Monday, November 10, 2008

Support for Cancer Research

I'm very slowly getting back into the swing of things but I won't be posting everyday. My time is split between school, work, homework, piano, swimming, basketball, hockey, housework and finally slowly organizing my craft materials. My hobby/obsession has overtaken 3 rooms in the house and I've got to get everything into 1 and in an orderly fashion - what a job!

Onto today's card: The picture was taken really really late last night and the weather is so dreary today that this is the best I could do in a rush. Isn't the new Tilda Ice/Ballet Princess from Magnolia's 2008 Pink Collection just adorable? Funny story about this Tilda - I went shopping at the Town Scrapper about 2 weeks ago but didn't come home with this Tilda. Well, you should have heard my girls. They were so disappointed I didn't take them along cause I was assured this Tilda was no. 1 on their list of 'must haves' - lol. Good thing Phebe still had 1 so I went back to pick Tilda up and bring her home for my girls - ok for me too. This is 1 card in a series of 5 that I'll be donating to Phebe to raise money for the fight against Cancer. Such a worthwhile cause and helping in this small way makes me feel like I'm contributing somehow.

It took me a long while to come up with the idea to use these flourishes (Sissix die) to frame a seat for Tilda. I'm pleased with the simplicity of the card and hope you like it too.

Thanks for stopping by and for your kind supportive comments.

Hugs,
Maria

9 comments:

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

I love this gorgeous Tilda and no wonder your girls wanted her. Your card is so pretty Maria and beautifully coloured. I love the flourishes and papers, Hope you are all well and you certainly sound busy! Big Hugs, Nikki x

Shirley said...

She is just perfect! How delightful and beautiful at the same time. I just got some of Tilda and can't wait to paint her now!

Phebe said...

this card is stunning maria beautiful work.Love the colors you chose to use.
Phebe

craftyb said...

Hi Maria, I LOVE this Card...I love it's simplicity and the idea to use the swirls as a seat is fab! Well done you! Love all the sweet girly clolours too!

Glad you're managing to squeexe in some crafty time again...but I don't envy you the tidying up job...but I guess you'll have all your "toys" in one place then...you might even discover some things you'd forgotten!!

Thanks for joining in my candy, and I am truly touched at the lovely post you published...thank you! bx

Rach said...

A beautiful and stunning card, hugs rachxx

craftyb said...

Me again!! I've left you an award on my blog! bx

Donnas Den said...

Great card and congratulations on your win!

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Such a pretty card Maria. Sounds like you've got plenty of stash to play with!
How nice that you are making these cards for such a wonderful cause...keep up the fabulous work :-)
Hugs
carole :-)

scrapadia said...

Vraiment trop cute!!!
J'adore!!