Sunday, April 3, 2011

Spring is in the Air

The sun is finally shining and the temps here in Georgia are rising. It's a beautiful spring day and sweet Tilda is out enjoying the day as well.  I have been coloring, coloring, coloring and completely forgetting to actually assemble a card. I signed up for Angie Hunt's Distress Ink watercolor class over at Color Me Creative. I've been practicing but still not quite happy with the results. I suppose we are our own worse critics. Once my finished image meets my standards I promise to share!

The stargazer lily was made using a poinsettia svg file I found on the internet somewhere. I cut it using my Cricut with white cardstock, airbrushed it with Copics RV11 and little dots on the pedals were made with Zig's colorbrush "cola". Card recipe is:

Designer paper:  DCWV Pocket full of Posies
Image:  Tilda with Hawaii Flower and Wheelbarrow
Stamp Ink:  Memento
Tilda's Hair:  E21, E25, E29
Tilda's Skin:  E00, E11, E13
Tilda's Dress:  BV00, BV02, BV11, BV17 and Diamond Stickles on lace
Wheelbarrow:  C3, C5, C8, E31, E33, E35, E37
Leaves & Grass:  YG91, YG93, YG95, YG97
Flowers: RV11, RV13, RV17, RV19 with a little Diamond Stickles




20 comments:

  1. How adorable. Love the combo of Tilda with that precious wheelbarrow.
    Sue S.

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  2. Absolutely precious!!!! Beautiful job!

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  3. Very pretty card, Hope! I think your coloring looks fantastic - love the colors and papers you chose! Beautiful job! hugs, Angela

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  4. This is so pretty Hope. Love the lilac dress with sparkles and her hair is stunning. Gorgeous card.
    Hugs
    Suzi x

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  5. Hi Hope this is a BEAUTIFUL card!!! Loving the colors.
    hugs, Janiel

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  6. Beautiful card, Hope! The lilac dress is gorgeous and love that wheelbarrow of flowers! Fantastic card!
    hugs, Sharon

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  7. It's beautiful, Hope! I love your coloring and I agree, this Tilda really has something special which makes you want to keep coloring.
    Love the colors and its simplicity just draws the attention to your beautiful coloring!
    Hugs, Iulia

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  8. Hope!! What a daraling card...love the colors you have used for Tilda and that wheelbarrow is so delightful...Beautiful card, Sweetie....Hugs...Jacque

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  9. So nice of you to use my new favorite Tilda for your gorgeous card! ;P
    Seriously though, this is just TOO PRETTY! Fantastic!
    Rene :D

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  10. Wow what a pretty card love the colors too!!!!

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  11. Very pretty card and in my favorite colors!
    Hugs, Cami

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  12. Hi Hope!
    Your card is adorable. This new collections is so gorgeous. Your coloring is perfect. I love the design of the card. Going by this coloring I don't think you will have too many problems with the distress inks.
    Big hugs Maz

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  13. Hope,
    I'm finally getting around to do some serious blog browsing. I'm glad I dropped by your blog. Your card is super adorable. Especially loving the beautiful color palette that you've chosen. Keep them coming.
    Blessings from Georgetown~
    Leslie

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  14. Adorable card, beautifully colored and I love your lily.
    hugs

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  15. Lovely work, Hope! You coloring has paid off in that your card is wonerful with the jewel tones. It's just so pretty!

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  16. Oh Hope, your card is absolutely gorgeous. That flower just compliments this Tilda perfectly. Love your colouring. hugs Sharon

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  17. Oh wow!! She's really sweet!! LOVE the colors and easel design!! HUGS

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  18. Oh Hope - your coloring is sooooo good and this is one pretty card!
    Hugs
    Sandy

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  19. Beautiful card with stunning coloring and the scheme is wonderful :o)
    Hugs,
    Cabio

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