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Saturday, 31 March 2012

"Shy Tilda" Birthday Card


Well I can honestly say I never thought for one moment that I would be making any cards at all this week. I dont know whats come over me but I cant stop colouring!! So late last night when everyone was tucked up I took some time out and this is what I come up with. I'm pretty much a Tilda addict at the moment. You wont see many cards from me where the stamp has been coloured with dark tones. I'm pretty scared when it comes to shading and red is a colour I never usually use. But I love my new "Shy Tilda" and the warm colours on this card make this a real treat for me. I've coloured her with Copics and Polychromo Pencils. Got the set of 120 and hardly used them, and I've remembered to list the colours used. The Postcard Stamp is LOTV, papers are Basic Grey - Kissing Booth and made my own tag.
 I did make this card based on this weeks Magnolia Stamp Lovers Challenges and as usual it will fit so many more so here they are;

Magnolia Stamp Lovers - Basic Grey Paper Brands
Wags n Whiskers - Say It With Flowers
Just Magnolia - Springtime
Cheerful Stamp Pad - Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes - Spring Blossoms
Kaboodle Doodle - Circles & Squares
Diva's By Design - Stamp Something
My Mums Craft Shop - Stamp It!
Simon Says - Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesday - Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge - Add a Sentiment

Well thats it from me for the time being. Cases to pack, house to clean and a bit of blog hopping.
Hope you all have a wonderful Easter Break.
We'll be returning on the 9th and as I'll have no wifi, will be straight to my computer

Copics
Hair - E02, E31, E34, E71, E77
Dress - R11, R14, R17, R39, E25, E29
Skin - E000, E00, E11, R20
Shoes - E27, E34, E71

Distress Markers
Picket Fence
Tattered Rose

PolyChromos
Dark Indigo
Burnt Carmine

Thanks for looking
Have fun everyone

Hugs

xxx

84 comments:

Rose Petal said...

Hello Claire. What a beautiful card. Love the striking colour, gorgeous image, and the detail and textures are just simply amazing. Good luck with the challenges.
Love Sandra xxx

Mau xx said...

Wow!! Claire your Tilda is Fab, you really should use Red more often. Love the detail on the card too....superb xxx
Hope you have a fab holiday, you don't need Wifi on hols I am sure. I think it should be a time to leave home ... at home. Its the only time my hubby knows he has my undivided attention..bless him.
Huge Hugs Mau xx

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely packed for gorgeousness. Love the vibrant reds and I quite fancy that birthday stamp.
Hugs
Desire

chrissy xx said...

Just Gorgeous! Fabulous colouring and I LOve your papers.....That's one cute Tilda too.
Chrissyxx

Jacqueline (Sjakkie) said...

What a beautiful card, the image is so cute and the red colours are wonderful!
Hugs Jacqueline

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Claire
A gorgeous and beautiful card love the image and all the detail,gorgeous colour's ,have a lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

sallysbitz said...

Claire, your card is stunning. Sooo much detail, love it x

hugs sally x
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Abi said...

Claire, her colouring is fabulous!! The whole card is just gorgeous hon, Hope you have a fab holiday whatever the weather does! xx

Priskilla said...

Wow what a beauty!! Nice colours and your colouring is faboulous!

marion said...

This is sooo gorgeous Claire ! Love everything about it ! Stunning colouring ! Hugs, Marion

Squirrel x said...

Gorgeous sweetie! Sxx

Chris x said...

This is so lovely Claire, every detail is perfect.
Hugs Chris xx

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Wow! This is really stunning. I find using red Copics really difficult, but you have nailed it here - perfect.
Caroline xxx

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh Claire this is great! I am loving your colours, so lovely and bright and cheerful! Judy x

Kelly Schelske said...

Love this Claire! So very pretty!

Amikadeja said...

Beautiful card! I just can't stop watching it...

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Claire :-) such a lovely Tilda and the shades of red and all the details are so very pretty :-) I love the postcard too ,, fab ! :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Tracey T said...

