Saturday, August 29, 2009

Cooky over you

This card was made using the sketch from the Pink Elephant.

I used Chef Tilda from the fall collection. Another cutie!!

The story behind this card is one that happens to me very often. I had decided to make a card using this Tilda so I went looking for something for her to sit on. I found this peach lace that I have and wanted to use it. Then the search for paper began in my stash to find something that would go with this lace. First, found the dp paper (unsure of brand) and then the other papers. I think it took me about 1 hour to find the perfect papers. I like them together, they look good.

I colored Tilda - here is a close up:
You can also see the lace that is behind her. Isn't it pretty? Then I put her on the mat and it just didn't look right so I decided to try my hand at distressing (gulp). I have some of the Tim Holz ink and hadn't used it yet so drug it out. I took a scrap piece of fabric and started inking. All in all, I think it turned out OK and it gave me the look that I wanted.

The sketch at the Pink Elephant has the sentiment under the main focal point but I decided that I wanted a hanging 'menu' so I moved it to the upper left. The menu is hanging on Tilda's rolling pin.
Any finally the inside:

All in all I think this turned out pretty good. At least I am satisfied with it and I just loved coloring this Tilda!! TFL!

21 comments:

CelticWoman said...

I love the peaches n cream feel of this card and that chef Tilda is sooo very tempting. It is darling. Sandi

Candy said...

Hi Stephanie!
Your card turned out wonderfully!
It is so cute! I love the way you hung the menu........Your colouring is terrific.
Hugs, Candy

Christina C. said...

What a sweet card, Stephanie!!
Wonderfully colored Tilda. I know I am going to love this fall collection. Hugs, christina

Diana Crick said...

Wow another fabulous card. I love the distressing, it looks vintage!
In the gallery it goes.
Diana

4furbabies said...

Ok so who amoung us doesn't want them all?????????????/
I am going to be in soooo much trouble as I just ordered a bunch of stamps and now these are ready to buy- Oh my I am so addicted
theres no hope
God Bless- Love your card - so very cute
chris

4furbabies said...

Ok so who amoung us doesn't want them all?????????????/
I am going to be in soooo much trouble as I just ordered a bunch of stamps and now these are ready to buy- Oh my I am so addicted
theres no hope
God Bless- Love your card - so very cute
chris

Jacque said...

Stephanie, this is just darling!!! Love all of the details and your coloring is stunning...Hugs..Jacque

Sharon Caudle said...

Another cutie pie! I love her and really love the colors you used! Adorable card!! hugs!

Nancy said...

Another cutie pie that you have colored perfectly! Love all the details and the DP. Great job!
Hugs,
Nancy

LindaC said...

Great job on the distressing. LC

scrappypug said...

awww this is so cute! love the lace and the distressing is fab!

Tracey said...

This is fabulous Stephanie! You are doing an awesome job with these new images!!

Kerry said...

Chef Tilda is adorable. I love the look of vintage! Thanks for sharing! Kerry

Donna said...

I just adore your chef Tilda card - so beautiful. I can't wait for my fall kit to finally make it to the UK!

Crafty hugs Donna xx

jannekescreations said...

Wow!
Awesome card, and great coloring!
TFS

Janneke X

cabio's craft corner said...

Beautiful card and I love love the sentiment you used. Very cute with this theme together!
Hugs,
Cabio

Handmade by Vivi said...

awwwwwwwwww so cute card! I love it!!
Hugs
Vivi

PaperCrafty said...

Adorable card!! Love the colors and lace trim! Thanks for playing with us at TPE!!

Sheri

Annette said...

Absolutely love your card, inside and out. You did a GREAT job!

Monique said...

That's a lovely card.

Monique

LORi said...

TOTALLY Fabulous!!!
So happy you joined us this week at The Pink Elephant!!

Blessings,
LORi BOYD

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