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Sunday, 14 April 2013

Totally Tilda's Midway reminder #69

Happy Sunday morning everyone,
We're already halfway through our current challenge over at 
 and we're still going 
Bingo
 crazy lol!
So if you fancy a game with us you still have almost a week to play - just make sure you use at least one line of three in a row from our Bingo grid and you have our lovely Tilda on your creation too of course :)
The card I made for this weeks midway reminder is for my mums birthday that's coming up in a couple of weeks. It's a twisted easel and I made a box for it to go in, something I don't normally do, and I decorated the lid to match the card inside. Mum is my biggest fan and loves the creations I make so I thought I would do something special for her.....


I didn't over layer it with papers as the couple that I picked were too beautiful to cover up (like I usually do lol!) I picked out the creams and browns from the paper to layer up the base with cream and kraft cardstock.


I coloured Tilda with Ugg boots using DI's, mainly vintage photo and walnut stain to keep with the vintage look. I used black soot for shadowing and then cut her out and matted her using Spellbinders Nestie beaded oval, distressing with walnut stain and machine stitching around the edges. I added stardust stickles to her boot buttons and the butterflies, and tea die stickles to her hair. 


A close up of all those gorgeous WOC flowers, the double bow and sentiment.



This is a shot of the card in its box base next to the decorated lid.


I used the same papers for the lid and followed a similar design to the card. 




Kangaroo Tilda was also coloured with DI's with more tea die stickles in her hair and glossy accents on the sweet kangaroos nose! I'm really pleased with the finished bunting, they look like mini tiles mounted on thick cream card and that fab BG paper sandeed back slightly at the edges.





Lastly I took this picture from above the card as a fun shot!

Supplies:
Stamps - Magnolia Tilda with Ugg boots and Kangaroo Tilda
Dies - Magnolia DooHickey's: tea label heart, peony petal, tag, flag
Go Kreate card shapes, Spellbinders Nestie Beaded Oval and foliage
Magnolia pearls
WOC flowers
SU sentiment, seam binding, linen thread

As you know our lovely sponsor for this challenge is Nikki from Bunny Zoe Crafts 
(thanks Nikki for your continued support x)
gif maker

and this is the prize for one lucky winner:

this is of course the fab Bingo grid for you to get cracking with:
This time I used three lines:
Across the top - faux stitching, glitter/sparkle, ribbon
Down the right hand side - ribbon, pearls/gems, machine stitching
Across the bottom - Dies/punches, flowers, machine stitching

I would love to enter the following challenges:
MDUC - DT call with Anything Goes theme
Deep Ocean Challenge - Flowers and Fantasy plus DT call
Magnolialicious - Buttons, bows or beads
Tilda's Town - Flowers everywhere

Thanks so much as always for taking the time to pop by, your comments are cherished!
I hope you all have a wonderful week....
Hugs,


9 comments:

Crafty Kitten said...

Ooh Nicola, I love the card and to have such a gorgeous matching box is fantastic. So much work - 'tis a beautiful project.
hugs
Dawn xxx

Louise said...

Gorgeous set you've created, love the colors and details. Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town for our challenge this week
hugs Louise

Brigitte said...

WOW, just stellar Nicola!!!! Love the vintage look and your gorgeous colouring!!!! The flowers are amazing and the double bow so pretty!!!! I'm sure your mom will love it! Hugs, Brigitte

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow, another little piece of art. Its just so gorgeous with a beautiful vintage shabby chic feel. And I love it all being nice and snug in a little box.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

coops said...

oh wow this is fabulous nicola.amazing design and your tilda and details are beautiful :D

xx coops xx

Sharon said...

Fabulous Nicola. Such an adorable image and the designs, colours and embellishments are gorgeous.
Hugs Sharon. x

Karen said...

OMG Nicola! This is divine, I love your twisted easel card with the matchin gift box WOW WOW WOW!! You have done amazing work! Just wanted to drop by and say thanks for taking the time to enter into our DT call at MDUC
Hugs
Karen
xxxx

Janiel/ janny said...

oh WOW!! What a beauty!! Love the pull out surprise image.. Stunning design..
Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Magnolia-licious Challenge blog for the buttons, bows and bead challenge.
hugs, Janiel

Chris said...

A fabulous card Nicola and love your colouring and the gorgeous easel design and pretty details too. Happy Birthday to your Mum, she's going to love her card to bits. Chris xx

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