Sunday, February 13, 2011

Pretty in Pink & Brown ...

I managed to get in some crafty time this morning and as I had seen the twisted easel card around blogland this past week I wanted to give it a go.  And how fun and easy it is!

I coloured up this sweet little Tilda yesterday using pinks and browns and used Bev's fabulous sketch from the Friday Sketchers challenge blog.  The papers are Bo Bunny are just scrummy!  I adore pink & brown together ... and whilst this can be used for a valentine card it can also be an everyday card.  I'm actually sending this to a dear friend of mine whose mom has just been diagnosed with lung cancer - I hope it cheers her up and lets her know I'm thinking of her.

Here's a full view of the twisted easel card.  I used a doily on the bottom panel too with a swirl and 3 cherry blossoms to act as the 'stop'.  The hearts are from an MS punch and the sentiment is SU!.  Ribbon, bling and doilies are from my stash.  I also used the MS French Lace border punch along the middle panel.  My sewing machine also got some exercise today on this card!

Here's a close up of Tilda.  The copic colours used are:-

Skin: - E000, 00, 11,13,21,R20
Hair/Shoes - E25,29,30,34,35
Clothes:- R81,83,85,89

I'm going to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Cute Card Thursday - Hearts & Flowers
Papertake Weekly - Have a Heart
Stamp Something Challenge - Something for your Valentine
A Spoonfull of Sugar - Let's see some Love

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you are able to leave me a comment to let me know you visited!  Have a wonderful Valentine's Day tomorrow and hope your day is filled with love!

Danielle x


Miria said...

Hi, Danielle. Your twisted easel card is gorgeous, I love how you coloured Tilda. Hugs, Miria

downrightcrafty said...

oh hun, now you know how much I love it when you colour up a maggie, but when you do it in style like this you totally blow me away
love every detail about it and stunning easel style
Hugs Kate xx

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous Danielle love pink and brown and especially the doilly. Hugs xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Scrummy colours, loving these shaped cards. That swirl is lovely as is the ribbon and big bow. Marianne x

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Danielle,
This card is a stunner. Beautiful colours, fabulous twisted easel layout and magnifu=icent embellishments. Tilda is gorgeous and just finishes this off sweetly.
Fiona x

LINDA said...

OH MY!! Danielle, this is simply gorgeous.. I love the pink and brown together..I dont think I have ever seen a twisted easel card before. Its awesome..Fab coloring too.. Very lovely work as always..
Hugs, Linda

dolcreations said...

Your pink/brown combination is just stunning Danielle. I love little have totally hit this one out of the ball park. The bling and the ribbon (oh that juicy bow is wonderful) and did an awesome job on the stitching! Beautiful card for your friend!

aqualeiga said...

Wow! It's an absolute pleasure to visit a blog and see such a beautifully made card.....thanks so much for sharing with us at THE CRAFTY PAD this week.....I hope you can join us again soon. Hugs, from Ali x

Rach said...

Danielle this is a fantastic card.. xx

Ila said...

Oh Wow!!..this card is Totally Gorgeous!!...the papers, ribbon and coloring is Beautiful!!...Hugs, Ila

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous Danielle, love it.

Kim Piggott said...

So stunning Danielle!
kim x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Danielle your card is gorgeous I love the colour combo it looks so beautiful together. With love and hugs Shirleyxx

Anonymous said...

So very precious!! Love the twisted easel!! Such a lovely creation!
Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something this week ~Sr. DT member

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
aww what a totally gorgeous card, awesome colour work, beautiful papers & embelies, sue,x

Delphine said...

Danielle, your card is absolutely gorgeous! I just love the colour combo and your Tilda is so beautifully coloured... I love the doilies, the perfect bow, and the shape of your card! And thank you for your lovely comment too:-) Hugs Delphine xx

Mina said...

gorgeous card and colour combo Danielle...fabulous twisted easel card
Mina xxx

Cheryl said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS Danielle,beautiful colouring and detail......I am sure your friend will appreciate this beautiful card!!! My thoughts are with them!!
Hugs xx

Lisa aka Myran said...

This is truly beautiful Danielle! Your coloring is amazing. Thanks for sharing with us at Papertake Weekly :)

KanataNewf said...

I love seeing your Tilda cards - just so very lovely.

Lorraine said...

Beautiful. Love it. Thanks for taking part at The Crafty Pad this week.

Tanya R said...

This is so pretty. Love the brown and pink combo and how you balanced the image out with the addition of brown hair and shoes.

Vanja said...

Gorgeous card! I love the image, great colouring.

Thank you for joining us at CCT! :)


Lisa said...

Beautiful work! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something this week!

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Shake said...

hello Dear,
how are you???
hope fine!
relly love this twisted easel card and the pink is super cute!
thanks for join at the totally Gorjuss challenges.

hugs, ALbert

cabio's craft corner said...

Gorgeous coloring on Tilda Danielle and love the sketch design and the doily is cute :o)

Janneke said...

Lovely card ;o) Love the stamp you used!
Thanks for joining us at Friday Sketchers this week.


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