Sunday, 4 July 2010

Totally Tilda #1 Chocolate!!! + a few others!!!!

Fristly, I would like to wish a Happy 4th of July to all my American friends out in Blogland.


Here is my choclatey Tilda for the very first challenge over at Totally Tilda  and of course I had to make it extra special.....

....as you can see it is a Criss Cross card which is the challenge over at Just Magnolia which is where you will find a brilliant tutorial........and then here is the...........



.......................Surprise!!!!!
and next the closeup........



I really enjoyed making this card although I didn't really have very many chocolate coloured papers. The ones I have used are from Funky Fairies (who are no more) and Summer Driggs. My Tilda has been coloured using watercolour crayons and there is some glitter on her wings and the frosting of her chocolate cup cake!!! I have used my nesties - ovals and big scalloped ovals to mount her and surrounded this with lace I bought in a local store. I have used a couple of "Cheeky flat clips" from Making Memories to attach the ribbon on the pull out piece. The roses have got crystal stickles all over them too!!!!
On the pullout piece I have matted and layered two DPs and then some printed paper which I scrunched up and then covered with distress inks and Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist - Creme de Cacoa. It was an experiment but it worked OK I think.  

So now are the few other challenges I would like to enter this card in......

Magnolia Down Under - Use newspaper (mine isn't actually newspaper but it is text - is this acceptable???)

One Stitch at a Time - Lace, Ribbon and or bows - well I managed two of the three!!,

Pile It On - Favourite things - Tilda and glitter,

One Stop Craft Challenge - Distressing,

Crazy 4 Challenges - use 2 or more ribbons,

If The Shoe Fits... - Spread your wings,

Speedy the Cats Challenge - Die Cuts,

Making It With Meslyn - Piece of Cake,

Craftilicious Challenges - Cute,

Charisma Challenges - Metal Mickey,

Crafty Creations Challenge - Ice Cream and cakes, and,

Quirky Crafts - Ribbons.

Oh and by the way don't forget to play in my Blogaversary Candy - it finishes on 11th July.

Hugs

41 comments:

craftykitten said...

Oh Ali,
I knew it wouldn't take you long to get here and with such a fantastic card too. I have seen so many of these over the last couple of days I may have to give it a go! I love your scrunching experiment and yes it does work! Love how you attached the ribbon too. All in all this is gorgeous!! Thanks so much for joining in with our first challenge at Totally Tilda - and I'm sure we will see you playing again!!!!
Loadza hugs
Dawn xx

CraftyC said...

Such a pretty card Ali, loving the chocolate colour combo!
Clairexx

Lori said...

So pretty, and of course of love the lace around the image...tehe! Wonderful card and thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda. Hope to see you back again for our next challenge!

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful Criss Cross card those colours are so rich, dark and gorgeous love the lace detail and distressing the flowers and Tilda are gorgeous thank you so much for sharing this with us at both OSAAT and OSCC this week.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Mina said...

wow Ali what a stunner, beautiful rich colours and a perfect criss cross card...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia challenge
Mina xxx

Cheryl said...

oh this is just gorjus,so love all the super detail on this,many thanks for joining us over at OSAAT love hugs cheryl xxxxxxxx

Liz said...

lovely tilda card love the frill thank you for joining in our
Lace ribbons and bows challenge over at OSAAT dont forget to pop by for new challenge up next Sunday and the winner of this one Stunning project so glad you joined us!
Good Luck

Liz xx

Kylie said...

Oh how cute is your criss cross card! I love how you have incorporated teh newsprint. Fabulous job!
Thanks for playing at MDUC this week,
Kylie

Lori said...

Hi Ali ~ Just popping in to say 'Hi!' I LOVE your Tilda Crisscross card. They are a lot of fun to make aren't they? Your Surprise inside is so cute... it made me smile :) Of course, I love anything chocolate lol!!!

Have a wonderful week!

Love and hugs ~
Lori

kramer_buffy said...

oh I love cris cross cards... thanks for the link to the tutorial. I am really enjoying everyone's card from the chocolate tilda challenge and yours is sweet sweet sweet!!!

Thanks for playing with us at Pile It On!
-- dalis
PIO Owner

melsanford said...

What a fab card! I love it! Must look up that tutorial - I've never tried one of those cards before and it looks brilliant! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

debby4000 said...

