Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A Birthday Gift Set - Magnolia-licious Blog Hop 'Birthday Fun'

Hello.

Today we're kicking off our 'Birthday Fun Blog Hop' at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog.  You can get complete details of the challenge, the prizes to be won and how you can join in the fun at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog

If you're already taking part in the Blog Hop and have arrived here from Suzi's blog, then you're on the right track.  If you didn't come from her blog then you may want to start at the beginning.  Here's a list of the participating DT gals in blog hop order:


For this blog hop, I've created a birthday gift set which includes a box of chocolates, a bottle of wine and a birthday card.


The first item in the set is the gift box...



This type of box is called a sliderbox.  Made for a someone who really loves chocolates, I've filled the box with chocolates.  Also, on the panel that slides out from the back when you pull the drawer open, I've put a cheeky sentiment about chocolate...hee hee--'Chocolate is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.'    

Here's a very short video of how a sliderbox works.  


If you're interested in making a sliderbox and are looking for a tutorial for it, you can find it HERE.

The next item is the bottle of wine...


and the gift tag I made to hang around the bottle neck. 

And finally this birthday easel card completes the gift set...





Here are close-ups of the Magnolia images being featured and their names:


- Stop in the Name of Love Tilda from the Lovely Duo Collection 2015


- Tiptoe Tilda from the Animals of the Year Collection 2014 


- Tilda with Fantasy Flowers from the Lost and Found Collection 2013

The stamps for all the above images are available from Magnolia-licious, Diana's on-line store where she 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.

Check out also the stamps from Wee StampsWild Rose StudiosSaturated Canary and Candibeans and Crafter's Companion, along with cutting dies from various companies including Memory BoxPoppyStampsMagnolia DoohickeyWild Rose Studio.
Prices are discounted, you get excellent customer service and you also get to earn 2% credit to be applied to future purchases.

I hope you can play along with us in our challenge blog hop.  There are 2 ways to win:


1.  All the comments are counted and a random winner will be chosen.
- comments on all the DT gals' posts (yes, that includes this one...tee hee)

2.  Enter a project by May 25th, 2015 and a random winner will be chosen.


As for me, I'm entering the following challenges: 
Inky Chicks Challenge #50 - Chocolates and Sweets
Scrapy Land Challenge #17 - Anything Goes (using dies from Spellbinders, Memory Box, Elizabeth Design Craft, Cheery Lynn Designs and Penny Black)
Little Miss Muffet Challenge #111 - Many Layers 
Creative Fingers Challenge #79 - Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge Week 310 - Diecuts, more than 2
Time for Magnolia Challenge #91 - Flowers, Flowers Everywhere 
Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia Challenge #118 - Flowers
Come and Get It Challenge - Flowers
Not Just Cards Challenge #19 - Always Anything Goes
Get Creative Challenge #14 - For the Ladies or Mother's Day

Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy your day and have a wonderful week!

Now for your next stop, hop over and visit the amazingly talented...
to see what she has to share with you.  Julie usually makes something that will blow your mind.  Really!


Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Basic Grey Capella paper pad; Hot Off the Press Joy's Vintage Papers
Dies:  Spellbinders Grand Labels One, Classic Ovals, Classic Scalloped Ovals, Petite Ovals, Petite Scalloped Ovals, Grand Labels Four and 5x7 Elegant Labels Four; Memory Box 98312 Fancy Blossoms; Elizabeth Design Crafts 730 Curvy Leaves; Cheery Lynn Designs DL112 Exotic Butterfly Mini, Penny Black 51-016 Dancing Leaves 
Punches:  EK Success Medium Retro Flower and Circle punches
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Gathered Twigs and Bundle Sage; pearls from my stash 

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone TriasShin-Han Touch markerscoloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair (1st Tilda):  black, cool grey 5, cool grey 4, cool grey 3, black coloured pencil 
- hair (2nd Tilda) and boots:  Touch BR92Touch BR102, cinnamon, tan, black coloured pencil
- hair (3rd Tilda):  walnut, cocoa, apricot, vanilla, black coloured pencil 
- green shades:  frosted leaf, fresh meadow, Prismacolor celadon green and jade green
- brown shorts and pants:  Touch BR92, Touch BR102, cinnamon, tan
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- ground:  caramel, sandstone, cool grey 5
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


31 comments:

julieprice3 said...

