Monday, 14 March 2011

Romantic Tilda

Two cards posted in one day! I must be ill?! lol!

I had a hard time coloring Tilda's dress today and nearly threw the whole thing in the rubbish but thought "what the heck, nobody is perfect!" and decided to post her anyway. I WILL master shading one day! lol! Do you have days like this too?
I have decided that I am BasicGrey paper junkie - I can't go long without using one of the papers otherwise I go into withdrawl!! :) They just call out to me "use me, use me!" and I can't resist! :)
I used one of Bev Rochester's sketches; it makes life so much easier to follow a sketch - half the decision making is already done for you!




Card recipe:
Papers: DP BasicGrey Kioshi, CS Bazzill
Stamp: Magnolia Romantic Tilda, Lili of the Valley  circular sentiments
Colouring medium: Caran d'Ache pencil with Sansador, and Copic markers for the skin
Glitter glue: Knorr prandell
Ribbon: Interio
Punches: Gütermann (leaves, flowers)
Die cuts: Magnolia Doohickey Tilda Lace
Brads: Stash

I'm entering this into the following challenges:
7 Kids College Fund - Mardi Gras

Thanks for looking and leave a comment if you want so I'll know you've popped by.
You make my day.

Hugs,
Becca

21 comments :

  1. it's lovely card Becca.
    Ohhh for sure I do have days like your.

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  2. She's really adorable, Edwin will love her,LOL.
    Bye Mascha

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  3. Beck,
    Such a sweet sweet card! This image is a perfect spring image that you colored so wonderfully. Great job!
    Hugs,
    Leslie

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  4. Well, I think your shading looks great so I'm glad you didn't throw her out. I love the colors of your card and bev's sketches are always fabulous. You did an amazing job! Hugs, Rosemary

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  5. This is so pretty!!! Love the flowers in the corner! And Tilda looks wonderful!
    Rene :D

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  6. Really pretty card, and yes...I been known to jump in my rubbish bin and pull images out because I changed my mind.lol.Gorgeous image, I love this Tilda.
    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  7. Adorable card Becca! Love those colors together! Just precious!!!
    Judy K.

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  8. This is so very pretty. Love your Caran d'Ache coloring. Why throw it to the bin? It looks great. Plus you master very well shading and light. I think you did an awesome job! And the colors chosen are just great!
    Love your flowers and the super image.
    Hugs, Iulia

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  9. Hi Becca,
    I agree with you that working with a sketch helps so much :o)
    This one is great for your lovely card. I love just the touch of your Koshi paper with the green and purple. Very nice hand made flowers.
    Tilda looks wonderful - her dress too!
    Thanks for joining us at Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog.
    Hugs, Candy

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  10. Just darling. Such a sweet springy Mardi Gras card! Thank you for joining us at 7 Kids College Fund Challenge.

    Julie

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  11. Darling card and pretty dress on Tilda. Love the sparkly touch on her dress. Thank you so much for joining us at the Magnolia-licious Challenge and hope to see you again for the next ones :o)
    Hugs,
    Cabio

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  12. Oh Becca, she is adorable. Don't be so hard on yourself, the colouring is super. I too struggle with shading but am sure with time that I'll manage to master it. A delightful card. hugs Sharon

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  13. This is so very pretty Becca -- I love your flowers going around the card - nice art work!
    Hugs
    Sandy

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  14. WOW!! This is absolutely gorgeous!! LOVE the colors and stunning layout here! TFS! HUGS

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  15. Very pretty card, Becca! Glad you didn't throw it out! Your colors match perfectly with the DPs!
    Hugs, Cami

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  16. Becca, so glad you didn't throw her away. I think you've done a wonderful job in colouring this adorable Tilda. Gorgeous DP--I agree with you about Basic Grey and I've got a stack of their papers...LOL. Love the clean look of your card. Terrific job in putting this card together. Love it.
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  17. Hi Becca, Your card is beautiful. Very nice coloring. I really like the glitter. And, yes I have many days where I am not totally satisfied with something on my project. But like you, I post it anyway. I am so glad that its not looking for perfection! Thanks so much for joining us this week at SS!

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  18. I am also glad you did not discard her because your card turned out precious! Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays for our green challenge! :-) Amy

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