Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Shiver me Timbers!

Hello! Here's what I did with my Labor Day! No kidding, this card took me ALL day and I have no idea why it should have. But, I got very little else done today~just ask my husband! LOL!
This is Jolly Roger Tilda from Magnolia-licious. She is number 248 and is in stock now! Tilda is stamped on cream card stock and colored with my copics. The papers are a mixture of companies, (Graphic 45 and Bo Bunny). I got them at my LSS just for a pirate card. I liked the richness of the colors and how the text paper looked old, like part of a pirate's treasure map! The sentiment is from Memory Box and I think would be great for a birthday or a belated birthday card.
Here is her close up shot. I may still add stickles to her Jolly Roger flag! I knew I should have sewed in black thread on the card, but since I had worked a long time on it I decided on fake stitches!
Copics used are as follows:
Eooo, Eo1, E11 and R30 for skin
Hair , boots and all browns E42, E43, E25, E29 and on occasion E31, E35
Reds, R27, R37 and R59
Y21 was used to add yellow here and there and BG10 for the blues behind Tilda.
Well, I'm off for my first day with students today! I'll be doing my best to continue posting frequently. The world of Special Education changes drastically every year and this one (my 32nd) is no exception. I try to remember that change keeps me on my toes!
Wishing you a wonderful day!
Hugs, Cheryl

Please, please forgive me for not posting a huge THANK YOU sooner! Thanks for all your votes on the Paperworks company team challenge a couple of weeks ago! Thanks to YOU Team Buffalo Stampers won! Thank you, Thank you so much!


Riet said...

So beautiful card Cheryl,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Anonymous said...

Love the rich colors you have achieved on this cutie Cheryl. The scrolls and ironwork are so lovely. TFS

Diane said...

I can easily see why it took you all day, Cheryl - lots of lovely detail and beautiful colouring!
Diane x

Leslie Avila said...

Absolutely striking! Love how your grunged up the coloring. Thanks so much for sharing this master piece!
Keep them coming.
Leslie A.

Diana Crick said...

Absolutely STUNNING Cheryl, all day, well it was worth it. Love the Dp and deep rich colors.
hugs, Diana

Julie said...

Great card! Awesome coloring

Nancy Parker said...

Hi Cheryl, What a beautiful card. You put so much detail into your creations, no wonder they always turn out fanastic. Hope your first day back to school is terrific. Nancy

Barb Hardeman said...

Your work is always so fabulous, Cheryl. I wish I could use the deeper richer tones like you do, I just never seem to pull it together. This little card is just gorgeous. How stunning your embellishments are. Love the use of the crooked fence as a border! Beautiful work...hugs...Barb

Patti Jo said...

Adorable!!! Love the hand drawn stitching!!! Always love your coloring too! Terrific work Cheryl!!!

Linda Carson said...

Fabulous artwork Cheryl! Sometimes perfection takes a little longer!!

Patty said...

A beautiful card, I sometimes take a day to make a card also. I love that this is a belated birthday, that is a cute idea!

Candy said...

Your work is always fabulous. It sometimes takes me a day to make a card!!
I think your car d incredible. Love the rich colours.

Sharon Caudle said...

Dang girl, I wish I lived next door to you. Of course we'd both probably be fired for playing hookie to craft! You will always be my coloring hero! This card is stunning! Beautiful work, I don't care how long it took you to do it!! :) It was worth every second!
hugs, Sharon

Lorene said...

I can see why it took all day with all the detail and extra hi lights. Great card. Love it.

Chrisd said...

What great results! It was so worth all of your hard work.Hugs from Michigan.

Anonymous said...

Hi Cheryl, I can see why it took all day, great work, and I love the earth tones. Hugs, Rea

Rene said...

She is just too cute!!

Jean said...

Cheryl, this is just too dang cute. Your coloring is so adorable, so perfectly done and love your background colors.. the layering is so great and would be bad if you did live next to Sharon, we would never be able to compete with you!!!! Do love the card though..
Hugs, Jean

Nancy said...

Oh Cheryl, this is a wonderful card, so much to see and enjoy. I had one of those all-days cards too, my first card with a frame. Whew! This is a great card. Thanks for sharing it with us.

Michelle said...

Well this has to be one of my favoritest cards that you've ever done so who cares how long it took you! That's what I say :) Hope you had a great first day....I worked with special needs kids for about 2 years & while I loved it I was exhausted by the end of the day! I do miss them though, they are the best!

Cordine said...

stunning card! Great colouring.

sallysbitz said...

This is just brilliant xx
You have coloured her in perfectly and just love your embellishments.

I know how annoying it can be when a card takes you forever & a day, but it looks great, & i am glad you shared it with your fellow bloggers xx

Kim Y. said...

Wow! This is gorgeous!

cabio's craft corner said...

Gorgeous Tilda card as usual Cheryl!

Annika said...

OK, I had to zoom in to see the colouring better - wow! Stunning card!


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