1 Nov 2010

Tilda in Blue

Hi all hope you are well, I think I have found not only my health again but my love of crafting, can I thank you all once again for your kindness to me while I have been going through some rough times.  I have lost a few of my faithful followers but maybe I can tempt them back with some of my creations.
I made this card for the following challenges
I bought this Tilda very recently, I have wanted her for so long, in fact I was inspired by a Christmas card that I had last year from Shirley aka Nannieflash.  I have the card pinned on my wall by my craft station and look at it everyday along with other cards that I have received.
I used a bp from Elusive Images the central blue strip is pearlescent paper punched with an EK Success border punch.  I coloured Tilda with Prisma Pencils and Sansodor, I added Diamond glitter to the fairy lights on the tips of the tree and Tilda's headband.  I found some silver metallic thread which I used crossed over.  The flower is handmade and well scrunched using two different colours of pearlescent paper and punches, I also added Diamond glitter to the edges, I used a flower brad for the centre and added a snowflake charm.  I then added some punched Holly leaves at the top with, once again, Diamond Glitter, the sentiment I stamped with Momento Black Tuxedo Ink.
I hope you have enjoyed looking at my card and maybe it has inspired you, thank you for visiting I am sending hugs to all and see you later.


Merry said...

Beautiful card Lorraine...lovely flower and layout.

Crafty Chris said...

Wow love this one as well that is a beautiful colour of blue on tilda, and the paper and flower is gorgeous, good to see you back and with lovely creations, looking forward to many more.
Chris x

Annmaree said...

OH I LOVE this Lorraine, awesome christmas card in non-traditional colours, the blues really pop, love the tilda, shes coloured beautifully. glad to hear your feeling great. Have a great week!!!!

Kelly Schelske said...

This is wonderful Lorraine! Love this Tilda!

Lisa said...

Hi Lorraine, Gorgeous card! I love the colours and this Tilda image is so sweet. I also recently bought this stamp but haven't had a chance to use it yet.

I am so pleased to hear you are feeling better :o)

Lisa x

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
so pleased to hear you are feeling better in yourself and upto crafting, lost my mojo at the mo, lol.
Totally gorgeous card, awesome colouring, lovely papers & design, luv the flower & charm. sue,x

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful Lorraine, I live the little holly border and the flowers, the blues work so well! Perfect! Jo xxxx

Lia said...

beautiful card dear lorraine I love the blue colors
hugs Lia

Cheryl said...

oh hun this is really beautiful love that tilda,and the colors of blue on this,are just gorgoeus hugs cheryl xxxx

craftycrafter said...

beautiful Lorraine so prettyI just love everything about it take care love Dorothy xxxx

brenda said...

Hi Lorraine

Please to see you bouncing back and with a super card.

B x

craftykitten said...

Hi Lorraine,
Wow hun this is truly beautiful. Love that handmade flower and the backing papers are lovely. Glad you are feeling a little better now too.
Dawn x

Teri said...

Ah hun, followers come and followers go. Can't be that faithful if they've naffed off just 'cos you took a little break!
Loving the new card, looks great in blue.
Teri x

Dawn said...

Glad you are back to your normal self Lorraine. This is a lovely card, I have got some Tildas in the post today, which I will be playing with soon.
Love the new blog layout too. x

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card Lorraine. I love the colours and the image is very sweet.

Nikki x

Riet said...

So beautiful card Lorraine,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Lizzy xx said...

WOW this is gorgeous... beautiful colouring on Tilda, she looks fab in blue. Great layout & luv the flower :D

xx Lizzy xx :)

Nannieflash said...

Hi Sweetheart you do make me blush, but thank you for the lovely comment. Your card is stunning love the colour scheme and your flower is gorgeous.
Your old followers will be back as your work is something else. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Delphine said...

That's excellent news, Lorraine! Glad to know your health and love of crafting are better and to have you back! Your card is absolutely gorgeous! I love all the shades of blue, your gorgeous image and the flower is fab! Hugs Delphine xx

Gemma said...

Lorraine this is totally stunning! Thanks for joining in the CRAFT Challenge this week! Gemma :)

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh lorraiine! i am so glad to hear you are feeling better. believe me, it did NOT affect your work... this is absolutely gorgeous! and i am soooooooooo thrilled you joined us at glitterbabe's challenge!

many hugs, my friend

*Vicki* said...

Lorriane, this is just gorgeous dear!! I love the image and of course the blue tones are fabulous!! :)

coops said...

wow lorraine!! this is absolutely stunning.a beautiful tilda and your colours and papers are gorgeous.i love your flower and layout. :D

xx coops xx

carol said...

lovely pretty blue card, thanks for joining our challenge this week at C.R.A.F.T. x carol

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

So gorgeous!! Thanks for joining us at Glitterbabes!

ileana said...

love the colors and the oh so many pretty little details!
Thank you for playing with us at Glitterbabe´s Challenge, hugs!


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