Oh stunning card, love the sweet Tilda and what yummy chocolate coloured card.
luv
Debby

Dora said...

This is beautiful, love the criss cross fold cards and how you used the ribbon.. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT for the Lace and Bows challenge.. Good luck xx

lesleyworth said...

adorable! and oh so yummy! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!

Donna aka Lil Diva said...

Thanks for sharing your talent with us this week at OSAAT..Best of luck x

Spyder said...

Lovely Criss cross card, (haven't tried these yet!) Love the colours and that cute little Tida, I guess she's making chocolate cookies!! thank you so much for joining Quirky Craft's in their 'Ribbon' challenge this fortnight, hope to see you next week for the new 'sketch' challenge

(Lyn)

Spyder said...

Lovely card!! Love the frills! Thank you for joining OSAAT's 'Ribbon and Lace' challenge this week!

(Lyn)

Anna said...

So pretty! Thanks for joining us at Pile It On.

Hope Jacare said...

Thanks for playing along at Crafty Creations this week with your fab sweet chocolate yummy project!Cheers Claire x

ladyjanet_56 said...

Wow what a fantastic card, love tilda, lace, roses & the tag is lovely too, good luck in your challenges & thanks for joining in at OSCC, Janet

Jess's Crafty Things said...

gorgeous card and glad to see you popping onto Meslyn again

Susan's crafty chaos said...

This is fab! I don't think I'd seen a criss cross card before today but this is just beautiful, I may have to give it a go :)
Thanks very much for joining in with our lace/ribbons/bows challenge at OSAAT this week, and good luck :D

Stampin'Piper said...

Wonderful card! Love the colours!

Thanks for joining us at MDUC this week!

Hugs Tanja

Tara said...

Gorgeous card Ali and you did such a fab job of the criss-cross effect, love it!
Hugs Tara xx

Juls said...

fabulous! I love the lace detail! Hugs Juls

Trish Hughes said...

pretty, love those yellow roses!!! thanks so much for playing along with PIO!!!
Trish

Mandy said...

Ali your card is absolutely gorgeous hun, love the sweet Tilda you've used, and the lace frame is so pretty.
Thanks for your lovely comment hun, & for joining us at Totally Tilda & Craftalicious
hugs Mandy xx

Trisha said...

Wow!What a gorgeous card! Tilda looks so lovely posed there! Love the flower embelly too! Thanks for joining in at Totally Tilda's! Hugs, Trisha!Swing by my site if you're interested in some Tilda blog candy!

Sam said...

Brilliant pics Ali and a fab card too hun. (I will be in touch with you soon hun - I havent forgotten just everything happening when I dont want it too...all at once). Thanks for joining us here at OSAAT once again hun.
Take care
Sam x

little cardmaker said...

What a wonderful card! Love the lace and roses - and the addition of lace on the pull-out. VERY nice!

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Ali, thanks for your lovely comments on my blog, your card is gorgeous hun, not tried one of these criss cross things yet, I can't see your follow button hun do I need glasses or has it gone walkabouts lol, hugs Liz xx

Padster said...

What a beautiful card - love the surprise - thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week
hugs,
Deb x

Tracey said...

this is beatiful! i love the trim you used around the edges ! thanks for joining us at the Shoe this week!

Jane said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I love all the wonderful details! thanks for joining us at JM and MDUC, hugs, Jane xxx

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful Card, love your layout, so sweet!!! Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Big Hugs Jo xxxx

cindy said...

Beautiful card. Love the lace around the oval shape.

Kruemel said...

What a cute card! Love the warm brown colors and the criss cross card.

Thanks so much for joining us at MDUC this week!

Hugs,
Kathrin aka Kruemel

Francesca said...

I love this card , thanks for joining us at One stop Craft challenge this week and good luck!
Hugs
Francesca

Jodie from Oz said...

Your card is beautiful, Tilda is adorable. I love the lace around the frame, your wonderful colouring and your newsprint, a great take on the challenge. Thanks so much for joining us at MDUC this week. Hugs Jodie from Oz

Scrappy said...

Boo! Good to see you here teammate! Everything is simply perfect! Fab project! Thanks for joining us this week at PIO as well as OSAAT! Hope you’ll be back to join us again soon!

Carolyn said...

Great card thank you post it on making it with meslyn