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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Patriotic Tilda

Here's our inspiration for the current Magnolia-licious Challenge...
My card...

This was a fun challenge for me because I never seem to find use for a patriotic card until this summer. I made it from several kits I received in a swap last year including lots from the kit I made and shared.
I was particularly tickled by the silver star garland I found and snipped into pieces and worked into my card, adding a red faux crystal to make it bling-worthy. I think it made a terrific embellie as did the wired red glittery stars representing fireworks.


You've probably noticed that in addition to coloring Tilda with Copics I used two more techniques by paper piecing Tilda's dress from a polka dotted paper and hand drew the "USA" on Tilda's flag so my little American Tilda could show her patriotism!

Spellbinders Labels 8 made a perfect base for Tilda on my easel card.

Here's a peek at a few more angles and the card interior:




I'm entering my card in the following challenges:

Magnolia-licious Color Inspiration Challenge

7 Kids Kollege Fund Challenge #51 Stars & Stripes

5 comments:

Suzan L said...
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Suzan L said...

Hi Ronda, your card is so adorable! I love all the details that you have added to it, especially the silver stars! Your coloring of Tilda is beautiful as well! Thank you for joining the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog Color Challenge! I hope you join us again soon with one of your beautiful creations! Have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs,
Suzan

Candy said...

Hi Rhonda,
Your card is so pretty! Tilda is coloured wonderfully. Love the silver stars and the large star all blinged up :o)
Your paper piecing and drawing are great!
Thanks for joining in our Magnolia-licious
Challenge Blog.
Hugs, Candy

Elizabeth said...

Such a beautiful card, Ronda! Love your coloring and wonderful embellishments! Thanks for becoming a follower of my blog, good luck in the candy draw! Hugs, Elizabeth

julieprice3 said...

This is just gorgeous, I love the paper and all the stars, beautifully done
Hugs Julie P