Sunday, March 7, 2010

Saturday Spotlight - Friendship

So this week over at Saturday Spotlight with Hidden Potential the challege is to "think of friendship" as a theme for a card. I instantly wanted to use one of these adorable Tilda images that a friend of mine sent me ... Hi Jessica!! I don't have a ton of Copics but pulled what I did have out to color her in.
I needed some inspiration for the layout and when I saw the great one at Friday Sketchers I decided to go with that! I don't usually go with this kind of "collage style" but the samples I've seen by some increadibly talented ladies lead me to go in that direction.
I even used some of those ribbon silk flowers that I bought at Michaels. I tend to not use them (even though I have picked up a whole bunch) because I don't know how to get them adhered to the card without their "lumpy bases" making them stick up too far or look ugly! If anyone out there has some tips for me I'd be ever so grateful!! For these ones I bent the green "lumpy bases" to fold under the popped up Tilda panel and covered it with some extra cut out leaves.
Supplies: Tilda (Magnolia), Simple Little Things, Turning a New Leaf (Papertrey Ink); Ink - Jet Black, Antique Linen, Walnut Stain (Ranger); Paper -Whisper White (Stampin' Up!), Mandrin Slice from Marrakech collection (BasicGrey), text paper (unknown from a friend - Hi Cameldiva!!); Other - markers (Copic), ribbon (Michaels), coluzzle, sewing maching and thread, flowers (Michaels, dimensionals.
Thanks for dropping in! and thanks for leaving me a comment if you feel like it! Your comments are like nice little hugs :-)


*Vicki* said...

AWW!! Donelda!! I love this!! What a beautiful layout and the coloring on your image is just adorable!! :) Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Saturday Spotlight this week!! HUGS

Jessica G. said...

Perfect take on the challenge, Donelda! Beautiful coloring on Miss Tilda and your collage style gives a wonderful vintage feel. You are very welcome for the images -- it makes me so happy to see Tilda shine on your cards!!

Thanks for playing in this week's Spotlight challenge!

Deb (dcorder) said...

ACK!!! IS this cute!! I love the print paper behind - such a vintage-y touch!

Juanita said...

Lovely card. I have no tips on how to use those flowers with the lumpy bases. It is a dilemma for me too.

aardvarkpest said...

Great card. Love the iamge and your colouring. Great colour combo.


Michele said...

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

Jodi said...

Very sweet card! Love the colors you used on her too! Thanks for joining us at Saturday Spotlight!
Jodi =)

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a pretty card Donelda!! Love your colors and the paper!! Gorgeous take on the sketch. What an awesome take on the Saturday Spotlight Challenge! Thanks for playing with us this week!

Crystal said...

AWWW How super cute, great sketch and design!!! Darling colors and image! Thanks so much for joining us at Saturday Spotlight!