Thursday, February 16, 2012

Anniversary Card

Well, now that Frank has been given the anniversary card I made for him, I can now post it on the blog (his Valentine's Day card will be posted tomorrow!!)

It's been a while since I colored up a Magnolia stamp, but I knew I wanted to include this little girl with her apron of hearts for his card.  I also wanted to use the tree because I could personalize the 'heart' carved out in the middle of the tree with our initials.

So, after stamping and masking Tilda and the tree.......the card needed a bit I grabbed my Magnolia fence stamp and added that to the card.  Then.........I lost my desire to make a 'scene'.  I actually put the card away for two days because I just didn't have the umpff to do all this coloring!!!

But, after giving myself a break....I picked it back up and here's the finished card!!
(I encourage you to click on the card - because a much better picture of it will appear). I don't know why Blogger makes my cards blurry :(

So, after all the wishy washiness of making the card.....I absolutely LOVE IT!!!!!!!!   I used my prisma pencils to color in the images and distress inks for the background. I added glossy accents to the hearts in her apron and I finished it with a Papertrey Ink sentiment!

I also cut out and popped up the 'heart' on the tree - that's why there's a shadow cast in the picture!

Hope you're having a great day!!!!!!

Thanks for your visit!


Audrey Pettit said...

Holy WOW! What a fabulous card, Maria! I cannot even imagine all the time this must have taken. How incredibly special! LOVE this!

jimlynn said...

Oh I LOVE IT TOO!! Adorable with that cute little image and the tree is awesome! Great scene and what really makes this outstanding is the heart on the tree with the initials! Just precious!

Monica said...

Tilda is simply adorable... great colouring and so much creativity and hard work there, lovely scene!

Harriet Skelly said...

Wow Maria this card is outstanding!!

brochure printing said...

Very great idea and you have a wonderful experience of work. This is an awesome picture and the tree style of the card so nice. The colors and the heart style of the card very awesome, I like it so very much. Very very great art!

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