Oh Norma, you never disappoint! Beautifully done, what a wonderful Birthday gift, love the colour choice another winner here my friend
xo Julie P

I dolci di Grazia said...

Sono una più bella dell'altra!

Jane said...

Absolutely stunning, love Jane x

mgoll88 said...

What a excellent creation, looks really fantastic and all that details...fabolous!!!

LG
Michaela

Louise said...

Gorgeous gift set Norma, this is absolutely beautiful
hugs Louise

Danielle said...

Wow - these creations are absolutely stunning Norma! The attention to detail on each one is amazing and the colour scheme is gorgeous ... love, love, love!!
Hugs, Danielle x

Danielle said...

Wow, wow, wow Norma!! Stunning work as always with every piece co-ordinating so beautifully! Absolutely adore the little box of chocolates .. scrap that, adore everything!! lol
Hugs, Danielle x

Suzi said...

Oh my word! Norma, what a delightful gift set this is, your papers choice, Tilda choice and accessories are amazing. Love it sweetie. Hugs Suzi x

Katie said...

Oh Norma what a fabulous set! I love the papers you used and the colors are perfect!

Erika Horvathova said...

yummy yummy :D, it is perfect gifts - wish I can have birthday gifts like these

Lori Kobular said...

Who wouldn't love receiving this wonderful gift! I love the papers you used for the wine bottle tag, box and card! That image is adorable! Such a beautiful gift! Thanks for sharing with us at Scrapy Land Challenge #17!

Jacee said...

Beautiful Norma, wonderful work and what a gorgeous gift!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Rosemary said...

Norma, I love your color choices. This is an awesome gift that anyone would love to have

Beth Brovold said...

WOW oh WOW Norma!! What an AMAZING gift this is...lucky recipient!!!! I know that I've said this before but your eye for colour and paper co-ordination is simply AWESOME!! This is simply GORGEOUS!! Have a wonderful day Norma!
Take care,
Beth

Maja said...

Fabulous creations!

Céline said...

a really fantastic set Norma, fab colors and so pretty little flower as usual
hugs
céline

Jane said...

Oh Norma, this set is stunning! Love the muted greens. Hugs, Jane x

Bad Kitty said...

this is amazing!
very nice

valou said...

C'est magnifique ...superbe ensemble...et la boite est juste whaou!
Bisous,Valou...

Paper Tails said...

Amazing project! Love the gift set. The little box is darling. Beautifully colored and designed.

Hugs,
Karen

Karen said...

Love all three projects you made!! That slide box is awesome, thanks for the video to show it. : )

Mary said...

Gorgeous set!

digitaldesignsbydiane said...

Beautiful Norma!! A wonderful gift idea!

Edith said...

Wow, what a beautiful and breathtaking set! Love it! Edith

Nádia Silva said...

Lindo!!!Amo seus projetos.

Alice Loke said...

Beautiful collection of items! Tfs! Alice

Dr Sonia S V said...

So beautiful as always
Cheers
Dr Sonia
Cards Crafts Kids Projects

Margreet said...

Wow what a gorgeous creation Norma and thank you for joining on the Time for Magnolia challenge blog.
Hugs Margreet

Mayumi Adler said...

What a perfect gift set! And the box, oh! Lovely surprise the hidden message.

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow Norma, these are stunning hun, love the designs of all of them, hugs Liz xx

Roselany Caroline said...

Wow Norma, this is so great idea...with the box and champanqe tag....It's just so gorgeous...love it so much

hugs
Roselany

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