Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Aquarius Tilda

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Hi everyone,

I started this card last week but just didn't have the time to finish it until tonight. I am pleased with the results. She is stamped onto neenah cs and colored with copic markers. E00,000,11,31,35,51, B12,14,26, W1,3. The back ground of the image was masked and then I chalked with SU bashful blue chalk. I then took  a honey comb stencil to add a bit of a darker blue. It just looks like circles but I like it any way. I added some water flicks with my hand to set the chalk. The water jug was coloured with a sharpie blue metallic. It covered the flowers that were on the just so I added x markes over it in sukura white pen to bring in a design. Now at least I know to colour around the designs. I added some pearls and sequins around the image. And then layered it onto a piece of black cs from scrap pieces. I think it is recollections cs. I decided to add some lashes on Tilda and I love it. 

The card base is neenah cs and I used the cuttlebug swiss dots folder to emboss the front of the card. I ended up covering most of the embossing up. The DSP is from DCWV kids stack. I used a MS border punch on the DSP for more interest.   I cut 2 black corners pieces for the top left and the bottom right using quik kuts corner die. I added some blue ribbon from SU  and made a bow. I popped the image up with foam dimensional. 

The flowers are from my stash. They were white and I spray painted them with some alcohol mixed with a blue colour. I used a SU flower blossoms punch for the leaves. At the last minute I added the feathers. The sentiment is from My Favorite Things had written sentiments. The sentiment was Dreams can come true. I just wanted the dreams so I took some tape and covered the rest of the sentiment before inking the stamp. I then used a black sharpie to draw a black line around the image and then some faux stitching across the top and bottom of the card. I used wink of stella pen on the corners water and the jug. I also added it around the image frame. It does not show as much as I had hoped in the photo but it is beautiful in real life.

I hope you enjoy my card and find some inspiration from it. 

I will add this card into these challenges.

Magnolia Forever - anything goes
Twisted Tuesday - use black,white and one other colour

Thank you for stopping by and have a blessed day!


Lau W said...

Superb creation, so nice colors !
Thanks for your participation at the Magnolia Forever's challenge !

Céline said...

so cute, love the colors
thanks for playing with us at magnolia forever

CraftySue52 said...

Adorable card. Great job on coloring.

Beebeebabs said...

Such a beautiful card thanks for sharing!!!

Tracie said...

What a beautiful card. You did such a nice job on your coloring. Thanks for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

nwilliams6 said...

Some awesome coloring and embellishing! Love these images and wish my coloring skills were a bit better so I could do them without major anxiety! Lovely card - lovely work! Hugz!

Cara said...

So pretty. Loves all those blues. Thanks for sharing this with us at Through The Craft Room Door, hope to see you again in our next challenge! - XX Cara

Lizzie R said...

Adorable card! Great colouring of the image and all the dainty little details! Thanks for joining us over at Twisted Tuesday Challenges!

Lynne said...

Beautiful card!! Amazing coloring of the image! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!!

Blueboreale (Aurore) said...

Really pretty !
Thanks for playing with us at Magnolia Forever

Unknown said...

Awesome! Thanks for playing at MDUC