Saturday, May 29, 2010

Daddy's Little Girl

Thinking about Father's day and when I looked at my Tilda Picking Peaches stamp, all I could see was her holding her Daddy's hand...

So I drew Tilda's Daddy to guide her, and instead of a basket of peaches, made her a purse... perhaps Daddy's taking the lucky little girl to her favorite toy store.

I found this paper in my stash that I thought might look cool, but unfortunately can't recall who made it or what it is called (my leftover pieces don't have the name of it... it's probably buried on the card! Note to self: write down the make of the paper BEFORE gluing it down) Doh!

I layered the background on dark brown Bazzil cardstock, ran a zig zag stitch around it, and popped it up on foam dimensionals. Then the computer-generated sentiment was punched and added. Tilda's Daddy was attached flat to the back too. Then I popped Tilda herself up on foam to create the illusion of depth.

I used my Copics to colour everything of course; and also on the (formerly) white ribbon to match Tilda's dress as well as the (formerly) white flowers.

A few dark pearls kept this easel card fairly simple.

Here are the colours used:

Hair: E30, E31, E33, D35, E37
Skin: E000, E00
Dress, bib and socks: YR00, YR02, E50
Shoes and purse: E30, E31, E35, RV04
Sentiment: B21, B24
Ribbon and flowers: YR00, YR02

I hope you like it; it is so much fun to alter these images to create a whole new scene for them!

31 people wrote stuff:

Marciava Stovall said...

great job, and a wonderful way to get more out of your stamps

scrapaholicpaperjunkie said...

Love how you reinvented the stamp.......how clever~
Thanks for sharing.
Madge

scrapaholic paperjunkie said...

Love how you reinvented the stamp.......how clever~
Thanks for sharing.
Madge

Regina said...

Maureen!!!! What a fantastic idea!! You are so creative and your card is absolutely amazing.
Have a wonderful Sunday!
Hugs
Regina

Jennifer said...

Maureen your card is wonderful, so inventive. Your drawing of the father is fabulous. I suppose this just goes to show how versatile our 'Maggies' can be..The possibilities are endless.
hugs
Jennifer

Leonie said...

You are just way too clever. Great re-invent on this maggie!
Hugs Leonie

Alicia said...

That was a smart idea and it turned out really cute!!

Candy said...

Maureen,
Your talent amazes me!!!
Awesome card.....
Hugs, Candy

paola said...

This is really beautiful, Fab job of reinventing your stamp, and your coloring is great
smiles
Paola

Charlotte said...

What a clever fantastic card you made. You are so talented drawing the father like that. I love the colors and the card.
Angeluver2

Pam S. said...

adorable! we have three daughters so I saw this a lot while they were growing up! and oh, the collections of handbags! lol Now it's wonderful/awesome granddaughters! lol lovely creation and coloring Maureen!
Pam Going Postal

Angie said...

This is just outstanding! Love how you modified Tilda's image and added 'Daddy'. Just gorgeous!

Julie said...

Super sweet card. Great job thinking outside the box with your stamps

Christine Riley said...

WOW! What a talent you have, I love this.
Hugs, Christine

Jill/Twipply Skwood said...

Pretty colors! And thanks for the Father's Day reminder!

hikers said...

Totally love this card! LOVE the peach colors on Tilda! Myrna

Shelley said...

Great way to get more out of your stamps. Love the little Tilda and the colours are gorgeous. hugs Shelley

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Pam said...

Gorgeous card! Great idea, and you have quite a talent!
I love how you did your coloring, and the paper choices are perfect!
Hugs to you,
Pam

scrappyjan said...

THis is very creative!!! LOVE the colors and the design is WONDERFUL!!!
hugs, Janiel

Irma said...

WOW, Maureen! You sure can draw, girl!! Very clever and creative thinking... lovely card!! Love the little purse too!! :o)
Hugz, Irma

Pat said...

Absolutely adorable. Makes me miss my father! Your coloring is lovely...and your adding Tilda's father's legs & arm/hand is absolutely inspired!!!! Pat Frank (VA)

Glenda said...

Oh how precious is that. I certainly envy your ability to draw! TFS

Christina C. said...

Your card is brilliant, gorgeous, creative , etc. ,etc............

Pam said...

Maureen...you created an awesome card and WOW you can draw. I'm jealous of your talent! TFS
Hugs,
Pam:-)

Robin said...

Super cute!!!

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Wow maureen! this is absolutely stunning! how creative you are and what a talented artiste. :) TFS!

cabio's craft corner said...

Smart idea Maureen and such a sweet card that will melt all the daddys' hearts!
Hugs,
Cabio

Monique said...

Wow, this is sooooo cute !!!

Hugs Monique

Denise said...

How adorable. Love how you changed the stamp. Very clever of you. Wish I could draw.

Denise from Chicago

Peggie said...

Great job. Wonderful that you could draw in the dad and the purse. Super.

Sharon Caudle said...

I don't know how I could urge you strongly enough that you really need to start your own shop of digi stamps! You are seriously talented! Gorgeous card, Maureen!
hugs!
Sharon

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