Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Tent style Tildas
I went a bit nuts with the latest challenge on the Just Magnolia blog, I actually made three of these tent card Tildas, but the other I won't post until the recipient opens it up! This was such a neat format for Tilda, although the one problem I encountered was I had to use the largest size of nestability available to make the opening, otherwise you can't see Tilda's feet. :) And on that particular card I wanted it framed. You'll find directions to this challenge on the blog if you click on my link.
The first card is for Mothermark's Teapot Tuesday challenge as well as the Oh Alice! blog challenge to paint the roses red. Mothermark is asking us to send our tea party cards to a young woman in Colorado who not only is pregnant for the first time (major excitement!) but in her second trimester discovered she has Hodgkin's Lymphoma (not good!!). So this will go in the mail tomorrow and you can read about it on her blog post here if you would like to make and send a card too.
The colors I used fit a neat new challenge blog called Oh Alice! based on Alice in Wonderland. You really should check it out, the challenges are a lot of fun although this is the first chance I've had to play. This week is 'painting the roses red' and the color challenge involved purple blue and red (check, check and check.)
On the second card I used orange and blue for the latest Papertrey Peeps challenge. True, I didn't use any PTI stamps, but hey, I was on a roll with Tilda and couldn't stop.
All Tildas colored with prismacolor pencils and gamsol, using a variety of paper and embellishments, blah, blah, blah. Thanks for looking! And many thanks to the friend I was talking to on the phone who reminded me how much easier it is to color in your images to match your paper choice, rather than coloring an image and rummaging through scraps to find an appropriate piece of DP which usually proves impossible! :) You know who you are!!