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Monday, December 15, 2008

Skiing in the morning Tilda

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This is the second card for my upcoming "Winter Tilda" card class at Cranberry Hill Mercantile. To see the first card, please click here.

Oh, how I was straggling with this card... Two days ago I stayed up until 2:30 in the morning trying to make it work.. and still didn't like what I made. I was ready to give up on making a card with this Tilda on skis when my friend Deirdre told me that I just "had to" make a card with her because she is so CUTE ("to me"). So today, after teaching a class I decided to give it another try. I changed the layout and the colors, and it worked!! I tried to achieve the feel of the crisp winter morning.. what do you think?

This card started as a very simple one, but it wouldn't let me go until I added all the details it was asking for..

The card measures 6" x 6".



This is what inside of the card looks like.


All images were colored with Copic Markers. Piercing around the edges was done with the Tim Holtz ruler. Printed paper by Bo Bunny, greeting is from the Hero Arts stamp set. Christmas trees and Tilda from Magnolia. All supplies used to create this card are available at Cranberry Hill Mercantile. If you do not live in the area, you can call the store at 408-736-9151 to place your order.

This class is scheduled for:

Thursday, December 18th, 11 am to 2:30 pm
Thursday, December 18th, 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm

To sigh up for the class, please call Cranberry Hill Mercantile at 408-736-9151.

14 comments:

Moni said...

Very beautiful card, love the image and the colouring! hugs, Moni

Candy said...

Hi,
Love your card! It is different and beautiful.

marsha said...

Beautiful card! I love your layout and coloring.

Brenda said...

Beautiful card. I love the way you layered the stamping on this one. Just gorgeous!!

catt871 said...

What a gorgeous card!!!! Your insides are as beautiful as the outside!!!

Sandy Hulsart said...

Very beautiful, I love the soft coloring that you achieve.

Brittany Kayy said...

This card is absolutley adorable. Amazing job!!!! *Claps* To have such a hard time making a card, boy it dosen't show!! <333

Susan said...

She's just too cute! She can ski into my house anytime! For all the struggling and fighting with her, she came out beautiful! I love the trees! She's just wonderful!

Kim said...

Irina that is a fab card! I love it and the inside of the card is so beautiful too!
Hugs~ Kim

Deirdre said...

See what a cutie (she is to me). Not the ski slope we talked about, but I think this one works even better, and with the softer colors she really stands out, way to go Ms Irnia. Deirdre

michvan said...

Hi Irina,
This turned out really gorgeous! Definitely looks like a crisp winter morning! Perfect!

Hugs,
Michelle

Carolyn King said...

this is beautiful! I just got this stamp and cannot wait to ink it up!!

Cheryl said...

Irina, glad you stuck to it! You certainly achieved the look you were going for! What wonderful companion cards! Looks like a great class!

Mona said...

Wonderful how you used the spotlight!

Sometimes the things that are most difficult achieve the best results!