Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Tildas - What else

I went to my local stamp store yesterday for their make and take and came home with some new embossing folders and a new die cut by Tim Holtz. Don't you just love new toys and to use them? So that is what I did. The first card we did at the make and take but when I got home I just had to add a Tilda.


We did just the door by using a wooden embossing plate and adding extra color with distress ink. I added the red stickles on the wreath when I got home and then decided Tilda with her coat would be a great addition. She is colored with copic markers. I added the polar flower soft on the bottom for some snow. The card was cute before but so much better with the additions in my opinion. 
Next I used the brick embossing plate that came with the wooded plate to make a wall for Tilda to sit on.

I don't know if you can see the embossing real well. I added some white for mortar but left it plane on the red piece  on the side. The swirls were done with Tim Holtz's die. Tilda's fur is done with snow tex. I had to add some water because it was drying out but got a bit much because it ran a little.  The snow is done liquid applique and glitter. I added some glitter coming out of the lantern like the light was shining out. I do that with lighthouses but I don't know that it worked here. I may have to red this just cause it is bothering me. We'll see.
I couldn't stand it I just had to do some adjusting. I flicked off the yellow glitter and added more "snow" Then on the one edge where the snow tex ran I added some copic dots to cover the spot. Here is the result
I think it looks much better. What do you think?

21 comments:

charlene said...

Peggy they are both just adorable love those new embossing folders...really like the door. Great job on the additions we all know eveything is better with Tilda :)
Hugs

Rene said...

Oh how darling! That first one is especially cute! And I LOOOOVE the snow on the second one!!!
Rene :D

Barb Hardeman said...

Both oare fabulous, Peggie! I like the Tilda with a lantern without the shine much better. The door is such a great use of that folder. Love 'em both!
Hugs,
Barb

Only By His Grace said...

Hi Peggie!
Both your Christmas cards are beautiful. The door you made on the first one is great. Love it.
Love Tilda sitting on the brick wall in the second one. Lovely coloring.
Hugs Maz

Sandy said...

I love both of the cards and I really like the door card - are you gonna sue me if I copy you!!
Sandy

Madge H. said...

Beautiful Peggie. Your door is very creative!
TFS
rubber hugz, inky wishes, Cricut chirps and Cuttlebug squishes,
Madge

Abbylicious said...

WOW, 2 adorable cards! I can't decide which one I like more. Love the door on the first and the snow on the second and your coloring is beautiful. You have 2 winners there Peggie!
Judy K.

Pen to Paper said...

Peggy 'i love both cards. I especially love how you've decorated Tilda's coat in the first card using that little swirl. Very cute!!

Hugs,

Jackie

Christine aka blankiefinder said...

Wonderful cards, Peggie! I really like what you did with the copic dots in the second version!

Kristel said...

These are really gorgeous Peggie!!
Hugs Kristel

cabio's craft corner said...

Beautiful cards and the texture you did on these cards are awesome Peggie. Love the distressing too :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Myrna said...

Love the door idea I have the embossing folder will have to try it. Both of your cards are wonderful!

Pam S. said...

adorable Tilda creations Peggie! Great cards! TFS!
Pam Going Postal

shelly said...

I think it is adorable!!! I love all the embossing and snow. Your coloring is beautiful!

Lisette Morris said...

Both Gorgeous cards!

Barb said...

Oh Peggy, your cards are adorable.
Thanks for sharing.
Barb in Texas

Kathy Gerace said...

Both cards were OK at the first attempt. BUT I really LOVE the small additions you made. The cards have some life to them after the changes! Great job and fab coloring!
Huggeroonies,
Kathy

Pat said...

Hi Peggie...you've been busy!! Such pretty cards!! Love them both!! Pat Frank

marsha said...

Hi Peggy! Both of your Tilda's are fabulous! Great coloring and design.
Hugs,
Marsha

Eve said...

I luv the way you used Tim's embossing folder to make the door. Also nice coloring on tilda's clothe. You did a lot on the 2nd card! Very pretty! :-)

jules said...

oh my! both gorgeous again Peggie!!!!