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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

My First Magnolia!

Hi there. Now, you have not come to the wrong blog, you hear it correctly- I have given in and used my first Tilda image today. I have been pretty much been resistant to using them until now. So, while I was in PA I was blessed to be able to stamp some images that my friend Kathy had. So without further ado, I bring you my first Tilda card- Princess Tilda....



I was really out of my element for this card because I was going for the shabby chic look. Hopefully I pulled it off. I colored the sweet image with copics and then when over it with a spica pen. I used stickles on her crown. I distressed all the edges with scissors and sewed them. I also further distressed the card base and the image panel with walnut stain distress ink. I used a flower punch for the big flowers and sanded their edges. The smaller flowers on top of them are the Michaels white bridal flowers which I colored pink with my RV10 copic marker. When the card was finished (which took me forever btw) I sprayed the whole thing with Diamonds glimmer mist to give the whole thing shimmer.

close up


can you see the subtle shimmer?


I actually participated in 4 challenges with this card. The first is Cute Card Thursday which was to make a monochromatic card. The second was the Friday sketchers so my layout of this card was their sketch for the week. The third challenge was from the Just Magnolia challenge blog and it was to use punches on your project. The fourth was the Stamp Something challenge was was to stitch/sew on your creation, which is something that I like to do quite frequently on my cards.

Supplies:
stamps- Magnolia Princess Tilda, Verve Circular sayings
CS- memory box dp, white Neenah, kraft
accessories- copics, sewing machine, pearls, flower punch SU, bridal flowers, glimmer mist, grosgrain ribbon, circle nesties


So, what do you think?? Hope you liked my card for today and I am very blessed that you stopped by. Have a wonderful day!

19 comments:

Tricia said...

I *love* Tilda!!!! You colored her beautifully and your style is *perfect* for her! I'm so glad you shared her with us. It makes me want to go make a Magnolia card. In fact, I think that's on my list today!! :-)

Tine said...

Hi Tricia,
Your card is gorgeous. It is a sweet Tilda image isn't it and you have interpreted it so well. It might have taken you some time to do - but it was worth it!
Tine :)

Natalie said...

Love your Tilda!! You've done a beautiful job on this image of her. She is so pretty!! Love the subtle sparkle and your soft colors, great coloring btw!

Thebug415 said...

It turned out super cute! I havent' tried any of these either, but I look at them everytime I go to BSS. This Tilda I really like...maybe I will get one...ha ha. TFS this beautiful card!

Tracey said...

This is simply stunning!! I love it!

Korin said...

You know I love it and having the privilege of seeing the card come together makes it even more wonderful :).

Scrapping Haven said...

What an adorable card. I love the colors.
hugs,
Ray

Sue from Oregon said...

so cute...wonderful coloring. I have only made one magnolia card before...they are a little intimidating and you did a wonderful job here!

Kathy said...

Gorgeous Janette!!!! Love the final project! Your coloring is fab and I love your flowers too! Beautiful sparkle!
:)Kathy

Dena said...

I'd say you more than pulled it off! This card is AMAZING!!!! Love the papers and gorgeous coloring!
Thank you for joining Just Magnolia this week!
Hugs, Dena

Sandy said...

She is just STUNNING! I love the detail, coloring, and beautiful colors! Caitlyn and I both agree she's SOOOOO pretty!

Kerry H said...

Beautiful card...you will find Tilda to be quite addictive. Each new collection is cuter than the last. Great coloring and I love the shimmer.

Crissy Armstrong said...

Hi Janette! Everything about this card is magnificent. Your colouring is sensational, the flowers are beautiful, the layout looks great, the colours, stitching, everything! It is fantastic!
Miss you!!

Peggy said...

Lovely card. Great job!
God bless!

VĂ©ro said...

Hello Janette!Your first Magnolia card is really wonderfull!I love all the details,the lovely flowers and the cute Tilda!Bravo!!!
God bless you

Tanja said...

Beautiful card! Great colours and the Tilda looks so cute!

Thanks for joining the Friday Sketchers!

Hugs Tanja

Bev said...

Absolutely exquisite - I hope this will not be your last Magnolia, your card is just breathtaking! Thanks for joining us at JM this week.

Bonibleaux Designs said...

Tooo sweet and your coloring is FAB!!

Deedee Anderson said...

Welcome to the club, Janette!! You did a fantastic job on your first Tilda. This card is so darling!!