Friday, 14 May 2010

Tilda

Hello everyone, I'm here with something you probably thought you'd never see me doing. I decided to enter Sally's theme at Tuesday Taggers which is to Step Outside your Comfort Zone and boy have I done that today!
I've had a couple of Magnolia Tilda stamps sitting in my stash for quite a few years now, having bought them from Sir Stampalot at a show thinking that I must see what all the fuss is about. As they're so not me, they've been unused ever since so with Sally's theme to encourage me, I've made a card with them.
It certainly wasn't easy as I also made myself use decorated paper which I'm still learning to use after years of making my own.
So here it is:
 I stamped Tilda and her cat and coloured them with Promarkers. I cut Tilda out using the Nestabilities Label 2 Set (available from Polka Doodles), off setting her slightly to the left side. I cut the cat out to set at her right side as she looks as though she's gazing down at him.
I cut a label shape mat from K & Co Recycled Rose Reds paper and stuck the panel to this. I then cut a panel from Papermania's Sunshine Capsule Collection and stuck this to a slightly larger panel of the K & Co paper. I added another panel of yellow paper to a large card blank and added the other panels as shown.
I finished off with some flowers altered with H20 paints, centres made from brass stampings from Empire Beads and attached with metal brads. I added a sentiment from Hobby Art's clear stamp set CS013D Anna's Collection Floral Greetings, stamped on the yellow paper and stuck to a mat embossed round the edges using my M & F score board.
I'm entering my card into the following challenges:
Fab 'n' Funky Challenges - Metal Mania - my flower centres
ABC Challenge - Unused Stash - my stamps
Tuesday Taggers - Step Outside Your Comfort Zone - my stamps
I Love Promarkers - Sketch

13 comments:

  1. NOt me either. But I do appreciate how sweet they are. You did a lovely job Fliss. It's fun working out of your comfort zone now and then.

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  2. Well done sounds like a very big step and very successfully completed. The colour scheme is brillient and the layout. thank you for stretching with us at TT this week and making this terrific card.

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  3. Ha ha Fliss i have a box of Tildas gathering dust as they are just not my thing either :)
    your card is lovely though - I love your colours .
    Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers- hugs Kate x

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  4. Hi Fliss

    I think you have done a fantastic job, love your colouring - sorry I am a Tilda lover so love the images.

    HUgs Ali x

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  5. ha ha fliss hun,you have done a brilliant job,love the coluring on this hun and love the papers,too,I adore tilda images as you should know by now hehe but must admit prefer the newer ones,hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

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  6. Good for you, Fliss! Way to go... I'm really proud of you for taking on this card : )

    I DO love Tildas, so I think this card is very sweet!

    Love and hugs ~
    Lori

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  7. Really lovely Fliss, love the papers too. I only have 3 Tildas, but do have quite a few stamped images of her from friends. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    xx

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  8. You've done a fabulous job. I can't bring myself to buy any 'missing feature' stamps, I'm afraid. I love your combination of colours and papers - very warm and summery. Thanks for venturing out of your comfort zone at TT this week!

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  9. Ha, ha. I know quite a few people that don't do 'faceless' ones, lol. Your card is lovely though. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

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  10. You're not alone Fliss, Tilda and me just don't mix ! You've done fab job with your card. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers. Sue C x

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  11. What a lovely card! Beautiful colours and a cute image! Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers. Hugs Lisa xxx

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  12. I know what you mean about tildas, not my cuppa either but you've made a fantastic entry for Tuesday Taggers, thanks for playing along.
    x Michelle

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  13. Tildas are like marmite!Great card, fab colouring,thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week
    Ruth x

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Fliss xx