Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Tilda Boxes Against Breast Cancer

Hi Sweetpeas!

I hope this message finds you well. This is all doctor appointment week for us. Make sure you get your flu shots! We got ours yesterday. The temperatures are supposed to plummet tomorrow by at least 25 degrees! woo Hoo! Come on Fall! They are even predicting snow in some higher elevations.

I made this card a couple of weeks ago, but forgot to take the photos and post it. I hope you like it. I used our little Tilda wearing boxing gloves stamp. I did hte last one in red and charcoal. I decided to girly this one up a bit. Here she is:

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I used paper from my stash and some lovely flowers from Hooked on Craft. I made the wrought iron gate using my Cricut. I liked having a bit of texture behind the image. The scalloped mat was done using my Nesties with glittered cardstock. I added two little pink ribbons to Tilda's pig tails. I love it when I can add teeny tiny bows!

This is the inside of the card. I'll just insert all of the photos at once.

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I love the softness of this card. The tag is removable as you can see. I also left an area for personal sentiments. The oval was bordered witht he pink glittered cardstock as found on the cover of the card.

Thank you so much for visiting. I hope you liked my work. I'd love a comment if you have time time!

XO,
Chris

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Just Magnolia - Breast Cancer Awareness

Paper Cutz Challenges #114 - ends 10/27 - Breast Cancer Awareness

Crafty Ribbon Challenge#5 - ends 11/9 - Bingo

Simon Says Stamp ends 11/1- Anything Goes

Paper Playtime #58 - ends 10/29 - Say it w/Sentiments and use Buttons and Bows

The Outlawz - Pink Awareness

Magnolia Down Under Challenges #119 - ends 10/29 - Getting Punchy

35 comments:

Riet said...

So beautiful card Chris,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh Chris!!!! This is sooooo BEAUTIFUL!!!! And what an awesome use for thie Tilda! You are so creative!! Your coloring is gorgeous and your design...WOW!!! That gate is FABULOUS!! Amazing card, girlfriend!!
hugs, Sharon

ps...enjoy your cooler weather! The cold front moved through here and we're supposed to start warming back up tomorrow. We'll at least get back into the 60's. :)
hugs!!

paola said...

Just FABULOUS! of course i have a weakness for pink and then the cause is very close to my heart, i have been in remission for ten years now, so this just touches the heart strings, and you used your cricut, mine has been under a dust cover for too long now, once i get settled into my new house i will have to start using it again. i love all the details and layers, this is a true masterpiece and that paper is stunning, TFS
smiles
Paola

Suzi said...

Gorgeous card Chris, loving the colour choices and the design.
Hugs
Suzi x

cabio's craft corner said...

OMG, she is so cute Chris and I LOVE all the pretty die/punch cuts. Sweet card :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Handcrafted by Helen said...

Your card is very beautiful Chris. I love pink cards, so this one is so pretty with the gingham paper as well.
Hugs
Helen H

Pam said...

Chris...this is sooo cute! Love everything about it....coloring, paper, tag and the teeny tiny bows!!!
Hugs,
Pam:)

EnblogSail said...

Golly! So gorgeous:)
Caryl

RenateKreativ said...

Beautiful card, I like it. Your papers very pretty. Stunning design.
Hugs Renate

Lisette Morris said...

Fantastic card! Love all the flourishes and the ribbon in her hair. Too cute!!

Sharon said...

Oh wow Chris, your card is so beautiful and all the more so because of the cause. hugs Sharon x

Myrna said...

Love the delicate dies on your card. What cartridge are they from? Beautiful card Chris!

Karen's Fun Blog said...

Awesome Card! : )

quiltindiva said...

Chris, your card is awesome! I love all the pink and the plaid in the background. I'm very bad about not finishing the inside of the card and your inside of your card is outstanding. Makes me want to finish my cards lol. Have a great day,
Carolyn

Card Crazy said...

Perfectly lovely, luscious pink, and the wrought iron gate is the perfect touch. Wonderful use of Tilda to knock out breast cancer!
Sue S.

NancyD said...

Wow! This is an amazing card - well decorate with lots of little details. Thanks for joining us at Paper Cutz this week. NancyD

Rene said...

Chris, you card is a total (wait for it, wait for it) KNOCK OUT! LOL! This is just the prettiest card with the most encouraging message and image. Truly one of your best works...just perfect!!!!
Rene ;D

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is gorgeous, love your choice of image, thanks for joining us this week at JM/HS hugs pops x

Christina C. said...

GASP........Chris, this is AMAZING! WOW, I adore your gorgeous Tilda, colored to perfection, and the interior of the card is absolutely breathtaking. You really put lots of work into this beauty. It is a MASTERPIECE!

Kelly Neis said...

Wow the inside is just a beautiful and the outside of your card. Just Gorgeous.

julieprice3 said...

Beautiful card inside and out! Love that iron gate , very pretty card Sharon
Hugs Julie P

julieprice3 said...

Sorry I meant Chris not Sharon, don't know why that popped into my head
Hugs Julie

Cordine said...

Beautiful card!
Hugs
Cordine

Sharon said...

Such a beautiful card!! Love Tilda. Thank you for sharing it with us at Paper Cutz Challenge!!! :)

Denise said...

beautiful card, love all your punched out images
thanks for sharing with us, at Magnolia down Under this week
hugs
Denise

Linda said...

Absolutely stunning and magical. Love all the pink!!!!! Excellent work inside and out Chris!!!!! Way to go!!!!!!

Danielle said...

Just Fabulous Chris, so wonderfully put together. I love your idea of using this Tilda boxing against cancer. She looks so determined. The fence, and the lovely swirly corners are wonderful additions and do give texture, and oh! what a style. Awesome!

Debbie Dolphin said...

Gorgeous xx
Love the die cuts you have used.
Thankyou so much for playing along with us this week at MDUC xx
Big Hugs
Debbie xxx

Diana Crick said...

This is a ..."knockout"...for sure. She won in the 10th round as I am sure it might have taken awhile creating such a gorgeous card. The detail is amazing and adds great flavor to your card. You have a "Winner" for sure.
hugs, Diana

Sandy said...

Oh sweet Chris - this card is out of this world beautiful!!!!! Love those little bows in her hair. And the inside is every bit as beautiful as the outside!!!! Love it.
Sandy

salma said...

So creative work in here ,the image ,color ,paper and shades looks more pretty looks like a magical card!!!
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Becky said...

i love your cardmaking style ... and of course i love pink. this card is really wonderful!!!

hugs, becky

Jean said...

Chis, this is sooo gorgeous Everything, detail, paper, accessories are so fabulous and the outside is so stunning just as much so as the inside.. a card that mean so much to so many.. Hugs, Jean

debby4000 said...

Wonderful card, beautiful image and colours.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
luv
Debby

Elle said...

What a perfect way to fight breast cancer. Your card says it all.