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Friday, September 25, 2009

Tilda Sending Girlfriend A Letter

Smiles everyone~~ My girlfriend and co-worker is having a birthday on Monday, so I made her a card. I used the sketch from MMSC#20 and the Just Magnolia week 24 color combo challenge to use Grey and Pink. I incorporated a bunch of punches to enter the Pile It On #16 challenge. The Stamp Something challenge if to use a favorite layout or sketch. I Amazed Myself!!!! LOL--don't you love when that happens :-)

My focus image is Little Miss Tilda waiting to deliver her card :-) All layers are matted with a very soft grey cardstock paper. The striped dp is from "Me&My Big Ideas" collection, the diamond dp is from K&Co. and the bench is stamped on a distressed sheet from BG Bittersweet collection. I used foam tape to pop up Miss Tilda, the pillow on the bench and each cuttlebugged or border punched layer. The "Girlfriends" sentiment is a quote sticker from Cloud9 Designs. She is sooo cute that I can't wait to share her with Patti!!!

Another view so you can see the dimension:

The finished inside is using the same DP and ribbon~~ adding sentiments of "Birthday Wishes and Smiles" seeing we work in a dental office :D Then of course, I couldn't forget the BUTTERFLIES!!!!!!


Stamps: Tilda with Letter, Art Impressions (bench), Delta (small stamped butterfly), Studio G (Birthday Wishes)
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, copics & Inkssentials opaque pen
: SU (grey), Me&My Big Ideas, K&Company, BG Bittersweet

: MS border & butterfly punches, Fiskars border punch, EK Success corner & flower punches, Spellbinders Die Cut border, CB & SU embossing folders

Silver ribbon ruban, dew drops, Cloud9 Design clear epoxy quote sticker, JoAnn Craft Essentials vellum phrase, and rhinestone (on inside of card)

mom's signature


Terry Oulboub said...

Oh my, what a beautiful card. You really put the colors together wonderfully and all of the details; WOW! Excellent job - it is so beautiful!

Katie Renz said...

What a beautiful card inside and out! Love your ribbon treatment. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Stamp Something.

Deanna said...

So pretty, lovin all the details!

Thanks so much for playing!
Dee at Pile It On DT

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

WOW Mary Lou, this is such a stunningly beautiful creation with so many little details to take in. I just love the Tilda image which you have colored so beautifully, and the gorgeous the way you threaded it through! Just a fabulous card. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week.

PS: Good luck with the blog candy drawing!!

Carol said...

How sweet and precious both inside and out. The colors you choose are fantastic. Just delightful to look at. Thanks your for playing along with Midnight Madness this week. Be sure to check back at Priscilla's blog for all the fun happenings going on this month!

MMSC-Guest Designer

Erin... said...

so pretty. love all the texture and dimension. Thanks for playing along at Stamp Something this week.

Lorie said...

Beautiful card! Love all the dimension!

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Mary Lou this is so beautiful!
Such a fabulous design and your detail and colouring are wonderful!
kim x

Kim said...

Mom, she is AMAZING and I know Patti is going to LOVE her! WOW I can't believe how far you have come in your card making! Your talent is AMAZING!!

Sonya said...

Just adorable! Love all of your layers and your image is colored perfectly! Great attention to detail - TFS

Keep Smiling! ~ Sonya
Midnight Madness Design Team

Lovely Linda said...

Hello Mary Lou - what a gorgeous card, your colouring is fabulous and your attention to detail is beautiful!! This is one gorgeous card! Thank you for playing along with the MMSC - be sure to check watch for all of the events this week. I look forward to seeing your creation next week - I am loving this!!
Linda MMSC Guest DT

Anne said...

A beautiful pink Tilda card! Great colouring!

Thanks for taking part in my candy drew. Good luck!

Greetings from Anne

Priscilla said...

Wow, what detail you put to this card. I love the treaded ribbon down the sides..very clever for the sketch..well done on all accounts. Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness Sketch challenge this week. If you find the time, please stop back by and check the “BIG” give away announcement next Monday.
MMSC Hostess

dannisdoodles said...

WOW, what an amazing card, so much love inside and out!

hugs & love!

sassy said...

what a little beauty this it hugs sassyx

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card! Love all the pretty pink layers and that cute Tilda. Perfect use of our color combo. Thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia! :)

Jeni C Slack (^0^) said...

Simply beautiful, inside and out. That chair Tilda is sitting on is just right for her! Thanks for taking some time to play with us, xox ~Jeni & MMSC DT

Rach said...

A fabulous card Mary lou, beautiful. hugs rachxx

My Creative Outlet by Janna said...

What a beautiful card! The details are fantastic and I love your choice of image and challenging sketch! Great job! Thanks for playing at Stamp Something!

Janna :)

Bev said...

Wonderful card, Tilda looks so pretty in pink and grey. Thanks for joining us this week x