Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Billy and Tilda
I've got a few cards to show tonight. Two using Billy from Pink Cat Studios and one using Tilda with Rose from the Pink Collection (supporting Breast Cancer Research).
This is one of my favourite cards, ever, I think. I love how the layering turned out even if it is a simple card. It's mostly SU! supplies: Autumn Vines DSP, More Mustard, Really Rust, Sage Shadow and Chocolate Chip cardstock, circle punch, markers to colour the image, clip and twine. I did use some ribbon from Michael's and Stamper's Select White Cardstock from PTI.
I love this DSP and I thought it went well with the cowboy image. I don't have any western patterned paper so I wasn't sure what I was going to use and then I came across this - it worked perfectly!
This next one is also Billy. I used the super hero image and cut it out. I used Brilliant Blue, Real Red, Basic Black and Brushed Silver cardstock. The stars on the red is from the Billy Background Plate 4 stamped in silver Encore ink. I used the SU! scallop punch, large star punch, and small star punch for the little medallion. The blue ribbon is trimmed in silver and goes perfectly with the card, even if it's not from Stampin' Up (I bought it at Michael's last Christmas).
I think I need to add Billy's little dog to the silver panel though. I coloured using Copics. These the the BEST markers. I love how the SU! ones coordinate with their other products, but the alcohol markers are fabulous! I'm still working on shading and getting them to look fabulous, but I'm happy with my progress so far.
This last card has one of my new favourite images from Magnolia. They have a line of stamps that were introduced for Breast Cancer Awareness month (October) called the Pink Collection. You can see all the images available at the previous link. I purchased mine here. Diana is a really sweet woman and shipping is incredibly fast!
I used Pink Pirouette and Purely Pomegranate cardstock by SU!, Stamper's Select White from PTI, and a sheet from the Pink Patterns collection from PTI. I coloured her using Copics, with some help from my artist husband (thanks Neil!), added Star Dust Stickles to her wings and the rose and put a tiny rhinestone in her bow, to cover up where I got carried away with colouring her hair! There are also two pink rhinestones on the bottom of the top layer. The sentiment is from SU!'s All Holidays set. What do you think of the rhinestones at the bottom? I feel it's a little unbalanced, but I don't want to put two more rhinestones at the top as I don't think there is enough room. Any other ideas?