Saturday, October 22, 2011

Go Team!!!

Good evening, Friends. My DH and I have been getting ready for the cold winter weather here on our ranch in Colorado. Today we finally got the Duck/Goose house anchored in its permanent home by the pond. Hubby is awesome at building things from scratch and he did a wonderful job! All that is left to do is put shingles on it and the birds will be happy and warm when it snows which BTW, may be this coming Wednesday. I got 30 Tulip bulbs planted around my garden but I have lots left so will I'll find someplace to put them tomorrow while we have nice weather.

I made this cute little card this afternoon. Of course I already had the idea in my head during the week and I always make notes as I design, that way I don’t forget anything. Lately that’s everyday which comes with old age. LOL
I got Cheerleader Tilda from the Magnolia Stamp Club and have been aching to use her. The DPs are from PTI, cardstock is from Bazzill and The Paper Company. My flowers are from WOC, Prima and Recollections. I sprayed the graphite colored flowers with a mix of Black Soot Distress ink, water and pearl white Perfect Pearls.
The Heart Swirl die cut is new from the Magnolia-licious store and trimmed to fit around the flowers. I colored Tilda with Copics and cut her out with a border and matted on black cardstock.
I’m entering this card in the following Challenges:

MDUC – Get Punchy
Heart Song Inspirations – Flowers and/or Felt
Crafty Cardmakers – Cute with a Dark Element
PaperPlay Challenges – Use Black
4 Crafty Chicks – Marker it Up
Southern Girls Challenge – Stripes and Polka Dots

I hope you enjoyed visiting. Thanks for stopping by.



Papercraft By Carole said...

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers! Cxx

Lisa Jane said...

what a gorgeous card - love the fun colour combo
Lisa x

Kazza said...

YOU've done Miss Tilda proud. Wonderful card and fabulous colours. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls. xx

Leanne said...

nicely done, thanks for playing at 4 crafty chicks, another great card!

Janne said...

WOW! Your card is so cute! It reminds me of the spring;)) Thanks for joining us at MDUC this week.

Mandy said...

Oh wow Cathy your card is absolutely gorgeous, fab colour combo and so beautifully coloured :)
Thanks for joining us at Paper Play for our "use black" challenge
hugs Mandy xx

Shelby said...

Absolutely love love love these colors together. Your shading and highlighting is perfect and those flower arrangements are just stunning!


Janiel/ janny said...

Beautiful card and great punching!!!
Thanks for joining us at MDUC this week.
hugs, Janiel

Unknown said...

WOW what a great Card!! I love your bright yellow with the black:-) Thanks so much for playing along this week at MDUC:-)

Amber said...

LOVE the color combinations, the coloring, the black/yellow flowers! Fabulous job! I live on a farm also and we're making our winter preparations, dreading the cold! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls!

Anniebee said...

This is too cute! I love the yellow and black together. Did you make this for someone specifically? Just wondered as black and gold are fairly common school colors. Great job coloring Tilda.


{ Kristina } said...

Cool!! :) Love the Tilda girl.

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