Monday, January 31, 2011

Charlston Tilda with love

Well I am back to work tomorrow and wanted to get this card finished and posted before I return to the routine. I love this Tilda and needed some down time the other night so I thought I would just colour. When I looked at her I thought I bet you would love some ruby red dancing shoes and so the shoes inspired Charleston Tilda. It was then when I was looking through my blog challenge calendar. Yes I know its tragic but I have a calendar to keep track of all the blogs I am following and gee is it making my life easier. The following card I am entering in a number of challenges
Just Magnolia- Going Dotty
Magnolia Down Under Challenge- Embossing (Dry)
Totally Tilda- With lots of hearts
Die Cut Dreams- Lots of hearts but No sentiment
Magnolia Stamp Lovers- Glitter

Well here she is....
I have coloured her in with Copic markers in the following combinations
Skin- E000, E50, R20
Dress- R22, R27, R59
Rose- R20, G24
Hair- C1, C7, 100
Shoes- R27

I used the following paper, the red with white spot paper is from Kaiser 'Fun Fair Trapeze'. I also used red and whit card stock from my stash. I cut the dot paper out with my Cricut using the Accent Essentials cartridge using the blacked out scallop frame. I also used the same cartridge to cut the hearts which vary in size from 2 1/2 to 3 inches. After I cut the hearts out I ran them through my Cuttlebug using the swiss dots and divine swirls folders. I then used Stickles- Candy Cane for Tilda's shoes, rose and the large background heart, I also used Rock Candy on her wings. I then used left over commas and question marks from a pack of Thickers as accents on the page and the red hearts were brads I had in my stash.
Here is the card on the inside and I will also include some close ups of Tilda. I reversed the paper order but kept the same shapes and I am really pleased with the contrast. Until next time.....

11 comments:

  1. Isn't she an elegant little lady? I adore that image. Your card is terrific. Thanks so much for sharing at the MSL 'glitter' challenge. C2

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  2. Awww she looks like a girl in Lurvvvvvvv hahahaha What a super sweet awesome card!! Thanks so much for joining in the fun this week at MDUC
    Hugs
    Karen
    xxxx

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  3. oooooooooooooooo love all the embossing and all that love is wonderful! Tilda surely is dancing up a storm! Excellent job! Was so super to see your Tilda with so many hearts this week at Totally Tilda ++heart challenge! Good luck! Corry & the TT Team!!

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  4. This is so cute!! I love the big embossed hearts background!!! It looks adorable with this sweet image!
    thanks so much for playing along with us at Just Magnolia!
    :)Kathy

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  5. this is just lovely, I love the shape of the hearts. Thank you so much for entering the DCD challenge and good luck.

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  6. Oh I love this card and I love the red and white and all the hearts! Tilda looks gorgeous!
    Thanks so much for joining us at MDUC!
    Hugs,t

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  7. oh what a fun card!! Love the embossed hearts!!
    Thank you for joining in the fun at MDUC this week.
    hugs, Janiel

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  8. For some reason this didn't come up in my new posts this week!!! This is absolutely gorgeous Sam!! You're colouring looks better everytime I see a new card!! I have been playing with my copics the last couple of days!! Thought it was time I used them!! So will post a pic soon to see what you think!!

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  9. Thanks for joining Die Cut Dreams challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  10. What a beautiful card. Love the layout. Thanks for joining in our hearts challenges at Totally Tilda and Die Cut Dreams this time. Good luck.
    Hugs
    DAwn x

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