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Thursday, 30 September 2010

Lilac, Blue and Green Flower Power Tilda

This lovely little lady was very kindly donated to me by Tara back in 2008 in a swap we did. She really is a cutie, isn't she!!


I decided to watercolour the Flower Power Tilda image using the Whispers Brushstroke markers and cut the image out.

A panel of the circle paper from the Basic Grey Lily Kate paper pad was matted onto blue paper, and a panel of adhesive plasterer's scrim was attached to the front of the patterned paper. I found this particular one in Wickes and it seems to be sticky enough to stay stuck to the paper.

Two lengths of lilac organza ribbon were attached across the panel and three large clear faux gems were attached onto the ribbon.

The circle sentiment panel, from Aud Designs, was stamped using Versafine Onyx Black archival pigment ink and watercoloured using the Whispers markers. This was matted onto a circle of the patterned paper and a scalloped circle of the blue paper, all cut out using Nestabilities dies.

A small clear gem was added to the centre of the flower on the sentiment panel.

Here are the challenges that I'll be entering this card into:

24 comments:

Rose Petal said...

Hello Kathleen. This is a little cutie. Love the colour combination and the papers are just great, so well co-ordinated. Thank you for joining us at Tellens Place, hope to see yopu again. Happy crafting.
With love, Sandra xx

Teresa said...

Hello Kathleen, Wonderful card so sweet, love the colours...oh and did you know Spurs won haha! as if you didn't know! Teresa xxxx

Judy said...

Hi Kathleen,

Adorable card you've made here. Love the coloring and your take on the 3-D Thank you for sharing this, and joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.

Hugs
Judy

pickle said...

Absolutely beautiful Kathleen. Love the colour combo, very pretty xx

Sally Cicada Designs said...

Hey Kathleen,
Just wanted to drop in to see your beautiful Tilda card!! You have coloured her so nicely and I love your layout!! So glad you could join us at Sundays With Crissy!! Hope you'll play again--our new challenge goes up tomorrow!!!
:D Sarah

Karen said...

Really lovely Kathleen, great papers too, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.
xx

kay said...

its a sweet card kathleen,x

Elaine aka Quixotic said...

Super sweet!

Eisbärin said...

Oh, she is soooo sweet! Love your colouring and the layout is brill too!
Love, Alex

Sheila said...

Lovely card - tried to fathom out what you got in Wickes!!! until hubby pointed it out. Looks fab! Sheila:)X

~@ngie~ said...

great card darl & I lov e that Tilda image.... she's so cute 8oD
Good luck with the challenges ;o) love n hugz Angie xXx

Terry Oulboub said...

Kathleen, Tilda is gorgeous. I just love the colors you chose - totally wonderful! Thanks for playing along with us at Tellen's Place this week! ;-)

merniebug said...

Such a darling card. Tilda is always so sweet. Thanks for joining us for this weeks 3-d challenge here at DDSB.

Croms' Cubby Hole said...

A really cute card. That image is really well coloured in and the colours you have chosen are great. Thankyou for joining us at Tellen's Place this week and hope to see you back again

Dana said...

She is adorable and you've colored her brilliantly! Very soft and femenine and your choice of background papers is spot on for this image!! Thanks for playing along this week at Digi Doodle Shops Best. Hope to see you again in the future!
Dana

Brenda Brown said...

Such a cute image and lovely colours. Thankyou for joining in the OSAAT challenge this week.
Luv Brenda xxxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is adorable Kathleen. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Dawn said...

Really lovely card, thanks for joining us at OSAAt this week

craftybunny said...

So lovely and pretty.Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best :D
Lisa x

Tracy said...

Fun papers and great 3-D dimension with your cute popped image. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!

Sue Upson said...

Wow, love your card, she's so cool!!!

Thanks for joining us for this weeks Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge, good luck and hope to see you for next weeks challenge

Sue xx

Pam said...

Such a sweet card!

Heather "Hev" said...

Such a sweet card :)

thank you again for joining us at incy :)

Susie Sugar said...

Thank you so much for sharing it with us at the Totally Tilda challenge blog
Hugs Susie xx

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