Saturday, 8 May 2010

Tilda and the Butterflies













Challenges I am entering this card for:

I Love Promarkers - Wings

Flutterby Wednesday - Wings

Sketch Saturday – sketch

Sir StampalotChallenge - butterflies and blossoms


Hi, and today, as you can see, Tilda is surrounded with butterflies. I have created something of an Oriental feel for this card I think, probably due to the reds, golds and blacks in the colour palette.

For the background paper I used a MCS image but added a couple of butterflies (think they are Monarchs), though one is now half hidden by Tilda’s mat, before printing it off. For the other butterflies, two have been stamped with 2 different images from Clear Choice Stamps onto card and then coloured with my Promarkers before being glazed with Anita’s Clear Gloss Finish, shaped and attached with silicone glue. Am I the only one whose glaze always sets hard and doesn’t want to come out even though it is kept in a supposedly airproof container? I digress. For the third butterfly, so carefully alighting upon a Promarkered rose stamp from Anna Griffin, I actually stamped it onto acetate and again used my Promarkers to colour it in. The two ribbons were from my stash.

Hope you like today’s offering to Crafting Blog-land and I would appreciate it if you kind folk could leave a comment so I know you have visited. :)

16 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Tine ! Your colouring is excellent. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers. Sue C x

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  2. gorgeous colours and fabulous colouring ,thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers

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  3. For some reason I can't view your whole card but looking at your link, it looks gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

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  4. Absolutely love it, Christine. Gorgeous colours and colouring. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers again this week.

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  5. Hi Tine

    Just beautiful you are right it does have an oriental feel and is probably the rich colours.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Stampalot Challenge and good luck.

    B x

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  6. Excellent choice of colours, Tilda looks real happy surrounded by the butterflies. Thanks for sharing at Sir Stampalot this month.
    Pinky

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  7. Lovely! thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    xx

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  8. Oh this is just so beautiful I love Tilda and she looks quite happy to be surrounded by those beautiful butterflies I am loving this so much thank you for joining our challenge at Sir Stampalot.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  9. Just beautiful! Fabulous background. Thanks for joining us at Sir stampalot and good luck!

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  10. Gorgeous card, lovely colours, thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers
    Ruth x

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  11. Hmmmm! I cannot see the whole card, which is a shame, but I can just make out that you have followed part of the sketch lol
    Thank you for joining in the fun at Sketch Saturday :)
    Jo xx

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  12. Such a pretty card, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    Hugs Lisa xx

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  13. Oh such a gorgeous card. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

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  14. Wow this is so very pretty.
    thanks for joining in the Sir stampalot challenge.
    hugs chrisxx

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  15. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s Challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  16. This is beautiful. Fab butterflies.
    Thank you for joining us at sir Stampalot this month.
    Clare x

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