Wednesday, June 6, 2012

A Berry Sweet Friend!

It is well and truly Summer here in Texas, with very warm days, barely cooler nights and rain that if it comes brings along with a flash of lightning and a big boom of Thunder.
One of the bonuses though is the proliferation of fresh fruit in the stores.
From Strawberries to Peaches to Melons and more, each day has a little taste of fruity sweetness and today I decided to bring that Summer bonanza to Tilda and my card!

The Secret Crafter - Anything Goes
Paper Take Weekly - Anything Goes
Just Magnolia - Anything Goes (doily optional)
Amusing Challenges - Anything Goes
Fat Pages and Cards with Attitude - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Oldie But a Goodie - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Paper Pretties - Favorite Color Combo (Pink and Green is one of my absolute faves)
Magnolia Stamp Lovers - Fruity
Clearly Inspired - Fruity
The Crafty Pad - Ribbon
Ribbon Girls - Ribbon or Lace
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Flowers and Ribbon
Crafty Ann's - Butterflies and Flowers
Crazy 4 Challenges - Butterflies
Stamping Scrapping - Bugs or Butterflies
Magnolia Down Under - Seeing Double (use two of something)
Totally Tilda - Clouds
Quirky Crafts - Up, Up and Away (things in the sky)
Stampin Sisters in Christ - Something about Heaven (clouds)
Tildas Town - Use an Accessory Stamp
Totally Papercrafts - More than One Fold
Simply Magnolia - Fancy Folds and Friendship
Tuesday Throwdown - Friendship
Lets Ink It Up - Favorite Embellishment (5 entries, must stamp)(mine is anything on a spool)
Great Impressions - Die Cut/Punches
Top Tip Tuesday - Sparkles (Glitter on the stickers and strawberries)
7 Kids College Fund - Layers

Card Recipe:
Image - Yummy Strawberry Tilda and Summer Background
Sentiment Stamp (friend) - Studio G
Medium - Copic Markers
Paper - Vintage Girl by Martha Stewart
Stickers - Doodlebug
Pearls and Butterflies - Recollections
Ribbon - Michaels
Lace - Hobby Lobby
Border and Corner Punch - Eyelet Lace by Martha Stewart
Glitter - Cotton Candy by Stickles
Scoring Tool - Scor-Pal
Airbrushing Tool - Copic

I added some of the extra sparkly stickers to the back of the card on the message mat.

I hope the camera picked up the glitter on the fruit, I decided to add more as the stickers were glittery already and we knows girls love glitter!
After yesterday with an Easel Card I decided to do a Center Stair Step today. It is so easy to just make the simple square cards that I have to remind myself to make more cards with a little different fold. With my Scor-Pal it makes it so super easy and I must find the time to look at some other styles and maybe come up with something new myself!
Thanks for looking and I hope you enjoyed my little Fruity Tilda!



Crafts2do4fun said...

Beautiful card, love this stamp, Must get it.
Your coloring is so beautiful.
it's a WOW! for sure and a must have.

Diane Noble said...

Katie, this is positively adorable. What a sweet and cheery card. Love every aspect of your design. Thanks for joining our challenge at Stampin' Sisters in Christ this week. We love having you there! Diane Noble (SSIC-DT)

Tina Makuc said...

I love your card Katie!!!
Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town Challenges with your beautiful creation !!!
Hugs, Tina

Karen said...

Such a beautiful card Katie! : )

Barb Hardeman said...

This is so delightful, Katie! Love the yummy strawberries that Tilda has in her basket and the one on the inside looks dewy and delicious. Love the colors and of course the coloring...huggers...Barb <><

Rene said...

This is yummy! I love the basket of strawberries on the inside too!
Rene :D

Suzan L said...

Hi Katie, your card is definitely berry berry sweet! I love the DP's that you used. After seeing the beautiful cards that you made with it, I need to find the paper in my stash! The glitter on the strawberries looks wonderful!

Chris said...

This is so spanky cute! I love the colors. I love how you colored your scene! It's wonderful, Katie! Bravo!

Chris Christensen

Linda Palmer said...

Katie, the color and coloring on her dress is stunning! I love this card, so beautiful!

Elle said...

What a yummy card! I love what you did to the strawberries.

Estelle Grace Tudor said...

