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Sunday, 28 April 2013

Sweet Pea Tilda

Hi guys, just popping on with a card I've made for my mums 83 rd Birthday, she loves pretty colours and I thought sweet Pea Tilda is so cute she is defo one of my favourites at the moment lol,

I've coloured her with my distress re-inkers and used a spellbinders ovals die for the shape, underneath I have sewn tulle which I cut into about a one and a half inch strip this I then pleated by hand and sewed in place as I went along, this so reminded me of when I sewed for a living doing pleated edges for cushions etc lol,

To finish off the tulle, I sewed the pleated strip underneath my ovals die cut to keep it in place, this I then layered onto a spellbinders floral ovals die cut, which I cut out of pink cardstock,

My mum doesn't like dark colours so I have kept her fairly light and kept the background that way too,

The other dies I used are a Tim Holtz on the edge border die called butterflight which I love to use,
I cut out two layers one in cardstock and one in matching  Pion paper then laid them onto each other, I was trying the technique I've seen in blogland where you then pull the top layer off to reveal the bottom layer, only just as I stuck it down my neighbour called for a coffee and when I got back to it it had stuck good and proper so it left the white backing paper off the top one showing, it wasn't quite the effect I was after but it still looked ok and it kept the light look too lol,

The gorgeous pearl string and the beautiful roses came from the ribbon girl, I so need more of these as they are gorgeous and when I've finished my Radio therapy treatment which I have just started I will be going on a shopping spree to treat myself he he,

Recipe
Melissa Frances attic treasures ivory pearls @ MCH
Tim Holtz - on the edge butterflight die
Magnolia stamp - Sweet Pea
Distress re-inkers
Go Kreate die
Tulle @ The pretty little ribbon shop ( wow! on sale now)
Papers - Pion
Pink roses/ pearl string @ the ribbon girl
Metal corner - live and love crafts
Spellbinders - floral ovals
spellbinders - petite ovals large
doily- stash

Challenges
The Ribbon Girl - Add a die
Midweek Magnolias- Tic Tac Toe - Pink/ Flowers/ stitching real or faux
Tilda's Town - May day and Flowers
Fussy and Fancy - vintage

Hope your all ok,
thank you to my new followers too,
catch you later,
Happy Crafting
Hugs Liz xx

29 comments:

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Liz.

Hugs Riet.xx

Tracey T said...

Your mum is sure to love this, Liz - it's so pretty. Love the torn paper effect on the butterfly edging! My sister has just come to the end of her radiotherapy and is getting back to normal - hope this goes by really quickly for you! Make sure that crafty shopping list is nice and long! Hugs, Tracey x

downrightcrafty said...

totally gorgeous Liz so soft and delicate and so pretty
Hugs Kate xx

Nicole said...

Gorgeous Liz. Wishing you a lovely sunday. Hugs, Nicole

Crafty Kitten said...

Hello sweetie. Oooh what a darling card, not seen this sweet Tilda before. Gorgeous layout and quite an effective happy accident too. I am sure your mum will be delighted with it. Hope your radiotherapy does ok darling, look after yourself. So nice to see you back in blogland too.
big hugs
Dawn xxx

Brigitte said...

WOW Liz!!!! Your card and colouring are stunning!!! Love the tulle and flowers and your beautiful die cuts! Hugs, Brigitte

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Beautiful Liz love your colours
jacqui x

Janette said...

Liz this is so beautiful, Mum will love it...your so lucky to still have her.....hope your well.xxxxx

Gro said...

Beautiful card. Love the image and the colors.
Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town :o)

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Beautiful card,
love the dsign,
hugs Tamara

Kleine85 said...

Hey Liz,
such a wonderful card! The image is aweseome and the coloration is perfect.

Hugs, Tanja

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!!! This is stunning Liz. I love the sweet image, beautiful colouring and such gorgeous detailing.
I wish you all the best, take care
hugs Sue xx

Chrissy said...

So very beautiful Liz, gorgeous colouring,love the details and design..very pretty.

luv CHRISSYxx

Fleur said...

A gorgeous card,
HUGZ Fleur xXx

Vicky said...

Beautiful as always hun...:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Dianne said...

Brilliant card Liz your Mothers gonna looooove it. Look how beautifully you have colored her, just amazing. Your layout is fantastic, its a very special card for a very special Lady, thanks for sharing your lovely creation, and have a wonderful day..

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, adorable card and pretty colours too.
luv
Debby

coops said...

so stunning liz.beautiful pretty design and colours and the tilda is really sweet :D

xx coops xx

Susy said...

This is absolutly gorgeus, Liz!

HUGS SUSY

Gina Knott said...

I adore this card Liz - love the deisgn and your beautiful colouring.

Hugs
Gina x

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Hi Lis, ooh, so gorgeous and pretty, your Mum will adore this, you can see you've put a lot of love into it. Adore the pink and the embellies and of course your wonderful colouring :) Take care and big Hugs, Teresa xxx

Ira Huberts said...

Congrats on your mom's birthday Liz, you have certainly made a stunning looking card for her, such a lovely shape and pretty image! Hugs, Ira xox
irascreacorner.blogspot.nl

sue w. said...

Hi Liz, this is gorgeous hun. Tilda is sooo cute and love the layout and colours.
Hugs Sue W.

DeeDee said...

Gorgeous card. I love the colors!

Thank you so much for joining us at Tilda's Town Challenge. Hope we see you again!

Hugs,
♥Diana♥

Kjersti said...

A gorgeous card Liz, so beautiful colours and lovely image!
Wish you a nice week!
Hugs kjersti:)

Ribbon Girl said...

Lovely card Liz - Thank you for joining in with the Ribbon Girl Magnolia Only challenge, Mary x

Teresa said...

A real beautiful card Liz, thanks for sharing with us at Midweek Magnolias, good luck in the draw
Teresa xx

Delphine said...

So gorgeous, Liz! I just love your card! Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town! Delphine xx

julieprice3 said...

She's a delight, beautifully done
Hugs Julie P