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Friday, 10 June 2011

Gardening Tilda

Hello friends can you believe another post from me on consecutive days! I said I was going to try harder this week and last night I made this little lady and I wanted to share it with you.
I love my little easel from Sir Stampalot, that is my all time favourite shop, I order it one day and it's here the next! 
This is one of the new Tilda's from the Sweet Rainbow collection, I don't think I've ever used one this quickly before - they sit in my craft room for months before I get around to actually using them, some have been there for years and are still unused - shameful I know.
The grass and leaves die are Magnolia Doo Hickeys and the flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts, Tilda was coloured with copics and I distressed around the Watering Can card with Tim Holtz crackle paint. The little butterfly has been in my stash forever!

I would like to enter this into the new Magnolia challenge
which has a 'Birthdays' theme for this week

Who have a 'Summer' theme

Who want to see 'Something Punched'
I hope my die cuts count!

By The Cute And Girly
In The Garden

Thank you for visiting and to those that do for commenting
Have a great weekend

Love 'n' Hugs Laurie x

19 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

oh wow - this is amazing.. full of gorjossity.. i love that watering can design.. and the fabulous grass and swirly die cut stems.. its just stunning.
Lisa xxx

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Ooooh - I love this Laurie - the watering can is fabulous and everything blends together beautifully. Love all the detail and the greens and pinks.
Have a fabby weekend - hugs, Sylvia xxx

patriziawithaz said...

Hi Laurie x I love this card ! The whole design is fabulous - the watering can shape,Tilda,the grass,the flowers and of course the sweet Butterfly x Hugs x

Mary J said...

This is amazing Laurie - wow, lovin' all the details!

Sue said...

Oh WoW!!! you have excelled yourself Laurie!!! This is awesome! Love the colour combo and the watering can design and everything looks so balanced which is difficult on a shaped card. Tilda is coloured beautifully and looks just perfect! You have done so well with the flowers and flourish leaves - gives a gorgeous effect! I'm gushing!! but you really deserve it!! a beautiful creation!!

Big Hug
Sue xx

Jill said...

Hi sweetie:)
What a beautiful card you have made today!
I haven't been able to comment on your blog for weeks, but now I've got a tip, so I'm trying again!
Love to see your work Laurie, you made Tilda look beautiful in the garden :)
Lots of hugs to you my blogfriend
Jill

Rebekah said...

This is just too stunning Laurie love those colours hugs Rebekah xx

Cor* said...

HOLY MOSES this is a gardening dream. You have worked that Doohickey grass with little Tilda with a shovel just beautifully! Thanks for your kind words on my blog. I appreciate them. I am trying to stay positive today. Your card has definitely made me smile! Thank you.

Pami said...

Wow, this is megamazing!! Love it Laurie, firstly my fav colour combo, and the flowers and the grass, the colouring. Awesome!! P x

Christine L said...

Wow Laurie this is FAB! Just so perfect for a gardening friend...
And I'm with you on the unused stuff in my crafting space... like you, sometimes for years!!
Hugs
Christine x

Stampin'Piper said...

Oh, this is so lovely! Love that idea and have to put it on my to-do-list! Great!

Thanks so much for joining our first challenge at TOMIC, hope to see you again!

Hugs Tanja

Chris said...

A beautiful card and I love your colouring and design! Such sweet details and colours too. Thank you for entering the first TOMIC challenge. Hugs, Chris :)

Cj said...

Hi, how are you? this card is so gorgeous I love it, I love the pink and green combo.xxx

Vicky said...

Such a beautiful creation Laurie..!

thanks for joining us at tpc....and good luck..!

hugs Vicky xx

pinky said...

Laurie this is just gorgeous, such a cute idea and love how you have dressed it all up. So so pretty.

Pat said...

Wow beautiful card! I love how you've done the flowers and beautiful papers.
Hugs xx

Carissa said...

Oh, this is just darling. Love the watering can design. Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something. Carissa

MyCuriousCrafts said...

OMGoodness, you are so very talented. TFS! ~Shen

gerslittlesnippets said...

Your gorgeous creation is soooo perfect for BTC&G's "In the Garden" challenge. Thank you for entering.
geraldine