Monday, 16 August 2010

Tilda in Japan


Hi everyone, hope your weekend was good. A Tilda card today and her round the world tour has brought her to beautiful Japan :D! She looks very elegant with her up do hair and I've coloured her with distress inks then cut her out. Added some pearl pen in lilac and gold to her kimono. The Screen card base is die cut on the Cricut and I've lined the trellis area with BasicGrey Sugar Rush paper. The punched dragonflies are cut from that too. Added some Wild Orchid cherry blossoms, punched leaves, some faux stitching and more pearl and glitter pen and some little oriental charms to finish off.

I've managed quite a few challenges with this card and they are:

Alphabet challenge - P is for punches
Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge - What are little girls made of
Corrisive Challenge - Faux techniques
If the shoe fits - Use your Cricut/nesties etc., etc.
A pocket full of posies - All that glitters
Wild Orchid Crafts - One for the girls
and last but very much not least Totally Tilda Challenge - Stitching - real or faux

Thanks for visiting and for your lovely comments as always.

28 comments:

Cordine said...

as always it gorgeous!
Hugs
Cordine

Astrid said...

So gorgeous this Tilda and your card.
Beautiful.
Hugs Astrid

creatiesmarian said...

Hartstikke mooie kaart heel creatief.
Mooi ingekleurd Groetjes Marian

Kylie said...

Oh wow Chris! She looks absolutely stunning all dressed in her kimono and her screen is amazing. What a beautiful work of art you have created!
Hugs
Kylie

Marielle said...

What a lovely creation ! Love all you`re magnolias.. the rock =)

Diane said...

Wow, Chris! Is this card gorgeous or what? I love the way you've created those screen doors and the colouring is wonderful, as always!
Diane x

Kim Piggott said...

OMG!!!!!
Chris this is absolutely stunning!
What a wonderful idea and your colouring is superb!
Love your amazing creation so much!
hugs
kim x

Sheila said...

Absolutely gorgeous...I've been meaning to do the screen thing, but you definitely did a better job than I could have thought of. I LOVE IT!!!!

Hugs, Sheila

chrisw said...

Absolutely gorgeous

Miranda said...

Hi Chris,

Super!!!
I really love this card, it's really very very nice. I especially like the the screens (doors).

hugs
Miranda

jackid said...

love your cards ive only just found your blog and jioned as i have only been blogging for 2 weeks so i'm new to all this so I thought I'd introduce myself this is my blog
http://cardsbyjacki.blogspot.com/

Tammy - That's me on the left! said...

OMG! Gorguss - the blossom really does set the card off beatifully. Hugs Tammy x

Anne Kristine said...

WOW! So..so.. beautiful card!
Love it!
Hugs Anne

Manuela said...

Gorgeous card, Chris! ♥ Absolutely amazing!

Hugs,
¤ Manuela¤

Pink lady said...

A beautiful Magnolia card!
Love your colors, design and Tilda:-)

Hugs Laila.

Sassylassy said...

Hi Chris! Gosh I've gotta tell you I absolutely love your work. I just happen to come across your blog through someone elses and just had to peek and I'm so glad that I did. I've enjoyed looking at all your gems. I am your newest follower. Hugs Bonnie

Debby said...

wow amazing card!!!

Mandy said...

WOW...this is just so beautiful...I love the screen you have created....Tilda looks so pretty....
Mandy xx

chrilvian said...

beautiful colours, and what a pretty flowers

marion said...

I am impressed the way you color the pictures, do you use distressink? I would love to learn that. greets marion

Hanna said...

So beautiful, so japanese!
Tilda is cuter than ever, with her oh so stunning coloured dress and lovely hair and flowers.

Love the shape and the endless elegance of your card, it's out of this world gorgeous.

hugs & love,
Hanna

Janie Printz said...

Now that is a CUTE card !!! Love the Asian feel of it & those wonderful colors.
Hugs, Janie

Arty'mrs said...

FAntastic card, would loved to see it open, hugs

Monique said...

Stunning card as always, your cards are beautiful. I love them all, the papers and your coloring.
greetings from Belgium
Monique

Zoe said...

wow wow wow! Chris I absolutely adore what you have created here. It's absolutely stunning. I just love your colouring but the creativity creating the screen fold card is fantastic. I wish I had have thought of it! hugs xxoo

mamiecath said...

trop belle et original

handmadebytlc said...

I think the gate idea is beautiful. Thank you for the chance to win.
Tammy

Rhonda said...

Hi, I was just blog hopping and came across yours and she is adorable. Can you tell me how you made the card its wonderful I would love to know how to make this card base I just discovered the magnolia and I love them thanks

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