Friday, 19 June 2009

Willow's Nursery staff thank you cards

Well this is a first for me, I'm not usually a fan of Magnolia stamps - and yeh I know I'm in the minority here. But I've been looking for a school/teacher related stamp for ages and couldn't really find anything that appealed to me - except of course Lindsay's freebie card kit which I used for Scott's teacher's cards.

So when I was down at the Artstamps show in Edinburgh at the beginning of the month I spotted the Study Tilda stamp and thought she'd be ideal for Willow's cards.

Images: Study Tilda by Magnolia, coloured with promarkers: Ivory & Blush for the skin, Blossom, Rose Pink & Maroon for her top and pullover, Blue Pearl, Cornflower and China Blue for her jeans, Cinnamon & Cocoa for her boots, Sandstone & Cinnamon for her book, Sandstone, Cinnamon, Cocoa & Umber for her hair.

Papers are all from Lindsay's super freebie card kit 

the card blank was inked with whispers chestnut inkpad

the apple was diecut from core'dinations card with a cuttlekids die in the cuttlebug and the mat underneath the image was cut using a large oval scallop nestie

the greeting is from the CCSR Sentiments stamp set and the leaves are from my stash

And here's Tilda's close-up....


Littlebear said...

Wow, these are great Debbi, there will be some happy nursery staff around when they get these.
Clare x

Anonymous said...

fantastic Debbi, you did a wonderful job with your Tilda image.. even though you aren't a fan of magnolia's.. my daughter thinks that they look a little alien because they have no
hugs rachxxx

dawnmarieg said...

Lol Magnolia's are a bit like marmite, you either love them or hate them! Gorgeous card, perfect for teachers, great colouring too. Hugs Dawn Marie.xx

jenny said...

I love these cards! Perfect image for teacher cards and the little die-cut apples are cute!

Jenny x

pinky said...

Oh beautiful cards, I just wish I had that stamp!

scrappyjan said...

What a cute card!!! Your coloring is FAB! janny

shellshearer said...

Hun she looks great, I'm not much of a fan of Tildas either but I have got a daughter thinks their scary lol

great card Willows nursery staff are gonna love them

hugs shell xx

helen said...

debbi these are fab hon, cut image and perfect colouring , the teachers will love them
helen x

CraftyC said...

These are gorgeous cards Debbi. And, I agree, you must be in the minority for not liking Tilda, poor thing LOL

Anne said...

These are lovely, I use this image quite a bit, my colleague at work is German and her two little girls look very Tilda-like - so I love the images because they remind me of those two lovely little girls

Anonymous said...

Oh wow, these are sooo cute, i adore the papers you have used and the adorable images are coloured beautifully



Bea said...

beautiful cards ...and i was like you i didnt like the images when i first started using them ....but i really love them now
Bea x

Lainy's Little Blog said...

These are gorgeous Debz. Have you been converted then? lol Lainy xxx

having a {me} day said...

Fabulous set of cards and I love how you've coloured Tilda. I'm sure you'll be hooked now! katxx

Riet said...

What a beautiful cards Debbi,l love the image and papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Penni said...

Love these cards Debbi. This Tilda is just perfect.


angeljakki said...

I just love these cards, they are just brilliant and your colouring is stunning x

Natalie said...

Debbi these are beautiful. x

craftypagan said...

Oh these are beautiful! Fantastic colouring as always! I bet the nursery staff will be so pleased with them! They're fab! Love Rowena

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