Saturday, May 21, 2011

A Birthday Flowerpot

I've got another card to show you. I'm simply naming this one A Birthday Flowerpot...LOL... because I can't think of anything else.

I've used another gorgeous image from Magnolia's Butterfly Dreams Collection 2011--I'm so loving this collection! This stamp is called Tilda with Flower Pot. Isn't she just adorable? If you would like to purchase this stamp, it is available from Diana's on-line store Magnolia-licious. Also, while you are there, have a look at the newest Sweet Rainbow Collection 2011. Oooh...I can't wait to get my hands on those oh, soooo... cute images.
To create the background, I've used another Magnolia stamp, the Chabby Chic Fence from the Shabby Chic Summer Collection 2008. I don't see this currently in stock at Magnolia-licious, but if you let Diana know, she can order it in for you.

I'm using this card as my entry into the following challenges:

Just Magnolia hAnglar & sTanglar - Week 107 - Donalda's sketch

Fussy and Fancy Friday - Week 38 - A Recipe: 3 papers, 2 embellishments (flowers and pearls), 1 ribbon.

Paper Sundaes - Challenge #69 - Birthday Creations.

Stamp With Fun - Challenge 111 - Green and Pink.

Cupcake Craft Challenges - Challenge 142 - In the Garden.

Papertake Weekly - Bloom and Grow.

A Spoon Full of Sugar - Challenge 152 - Anything Goes.

Crafts and Me - Challenge 35 - Anything Goes.

Here's a picture of the inside of my card.
I'm looking for a birthday poem for the left side--haven't found one I like yet. If you happen to have a nice one, maybe you wouldn't mind e-mailing to me...LOL.
For the right side, I've put a blank space to write my personal message on with a couple of garden images tucked at the bottom left corner: the same Shabby Chic Fence and the Snail (small).

Thanks so much for dropping by to see what I'm up to...LOL. I appreciate the visit. Have a wonderful weekend. It's a long weekend for us folks in Canada...woo-hooo.....Happy Victoria Day!!!

Materials used:

DP's: Provo Craft Soft Serenity Mauve Stripe, American Crafts Baby Miss Muffet, one sheet from DCWV Nana's Nursery Baby Girl paper pad

Tools: Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels Eleven, EK Success Retro Flower punches medium and small, EK Success Leaf punch.

Misc.: Ribbons and pearls from my stash.


Anne said...

This is so beautiful, love the colors, layout and georgeus flowers. :)

Hugs, Anne.

dolcreations said...

The long weekend marks the unofficial start of summer....this card reminds me of me buying up all my flowers for the front garden!LOL I LOVE Tilda coming thru the fence..and Norma, you totally wow me when you do the inside of your cards. I LOVE IT!
Go Canucks Go!

Donalda said...

Oh hon this is just breath taking. I so love this and those papers are so pretty. I so love what you have done with my sketch. Just beautiful dear. Thanks for joining us at JM and Hanglar dear. hugs

charlene said...

Norma this is just to cute and that little snail inside is just perfect....great job !

Marie-Anne said...

What a lovely card.


Danielle Champagne said...

Hello Norma, tooo cute! In this collection, Tilda with flower pot is one of my fav! Your card is sooo precious. Love this color combo. ad the lovely die cute behind Tilda.
Very petty!

Julie said...

Fabulous - gorgeous card and design - love the little snail and fence continuing into the inside - quite delightful!! Juliexx

Louise said...

Gorgeous card love the stamped fence and this Tilda is so cute,thank you for joining us this week at Cupcake.
Louise xx

Amanda R said...

Gorgeous card! Your coloring is wonderful and I love the layout and how you stamped the snail inside also. Thanks for joining us this week at Paper Sundaes!

Janine - Ellabella said...

Ohhh Norma! Your card leaves me speechless, it is so gorgeous! You are such an inspiration..I adore all of your stunning creations!

Chrissy said...

I love this Norma..gorgeous colouring annd I adore the snail by the cute [as far as snails]the inside is just perfect.


Fiona said...

wow Norma...this is beautiful. Tilda is amazing...look at the colouring..fantastic!! Thanks for joining us at Paper sundaes this week.


Unknown said...

Hi Norma! What an amazing card! Love that you have made the inside pretty too! =) Such a sweet image and amazingly colored! The flowers are a really sweet detail! Thanks for joining us at The Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good luck! Hugs & sunshine! /Sari

kit said...

Love all the various shades of green you have been using recently. it's like a green series. Love how you decorated the inside of the card - very cute. would be a nice touch for a belated birthday card.

Card Crazy said...

How perfect! Tilda is gorgeous and the DPs and flowers are just lovely.
Sue S.

Beth said...

Norma, what a gorgeous card! Love your coloring on this sweet Tilda, and she looks so cute with the fence. Love the inside too! Great job!

Chris said...

Norma, this is gorgeous. I love the green jacket - your coloring is fantastic. It just pops!

Jean said...

Norma, this card is so beautiful I love your coloring and this is a gorgeous Tilda and you did do her justice with your coloring.. Love the gate and the layout.. your inside is just as stunning as the outside!!
Hugs, Jean

Unknown said...

Wow this card is stunning!!!! Love the colors wow so soft!!!! You did an excellent job!!!!!

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Norma, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and the details are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at stamp with fun this week. Hugs, Denise x

Rene said...

This is so beautiful! I looooove how you continued the fence on the inside...genius!!!
Rene :D

Barb Hardeman said...

It always blows me away to come and view your awesome creative talent. This is, once again, so beautifully pulled together and your use of the fence and the little snail on the inside is sooooooooo cute! Just love the small details and the exceptional coloring on this creation. Hugs, Barb

Anonymous said...

This is such a pretty scene, Norma! Love how you did the clouds in the background and the fence behind Tilda. Beautiful job on the inside of your card too - cute snail! Have a great day! hugs, Angela

Mascha Zimmerman said...

It's so pretty, love the green jacket and her snail, so cute, bye Mascha

Candy said...

FANTASTIC work, Norma!!!
Love your colouring! You have 'got' the sky - it's beautiful :o)
Love your design paper - it is one of my favourites that I am still hoarding LOL
It is always such a pleasure to come see your awesome work.
Hugs, Candy

Cami said...

Hi Norma! Your card is so pretty! I love the layout as the focal point with this pretty Tilda is right up front there and not covered with too many embellies. Your coloring is always so beautiful and I love the flowers. Your sky is also so soft and beautifully done!
Hugs, Cami

Kelly said...

Such a beautiful card, I love the surprise inside, really cute.

Pat said...

Oh absolutely precious! I love everything about this, my fave pink & green color combo!! Delightful girlfriend! Another masterpiece! Hugs. Pat

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous.

cathylynn said...

Norma you never cease to amaze me with your beautiful creations! Once again BEAUTIFUL!! That snail by the fence is just too cute!!!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Diana Crick said...

Wow Norma this is absolutely gorgeous. I love, love how you separated the fence and then brought it to the inside of the card. Clever!!!
hugs, Diana

cabio's craft corner said...

Stunning scene Norma. Sweet coloring and on both inside images and Tilda on the front. Omg, those flowers are so gorgeous. You are so talented my friend :-)

Sharon Caudle said...

Norma your work always blows me away, and this one is no exception! Stunning choice of colors, design, and your coloring is gorgeous perfection! I love it! And I was excited to see your name over at PTW!! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly and hope you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon

Jane said...

WOW! this is gorgeous! fabulous colouring and details - love the cute snail inside! thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia, hugs, Jane x

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