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Sunday, 31 March 2013

Totally Tilda DT MW #68 Shaped card

Happy Easter everyone!
I hope you are all enjoying a fab Easter day with friends, family or a bit of piece and quiet to yourself ;) Whatever you're doing, maybe you'll be interested to know that over at 
we are halfway through our current challenge
 'Shaped cards'
 which still leaves plenty of time for you to make something beautiful to enter. As long as your card shape is not square or rectangular and Tilda is the main image then you could be winning our fab prize or be picked as one of the DT's top three!

Well, on to the creation I made this week, a double circle easel:


I used my Grand Nestie scalloped circle dies again for both the base easel and DP layers, the flowered yellow paper is BG and the flowered blue paper is SU. All the cut butterflies are using a Sizzix SU Embosslits die called Beautiful Wings which embosses them with different patterns too.


For the left hand part of the card I masked Tilda with eggs in her apron and Spring background, mounted the finished DI coloured image on kraft cut into nestie lacy circle shape, then added cheesecloth behind it.


This is the right hand side of the card. I masked Tilda carrying a lamb and tulip wheelbarrow, cut another nestie lacey circle out of kraft and added more cheesecloth.


I glued my two separate circle easel cards together and made a centrepiece for a tag sentiment using nestie labels sixteen, tied two Sizzix tags to a piece of lemon ribbon and added WOC flowers.


As you know we are lucky to be sponsored by The Ribbon Girl for this challenge

Challenges I would love to enter:
Magnolialicious - Spring
Midweek Magnolias - Favourite stamp: Tilda carrying a lamb because not only is she a dream to colour but she's a spring stamp and it has to be my favourite time of year!

That concludes my Easter creations for this year, I've loved using the spring colour combos - I hope spring weather is just round the corner now :) The sun was definitely shining when I took the pictures of this card which was a very welcome sight after all the snowy grey skies.
The kids are having their usual Easter egg hunt around the house this morning and although I haven't had time to bake yet, I'm looking forward to doing some Easter baking with them this week. Now that I'm working, I appreciate the time off more these days and with working at a preschool I get the best of both worlds as I'm off when they are :)
Thanks so much for popping by and taking a look at what I've been up to, I hope you find time to join us at Totally Tilda, and enjoy the week ahead
Hugs,



13 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely gorgeous with beautiful colours and textures.
Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed Easter.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Chris said...

So very beautiful Nicola and the most gorgeous colouring and design, love your double easel shape! Happy Easter, Chris x

Lisa Jane said...

gorgeous spring like colours and i love the shape
Happy Easter to you all
Lisa x

Brigitte said...

WOW Nicola!!!! This is so different! It's the first time I see a double easel circle card and you mastered it! Love your colouring and gorgeous flowers. Thanks for joining us at Marvelous Magnolia. Hugs, Brigitte

sue w. said...

Hi Nicola, this is wonderful. Love the shape and the images and colours are gorgeous.
Hugs Sue W.

coops said...

so stunning nicola.gorgeous yellow colours and i love the fabulous shape and sweet images :D

xx coops xx

Kirsty-Anne Duckworth said...

Hi Nicola Wow just love this idea a double easel it's so cool ..love both your cute Tilda's ..so inspired ;0)

Fleur said...

A gorgeous easel card Nicola, hope you enjoying the weekend
HUGZ Fleur xXx

Suzi said...

Hi Nicola, This is so cute, wonderful design and a two totally beautiful Tilda's. Thank you for joining us at Midweek Magnolias with your adorable creation.
Hugs
Suzi

Anne said...

This is just so beautiful Nicola, and very Springlike! Love your colours and the images you used. Thank you for sharing it with Midweek Magnolias :o) x

Eulanda said...

Ok `WOW` doesn`t quite say it all. LOL!! There is so much goodness here to look at and your coloring and scenes are amazing!! Thank you so much for joining our "All About Spring" challenge and hopefully you'll make it back to the next one!
Hugs,
Eulanda
Magnolia-licious/Wee Stamps Designer

Susie Sugar said...

Wow Nicola this is like 2 cards in one its fabulous and I love the soft spring shades , so pretty
Hugs Susie xx

Janiel/ janny said...

Beautiful project! Lots to look at and the images used together are stunning.
Thanks for sharing with us at the Magnolia-licious Challenge......hugs. Janiel

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