Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Tilda in the Sunshine

Last week I coloured a few Magnolia images. Today I got to complete a card with one of them. This is Writing Diary Tilda. I coloured her with Copic markers in orange and yellow (listed below). I wanted a bright and warm card. I am in our trailer on the beach on the west coast of Vancouver Island, so my supplies are limited to what I brought with me only. Here's the completed card.....
While browsing around I saw this technique of using the large MS lattice punch on the side of a card and just leaving it to stand on its own with no ribbon, or paper behind it, and I knew I wanted to do that. I also had been playing with Stampin' Up! Bride Specialty Designer Paper doing the card in my previous post. I hauled it out again and matched the colours in the image and sponged with them. I sponged Yoyo Yellow first all over the paper, then added some Only Orange around the outsides. I matted this with Only Orange cardstock. Tilda is sitting on two layered pieces of cardstock punched with another MS punch, one layer is Very Vanilla and one is Only Orange. The base colour of the card is Very Vanilla. I made a bow of Very Vanilla Taffeta ribbon, added some Pumpkin Pie and Apricot Appeal grosgrain ribbon behind the bow. The bow is adhered in the top LH corner and the 6 tails splay out in a sunburst pattern under Tilda and her bench and wrap around the matted Bride DSP. I used my Retro Flower punch to make some flowers (2 layers each flower, some in Only Orange and one in Yoyo Yellow) and added some Circle Fire Rhinestone Brads. Under the orange bouquet of flowers I made 2 layers of Yoyo Yellow flower punches (non SU). I added some Old Olive branches punched with MS punch. This will be a card for either my Mom or my Mom-In-Law (have not decided who yet!!!) as you can tell by the sentiment.
The card recipe: (all Stampin' Up! unless noted)
Stamps: Writing Diary Tilda (Magnolia), Well Scripted
Ink: Yoyo Yellow, Only Orange, Old Olive, Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Paper: Bride Specialty DSP
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Only Orange, Yoyo Yellow, Old Olive
Other: MS punches, Very Vanilla Taffeta, Pumpkin Pie and Apricot Appeal Grosgrain ribbon, Circle Fire Rhinestone Brads, Large Oval and Scallop Oval SU punches
Thanks for looking, I hope you are having a super duper day!
* * * * * Glenda Mollet
UPDATE:
Sorry I forgot to post the Copics I used, here they are:
Dress: Y11, Y15, Y17
Sleeve Trim: Y11, YR02, YR07
Ruffle: YR02, YR07
Socks: Y11, Y15, Y17, YR07
Skin: E0000, E000, E00
Cheeks: E30, E20, E21
Book: R24, R29
Book Pages: C0, C1, C3
Feather: C0, C1, C3, E37 (stamped a second one, coloured it and popped it on top of the first one)
Hair: E21, E39, E99, YR23

14 comments:

Myrna said...

What a nice bright feel like sunshine card. All of my favorite colors. :-) Great job.

Candy said...

Hi Glenda!
Gosh your card is beautifully made. Love the sunshiny colours and Tilda is coloured wonderfully!
You obviously took all the right supplies for this awesome card!
Love Candy

Barb Hardeman said...

Awesome, awesome, awesome!!!

Only by His Grace said...

Hi Glenda!
This card really pops. I love those bright colours. Not only nice for Spring but for our Autumn.
I love how you have done the ribbons and your colouring is lovely. Your Mother will love this one.
Hugs
Marion (aust)

Summerthyme Studio said...

So Bright, cheery and Beautiful!

Vicki

Lisette said...

Love the color! The ribbons feels like rays of sunshine. Lovely Tilda!

Lisette

Tracey said...

A beautiful card! Love the bright colours!

Suzanne J Dean said...

Stunning--a beautiful ray of sunshine--love those colors! Great layout, love the ribbon rays and pretty trims & embellies! Gorgeous!

hugz,
Suzanne

Peggie said...

Just beautiful. Love the rays of ribbon.

Gina L said...

What a super cool way to use ribbon! I have been dying to try that wide border trellis punch, too. Pretty card. Gina L

Christine Riley said...

Gorgeous, I love the bright fun colors.
Hugs, Christine

cabio's craft corner said...

Glenda, your rich and bright Tilda card is so gorgeous. Lovely coloring and the ribbon treatment is so cute!
Hugs,
Cabio

Robin said...

Wonderful card!!! I really felt like it was shining. I love how you used your ribbon!!

Monique said...

What a beautifull card !!! I love that image :)).

Hugs Monique

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