Saturday, March 19, 2011

Can Spring be far away?

Here Tilda sits in a ray of sunshine, thinking that Spring is only a couple of days away.  Yesterday was blustery and cold, today, sunny and warm, what is it going to be?P1120124

I love this image of Tilda with Big Bow.  I used copics to color her with thoughts of spring.  Pink and Green came to mind.

I used the Beaded Oval Spellbinders and cut the center out with a basic oval die, mounted it over a larger white oval and made a little ledge for Tilda to sit on. The Doohicky Swirl is coated with Stickles, as are the flowers

I’m always reluctant to send flowers in the mail, but I have learned that if I coat them with Glossy Accents, it hardens the fibers and they don’t arrive looking like they have been beaten with a club.  This card is for a very dear friend, who has been going through a tough time lately.  The inside says -- “To Cheer You”.

I’m entering this card into the

Magnolia-licious home card challenge

Little Claire’s  pink & green

~ Rubber hugs, inky wishes ~

siggyhaycock

27 comments:

Heike said...

This is a lovely card.

Thank you for joining us at Little Claire for the fortnightly challenge. Please just remember to link the specific post/project to your entry. Links to blog landing pages can make it difficult to find the cards that are entered into a challenge.

Isbel Ahmad said...

Beautiful Card, a big hug from Puerto Rico.

Beth said...

Beautiful card, Madge. Lovely job on cute little Tilda! Your friend will love it!

Cricket said...

Very cute. I love the pink and green together.

Mary Lou said...

Love Love the card. Thanks for sharing. Mary Lou
Lulu9987@aol

PaperLace n Card Nook said...

Beautiful card she is just so cute love your colours too. hugs Carolyn

Liddy said...

Gorgeous card, and I love the tip about the flowers and glossy accents, if you plan on mailing it, thanks heaps for that.

jodyb said...

Very beautiful! Love the colors. I know your friend will love it! And thanks for the tip about the flowers!

Zoe said...

Such a gorgeous card. Love the green dress, really nicely coloured. :) hugs xxoo

Linda said...

Absolutely beautiful!!!!

Barb Hardeman said...

This darling card would cheer up anyone! TFS.
Hugs,
Barb

Juliep said...

Very pretty card. I love the pink/green combo and you've done a wonderful job coloring Tilda. She looks so pretty.

Jean said...

Madge, an adorable card and love your colors, layout and your thought is so sweet. Your coloring of Tilda is so wonderful, love your color co ordination, it is so wonderful.. Sure she will love her card and it will help her.
Hugs, Jean

justme1972 said...

Hi madge! I love your card - the colors are just so pretty!!!!! you are a good friend to make such a pretty card!


justme,
laura

Diana Crick said...

Absolutely adorable, beautiful colouring Madge!! Love the sparkly flourish!
hugs, Diana

Becca said...

Really cute card! I love the glitter and you have coloured Tilda in beautifully. Lovely colour combo. Hugs, Becca

Jennifer said...

A beautiful card Madge and what a great little tip about the flowers. I'm sure this beautifully colored Tilda will help to cheer your friend up. TFS
hugs

Bianca said...

Cour card is so very cute! I love how Tilda has sit down on the frame. Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Rene said...

How PRETTY is this card! So sweet with the pink and green and Tilda looks wonderful!!!
Rene :D

Eulanda said...

Hi Madge! So excited to find a fellow BC'er! I live in Merritt! I hear you guys are getting a new scrapbook store or maybe just recently one opened? Lucky you! I moved from Williams Lake where we had the best store and now in Merritt we have NOTHING! And Kamloops sucks too and Kelowna too far. I hear Kamloops will be opening one in August or so. YAY for me!!
Anyway, fabulous card and isn't she the cutest image? Like your choice of color combo too! Hugs!
Eulanda

karlinchen50 said...

Hello
your card is stunning; the image is beautifully colored and gorgeous design.
The cards like it very much.
Thanks for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.
**Karla

Sandy said...

Beautiful card Madge - don't cha just love these colors! Your coloring looks wonderful!!
Sandy

cabio's craft corner said...

Madge, your Tilda card is so sweet :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Sharon Keanly said...

A super card Madge, your little Tilda is coloured in so beautifully. hugs Sharon

Ila said...

Aww..Tilda is just the Sweetest!!..what a Gorgeous card!!..Hugs, Ila

Helen said...

That's a beautiful card - I love Tilda images. Hope to see you at Little Claire again - next time, could you please link to your blog post not just your blog to make it easier for us to find your card?

Thanks
Helen x

tiggertastic said...

aww how cute is this...smile. lovely image and very pretty colour combination on your papers

Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

Designing for:
Crafty Purple Frog , Sweet Pea Stampers ,Bearly Mine Designs and Kenny K