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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Ballerina Tilda

Hi there friends,
I have a card to share using one of my new Maggies. I thought the Prince & Princess collection was a really cute one so it was hard to exert some self-control & not buy 'em all :)
Here's my card:
 This one is one of my favs. It's called Tilda with ballet shoes. Isn't she so cuuuute!?

Here's a closer peek at her:
She's colored with Copics. I've been looking for a good color combo for med African-American skin, but just haven't pinned down the right one :( I used E33, E35, & E37 for her. Hmmm, I gotta keep looking... well, her tutu & the flower on her headband got a double dose of Cotton Candy Stickles. I let the thick layers dry in between applications & that helped to create a chunkier effect. The tulle flowers are from Prima & I've had them forever! They finally found the right card to make their debut. The papers are from the London Market collection from Pink Paisley.

I used this week's sketch at The Cutie Pie Challenge: but I forgot it's also supposed to be an easel card. Doh! No can do this challenge :(
I'd like to play along in the following challenges:
Bunny Zoe's Crafts: Anything Goes
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp & Show: Anything Goes
Magnolia Stamp Lovers: Flowers
Do You Stack Up: Use a flower

Thanks so much for peeking.
Gotta Go!

6 comments:

  1. Sooooo sweet. Love the coloring.

    Hig hugs,
    Gaby

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  2. Oh yes, she is sooo cute! Your coloring is amazing. Love the pretty flowers and bow.

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  3. Gorgeous gorgeous card!!!! Thank you so much for joining us at MIM. Don't forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance to win our second prize!
    Rene ;D

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  4. Super cute. Thanks for sharing Karli. Hope you are feeling better!

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  5. I love this one (bought her, too, lol). She looks so pretty. I like the skin tone, looks great. Pretty flowers with her, too.

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  6. This is such a gorgeous card. I love the image you've used and the colours also. Thanks for joining us this month at Bunny Zoe Crafts. Hugs Michele x

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Thanks for taking the time to leave a comment :) So appreciated!

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