This is gorgeous and you've coloured those reds to perfection! Beautiful layout, too. Have a fabulous holiday, sweetie - take plenty of photos for us to see when you get back! Hugs, Tracey x

Stacey said...

Fantastic Claire! I love how you have coloured Tilda and your layout is amazing ~x~

nnalorac said...

So pretty,pretty Claire, always love the detail you add to your cards, love the red and your colouring is fab. Enjoy your hols. Carolxx

Doreen said...

I love this Claire...A gorgeous image and coloured beautifully.xxx

Mary J said...

Wow, this is fabulous Claire! The flower are so gorgeous - you should enter it into the MilkCoffee challegne for their flower theme!

Jill said...

stunning card Claire love the image and your colouring, the papers are gorgeous too thanks for joining us at MMCS hugs Jill xx

downrightcrafty said...

just beautiful and I love it
Hugs Kate xx
ps I have candy if you are interested :)

Sarah said...

Absolutely a Stunning make Claire love these colours and your detail is just amazing a fabulous make chum...
Have a wonderful Easter break too..
Hugs Sarah x

Dora said...

This is adorable Claire, I love your colouring.. the bold red looks gorgeous. Me too don't usually do dark colouring but that's because I'm afraid he he .. thank you for hopping by today and your nice comments. wishing you a lovely holiday at Centre Parcs xxx

karen said...

Beautiful Claire and the colours are gorgoeus, hugs, Karenx

Eskimo Frosting said...

Gorgeous card. The red dress looks fab.

Hugs
Jayne
x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous card hun, love the colours you have used. Tilda looks fab in red!

Thank you for sharing with us at Divas this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx
Have a fab holiday, we go on the 7th can't wait!

Danni said...

Such a gorgeous card! Love it!

paperfun said...

The red is so gorgeous. Stunning card.

Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

Mari

Sue said...

Aww what a cute Tilda Claire! and you've coloured her SO beautifully! I love the rich red papers and the scrummy flowers and the heart! So many wonderful details and textures - it's a really stunning card!
Hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend!
Big Hugs!
Sue xx

Linda said...

This is just beautiful.. Love the image and all the beautiful details.. Very lovely work as always.. hugs, Linda

arjette said...

Wooowww it's beautiful Claire!!!!

gr. arjette.

Alina said...

absolutely beautiful card, Claire!
hugs, Alina

Jackie said...

Oh wow, stunning card and your colouring is excellent :o)
Jackie xx

Cheryl said...

oh wow Clare this is stunning,the colours are just amazing and all the dies,you have used,just fantastic Hun,you sure are so talented,hugs Cherylxxxxxxx

Nina said...

Wow, Claire, amazing! Card in Red, i should use more red.
Your details in the card beautiful, fabulous colouring
Ninaxx

Wishcraft said...

Aww Tilda looks so sweet :o) Gorgeous papers and details. Hope you have a lovely holiday hun! Lisa x

Renkata said...

Such a romantic card Claire. Great colouring. Love the red combo.

coops said...

wow this is stunning claire.i love the rich red colours and really gorgeous tilda and details.
have a fabulous holiday hun.

xx coops xx

Bunny said...

Lovely card/tag, thanx for joining us at Incy Wincy and good luck..

Caz IWD DT

Sandy said...

Just as pretty as it can be - I love your embellishments!
sandy

** Isa ** said...

HAve a fab holiday Sweetie!!! Really cute card xxx

xxxtglxxx said...

Wow Claire!! :)

Stunning card, gorgeous colours and fabulous colouring :)

This is beautiful hun!

Hope you have a smashing day,

hugs

xxalisonxx

Alessandra said...

she is soooo wonderful, glad you had a little time for yourself or we wouldn't see this adorable card!
xxx, Alessandra

Donna said...

Incredibly pretty card Claire, I love the red and craft together and your beautiful added detail...stunning card hun :) Donna ♥ x

Sue said...

Hi Claire, a gorgeous card and so beautifully embellished

sue
xx

Craftyrose said...

Awh Claire, she is stunning. I love the butterfly finishing touches, fabby. xx

Lionelsa said...

