Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Tulip Tilda and a MAGNOLIA-licious Sketch Challenge

Happy Tuesday everyone! I hope everyone’s week has started out great!

This stamp, Tulip Tilda, has been waiting a couple of weeks to be inked. And I finally made the time. I also purchased some of the new Magnolia roses. These paper flowers are marvelous and well worth the expense.

I originally created her for the MAGNOLIA-licious Highlites March sketch challenge. This is the wonderful sketch:

And then I started some blog surfing and came up with seven more challenges. They are:
Nichole Heady Spring Schemes Challenges: I chose Betsy Veldman's color scheme;
Cooking it up with Katie Challenge #12: Use the Decoupage/3D/Paper Tole technique and use metal;
Cute Card Thursday Challenge 103: Celebrations;
Magnolia Down Under Challenge #37: Birthdays;
Magnolia Stamp Lovers Challenge #6: Die Cuts;
Cute Daisy May Challenge: Anything Goes;
Flutterby Wednesdays Challenge #100: open challenge; butterflies, fairies, or angels, a must (Tilda is an angel).

The other details for this card is:
Cardstock: Stampin’ Up!, Papertrey Ink, My Minds Eye;
Flowers: Magnolia roses and Hobby Lobby Wedding supplies;
Ribbon: Silk leaf from Papertrey Ink;
Punch: Martha Stewart;
Distress Inks in Peeled Paint and Tea Dye;
Sentiment: Stampin’ Up!
I have also used various Spica and Gel pens.

The Copics I used are:
Smock & shoes: YG21, 25, and 67;
Dress & socks: RV09, 10, and 17;
Tulip: YR01 and 07, RV 09 and 10, YG 25;
Skin: E00, 11, and 13, RV21;
Hair: W1, E34 and 47.

I hope you enjoyed reading and thanks so much for stopping by!


Only by His Grace said...

Hi Aletha,
I adore your card. It is so lovely and bright. Fab colouring too.
Hugs Marion

Karen W said...

Wonderful card! Love the colors


My name is Pam said...

So cute Aletha!

Robin said...

Wonderful card!!! I love how bright the colors are!!!

Pam S. said...

very pretty card! love this Tilda all dressed for Spring! tfs!
Pam Going Postal

Lauren said...

Adorable! Great job with your coloring!


Christina C. said...

Ohhhhhh, I love your gorgeous card. Absolutely STUNNING!!! Your Tilda is gorgeous...love the vivid colors.

Chrissy D said...

Beautiful! I love how Tilda is popped up and shaded - the border is FABULOUS too!

1CardCreator said...

Aletha, this is so pretty! I love all of your details and your coloring is impeccable. Thanks for sharing, ~Diane

Miss Val's Creations said...

This card came out so beautifully!

Pam said...

absolutely gorgeous coloring. beautifully done.

Cara said...

So cute, that Tilda!! I have something for you on my blog post today. http://carasscrapnstampart.blogspot.com/2010/04/circle-of-friends-award.html

Peggie said...

This card is so very pretty. Just love it.

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