9 May 2011

Pink and Brown Tilda

Hi all I have been making this card since yesterday I plucked up the courage to have a good go at distressing I would love to know what you think.
I distressed all the paper edges with my Tonic distressing tool then got out my much underused TH distressing ink, Walnut Stain and threw caution to the wind.
I stamped Tilda twice then cut both images and 3'd them, I stamped and cut out the Magnolia stool also 3'd it I stamped the sentiment and punched it out with my SU word punch. The stool and Tilda I coloured with Copics.
The lace, flowers, card and ribbon all come from my stash, the card candy I got from Crafty Emma's, I also used a Make It Easy flower stamp for the little scene behind Tilda.
I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
I hope you like my card but as I am not used to so much distressing please let me know if it is too much.
See you later 


Jacee said...

This is lovely Lorraine, gorgeous colour choice and smashing colouring, a lovely card,
Hugs Jacee

Lisa said...

Hi Lorraine, Gorgeous card! Such a sweet Tilda image and lovely colour combo.

Your distressing looks good to me but i'm not really the best person to comment because i'm rubbish at it lol!

Lisa x

pinky said...

Its gorgeous Lorraine, love the colours and the 3d effect.

Dawnll said...

She is a cutie for sure...aren't they addicting?
LOVE the shades of pink
blessings to you, Dawn ll

Lia said...

wonderful card dear Lorraine, I love the colors and cute Tilda.
The last weeks are all so busy by us that I haven't time to visit you.
About a few days I want to send you a new photo with all the children, I hope you enjoy this
big hugs Lia

Crafty Chris said...

well this throwing caution to the wind is fantastic, you should do it more often, absolutely gorgeous card love the distressing and the colours, brilliant, want to see more,
Chris x

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Lorraine, this is gorgeous hun, love your distressing, you should do it more, love your details too, love the spotty brads to match the paper, thanks also for joining us at Totally Tilda, hugs Liz and Susie xx

Craftyrose said...

OOh this is yummy, great distressing too. xx

mudmaven said...

Great card Lorraine!!!! Thanks for joining us for our Anything Goes! challenge on Sentimental Sundays. ~chris

Jemimas Jems said...

oooh this is gorgeous, the distressing looks fabulous, a really pretty card

thank you for joining us at S&S


Christine said...

Hi Lorraine, this is a gorgeous card and your distressing is perfect, you should do this style more often.
Fab colouring and I love your flowers, super colours too.
Hope all is well with you.
Love & Hugs
Christine xxx

karen said...

Hi Lorraine
I love your distressing, looks fab to me! I must admit I have yet to try this technique, I love the look but it looks hard! The closest I have got is rubbing some Walnut stain round the edges LOL

xx Lizzy xx said...

WOW this is gorgeous... a great take on our sketch, luv the colour combo.

Thanks for joining us at S N S this week....good luck!

xx Lizzy xx :)

Faye said...

Oh Lorraine, I love pink and brown and on this card it's just so gorgeous. Marvellous stuff. Thanks for playing at CES and SnS. x

Anonymous said...

Really gorgeous Lorriane!! LOVE the darling Tilda and the layout is gorgeous too!!! Love how she's holding the pup!! :) HUGS

Beryl K said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine, love the colours you have used
Beryl x

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

this is gorgeous! absolutely gorgeous! the distressing is subtle and perfect!

hugs, stef (Glitterbabe)

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Lorraine,I love all the distressing and the wonderful design.xxx

Wishcraft said...

Oh wow Lorraine, this is gorgeous! I don't really do distressing, but this makes me want to get the inks out :o) Lisa x

Anonymous said...

Perfect distress, I love it!!!

Especially with the lace and roses, Tilda looks so gorgeous too!!!

Well done!!!

Danni said...

Beautiful card!

Casper said...

Hiya Lorraine hunny,

This is so gorgeous,for not liking a technique you have done a FAB FAB JOB!

Take care
Big Hugs

brenda said...

Lovely work Lorraine, the colours are just perfect.

Thank you so much for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge this week and good luck.

B x

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.xx

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous sweet card Lorraine.

Rebekah said...

This is utterly fab Lorraine I love the distressed look and the stunning colour combo thanks for playing at Divas hugs rebekah xx

coops said...

oh fantastic card lorraine.i love you distressing.perfect inked edges and details and i love the sweet tilda :D

xx coops xx

foxyenglishcrafter said...

Wow!!!! Stunning card. I love the distress look. It looks fab. Thanks for sharing


Linda said...

Love how you popped up Tilda. Such a pretty card.

Christine said...

Gorgeous Tilda creation lurve the colour combo fab job on the distressing & decoupage thanks for sharing with us at Totally Tilda chall. this wk.

smiles Christine TT DT & girlies xx

Brenda Brown said...

Looks to me as though you had great fun Lorraine and made a really good job of the distressing. Fabulous card.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Sarah said...

Hi Lorraine, I think you have distressed your card perfectly. It is a beautiful card. Thanks for joining us this time at Divas by Design. Sarah

Lynne said...

I love your distressing and I love your card too - just beautiful!!!
Thanks for sharing it with us at Totally Tilda
Lynne xx

aqualeiga said...

What a beautiful card! I'm really pleased that you joined us at THE CRAFTY PAD for our Spots & Dots challenge. Hugs, Ali x

Davi said...

Lorraine this is really gorgeous!! I love the colors, distressing and all the fabulous embellies with the Tilda! I REALLY love this!!

Vicky said...

Simply stunning Lorraine...!

thanks for joining us at Divas...and good luck!

hugs Vicky xx

Maggie's Crafts said...


Thank you for taking part in Spots & Dots challenge at The Crafty Pad!

So happy you've joined us!


Mummylade said...

wonderful card, I love the rich colours! Thank you so much for entering the Allsorts challenge with this creation and good luck!

Donna said...

Fantastic card, such a lovely colour choice and fab added detail! Thanks for joining in the fun at CES this week! Donna x

Mary Lou said...

STUNNING!! I love this sweet image:) Sooo Beautifully done--really like the background
Wonderful job Hun

Joanna K (aka Asia K) said...

What a beautiful card!
Thank you for joining us at Sentimental Sundays ;) Don’t forget about our DT call and the 1st anniversary “sentimental blog hop” ;) Hugs, Joanna x

Daniele said...

thank you for joining us at Sketch N Stash with your gourgeous card....I love all the distressing and you've used my fave colour pink

Teresa said...

Beautiful xx


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