Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Thinking Of You

Here is a new card; it's always a good idea to have a few "Thinking of You" cards on hand.

This 5.5" X 5.5" blue Bazzil cardstock base was layered with some of my favorite paper: Bo Bunny's Calypso Dream: both sides of this two-sided paper was used for the background and the left side mat. Pulling out the colours from this design, I matted each element with red, blue and yellow Bazzil cardstock. 

Since my Martha Stewart butterfly punch was too large, I used her Monarch Butterflies Trim Punch on the blue and yellow cardstock and cut out individual butterflies from that for the embellishments. I folded each one and glued the bodies to the card for extra dimension.

My circular element is a paper doily by Wilton. I used sheer polka-dot ribbon to keep the focus on the image. Lastly, I used some Diamond Stickles on the wings for a touch of glitter.

Copics used on Tilda are as follows:

Skin:  E000, E00, E01
Hair:  E33, E37 and E47
Dress & stockings:  B91, B93, B95 and C2
Wings and Butterfly:  Y15 and Y17

15 people wrote stuff:

Karen's Fun Blog said...

This is very pretty! Nice and colorful! : )

Rene said...

This is super pretty!!!! Love this Tilda and you have made her so beautiful! Great scene!
Rene :D

*Vicki* said...

What an unexpected color combo!! I absolutely love this!! So gorgeous!!

angel4031 said...

This is gorgeous xx

Teri said...

What a pretty,pretty card, the colors are so unusual and work so well!!! Oh my gosh, poor you to have had that snow... we are having a ton of rain, but I "think" it's better than snow!! LOL! I'm so ready for dry weather!!!

Barb Hardeman said...

Oh, Maureen! This is indeed sheer delight! Your coloring is so pretty and you've used the sketch perfectly. Awesome job girl...hugs...Barb

Myrna said...

Love the soft blue with the bright yellow. Beautiful Maureen!

Beth said...

Maureen, how gorgeous! Your coloring is beautiful, and love the color combo! Awesome job!

cabio's craft corner said...

Lovely DP you picked on this card. Very cute and beautiful coloring on this image and those butterflies are fabulous around this card. A job well done Maureen :o)

Christina C. said...

Beautiful job!! Fabulous coloring and details!

Cricket said...

Sooo cute! I have not seen this stamp - I love it. Great job.

Suzi said...

I love the blue's and yellows, they go so well together. Gorgeous card and such a pretty Tilda.
Suzi x

Patti Jo said...

What a great color combination and love the butterflies in place of the flowers! Really adorable card Maureen!!!

Linda said...

Love the colors and the butterflies and Tilda looks so cute!!!! Great job!!!!!

Iulia said...

Beautiful card Maureen, love this beautiful-beautiful Tilda,and you colored her wonderfully. What a great color combo! I haven't seen these colors in a long time!
Hugs and have a happy week!

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