Friday, February 22, 2013

It's been a while....


It has been a while since I updated my blog. Things just got a bit crazy, that's all. But here I am back again, with a birthday card which was actually lots of fun....
I started with the sketch at Everybody-art-challenge


And this is what I came up with...








The magnolia stamp is from their new Easter collection, Tilda with a big tulip pot. As usual, very cute..I colored the image with the softest and lightest colors in my collection and I kind of like the result. The papers are from K&Company. I added a small strip of burlap to give some texture. The flower on the lower left is a pile up of two snow flakes and flower die cut - all from Spellbinders.


I needed to use the ribbon to tie the card close because you see, this card does not lie flat. In fact, this may be the fattest card I ever made :)

The inside of the card is a pop-up with a sitting tilda image. The hearts as well as the sentiment are hand drawn / written and cut.


The back of the card has a simple sentiment- also making sure that the ribbon stays in place :)
So, while I enjoyed making the card, I am not very happy with its size - doesn't leave much room for a personal message. I am sure I would soon try another of these cards, this time. just a bit bigger...

Submitting for the following challenges
Everybody Art Challenge

Magnolia-licious and wee stamps challenge

Creative card crew

7 kids college fund challenge blog

Card Making mamas


Thank you for stopping by.....
 

10 comments:

  1. Beautifull. Such cute image and love the ribbon.
    Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

    Huggsss, Angelique

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  2. Very pretty card! You have colored your image beautifully.

    Karen

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  3. OOps forgot to say thanks for joining us at 7 Kids College Fund!

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  4. So cute!!! Thank you for playing along over at 7 Kids College Fund

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  5. Oh, I just love this design! The inside was a wonderful surprise! Don't you just love the new Easter stamps? Thank you so much for sharing ths with us at the Magnolia-licious/Wee Stamps Challenge Blog!

    XO,
    Chris

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  6. Great card! I love the fun image on the front and the inside is just fantastic!

    Thank you for joining the challenge at the Creative Card Crew!

    Sheena
    xxx

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  7. Anu, lovely card. Adorable Tilda--love the soft colours you've used. Wonderul take on the sketch. Like the burlap. Love the pop-up feature in the inside.
    Thanks for joining us at Magnolia-licious and Wee Stamps Challenge.
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  8. Oh this is absolutely adorable! So much detail you've included in this card and it's beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Magnolia-licious. hugs, Angela

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  9. A fabulous card love the design of it! Thanks for joining us at Card Makin' Mamas hugs Susan x

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  10. Great card! Love the extras along with the adorable image. Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!

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