Friday, January 6, 2012

Tilda Celebrates Love & a Criss Cross Card

I hope every one enjoyed their first week of 2012 and that it was filled with creativity!
Well now I tried something a little different, my very FIRST Criss Cross card. OMG it was so fun and sooooo easy. It features the delightful Miss Tilda which I colored using my Copic Markers. The paper is by K&Co from years past. I'm trying to use up my old paper before diving into my new. Ya lets see how long that lasts. HA! I used some really pretty pink and red rosette ribbon also from old stash. The criss cross punch is by Martha Stewart. The sentiment is by Whimsy Stamps and the frame is a Spellbinders die. Flowers are Marianne's Designs as well as some of the flourishes. I also have Magnolia flourishes. The bling flourishes and white pearls are by Recollections. The heart I cut with my Cricut and I attached an adorable cupid to my hand dyed seam binding. I also dabbed Liquid Pearls here and there, I find that this is a nice touch. I should have added another Magnolia stamp to the insert but given the fact that I have so many other projects that I can't wait to get too I didn't have the time. Next time....
Thank you so much for visiting me
Hugs and much love Bonnie

I am submitting my card into the following challenges
Just Magnolia 138 anything goes
Paper Creations Ink 16 die cuts or punches
Top Tip Tuesday 16 anything goes
The paper Shelter 45 anything goes
Simply Create Too 4 layers and more layers
Fab 'n' Funky something new (Magnolia stamp)


angelwhispers said...

Bonnie this is just fab the cross over is just beautiful will have to try this one and what gorgeous papers just perfect for the tilda!! Love Chanelle xxx

CraftyC said...

Wow this is gorgeous Bonnie. The colours are gorgeous and so beautifully embellished. I used to do Cross stitch before I found cardmaking and blogging. Dont have time for both nowadays!

Bettina L. said...

Wow this is spectacular. Love those colours for the tilda crossover card. The heart in the middle is perfect and so is the flower lace in the corners. Beautifully decorated with flowers and swirls. Thanks for playing at Totally Gorjuss this week and good luck. Hope to see you back saturday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

Catherine said...

Stunning card, love the colours on it....

Vicky said... totally pretty & romantic is this? It really is soooooooooooo gorgeous hun. I've not made one of these for about a year, I dont know why cus I really love these cards they are fab!! Even more when they look as gorgeous as this!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Anne said...

Oh Bonnie, this is so romantic and cute! Love the bright colors, and Tilda is georgeusly colored.
I love the pink rosette, the pearls, ribbons, swirls, and so on. :p Its perfectly decorated to its shape. I always have trouble embellishing when I do something other than the regular 6x6.

These papers are beautiful, but listen here, sweetie: If you dont use your new stuff now, and save it for later like I do, then it becomes old stuff to, and then you will have new stuff you`d rather use! So go ahead and use that wich tempts you. ;)

Lots of hugs, Anne.

Cheryl said...

Oh wow Bonnie , this is stunning , everything about your card is beautiful and that Tilda is soooo cute. I always say I am going to use up paper I have and never do it hehehe. Hope you have a great weekend. Hugs Cheryl

Elise said...

Hi ya Bons! Ohhh yea .. I feel the love coming on! lol! Totally lovin'! This style is so BEAUTIFUL and the heart right in the middle is such a unique touch! Love that floral lace and your handmade flower cluster in the middle to pull up!!! I always love all the different shapes in your cards .. there's swirls, there's rounds, there's hearts .. you know?! It's so catching! And of course you've coloured Tilda STUNINGLY!!! Absolutely GORRRR-GEOUS work as always my dear!

Much Love,

Rebekah said...

Goodness Bonnie this is sooo beautiful! I haven't tried one of these criss cross cards yet either. I love that rose ribbon on the edge of the folds so pretty and lovely bling on the heart, she is a darling Tilda!
Hope you have had a lovely week,
Hugs rebekah xx

Auntie Em said...

So pretty and romantic! Love all the pretty trims and the colours.
Thanks for sharing! :)

Anonymous said...

OOOOH GOSH!!! This must be the most amazing criss-cross card I have ever seen :)) Beautyful colors and all those wonderful details, it's stunning :))))
Wish you a wonderful weekend :)
Hugs Lilli xx

Anonymous said...

Lovely card so vibrant! LOVE it, Thanks for joining in with us at Top Tip Tuesday this time, hugs Samantha :0)
Happy New Year

MaxineD said...

another beauty Bonnie :-)

Caroline said...

beautiful colours, such a pretty card
thank you for joining us at the Paper Shelter x

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Bonnie: Your criscross card is beautiful--I love all the emblishments!. Thank you for joining us at Simply Create Too for our "Layers, Layers, & More Layers Challenge". Maybe you can also join in our upcoming challenges?

Simply Create Too Design Team Member

Lou said...

WOW what a stunning card. Love all the intricate layers and embellishments you have added. Many thanks for joining in with Fab'n'Funky Challenges this week.


Deneen said...

Beautiful Criss Cross card, I love all the little details. Thanks for joining the Anything Goes Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is stunning, loving this so much, gorgeous work, hugs pops x

CraftinGranny said...

Just too stunning and gorgeous for words. I'm in awe! "Hugs"

Scrappy Pink Corner said...

Wow, your cards are amazing. This one is gorgeous. Beautiful for valentines.

Miranda said...

adorable card bonnie very very cute and such lovely colours
thanks for joining our challenge

coldwaters2 said...

Wowwww Bonnie this is breathtaking, beautiful and stunning, what gorgeous colours you have used, all those wonderful embellishments and Tilda looks amazing, love it.
Lorraine x

Anonymous said...

Thank You For Joining Paper Creations Ink; We Always Enjoy Seeing Your Creative Talents! We hope that your New Year is off to a grand start!

debby4000 said...

Oh WOW this is gorgeous, love the Tilda image and all the wonderful details.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.

Purple Crazy said...

Gorgeous card, love the colours, thanks for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges x

SusanLotus said...

Your cards are so beautiful!

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