Sunday, 30 May 2010

Dangling Tilda in Hot Colours with Stitching

I haven't used my Magnolias for a little while and thought I'd dust them off as I've quite missed Tilda!
I've done an unusual (for me) thing here and combined three challenges in the one card!
I hope it works.......! LOL!

Just Magnolia
has asked that we use 'hot and spicy' colours (...well, I presume they don't mean Tilda in a basque and fishnets anyway...!). So, I'm already out of my comfort zone!

Next, Colour Throwdown have given us a pallete of Tangerine, Olive, Mocha, Saffron and Sky blue so I've used that pallette to the best of my ability!

Finally, but certainly not least, Polkadoodles wants us to use some kind of sewing so I've included cross-stitch in my design.

I enjoyed using my K&Co papers and my Wild Orchid flowers as well as my lovely Dangling Tilda and I think my fishing 'spinner' worked well I actually had another image of Tilda on the back of the main one so when it turns, you still get Tilda!

I am, however, totally in love with Tim Holtz's new Sizzix dies! They are wonderful! They're not only a good size and deep but the 'mat' style ones ( the one behind Tilda is called Baroque) are also magnetic and so I've found you can use the small magnetic aperture dies within them, so altering your mats at the same time! I've also cut all kinds of materials with them including CDs! Marvellous! I can see loads of possibilities with them!

I have another post to make so see you in a minute..........


  1. Beautiful card, love the pattern papers. Anesha

  2. Adorable Tilda, and great card! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown!

  3. Adorable card! Love the dangling image and the spicy colors! Thanks for playing along at JM this week! :)

  4. Great stitching detail. thanks for joining in at Polkadoodles.x

  5. This is absolutely stunning! I love the gorgeous papers and details and the sentiment is beautiful! thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia, hugs, Jane xxx

  6. Lovely card, like the cross stitch. Thanks for joining in at Polkadoodles.

  7. Thanks for playing along at Polkadoodles in our'Sew and Sew' challenge - lovely to see your work Ei - gorgeous card and fabulous colours! Cheers Claire x

  8. Gorgeous card, thanks for taking part in the Polka Doodles challenge. Dee x

  9. Great stitching! And so much work has obviously gone into this card. Lovely! Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles.

  10. Gorgeous work Ei and all the texture is fabulous. Thanks so much for joining in with Polka Doodles Sew and Sew challenge.


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