Friday, April 2, 2010

Fairytale Tilda and a Sweet Pea pirate

Hi everyone and Happy Friday! :) The work week is almost over, thank goodness. It's been a crazy one this week and I'm looking forward to a little down time this weekend :) Any exciting plans for the weekend? Hubby and I are just going to celebrate Easter at home this year. And of course, we'll watch the Mountaineers take on Duke tomorrow . . . Let's Go Mountaineers! :):) Should be a pretty low key weekend, sometimes those are the best kind :) Well, since I didn't get a chance to post yesterday, I have two cards to share with you today so I'll keep my chit chat short.




For my first card, I used this adorable new Magnolia stamp from the Fairytale collection. This particular image is called Fairytale Tilda and I think she's just precious. I colored her with copics (hair: Y21, E33; skin: E00, E01, E11, R20; dress: R81, R83, R85; frog: G24, G28) and then added some Diamond Stickles to her wings. I then cut the image out using my circle nestabilities. While the image was still in the nestability die, I sponged around the image with SU's Pretty in Pink ink. Next, I created my card base out of SU cardstock (Certainly Celery and Rose Red). The design paper is from The Paper Company (I got it at Michael's). For a finishing touch, I added a bow (tied with my Bow Easy) and some roses from Wild Orchid Crafts. What do you think?




For my second card today, I used another gorgeous image from ching-chou kuik's Fantasy Art Collection from Sweet Pea Stamps. This particular image is called Caribbean Treasure and boy was this image fun to color. I colored the image with copics and sponged around the image with SU Bashful Blue ink. I added gold glitter to her bracelets, earring, and the treasure in the treasure chest. Next I created my card base out of SU cardstock (Brocade Blue and Rose Red). The design paper is from My Mind's Eye (Home Collection). For some finishing touches, I added pearls, a bow, a heart charm (from Michael's), and a rose from Wild Orchid Crafts. What do you think?

Thanks for reading this far, I didn't mean for this to be such a long post :) As always, thank you all so much for stopping by. I hope you all have a lovely Easter weekend.

Big Hugs, Christine :)

26 comments:

Lisette said...

Both cards are beautiful! Wonderful coloring. Happy Easter--Lisette

Gina said...

Gorgeous cards Christine. I love the shimmer you put on Tilda's wings. I love these new Sweet Pea pirates. You have done a fabulous job coloring her. Have a happy Easter! We are doing the low key thing too, just hanging out at the house.

Gina L said...

Both of these cards are so pretty and colored so well! I just got a few of the sweet pea stamps. I can't wait to stamp them off and play! Gina L

Tracey said...

These are both beautiful cards! I love them!

Good Kardma by Jules said...

Lovely cards! I especially like the bold DP on the second one. Great coloring on both!

Angelwood said...

Oh Wow! Just love your cards, Christine. Fairy Tilda is just lovely and how gorgeous is the Sweet Pea pirate! Beautiful work!

Lisa said...

Hi Christine!

I love this image also! but I don't have it yet :(

Anyway...your card is gorgeous! I love the colors you use Tilda is colored great!

hugs,
Lisa

Scrapgirl said...

I love the Glitter on the wings of the Fairytale Tilda. She is one of my favorites. Beautiful Job!

Pen to Paper said...

Christine, this is so pretty! I can't wait to get my Fairytale stamps!!


XOXO

Jackie

jimlynn said...

BOTH of these are just wonderful! Such pretty cards. Have a great weekend.

charlene aka scrappygma said...

I just love this image and you have made her so cute !

Anki said...

Love it my friend! Wishing you and your family a wonderful Easter. Kram - Anki

Gloria J. Dawson said...

Christine your card is Beautifil! Love the sparkle on Tilda's wings and your coloring is wonderful!

Danni said...

Wonderful cards!! So very pretty! Have a blessed weekend!

Pat said...

Christine...love both of your cards...your Fairy Tale Tilda is precious. I love the colors and the use of stickles on her wings. Just precious! Pat Frank

Leonie said...

Both cards are just gorgeous. loving all the sparkles on your fairytale tilda!
Hugs
leonie

Christina C. said...

Both of your cards are stunning, Christine. Outstanding coloration on your images. Beautiful!!!
Happy Easter.

Karen W said...

Both cards are lovely. The Tilda card is so cute and the colors you choose are great

Karen

Nancy said...

Both cards are awesome! Really love your Tilda card but you have done a awesome job with both cards!
Happy Easter.
Hugs,
Nancy

Peggie said...

Lovely cards. Happy Easter.

Eulanda said...

Oooh I love the bow on you Maggie card. I can't make bows. I need to buy them premade maybe. LOL! Great coloring too!

paola said...

Two stunning cards , also i have noticed some slight changes in your coloring methods are you taking classes cos the coloring is really looking great!
smiles
Paola

Lyn S said...

These are both stunning cards Christine!

Happy Easter!

RubyM:) said...

Christine you have two amazing looking cards.O just love your coloring and all the pretty flowers.The sweet pea images are just gorgeous you did a wonderfu job on that card.Have a great week and please keep creating lol!RubyM:)

Michele Spera said...

Oh My Gosh, Christine
Love both of the cards but the tilda is a favorite of mine:-) I love the sparkle on her:-)
XMicheleX

Randi said...

Beautiful cards Christine! I love your pink Sweet Pea pirate!! Gorgeous coloring and layout!

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