Thursday, May 14, 2009

Magical May Flowers

Stamps: Dragonfly Tilda; inside sentiment by CTMH
Paper: Imaginisce; Certainly Celery; Pretty In Pink; Papertrey Wh
Ink: Memento Black; Copics
Other: Prima Flowers
; EK Success Flourish Punch; Kaiser Pearls; Nestabilities; Stickles Star Dust Glitter; unknown lace; random pearls beads and hat pins to make the antennae.
Card Measures 6 inches

Hello Friends! Thanks for coming by today. I know my posts have been sparse this week. And my blog surfing has been even less. :( I can't say that I am busy...I think I am just busy doing "not much" and trying to catch a breath from my last 2 weeks. :) I will really try to get around and visit your blogs soon.

This card is another one that was made for 2 challenge: My own 3 Clovers Thursday challenge this week and the May sketch Challenge over at Magnolia-Licious. This months sketch was provided by the lovely and talented Sharon. You can view the sketch here, as well as all the other fun cards from the DT and Magnolia lovers! And email Diana here if you want to share your version in the Magnolia-licious gallery. Don't forget you can also join the Magnoli-licious yahoo group for all the new challenges and a special discount code for the Magnolia-licious store for Yahoo group members only! Phew! Did I say Magnolia-licious enough?! LOL!

Speaking of Magnolia-licious, heeheehee, you can get Dragonfly Tilda over there! And Diana ships out your orders lickety split! Dragonfly Tilda is part of the long awaited Chasing Butterflies in stock! Yahoooooo!

I like to cut a lot of my Tilda's out. However trying to cut out antennae is too hard! So I just cut them off. But she seemed to be missing something then. She was: Antennae! :) So I needed to find away to add some on there. I don't have any craft wire...well if I do, I couldn't find it. so I had to come up with something else. I got out the stick pins, added sone pearl beads and curved it. I stuck them on in the back using good ol' glue dots. Then to make them a little more secure I made sure to put the pop dots I was using over the pin. Clear as mud? lol!
Just like the fairy from this post, I stamped the image twice, then cut out the image minus the wings and pop dotted it over another image of her wings. In my mind the wings on fairies, bugs, angels should be somewhat transparent, so I always try to color them a very pale shade. For this cutie I chose to use a very pale green (YG11) and a very pale pink (RV10) on the wings' tips. And almost always I cover the wings with Star Dust Stickles. Glitter gives them a magical feel. :)

Guess what? It is after 3 AM here...I have to up in less than 4 hours to get the kids ready for school. I better go to bed now. I hope that you join us for this week's 3 Clover Thursday Challenge!

Have a Magical Thursday!


Moni said...

It is so gorgeous, love the image and the antennae you added are fab! Great papers and colours! Hugs, moni

Cami said...

Kerry, I just LOVE this dragonfly Tilda card you've made and the antennaes! Clever! The soft colors are so pretty and she's just a cutie! Hugs, Cami

ribenaruby said...

This card is too cute, love what you came up with for the antennaes, gorgeous creation! Have a great day.

Candy said...

Hi Kerry!

Beautiful card - love the antenna!!
Lovely papers and those wings look heavenly.

Hugs, Candy

Cheryl said...

Fabulous card, Kerry! I LOVE the antennae and the wings!
Great challenge!

Elena said...

Wow! This card is fantastic! Love the antennas! So creative!

MJ said...

Great card Kerry, that image is just darling, I love it. The wings are great!

Jacque said...

She is very pretty Kerry...such a cute card...Hugs..Jacque

Lisa Somerville said...

Too cute, the pearls are a great touch!

Sharon Caudle said...

WOW!!!! I LOVE this card! Absolutely beautiful, Kerry!! I love every single detail! The wings are beautiful multicolored like that! I've been trying to attain that look without success, so I'm going to be studying this one! LOL! Your coloring is fantastic as always! Awesome card!!

Christine said...

Wow!!! What an amazing card. Everything is just perfect. I absolutely love your idea of the antennas. So stinkin cute!! You are such an amazing artist.
xoxo, Christine

Sue from Oregon said...

oh my gosh...this is just the cutest ever! That image is just perfect for all those May flowers!

Ida said...

Very Charming indeed! Love the soft pretty colors and the Antennae are just lovely.

Unknown said...

OK Kerry. you need to be smacked. LOL! That card is just too cute!
Nothing comes close to your wonderful artistry. Having said that, how do you expact this old befuddled senior citizen to stand a chance. Wanna throw the fight?
Hee hee hee
Sharon L

Unknown said...

Great card Kerry.

Ittybittyinkspotstoo said...

Gorgeous!! I love the colors you have used! And this Tilda is the cutest!!

Pia said...

Love it Kerry, great as usual!

Savor the Journey said...

You're such a clever girl!! This dragonfly Tilda is darling ... and her antennae are the bestest!


Kristen said...

This is supah cute! this is a very cute Tilda.

Ila said...

Super Cute and Gorgeous!!..I love everything you've done here...coloring, papers...and those fabulous atennaes!!..Hugs, Ila

Danni said...

Such a pretty card! I love your antennae!! Gorgeous job!!

Tracey said...

Gorgeous Kerry! I think this is my favourite Tilda ever!

Michelle Quinno said...

This is beautiful! Love what you did with her wings and antennae. Brilliant!!

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