Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Sugared Tilda

Well hello & happy Wednesday, my fabulous friends!! Gosh, last card I made was 2 months ago....I believe we still had snow on the ground back then!! Now, here in Wisconsin, the past few days have been in the 80's & muggy muggy muggy. I could do without the humidity, but it was such a long winter that I won't complain!!

Since it's been a while since I last sat at my craft table, this card took me a looong time to make, lol. I threw away the first image, the coloring was HORRIBLE! I was pretty spent by the time I finished the image so I kept it rather simple.

Here is Tilda in Spring Rain, one of all time favorite Magnolias. Believe it or not, she is colored with Copics!! I do ok with coloring with the markers when I use lighter colors, & this one actually turned out better than the one I had colored with pencils. The papers are Papertrey Avocado & Basic Grey Sugared. I used the Martha Stewart Arch Lattice border punch & lattice heart punch. Some ribbon.....Dew Drops....& Stickles.....& I clear embossed her boots because all rain boots are shiny :)

I stamped the umbrella twice onto a piece of the Sugared paper, used pencil on the edges for shading, cut them out & added some glitter.

Can ya see the shine on her boots??

This Tilda is available at 7 Kids College Fund, which is where I get *all* my Magnolias!! She also now carries the Magnolia Chandelier garlands, & you can preorder the new Magnolia Ink HERE.

Did you know that 7 Kids College Fund is on Facebook?? Just another place to get up-to-date info on their stock!! You can find the fan page HERE.

Thanks again for hanging with me....I appreciate your support & all the messages I've received. It's good to feel loved :)


dolcreations said...

So good to see you back...your card is so sweet. If this weather keeps up we will need the rain!
I love the shiny boots and the glitter on her umbrella!

Suze said...

What a sweet card Michelle, beautiful colors cute tilda.
I love your work.

Hugs Suze xx

auntie lisa said...

Hi Michelle~
So glad you found your if you could help me find mine! This card is show no signs of being rusty! LOL Hope to see more from you soon. Take care.

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Wow, girl, I've SOOOOOOO missed seeing your gorgeous work. This is another BEAUTY! Love this Tilda, the sparkle and dimension on the umbrella, and the shine on the boots....and AWESOME job with the Copic coloring. I know what you mean about lighter colors being easier...I feel that way too.

Tracey said...

Welcome back Michelle! It is great to see a card fom you and this is a gorgeous one! Beautiful colouring!!

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Michelle
Your colouring is so beautiful, love your design and details too.
Happy to see you back!!

Karen x

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

Lovely to ahve you back and your card is just gorgeous. Love th shiny boots! It always takes a while to get into the swing of things after a little break!

HUgs Judy xx

Renkata said...

Welcome back in your hobby room :)
I love the colours combo and the layout of your card.

Cheryl said...

Good to "see" you, Michelle! This is one of my favorite images and you'vve certainly done it justice! Great card!

Anonymous said...

Hi Michelle, I am new to your blog, and excited to see your current card. I just purchased this stamp for my best friend, and then made a card with the image. Then I tucked the stamp inside and delivered it. She loved it. I used the same color scheme you chose too, with yellow accented on the card to make it pop. I accented the umbrella and other areas with stickles. It was so cute. I'm sure someone special will love your card when they receive it. Great coloring! And I love the sparkly trim to the umbrella, and shiny boots, and glittery puddle. Blessings to you, Rea

Niki Estes said...

So cute, Michelle! Great to see a card from you. Have a great Memorial Day weekend!

Dianne said...

Great job Michelle and good to see you back at it!!! You do such a great job with the Tildas and with the copics as well :)

Tammi said...

Glad to see you back stamping Michelle! Always love your gorgeous cards! This one is darling, love the layers and that adorable Tilda. Have a great weekend!

Amy Sheffer said...

Glad to see you stamping again! Adorable card!! Love those boots!

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