Monday, January 3, 2011

Secret Tilda Birthday Card

Wow!  I can't believe another year has come and gone - where does the time go?  It sure does seem to go faster and faster each year!  I hope everyone had a safe and happy New Years.  I spent it with friends and loved ones so it was a good way to start the new year.  Here's to health, happiness, and prosperity in 2011!   Here is my first card of the new year - a birthday and celebration card for a friend.  I used my favorite color scheme once again, pink and brown, and followed the sketch from Pixie Cottage which had the added option of a party/celebration theme.  I love how the sketch turned out!  The paper is Sweet Nothings from SEI  (I LOVE how glittery the paper is!) and the image is my new stamp that I just love, Secret Tilda.  She is from the Merry Little Collection and can be found at 7Kids.com, but I love how versatile she can be.  She made the perfect image for a birthday card!  I used my Deckled Spellbinders to punch out the image and the classic circles spellbinders to cut out the sentiment and background piece.  I added a piece of brown satin ribbon and bow, a Tim Holtz adage ticket, and Prima flowers.  I also inked the edges of the image and sentiment with Tim Holtz Walnut Ink Distress Ink.  I added Cotton Candy stickles to Tiilda's lace around her shirt and pants, her hair bow, and the bow on her package. 


Here's another angle:


And one more:


Here's a picture of the inside - sorry about the shadow - I need to find a better way to take pictures!


I'm entering this card in the following challenges:

Pixie Cottage - Sketch and option of Party/Celebration
Simon Says Stamp - Time to Party/Celebrate
Totally Papercrafts - Time to Party
Reasonable Ribbon - Something New + Ribbon (Secret Tilda stamp)
7 Kids Challenge - Anything Goes
Just Magnolia - Anything Goes
Stamp Something - Something Glittery
Craft Your Days Away - Punch It Out
Totally Tilda - Ribbon and Roses
Simon Says Stamp and Show - New Stamp (Secret Tilda stamp)
Speedy the Cat - Use something New (Secret Tilda stamp)
Creative Inspirations - Use Something New (Secret Tilda stamp)

13 comments:

  1. Wonderful finished card! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

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  2. Wonderful card! Thanks so much for joining our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge.

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  3. Beautiful card inside and out!!!
    Thanks for sharing it with us at Speedy's Friends.

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  4. oh this is one super image love the colurs and papers you have used on this,thanks for playing at the pixie cottage this week,hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

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  5. Wow this is a very pretty and cute card... Tilda hiding presents is so sweet! =)
    thanks for joining us at The Pixie Cottage
    hugs
    sadia

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  6. Stunningly beautiful card the image, paper and design look wonderful thank you for sharing this with us at Creative Inspirations.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  7. she is precious....thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends

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  8. This is beautiful! gorgeous colours and details! thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia, hugs, Jane xxx

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  9. Adorable, love the layering and that sweet Tilda. Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations and The Pixie Cottage this week with your lovely creation.
    Hugs
    Suzi x

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  10. OMW.....so STINKIN' CUTE!! bet your friend LOVED her card!!

    Thanks bunches for playing along with Simon Says Stamp and Show!!

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  11. A beautiful card, thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations, hope to see you again next time. Good luck! Hugs Christine x

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  12. Gorgeous card Tiara, that ribbon is lush.
    Thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda for our "Ribbons & Roses" challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

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  13. Great card and lovely image too, love the brown ribbon. Thanks so much for joining in with the Creative Inspiration Challenge this week.
    Jenni x

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