Thursday, March 19, 2009

Cute Card Thursday Challenge - Sitting Pretty Tilda

Hi there!
Thanks for coming by today and paying me a visit.  I got a chance to create my card for the Cute Card Thursday challenge here .  Todays recipe was:-

1.  to use 2 papers
2.  use ripped paper
3.  use only 4 embellishments

The use of only 4 embellishments scared me a little, lol! I enjoy adding my embellishments and not ever having to count them you forget how quickly they add up!  BUT, I did manage to stick with 4 and I'm very proud of managing to achieve that!!
So onto the card, I used a new Tilda image with one of those awfully sweet little Magnolia birds! I coloured everything with my copics.  I paper pleated the bottom panel (my first attempt at this) and then added two ripped layers on top.  The white grosgrain ribbon and the apricot prima flower & pearl brad for center finish that panel off.
I added dimensionals to Tilda and popped her up so she sat nicely on the pleated panel then used a couple more ripped paper pieces to add the simple sentiment.  And there you have it!
Must share my luck with you all - I won a prize today on last weeks Cute Card Thursday challenge and a prize on some blog candy yesterday!  Wow - can't believe my luck - maybe my teeny tiny drop of Irish blood gave me some good luck this week, lol!
Wishing you all a wonderful evening and looking forward to some blog hopping tonight!
Hugs,
Danielle x

14 comments:

Rachel said...

This is such a precious card Danielle! :0)

Hayley G said...

What a very pretty card! You work those stamp sets like a pro! Love the blog look too!

Andrea said...

Hi Danielle!! THis is so cute!! I like the way you folded the paper for the border. Cute!!

Carole said...

Absolutely stunning card, so beautiful in every way.
Hugs
Carole x

Ellepiggo by Vanessa said...

A lovely pretty card. :)

Vanessa.

Deb said...

Such a beautiful card Danielle! Your image is so sweet!
Well done on both your wins, you know they say things come in threes!
Thank you for joining in with the CCT challenge, have a great evening, hugs Debx

LINDA said...

OH Danielle!! You have done a super job here!! Love this image.Fantastic coloring..Congrats on your wins.
Hugs, Linda

stampinfrog said...

Danielle this is soooo adorable! I love the pleating and the sweet Tilda is colored so beautifully! Congrats on your wins!!TFS
Hugs, Connie

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card, love the pleated border and Tilda looks so cute.

Sonia Kertznus said...

Hello Danielle... thank for stoping by my blog and write a comment in my copic dilema posting... lol...
I love your coloring with them... I am just afraid of buying them and not use them as much as I should for the price... HUGS...SK :)

Jennifer said...

Danielle, this card is adorable! And the pleated paper ruffle is such a wonderful addition to an already C+U+T+E card!

Cheers!

CraftyTracy said...

very pretty card, I like the paper folding.
Tracyx

Riet said...

woww Danielle,what a gorgeous card,l love the colours.

hugs Riet.x

Lorraine said...

Super you won something it gives you a buzz. Love the card so difficult to limit the embellishments I am like you do not count. This challenge did us good.

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