colours and fabulous embellishments. Thank you for sharing with us at the Ribbon Girl, good luck and I hope you will join us again.
Gina xx

Unknown said...

Fabulous card, I love the image and the card design is gorgeous. Love the embellishments. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Crafty friends. Good luck in the draw and we hope you will join us again for our next challenge. Jennifer DT member x

Laura ElleBi said...

Oh What a sweet image... and lovely papers!!!
thanks for joining Crafty Friends
DT Laura

Lamanuelle said...

Un petit bijou cette carte, bravo! Bises Nadine

Unknown said...

Absolutely stunning card, love the colouring and the way you have finished the card inside to match....gorgeous !
Hugs, Kaz x

Kuni said...

What a beautiful card.
The card also fits the first challenge at the Sweet Stampers. Check it out.

Beth Brovold said...

Stunning Norma!! So beautifully designed and of course your colouring is PERFECTION!!! A truly beautiful card Norma! Wishing you a most wonderful weekend!
Take care,

Gayatri said...

What a wonderful card? Your colouring is awesome. Thanks for playing along Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes Challenge. Gayatri xx

Marlies said...

A beautiful card Norma! A lovely design and details. Fab colouring and the inside looks great too. Marlies x

Emma Williams said...

This is stunning and so beautifully coloured ~ really gorgeous work and a beautiful card! Thank you so much for sharing and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :)

Maria Nicotra Tinyworks said...

Thank you for joining at Simply Magnolia Dt Maria

Anjie said...

Great make. Thanks for joining us in our week 48 Anything Goes challenge at Digi Choosday
Anjie (DT)

Anna said...

Beautiful card !! Great colouring on the images.
Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter. Hope to see you again and good luck :)
Hugs Anna

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Utterly enchanting Norma! Your card is super cute! Thanks so much for playing along with the Fab 'n' Funky girls for our 'Christmas' challenge. We're so glad you did. Hugs, Wends xoxo Fab 'n' Funky DT

Ally said...

beautiful make, Norma! Love this sweet image and the harmonic layot of the card, makes it look stunning!
xxx, Ally

Mary said...

Wow! Your Christmas cards look incredible. No doubt you are a very talented designer and creator. I wish you good luck and I am hoping the same valuable works from you in future. It will be my pleasure to read your new articles.

Bernadet said...

Norma, this is a fantastic card.
Love the inside and the colours you've used.

I saw that you made such a wonderful window frame card.
I loved it so much, that I've made something like that

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Lovely creation. Thanks for joining us at Holly Jolly. Good luck.
Lynn aka Lynnpenguin, Holly Jolly DT

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