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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Valentine Challenge Card

This fun sketch is by Melanie Navarro Fuentes from the Yahoo group Magnolia Card & Kit Swaps. This is a fun group stop by and check it out!

After a little struggle with ideas my card ended up turning out okay.
Thank goodness for a huge stash of ribbon and embellies! For some reason, I seem to have a problem with using flowers. Each time I set out to make a card, I always feel certain I will use flowers and true to form I did so this time but alas...NO flowers again! The ribbon & buttons looked so cute, I had to use them instead.There are 2 layers of pop-dots to give the card fun dimension. I used vintage K & Co. Valentine DP from my stash with one new addition from Making Memories. All layers were sewn with some extra distressing for fun.
For some added interest I dry embossed the pink heart Tilda is holding and added string. By the way, this Tilda is Butterfly Tilda who had a wing-ectomy! She's the only suitable Tilda I had for this card so I just took off her wings and added a paper-pieced dress and strung heart.
I love the card interior! Mine aren't usually this embellished :-) Again, I used the altered art style of tossing things out in a well-planned but not-looking-it fashion!!I colored Tilda with the following Copics:
Shoes - C1, 3, 5, N7
Socks - RV02, RV21, C1, RV000
Flesh - E50, E00, E0000, E21, R20, R00, R11
Hair - E50, E33, E21, E25
I'm entering this card in these challenges too:
All That Scraps Magnolia Challenge #6 - Queen of Hearts
7 Kids Kollege Fund #14- I {Heart} You
Magnolia Down Under - Love
Totally Tilda - Lots of Hearts

7 comments:

Julie said...

Your card is just beautiful. I love that she is holding the embossed heart. Thank you for joining us at 7 Kids College Fund Challenge!

Julie

Debbie Pamment said...

Am just LOVIN' this gorgeous creation - fabulous job!
Thanx so much for joining us at MDUC this week
xXx

Trisha said...

Such a beautiful card! Love all the colors and the add-ons to the image! Thanks for playing at Totally Tilda! xox Trisha

Roberta Laliberte said...

woah! This is just beautiful. You coloring is fabulous and I love all the popped up layers.

Thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda challenges!

xo!

Maribel said...

I love it. Beautiful card, coloring and details.

Lisa said...

Precious creation! Thanks for joining us at 7 Kid's College Fund Challenge!

Pam S. said...

adorable Tilda coloring and creating! love how you layered the buttons! So glad you linked up to the ATS Magnolia Queen of Hearts challenge! Thanks for playing.
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