Thursday, March 18, 2010

Tulip Tilda

Tulip Tilda is just another fun little gal to color with distress inks!  Used some left over paper from another card.  Hard to see, but used Crystal Lacquer on the Tulip and also the butterfly.

Supplies used distress inks, Graphics 45 paper, Northwoods butterfly stamp, pearl dots, white glaze pen for accenting and ribbon and lace.

Distress Ink colors are Wild Honey, Spiced Marmalade,  Antique Linen, Brushed Corduroy, Tattered Rose and Frayed Burlap.

Noticed some people trim Tilda with just a little white edge, so tried that this time.  Actually thought it was a little easier to cut out then right next to the line!  What do you do?

Thanks for stopping by! 

34 comments:

Cami said...

Hi Patti Jo! I love this Tilda with her tulip and the way you colored her with distress inks and added those white gel dots. I need to practice coloring with distress inks and thank you for posting the colors you used. I like that she remains the focal point, and your DP is beautiful for this card. Hugs, Cami

Stephanie said...

You did a great job with this! I love her,she just pops right out! Hugs, Stephanie

Only by His Grace said...

Awesome Patti Jo. Your distress inking is getting better and better.
what a cute Tilda. This must be one your new ones. I love how you did her hair and her dress is perfect. Also love how you put that lovely deeper orange on the flower. I like that you cut her out differently this time leaving the thin white. super DP.
Hugs Marion

Ranita said...

Hi....this card is soooo beautiful...i love the papers and your coloration.
Great.
Hugs,
Ranita

craftymum said...

Hi Patti Jo
love your card and the colours you have chosen.
Love sarah XXX

Maureen said...

Beautiful Patti Jo! I love the white dots; I so need a white pen to do this too!

I cut along the line and then run my Copic Multiliner Brush along the edge to make it black. But boy, some of those cuts are hard to make, especially around pigtails!

I love your card!

Ellen said...

What a beautiful card, i love the colors you used. I also trim the stamps with a little white edge and it's easier too but I think she looks nicer on the card with some white arround her.
Hugs, Ellen

Gina L said...

I usually trim right on the line, too, and it's often hard to get those little nooks and crannies (even with good, sharp, pointy scissors!). I love how she looks with her white outline. What an elegant card! Gina L

Kathy said...

beautiful card Patti Jo! Love the neutral background with the splash of brighter colors!!! Your coloring is beautiful as well!!
:)Kathy

Kit said...

love your colouring in this is such a lovely classy card

Barb Hardeman said...

You did such a gorgeous job on this card. I love everything about it. Your distress coloring is really fabulous...hugs...Barb

Anary said...

Hello Patti!
What a lovely coloring you did! The light is so smooth and perfect! Great work,
xo
Anary

raindropecho said...

This is beautiful!! I think you've done a wonderful job with the coloring and I love the white edge. I might try that also :)
- Ann

magicalmagpie said...

Very cute, I love the statement that black and a colour makes. TFS. Gail

Sumtoy said...

So very precious. Great work, great colors and great shading.

Garnet said...

Oh I really liked this yellow card. Did you use the white pen to make the dots on her dress? I hope I get this good!
Love her,
Garnet

Peggie said...

Super cute. Great job with the distress inks.

Diana Crick said...

Oh my gosh Patti she is gorgeous and you have certainly achieved a vintage look. Stunning card!!!!
hugs, Diana

Scrappinangler said...

Awe, she is beautiful! Lovely colors and coloring. ~Tori

cabio's craft corner said...

She looks so cool on yellow and I love the coloring and the gorgeous DP. Everything goes so well together!
Hugs,
Cabio

Candy said...

Love your card! The DP is lovely with Tilda and the butterfly a splash of colour.
I have seen images cut both ways and they are both great depending on the look you want on your card. I seem to always cut her out completely!
Hugs, Candy

Lori said...

I think this is the first time I've seen this Tilda! She is very sweet : ) Beautiful work on your card!
Love and hugs ~ Lori

Malin/Majamelon said...

What a lovley card!! Beautiful colouring =D

have a great weekend!
Hugs
Malin

Christine Riley said...

Gorgeous! Love the black and yellow together.
Hugs, Christine

Pam S. said...

Hi Patti Jo! lovely, lovely card! love the black paper with her...or is it dark, dark chocolate, oh I mean brown! lol Love how you've colored her and kept her the focal point.
I cut with the EK Success Cutter BEE scissors with the titanium blades...they are the sharpest and I LOVE them! They are kinda hard to find though. I try to keep a new one on hand and the last place I found them was Hobby Lobby. I also cut out my images before I color! I know, backwards to most. But that way the edges get colored at the same time as I'm coloring the image...really finishes it off nice IMO.

Pam Going Postal

Patricia Garcia said...

Hello Patti Jo, beautiful card, love the pretty colors! I usually trim mi images right at the black outline and then I go over with a black pen to outline it, but this looks wonderful!!

Hugs,
Patricia

Claudette said...

Wonderful! I've left an award for you on my blog. Please stop by and pick it up when you can. http://crazycrafter57.blogspot.com/
Claudette

TropicLuv said...

I absolutely LOVE your Tilda cards! They are adorable. You coloring is wonderful, and the layouts so nice. Super job! Aloha...

Kim Piggott said...

Oh this is so very beautiful!
Gorgeous card!
hugs
kim x

BA said...

hi patti
such an adorable card, love the color combo
xoxo BA

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Patti.jo
Such a sweet image...the colour scheme is just awesome!!

Karen x

Anonymous said...

O Patti Jo, you are getting better and better and I thought that you couldn't. I love the way you have coloured lovely Tilda, she just pops out and the colours are fab
Love Janet

Jodie from Oz said...

Patti Jo, Wow, I love this sweet Tilda, the colours and papers are stunning and your colouring is gorgeous and I love all your wonderful details. Hugs Jodie from Oz

Pam said...

Patti Jo you did a beautiful job. I love the black and yellow. I too am trying the distress inks. Aren't they fun to use? I just can't decide on one medium.
Your cards are beautiful.
~Pam

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