Wednesday, October 5, 2011

I'm seeing red....

First of all, I need to apologize for the photo.  No matter where I photographed this picture I could not get the embellishment to show up without ruining the image.  I even tried to manipulate it in CorelDraw, but when you could see the sentiment, Tilda was all washed out.  So, I had to do it in two steps because I wanted you to see this lovely paper in its true color.  I sent my husband out for T-pins for this card.  I drew him a picture of them (wig pins? what are wig pins?) and he finally found them at a sewing store.  Bless his heart, he must have gone to five stores before he came up with them.  I saw the tutorial for this embellishment in Scrapbook News and Review and knew I had to make one of these.  I paper pieced Tilda's dress from a matching paper from the same pack.  I actually had to cut it out in three pieces, it wasn't the easiest dress to piece, but it's something I really like to do.  I plan to do a tutorial for this embellishment on the Stamping Scrapping Design Team Blog in October (Hey, Sheri), so look for that.  In the meantime, you can enter the 'red' challenge at StampingScrappingChallengeCentral.



Paper: Making Memories, Stash; Magnolia Tilda Baking Cookies, JustRite Sentiment; Magnolia Crystals; Copics: [skin E000, E01, R20][Hair Y11, Y18, Y13][Cookie Sheet N1, N2, Red Spica][Shoes E31, E33][Background N0, N1, N2,0]; Utee, Ribbon: Stash

4 comments:

  1. an absolutely gorgeous card Cindy, I like everything about it !!
    Kevin xx

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  2. Such a beautiful card, Cindy. Gorgeous coloring and I love the way you embellished it.

    Macreme come to my mind when I think of T pins. That's when I first used them - eons ago. lol

    At last, here is the link to a card I made with your September set and by casing your card:

    http://inkyhugz.blogspot.com/2011/10/for-my-bbq-king.html

    Thanks again for helping me to make the perfect card for my hubby's birthday. xxx

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  3. Shes lovely embellies and all! xx

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  4. The picture doesn't seem to do the card justice.After enlarging it I could see the paper piecing.Love the embellishment.Great work

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