Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Lovely Tilda with flowers!

Oh, I had a blast with this one, at last I've learnt how to colour with the Aqua Markers. They are not difficult to use, I'm just a bit slow, lol! I found them easiest to use with an ordinary brush for water colouring, thanks for the tip Brenda! I just scribbled with the pens at an acrylic block and picked the colours from it with the brush and when I was done I wiped off the colours from the block with a damp cloth. The colours are easy to blend to get the tones you want, so a 12 pack goes a long way.

The photo proved to be more difficult, we have a glorious sunshine today and the Stickles are reflecting it no matter how I try and the dots on the papers don't want to show, they are really nice IRL. No bigger problems over here, just small issues!

Stamps: image from Magnolia, sentiment from PB, edge flourishes TH, corners are from Clarity Stamps
Colouring: Aqua Markers
Other colour mediums: Distress Inks, Stickles, white Sakura pen, Perfect Pearls and acrylic colour wash for roses
Tools: Nestabilities oval die
Accessories: hatpin and half pearls are from my stash, ribbons, heart button, papers and gems are a gift from Hobby och Hantverk (a Swedish craft shop)


Simon Says Stamps Challenge
: Love is in the air!
Charisma Cardz Challenge: Love/Valentines (second entry)
Just Magnolia: Going Dotty!
Cute Card Thursday: A fabulous sketch to work with!
The ABC Challenge: N for Nesties

Hope you get lot's of sunshine and hugs today,

Love
Maarit

7 comments:

  1. So beautiful! I love everything pink and Tilda is so cute. Thank you for participating in The ABC Callenge this week.
    Hugs Trine Lise

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  2. Such a beautiful card. Thanks for joining our Valentine/Love challenge at Charisma this week. Good Luck.
    xx Vee

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  3. Beautiful card, Maarit! Great colouring.
    Thank you for joining us at CCT! :)
    Hugs
    Vanja

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  4. Upea kimppu ja varmasti kiiltelee.
    Kaunis kortti!
    Mun pitää kokeilla myös tuolla tavallisella siveltimellä, olen värittänyt sillä säiliöllä -
    huu harjoitukset jatkuu, kun ehtisi,
    paljon haleja sullekin;-))m

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  5. Todella mahatva ja ihanan pinkki kortti! kiitos kun osallistuit The ABC haasteeseen tällä viikolla!
    /Sari

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  6. Hi Maarit
    You are definetly getting the hand of the aqua markers your card is gorgeous and the colours look fab.
    Louise xx

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  7. Gorgeous card Maarit :-) I love this Tilda and your colouring is perfect, the papers and embellies are all very pretty too :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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Warm hugs
Maarit