September 21, 2008

Tilda, Back to school!!! Paying homage to Ali!!!!

Here is another card that I made this weekend inspired by my favourite LifeArtist, the one; the only, Aliiiii Edwards!!!! Yay, whoo hoo, Whoop Whoop!!!! I know I am going a little crazy....I think I have been spending too much time in my scrapbooking room and the Zip Dry fumes are starting to affect me, he he he!!!

No really, I have had so much fun making these cards and they have come together so quickly too. This little Tilda is just too adorable all set to go back to school. I love her sassy little hair cut and her cute outfit. I so wish I could dress like her...what ya think...could I pull it off...nah, I don't think so either, lol!!!!

So, for this card I made the 6X6 base from brown Bazzill Basics cardstock and used my new Ambrosia BasicGrey pp. Ok, I absolutely LOVE this pp!!! It is so gorgeous,OMG!!!! I have been dieing to use my new QK Silhouette apple border digital download (dd)...okay that is a mouthful or a handful,wink! I love the mesh dd they look like Ki Memories lace paper and I love that I can cut it out of any colour paper I want,very cool! I pop-dotted an apple die cut on top of the border to give it a little more dimension. I really like how the apple border turned out! I will defiately use it again!

For the main image, I stamped Tilda on Georgia Pacific paper with Archival Brilliance Black Graphite ink and coloured her in with my Copics. I used white acrylic paint for the highlights and some Sakura stardust pen for some glitter. I also, added a cute QK butterfly rub-on. For the sentiment I stamped my Magnolia label stamp on a scrap of the BG pp and inked the edges. Both sentiments are from an Autumn MM rub-on pack that I have had in my stash forever. Then I stamped the small Magnolia apple in the corner of the sentiment tag and added a little Stickles.

Well, I hope you can come back and visit tomorrow cuz I have something really exciting to share with, its not blog candy yet but that was a good guess!!! I will have blog candy soon when I get a little closer to 5, 000 stay tuned for the deets on my first ever blog candy....and pop by tomorrow!!!

Thanks for stopping by and havin' a wee look-see!!!!


Marja Sch said...

What a lovely card. Hugs Marja

Rach said...

your card is beautiufl. love the apples and your colouring on your image. hugs rachxx

Nicole Bailey said...

soooooo adorable-I'd like to wear her clothes too!
Love your copic work, you highlight perfectly!
I really need to get into copics...

Marte said...

Your card is SO great, and I'm laughing so hard when reading your posts. You write so well! :)

Thank you for your inspiration - have to make a card now, cos' my fingers going crazy! :P

Sew This N That said...

oh so adorable Tara :0) Your colouring is amazing!
**Hugs** Heather x

Anonymous said...

wow, great card! just lovely!

Becca said...

This is so cute. The apples give it such a great touch. Unique and wonderful.

Bev said...

Oh this is just awesome Tara, love the apples - such a neat idea!!

hugs Bev x


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