Friday, May 7, 2010

Tilda with flowers and Down Under Challenge & BSC#1

Okay...this is my first "challange" card.  I had fun making this card. I made it for the Magnolia Down Under Challenge #44.   I'll have to enter more challenges.  It's a little easier to design a card when there is a sketch to follow!!!!  This one is an easel card.  Please click on the pictures for a better look.

Here are a few more challenges I've entered in with this card:
 Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 20 -Distressed.  I used my distress inks on Tilda, and I usually distress everything, but only strip on the side got some ink this time!!
Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog is the next challenge I've entered!! 
The Beary Sweet Challenge!!  -May Flowers
Everybody Art Challenge #89 -Pastels

Card Recipe:
  • Paper: background (roses & reverse green script) -TPC Studio "Ancestrial Bird Brocade, DCWV (strip with vines and blug glitter flowers) -sorry, I cut off the pattern name :( , 5 different shades of kraft from my stash, watercolor paper
  • Ink:  Distress Inks -Pine Needles, Worn lipstick, spun sugar, antique linen, brushed corduroy, scattered straw, .... ??
  • Wild Orchid Crafts flowers, punch bunch leaf punches
  • Spellbinders ovals, scalloped ovals, square, scalloped square, tag
  • Cuttlebug embossing folder, Hero arts crystal hearts


Debbie Pamment said...

This is beautifully made and coloured - just GORGEOUS.
Thanx soo much for joining us at MDUC this week.

Karen said...

WOW so awesome!! I love easel cards and it looks great in Kellie's sketch!! Thanks for joining in this week at MDUC - hope to see you again next week!!

Elise said...

Mary this is so sweet! I love this image! You've used such lovely soft pretty colors on here!!! Thank you for joining us in the Beary Sweet Challenge!

Jamie said...

Pretty flowers. I love your color combination. Thanks for playing along with our challenge!

Jamie from The Beary Scrap

Anonymous said...

This is a beautiful card--I love the soft colors, papers and gorgeous roses. Tilda is beautifully colored! Thank you for joining us at Magnolia Down Under!

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Mary this is so utterly beautiful!
I love this sweet Tilda and your papers and details are so gorgeous!
Thank you so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Blogaversary!
kim x

Renkata said...

Great card. Lovely flowers and colour combo.

Patricia said...

Very pretty! Thanks for playing with us in our first beary sweet challenge. I hope to see you again.

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Such a beautiful and pretty card.

Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this week.


Jo and the Simon Says Challenge DT x

Angie - PENNY FLOWERS said...

Sensational card Mary... You deserve to win!
Well done on such beautiful work.. Your roses are so soft and delicate.
hugs... Angie

Jenny said...

Gorgeous easel card. The papers are lovely and match perfectly with the embellishments.
Thanks for joining EAC.

Jane said...

Gorgeous card! I love all your wonderful details and beautiful colour scheme! Thanks for joining us at MDUC and thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp for our blogoversary! hugs, Jane xxx

Helene said...

Great card love all the embellishments. Thanks for entering the Alota Rubber Stamps challenge

Susan ~ Killam Creative said...

Hi Mary! You've made such a delightful card! I love your soft pastels and the embossing behind the lovely Tilda. Thanks so much for joining our Beary Sweet Challenge. Good luck!

The Beary Scrap DT