Sunday, September 19, 2010

Too Cute To Spook!


Good Morning!!
Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend.  

It's Sunday which means it's another challenge at Paper Sundaes.  This week we are sponsored by Simon Says Stamp and we'd like to see your Fall or Halloween Colors.

My entire card was designed around using that big black Prima flower.  (I decided after much too long, that showing half the flower was good enough, LOL)  This is another poor Tilda that just saw ink for the very first time after sitting on my shelf for over a year.  (shame on me!)  And this poor girl almost didn't make it on the card at all.  I was so disappointed over how the green in her dress was coming out that I almost crumpled her up and put it in the trash.  Only because I was really tired did I decide to make it work.  I like her, but I don't LOVE her...know what I mean?  I was so tired that I even forgot to add any shading to the outside of her body and I think she looks "naked".  LOL  

Challenges:
The Secret Crafter = #101 Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge = U is for Unused (The black flower)
Creative Card Crew = Fall or Autumn
A Spoon Full of Sugar = #121 Fall into Autumn
Magnolia Stamp Lovers = Halloween challenge thru 9/25
Let's Ink it Up = # 3 Favorite Stamp + Charm
Color Me Copic = #4 Straight Hair Tutorial by Amy Young


Copic's Used:
Shirt/Socks: YR24, Y15, Y11
Apron: G99, G94, YG95, YG23, Colorless Blender
Skirt: YR14, Y19, YG23, 100, C3
Hairbows: YR18, YR14
Skin: R20, R00, E11, E00, E50
Hair/Shoes: C9, C7, C5, C3, C1
Broom: E29, E35, Y26, YR21, Y21

Thanks for stopping by!
Wendy
Recipe: 
Stamp: Magnolia (Tilda with Broom)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
DP: My Mind's Eye (Boo to You)
Border Punch: Martha Stewart (Iron Gate)
Flower: Prima
Charm: Making Memories (Halloween)
Dimensionals

34 comments:

SuzanneK said...

Gorgeous card, love the theme, colours and how beautifully you have coloured Tilda. Thanks for joining us at LIIU. Cheers Suzanne

~Jeri~ said...

You are so hard on yourself lol but I think we're all like that sometimes. I know I'm that way ALL the time lol I really think she turned out cute Wendy! I actually really like the green in dress as well, it looks rustic, which goes with that fall feel. Another cutie in my eyes!!

nicolet said...

This one is really cute!
The colouring of the stamp is fabulous!
hugs nicolet

Mary J said...

Hello Wendy! Hope you are having a lovely weekend!

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous card! YOu are brilliant at colouring and shading! Great use of that huge flower too - I've got some of those and never know what to do with it - gonna have to case this honey! ;)

Annika said...

Oh but I LOVE the deep war colours you used on her clothes! And the stripey underdress is so cool, now that's something to try out. Your colouring is just amazing! And the big black flower is striking - it's so hard to incorporate BIG embellies on cards and you have done such a marvelous job!
Hugs
Annika

Tracy V. said...

If it means anything, before reading your post, the first thing I said to myself when I saw the post is "I love that green, it looks great!!". Super cute, I just love Maggies. I colored up a few this weekend, hope to put them together soon!

Tracy

♥Rach♥ said...

Her black hair looks wonderful, thanks so much for joining us at CMC! :0)

alicaz said...

Love her - she really is too cute to spook! Wonderful coloring - have to check out that tutorial about coloring straight hair!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Awesome layout. Love the big flower tucked behind the one panel. Of course your coloring is AMAZING as always! :)

Kerri said...

WHAT?!?! I LOVE the green, and I think your coloing looks AMAZING!!! I think you are more of a perfectionist than I am LOL! Super cute card, Wendy:)

Pat Garvin said...

A wonderful coloring job. Love all the Fall colors. Thanks for playing with Lets Ink It Up.

Amy said...

Awesome card and your coloring is fabulous, love her striped skirt and pocket! Thanks for joining us at the CMC challenge!

Dragonlady said...

Aah I see a fellow Tilda lover, she is coloured beautifully and doesn't look naked to me!!!! Thank you for playing at Let's Ink It Up.

Hugs Ali x

fi's cards and crafts said...

great card...beautifully coloured.

Fi
x

Tammy (LaDiva) said...

Wish I could color my Tildas as *naked* as you do! I love her and your card! Thanks for joining us at Let's Ink It Up!

Hugzzz
Tammy

Anita said...

Beautiful card and I really like that big black flower poking out. Your image is fantastic. I can't believe you almost threw it out. We are our own worst critics, huh? It's a very lovely card, Wendy.

Stephanie said...

She is definitely too cute to spook! Adorable! Thanks for joining us at MSL and hope to see you again on 09/26 for our lace challenge.

Claire said...

Supercute card! I love the dps and your colouring is fab!! Thanks for joining us at Let's Ink It Up, good luck and hope to see you again soon
Claire xx

LindaC said...

Great job on this card! Love the paper you used, especially the dots, like the stripes on her dress, and the 'gothic' border.
Linda C

Mel X said...

What a wonderful creation. Love the colours. Your colourwork is just awesome!

Thanks for joining us this week at the Secret Crafter and good luck in the draw.

Mel X

Danderella said...

Wendy, I love this card...it's one of my favorites of yours so far! I especially love that you took a "not Halloween" image and made her look a little Halloween-y! You've inspired me to give it a try this week.

Danielle

scrapn_momof2 said...

Oh Wendy she looks fabulous!! I love how you colored her. The green is fantastic.

Shelby Goolsby said...

Super cute card!! I love the half flower and your coloring looks great. We are are worst critics sometimes especially when we are tired:)

France said...

Wendy, this is such a stunning card ! Oooh I'm in awe of your coloring, that black hair on Tilda is perfect !

Neeti said...

Lovely card Wendy... wonderfully designed and I like the way you place that big black flower.
Hugs, Neeti

Emma said...

Such a gorgeous card Wndy, I love the colours and layout.
Hugs Emma x

Carolina said...

Very lovely and pretty card. Great colouring of Tilda.
Thank you for joining the alphabet challenge

Kate said...

The FIRST thing I noticed was her wonderful green dress!! (I LOVE green!) I am so glad she made it to grace the front of your card. Where you see imperfection, I see talent and skill and am amazed with your creativity and colouring. I'm impressed too as I don't think I would have a clue how to use such a big, black flower, but you've pulled this entire card off perfectly. Great job!!

Lesley said...

Lovely card, great colouring! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

MauMau88 said...

Great colouring!
I like your card!

Inken
Alphabet Challenge

Hobby Paleis said...

Pretty papers and pretty Tilda oh and a very nice card.

Thanks for joining in the Secret Crafter challenge.

Hugs Renate

Paula said...

Stunning Wendy - the colours work so well with the paper & I love that bottom border.
Her dress is amazing with those stripes & the way you've coloured the apron pocket.
Paula (PEP)
http://pepcraftchallexp.blogspot.com/

Kathryn Myhre said...

Great job! I love the design and colors!

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