Thursday, November 4, 2010

Birthday Wishes for my Mom

I just received this Tilda image “Apple Tilda” from Cindy and Kevin at I had to color her for my Mother. My Mom just loves these little "angels" and her favorite layout is the easel card. So for her 76th birthday, on Saturday, this is what I came up with.

And while I was at it, I decided to use Priscilla’s sketch at Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #78. I really twisted it some so they may kick me out. I combined the fancy layout with the clean layout. Check them out:


The Copics that I used are:

I am so happy with the way this turned out. The layout worked just great. I used Magnolia Leaf and Swirl DooHickey dies for the swirls. I also used Spellbinders Nestabilitie dies, the Beaded Ovals and the Large Ovals. The designer paper I used is from Basic Grey 6”x6” pad June Bug.

I also got way out of my comfort zone. I finally colored something with the light source coming straight on. I usually show the shadow on the right hand side of an image, but not this time. This is also my first time I have combined red and yellow. Thank goodness for those mini pads of designer paper. They sure help when you are in a color rut.

Thanks so much for stopping by. You all have a great weekend! I know we will, we are taking my wonderful Mom out for a birthday dinner! I know that I am blessed to still have her around!

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See you next week!

Aletha Jane

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