Sunday, April 3, 2011

Sweet Birthday Wishes



Wow, two posts in one day. This is a record for me.
As you can probably tell, I have been having a happy weekend crafting. Yesterday I stamped and coloured a bunch of images and today I am putting together cards that I will share with you this week. Over on the  
Just Magnolia/Hanglar Stanglar challenge blog there is a DT call going on and I wanted to get this in. 

I have created this card with a few challenges in mind. The image is Tilda with Wedding Gifts which is available in the Magnolia Licious store. I have masked her with the large cupcake and coloured with Copics (big surprise there).

This card is a large one for me, measuring 6 inches which I felt was warranted as my image is rather large. I have followed the great sketch created by Domi for the Simon Say Stamp challenge. I had to take a few liberties with it moving the sentiment and adding an extra band across the bottom of the card as I felt that there was too much white space as a result of the size and shape of my image.




The papers are from the Memory Box Brioche collection.  I am going to have to locate another package of this paper as it is perfect for so many images and going fast. I have used a Martha Stewart punch to create the lacy band and the swirl is a Magnolia die. The flowers are a combination of Wild Orchid and my stash and the sentiment is from Whimsy Stamps.

Thanks so much for stopping in for a visit. Be sure to come back tomorrow as I have another card to share.

I will be entering this card into the following challenges:





16 comments:

Rica said...

Gorgeous card Carissa, stunning colours and colouring.....your flowers are so beautiful.

So glad you could join us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge,
hugs
Heather xx

Teresa said...

This is a gorgeous card, so sweet.
Thank you for joining us at ATSC
Teresa xx

Dora said...

Aww this is gorgeous, love the bold colours and that border punch is pretty xxx

Sue C said...

Beautiful card, love the bright colours. Thanks for joining us at The ABC Challenge. Sue C x

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow this is stunning, lovely bright colours and gorgeous image and details, thanks so much for joining us at ATSC, hugs Liz xx

debby4000 said...

Love the sweet Tilda, gorgeous card.
luv
Debby

Anja said...

Uh, what a beautiful card, dear Carissa. The colouring looks great on sweet Tilda. Thanks for playing along with us at SFC.
Hugs, Anja

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Carissa this is absolutely awesome what a fabby card Tilda looks awesome loving the papers, colours and design a superb card.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Nadell said...

Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at SFC and ATSC.

Hugs Nadell

Kleine85 said...

A great card!

Thanks for joining us at ATSC.

Hugs,

Tanja

Nadine said...

Hallo

wow, wunderschön.
Da stimmt einfach alles.

Danke fürs Mitmachen bei SFC.
Liebe Grüße Nadine

Lynne said...

Fabulous card!! love the layout - great colours too :) thanks for sharing it with us at totally Tilda
Hugs
Lynne xoxo

Becca Fabozzi said...

LOVE those two images together, just adorable. The color combo you chose is amazing too Thanks so much for joining us at Addicted to Stamps Challenges.

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