>> Wednesday, 28 January 2009

I hadn't planned to make a card this evening but this card came together in my head while I was in the shower!! I've used a great sketch from this weeks Sketch Saturday challenge. This is one of my new Tilda's and I've coloured her with distress inks and watercolours. I've been using some lovely watercolour paper to stamp on recently which is a dream to colour on it but its a nightmare to cut out as its so thick - I had sore fingers after cutting around this little lady!! The paper is a double sided sheet from Bo Bunny and I used my lovely Martha Stewart punch for the scalloped edges. The sentiment is a freebie with this months Card Making & Papercraft magazine; ribbon, charm, buttons, gems are from my stash.

I might write a little note to my husband on Tilda's tag - just not sure what yet!


Mina 28 January 2009 at 23:15  

gorgeous card...the colouring is fabulous...isnt it strange how ideas come to you, I sometimes wake up in the middle of the night with one in my head lol...

Rach 29 January 2009 at 06:38  

a fabulous card Sharon. great papers and colours.. hugs rachxx

angeljakki 29 January 2009 at 07:39  

lovely card, Tilda looks so at home x x x

Pascale 29 January 2009 at 09:17  

Love the tilday and such a lovely rich card. Pascale :)

Deb 29 January 2009 at 09:29  

Gorgeous card Sharon, the colours are so rich! Love this little Tilda, I sometimes use the thick watercolour paper so know what a tough job it is! Love your layout, the things we think about while showering!
Thank you for joining in the CCT challenge!

Michele 29 January 2009 at 10:03  

Gorgeous card Sharon. Love the tilda image and the colouring is fantastic. Love the papers also. Michele x

cats whiskers 29 January 2009 at 11:28  

Awesoem card Sharon, love the colours and the papers and the cute image which you have coloured perfectly
Hugs Jacqui x

Anonymous,  29 January 2009 at 11:54  

lovely card sharon !!! love the heart and the image !!
hugs tina46

The Crafty Goat Girl 29 January 2009 at 13:35  

Beautiful card, just love that punch! Great use of shading too. Lovely little image, that little Tilda will have to come out of my Tilda box to play, me thinks! Hugs Heidi xxx

Cathy 29 January 2009 at 14:58  

Gorgeous card - love the papers and colours. You have coloured Tilda beautifully.
Cathy xx

L.Nielsen 29 January 2009 at 15:37  

This card is beautiful. Isn't it funny how ideas pop into your head when you are in the strangest of places? Showers are great for thinking. I do it too!
Lovely card, and congratulations on your new challenge blog.
Lynda =)

Kirsten 29 January 2009 at 17:51  

Wow, this is beautiful! I love the colours & the papers & the ribbon & Tilda looks GORGEOUS!! :) Kirsten x.

joey 29 January 2009 at 17:51  

Hi Sharon, fabulous card. so cute and love the papers. joey xxx

sari 29 January 2009 at 20:26  

This is such a cute card!!! Love the papers & colors!

Gillian 30 January 2009 at 08:56  

A beautiful card Sharon, love the colours and all the little accents. Can't say I have ever got an idea when in the shower but mine come whilst walking my dog.

Gill x

Riet 30 January 2009 at 09:19  

woww,what a beautiful cards Sharon.

hugs Riet.xx

Silli 30 January 2009 at 11:02  

Your card is so pretty. Love the border and the colors... Great!

Jennifer 30 January 2009 at 12:42  

Gorgeous card, love the papers and the new Tilda.
Jen x

Bev 30 January 2009 at 14:02  

Oh this is so gorgeous Sharon - the colours and papers are fab. Love your colouring with the distress inks, fabulous shading.

hugs Bev x

Jo 30 January 2009 at 14:21  

Gorgeous work! love the colours!
Thank you for joining in our challenge this week
Jo xx

Anonymous,  30 January 2009 at 19:45  

What a gorgeous card .. love the papers and your colouring is fab. that little tilda is just so cute.


Gill 30 January 2009 at 21:24  

Beautiful card, fab colours and a gorgeous image, thanks for joining us at SS
hugs Gill x

Cheri Howard 30 January 2009 at 22:46  

Both cards are so sweet! Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Lorraine A 31 January 2009 at 07:59  

beautiful card, lovely colours and image , very cute :-)

Simona ┼átirn 31 January 2009 at 11:03  

Not just lovely :) the card is gorgeous :)

Kim Piggott 31 January 2009 at 16:22  

Just beautiful!
I love your fabulous colouring and your papers and detail make this just supurb!
kim x

Sarah 31 January 2009 at 19:43  

A gorgeous card, love the layout and the colouring.
xx :0)

mueppi 1 February 2009 at 18:28  

Gorgeous card, Sharon!
I love your Tilda and colouring!
Hugs Gisela

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