Just amazing. Love all details.
Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge this week!

Debbie said...

Love your beautiful card Claire...its just stunning.
Debbie x

Eulanda said...

WHOA CLAIRE! Just gorgeous, stunning and amazing! Fills the eyes up with yumminess! Hugs!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That is so sweet!!!!!

Ellen said...

Beautiful!

Ellen

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card,love all the detail and your colours and colouring are fabulous....
Mandy x

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie I love this image she is one of my faves, gorgeous colours too hugs pops x

Liz, said...

Amazing card - gorgeous details and colour,

Liz x

Lisa M said...

Well, it looks like you're a pro at red. This little Tilda is just the heat!!! I love your style of coloring and the layout and layering can cause one to drool!
Beautiful creation. :)

Thank you so much for the inspiration and for leaving such a sweet comment on my blog. I truly appreciate that. :)
hugs,
Lisa xx

Donna Mosley said...

WOW!!!! this is amazing Claire, love the gorgeous image, stunning colouring and very scrummy embellies. Hope you all are having a great holiday hun.

Donna x

Rica said...

This is beautiful Clair, such wonderful colours and details, Tilda is adorable!!!
hugs
Heather xx
and thanks so much for joining the Simon Says Stamp challange

julieprice3 said...

Delightful card ,love all the pretty details , Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Just Magnolia this week
Hugs Julie P

Sarah said...

Absolutely stunning card Claire, love the deep colours and details. Tilda looks gorgeous, you've coloured her so beautifully. Hope you have a fab Easter xxx

Kim. said...

Gorgeous card, love the deep colours with this image and those pretty papers. Hope your having a lovely holiday.
Kim xXx

thecraftycavalier said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! I'm loving red at the minute and this is spectacular! Hugs, Jayne xx

Jenn Borjeson said...

Oh this is just stunning, as usual! Thanks for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad! :)

Delphine said...

Gorgeous, Claire! Your colours and colouring are fantastic! And I LOVE Polychromos:-)... Hugs Delphine xx

Shelby said...

You should color dark more often...it fits you:)! She turned out beautifully and the shading is spot on great.

Shelby

Jules said...

Hi Claire

A gorgeous make.

Loving the red and all the scrummy embellishments.

Have a good Easter break.

Love Jules xx

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Nannieflash said...

Wow Claire that is so gorgeous, love how youve coloured Tilda and the card design. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Pia said...

woooow so wonderful card, lovely colours and great details
hugs Pia

Vicky said...

Beautiful card sweetie I adore the image.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Andie's Space said...

Hi Claire,
This looks gorgeous. Your colouring is fab & I love all the wonderful detail. Thanks so much for joining us at Creative Card Crew & Divas By Design.
Hugs,
Andie xx

Henny said...

Beautiful Claire. Love your colours and design.

Greetings Henny.

talha said...

Red color seems much prominent on this card,its layout is pretty.


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Cheryl said...

oh Hun,your cards are just outstanding honest,Hun your attention to detail amazes me,you are so so talented Hun,this card is just fantastic,love all the layers,and the wonderful colours just perfect Hun love this too bits,hugs Cherylxxxxxxx

rosie said...

gorgeous card. fab image. great colours x

Dora said...

Hallo Claire, was just thinking about you.. Hope you had a fab time at Center Parcs. Looking forward to seeing your beautiful creations again. Hugs xxx

Heidi said...

Ohhhh this is so beautiful. Love your coloring and the papers and the details are so great

Hugs and love
Heidi

Faye said...

Wow, I love the rich and vibrant colours. A totally gorgeous make. :) xx

Linda said...

Hi Claire this is really a work of art!!!! Wow breathtaking design and colors!!!! I absolutely love it!!!! Wow Fabulous work!!!!

Brittany said...

lovely.. I am back and have just put a post on my blog, so you are welcome to visit..
Hugs, Brittany, xoxo
http://www.mymagnoliacardsbybrittany.blogspot.co.uk/

melsanford said...

Oh this is so sweet! I love the colours :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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