Thursday, September 16, 2010

Clean and Simple with Tilda

Hi Everyone and thanks for visiting.  My friend Zoe has challenged me to create a clean and simple card which means no layers of DP ~ eeeek!  So here's my card which I'm also going to enter into the Timbroscrapmania Clean and Simple challenge, Copic Creations' Shading challenge and ABC's Distressing challenge, Stampin' for the Weekend's Shabby/Vintage challenge and Cute Card Thursday's Tweet and/or flutter (butterfly).

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I've used my new Travelling Tilda Sitting stamp ~ I love this Tilda and her hat ~ and printed the image on Xpress-it Blending Card and coloured with Copics.  I added some grays to my colouring for added shading which I don't usually do too often but I think I will do more from now on as it definitely adds some dimension to the image.  I've been colouring hair the same way for a while now and wanted to try something new.  So I cased Cheryl's card here as I loooove her colouring.  I'm really happy with how it turned out.   I added a Prima swirl for the background and from my stash the butterfly charm, ribbon, mesh and string.  The sentiment and butterfly fluttering around Tilda's hat are retired Stampin' Up rub-ons.  The beautiful black beaded pin is a gift from my friend Zoe.

Copics:
Face:  E000, E00, E01, E11 & R20
Hair: E25, E30, E21, E47 & E55
Dress and Hat: BG0000, B01, BG01, C1, C3, C5, C7, R0000, R000, R81, R83 & R85
Shoes: C1, C3, C5 & C7

Have a great day and hope to see you back tomorrow for my project for Crissy's Crew.

Hugs,
Maria

38 comments:

Rosie said...

Wow Maria, this is beautiful! I love the pearl flourish and your coloring/shading is amazing! I think you totally mastered this challenge!! Hugs, Rosemary :)

Cami said...

OMGosh Maria your card is absolutely beautiful!!! With a creative mind like yours and the background you've created, you don't need any DPs! Your coloring is beautiful and I think you passed this challenge with flying colors! I'd love to do a card like this! Great challenge! Hugs, Cami

Candy said...

Hi Maria,
You have done a great job with the challenge.
Your colouring is terrific! That beautiful swirl of pearls plus your ribbon, mesh and butterflies make it a gorgeous card and I don't miss DP at all.
Hugs, Candy

Jill said...

Really pretty card Maria, as always your colouring is so gorgeous and I love the way you have distressed the background and then softened it with the pearly swirls. Jill x

Jennifer said...

Wow Maria, this is fabulous. It is so lovely and you don't even notice the lack of DP. I love the pearls and hat pins you have used. Tilda is colored to perfection as well.
hugs

Junie said...

WOW what beautiful card !!! Elegant and simple !! I dont know what it is with me at the moment but I cannot get enough Tilda LOL !!!

cabio's craft corner said...

wow Maria, you did a stunning job coloring Tilda and this card is gorgeous :o)
hugs,
Cabio

Andrea C said...

wow this is so gorgeous x

Auntie Em said...

So cute! I love how you made her 'sit' on the lace! Great card.
Thanks for sharing! :o)

Regina said...

Maria!!! You did an amazing job!
It´s adorable!
Hugs
Regina

cathylynn said...

Stunning! What a beautiful card. I love everything about it. Very,very creative!!

Myrna said...

Beautiful coloring Maria!

Alicia said...

Hi Maria!!! your card it's BEAUTIFUL! love your coloring, great job!!!

LINDA W. said...

Another great card....love all the embellies...your coloring is great.
Hugs Linda

Diane said...

This is wonderful colouring and you're obviously doing better than I with the Express It card - I find that it feathers a lot.
Diane x

Card Crazy said...

Once again, a gorgeous card. Love the use of the stickpins and the bling is so artfully arranged. Beautiful.
Sue S.

Tricia said...

Maria, this is an outstanding card! I love the dainty pearl flourishes!! The card exudes such softness. Love that fine mesh and tulle ribbon. Tilda is coloured beautifully! Wondurful work, girl!!!

Bonibleaux Designs said...

Super sweet! Love your coloring!

Victoria said...

tunning piece of work your colouring is magnificent - we currently have a dt call on if you are interested, thank you for joining us on abc this week vicky x

Rene said...

She is soooo pretty! Who needs DPs ;)

Gunn (Merete) said...

this is beautiful. Love the bling. Tilda is so cute sitting there.
Thanks for joining us at SFTW.

Peggie said...

Super card. Love how Tilda is sitting on the lace.

Pam S. said...

so pretty! Your Tilda is a doll Maria!
Pam Going Postal

Julie said...

This is so beautiful. Tilda is colored so wonderfully, and I love how the pearls carry the feeling of a butterfly flitting about. Thank you for joining us at Cute Card Thursday.

Julie

Giò said...

Ciao Maria!!! Bellissima questa card, piena di particolari deliziosi. Il fondo rosa poi è proprio azzeccatissimo.
Grazie per aver di nuovo partecipato al challenge di TSM.
Hugs, Giò

Dena said...

Oh such a cutie card Maria! I love the bling and the tulle!!! I just got this stamp and can't wait to use her!
Hugs, Dena

Leslie Avila said...

Maria,
This card is one of those beautiful examples where, "less is more." Fabulous job. Please keep them coming.
Happy Friday~
Leslie Avila

Cordine said...

Gorgeous card Maria!
Hugs
Cordine

Cardmaking Galore said...

Stunning card Maria. I like the use of metal on the card. really works well

Rica said...

Hi Maria, great colouring of the gorgeous Tilda and so many stunning details - fabulous card!!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at Copic Creations.
hugs Heather xx

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Awwww......what an adorable little card! I love how she's seated on the lacy ribbon too! CUTE!

Rose said...

Nicely done.

asela said...

Beautiful coloring! Thanks for joining the copic challenge

Nancy said...

Maria, this is truly lovely and your stick pins are gorgeous!

Lilian said...

Stunning work! Thanks for joining the Copic Creations Challenge!

Lilian said...

Stunning work! Thanks for joining the Copic Creations Challenge!

Annie said...

an absolutely gorgeous card with beautiful miss tilda! thanks for joining in the fun with us at CCT.
hugs, annie x

Janie Printz said...

I am in awe of your coloring on this sweet little card. You've captured the shadows & highlights so wonderfully. Beautifully colored ..
Hugs, Janie