Thursday, July 15, 2010

Angels and Butterflies


Today I finally finished a card I started back in the middle of June!  I loved the card but knew it needed more and I didn't have what I wanted so I waited.  Once I had what I wanted I didn't have the time so I waited some more...Today I had not only the supplies but the time to complete it.

I used Tilda with Bare Feet and I just LOVE how she's facing away from you and you can see her little wings and tiny toes.  What a cutie!
The paper I used is from The Paper Loft.  Tilda was colored with copic markers and I also did some paper piecing on her scarf and overalls.  Love the look!
I also used a lovely gold ribbon slide with some New England Ivy ribbon from CTMH.  I also used paper flowers from Crafta and Wild Orchid Crafts.  The butterfly is from my stash.

Butterflies is the theme for our Magnolia-licious Yahoo group Mingle and Kit Swap this month.  If you'd like to join in the fun, click on the link in my side bar on the left.

I'm not sure what I plan on doing with this cute little Tilda but chances are, she'll end up in the hands of my lovely mingle partner!!

Here are the pics of my card.  Enjoy!


This one shows the popped details of Tilda sitting on the fence.  I colored the bottom image gray except for her feet, those I colored normal.  Then I colored the top image but cut off her feet.  I popped the two images together to give it more of a dimensional feel.  Now it really does look like she's sitting on the fence.  I also created the background, it's supposed to be a sunset LOL 

This one is just a close up of the image itself.  
Have a Simply Magnolia Day!

14 comments:

Lisette Morris said...

Wow!Beautiful! I love the background and Tild is just precious watching the butterfly. Great Job!

shelly said...

Wow, I love your background. It reminds me of a rainbow and your coloring is great!
hugs,
Shell

Rene said...

The background is fabulous!!!

Nancy said...

What a pretty card! I must try that layering technique sometime. Thanks for sharing.

Linda said...

Love that background! Beautiful card :)

Suzanne J Dean said...

Beautiful background, love the dimension--such a sweet scene!

hugz,
Suzanne

Autumn said...

This is sooo pretty! Love your background, it's fab!TFS!
xxAutumn

Louise said...

Beautiful background and card

Barb Hardeman said...

Oh, such a beautiful background you've created. Reminds me of a butterfly! You coloring and layout are gorgeous!

Peggie said...

Great card. Love the background.

cabio's craft corner said...

Precious background color scene and lovely Tilda card :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Jennifer said...

What a fabulous card Jessica. Love your 'sunset' background and Tilda is colored to perfection. Great Job!
hugs
Jennifer

Kathy Gerace said...

Your card is wonderful! I love the way you did your background. Good job coloring and laying out the flowers.
Kathy Gerace

Jean said...

A gorgeous card.. love your background and how your did the feet of your Tilda.. your coloring is great and your layout is adorable. your did a stunning job on this card.. Great job..
Hugs, Jean

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