Monday, July 5, 2010

Chef Tilda with a Gift Card!

Hi! I was inspired to make this card yesterday by the Featured Stamper on Splitcoast-cookiebaker. She had a card with a chef tucked in the pocket of the apron and it made me think of this Tilda! I had made the flower and the leaves some time ago and they were just waiting for a project! The vintage paper from Jillibean Soup seemed perfect with them to me! I don't have the colors I used to color Tilda because I must admit she has been colored up for some time too! This project came together quickly! I did some real stitching since because after all it is an apron.

It has been really hot here in Western New York for over a week (lovin' it!) so it is difficult to think of cooking! I love that there is a little pocket on the back of the apron which holds a gift card (the long way). Wouldn't a red Applebee's card in this make it the perfect gift! I think so!

If you've been inspired-here is the link for the Apron template!

Barbeque Apron Card
I played around with it by cutting the whole apron from DP, but then wanted it to be more stiff so I cut the top part of the apron from card stock then folded the pocket behind. If you have any questions, just let me know!

Hope you had a safe and happy Fourth and wishing you a great day today!



Anonymous said...

Wow Cheryl, this is fantastic. What a super idea and so different. I love the DP and Tilda is colored so beautifully. Love it!!

sandy said...

This is so wonderful! I love every thing about it. You are soooo creative!

Penni said...

This is great. I love the colours you've used. Fabulous.


Maureen said...

Now how stinkin' cute is this??? Very!!! What a wonderful idea; your apron is perfect and the Tilda is too... wow.

charlene aka scrappygma said...

that is just to cute I love it ! You always make the cutest cards etc. :)

Bengelmama said...

Ohhh ist die süß. Wundervoll.


Corinne said...

Cheryl...your card is adorable. I really like how it all came together. Very well done, thanks for the inspiration.

Anne Kristine said...

Gorgeous! Love it!

cocoa said...

What a cute idea for a card! It is so creative and I love the flower.

Patti Jo said...

She is perfect on the apron! Very cute Cheryl! Also like your idea for the back pocket!!! Terrific!!!!

Tracy V. said...

Soooo cute!! I love apron cards,I have made a few in the past. You coloring is fab too!

Tracy V

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh I totlly LOVE this, Cheryl! Chef Tilda looks fabulous on this apron card. I've been wanting to make one of these for a long time. Thanks so much for the inspiration.

Riet said...

Ohhh wowww Cheryl,So beautiful,i love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

LINDA said...

OMGoodness this is a cutie...Love
the shape card and your coloring as always is great.
Linda W.

Mina said...

wow Cheryl this is amazing, beautiful colouring and the flower is just stunning
Mina xxx

Shirley N said...

I love this, so very beautiful!

crazymomma said...

Wow you nailed this one,it's absolutley perfect!!I wish to be as good as you one day!!;)
ox Tanya

Anonymous said...

Hi Cheryl, this project is absolutely adorable! Love it! I love your Tilda work, your always so creative. Hugs, Rea

Lori aka Lo Lo said...

Stunning! Luv the style of this fab card. TFS the tutorial! I'm going to have to try making this card one day for my grandma.


Angel said...

Very Cute!

Dewi Hasan said...

Adorable! I love the paper flower...and the whole bunch of everything though...

Candy said...

Perfectly cute and love the paper :o)
Hugs, Candy

Renkata said...

SO pretty and lovely project. Great idea for gift :)
Love it.

Lisa Kind said...

Hey, did you know this apron template was our JUGs challenge last week? Love yours! That Tilda is adorable, and I LOVE that flower! An Applebee's card would be perfect in there!

Crafty gal said...

awww this is a great card..wonderful apron and you have coloured Tilda esp here shoes so well.
Judith UK

Regina said...

Oh Cheryl!!!! This is absolutely stunning!!! I always love to look your creations!!! You´re a very talented lady!!!

Lori said...

Fantastic idea! LOVE your flower!!! Thank you also for the link to the tutorial. I'm off to check it out.
Love and hugs ~

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

So adorable! What a sweet and wonderful creation!
Hugs Jacqueline

CraftySil said...

This is such an adorable card! I love all the colors you've used to create this...what a great idea for a gift card holder...I'm going to give this one a try.

debi said...

What an awesome idea! I love it and your coloring was perfect for just such a card! I could see it also hanging from a canning jar gift! Perfect!
I also read your profile...and loved your quilt background on your blog. Do you quilt, too?
Ever hear of Rushford, NY? Or even Rushford Lake? Couldn't believe I found someone from my "neck of my childhood woods"! Would love more contact. Debi

scrappyjan said...

Cheryl this is so BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love it!!!!
hugs, Janiel


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