Such a 'sweet' card, really love it! Thanks for joining in with The Crafty Pad's Ribbon challenge this week. Estelle xx

cathylynn said...

Pure Delight with wonderful coloring! Great job!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Jen said...

Lovely bright card. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Ann's.
Jen x

Lisa Minckler said...

Berry Sweet I love that! Those berries look divine. What beautiful shimmer and sparkle you've added to this card.

Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
Remember you can enter up to 3 projects and 3 tips.
Have a great one!
Lisa xx

Janice said...

How yummy! Beautiful image, coloured so beautifully. Really love the pinks you've used & those lovely butterflies. Thanks for sharing this one with us at an OBAG, Jx

Andrea said...

Gorgeous card Katie! Thanks for joining us at the Ribbon Girl Card Challenge for June, Andrea x

Unknown said...

Such a yummy creation Katie, love it. Thanks for sharing with us at LIIU, good luck with the challenge. Hugz Suzanne

Cassie said...

Very sweet, Katie! Thanks for playing along with the CIC :D

Dawn said...

Katie, this is just too cute hun! Thanks for sharing your adorable little Tilda card with us at The Crafty Pad this week in our Ribbon Challenge!
Good Luck
Dawn xx

Elizabeth said...

Beatuiful card, Katie! Love the colors and the design. It's georgeous! Thanks for sharing with us at Just Magnolia this week.
Hugs, Elizabeth

Vivi Casale said...

absolutely stunning!!!

K Clark said...

Katie your cards are always beautiful!!! love the details you put into them
kimberly - pio sister ;)

Laura said...

This is my very favorite Tilda (that I still don't have because it's always sold out). Your card is SO pretty and your coloring is beautiful.

♥ Laura C.

Cathy Lee said...

Your card is so adorable, Katie. Love your cute little Tilda with that sugaery sweet goodness of a strawberry she's tasting.
Cathy Lee

Davi said...

Katie so Great to see your card here at TT ! I LOVE it, the sweet Tilda, great coloring and all the perfect embellies and dp!! Hope all is going well with you this summer :)

Kelly said...

Gorgeous, love the colors and the scene is so pretty

cabio's craft corner said...

Super sweet card Katie. Lovely design and I love it :o)

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous katie.

Sharon said...

Fabulous Katie! Wow. I couldn't pick up from your post where the background stamp is from. Is it a Magnolia one? Please share, it makes a beautiful scene for our Tilda. hugs Sharon

Mummylade said...

wow, I love the colours and the alphabet you used. Thank you so much for joining us at Totally Tilda and good luck!

Glimpses of My Heart said...

Katie -
I sure did love this card! So cute! Love the glitter and the surprise of it being stair-step card. I couldn't tell from the first picture and I loved it when I saw it from the side. Thanks for joining us at SSiC this week. I really love your creation!

Doreen Horats, Clayton said...

So totally cute and so pretty. I love yummy strawberries. Great layout design.
Blessings Doreen

Janiel/ janny said...

very cute Katie!!

Thanks for playing SEEING DOUBLE with us this week at MDUC... hugs....Janiel

debbi taylor said...

beautiful card!
love the colours
thank you for taking part in the challenge at FAT pages and card with attitude this week
Debbi x

Becky said...

What a lovely summery card.
You make Texas sound absolutely lovely, you can't beat sun ripened fruit
Thanks for joining us for this challenge at
Tilda's Town Challenges
Hugs, Becky x

Delphine said...

This is so beautiful! Your colours are fantastic! Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town and good luck! Delphine xx

Unknown said...

Oh Beautiful, thanks so much for playing along at Tilda's Town this week

Unknown said...

Oh Beautiful, thanks so much for playing along at Tilda's Town this week

Caroljenks said...

What a beautiful card - I can almost smell those strawberries!

Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday for our 'Sparkles Galore' challenge :)

Carol xxx

Deloris said...

Very cute! Love the layout and your fab coloring! Thanks for joining the challenge at Great Impressions Stamps!

Unknown said...

So sweet and look at that background! It is strawberry time her in Michigan now, they are tiny but oh, so delicious! Good thing as the cherry crop is a no-go this year. Thanks for coming alongside us this month at Stampin' Sisters in Christ!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the sweet image. Wonderful coloring. Especially like the finish on the inside of the card. I live in Central TX and it was hot today 6/9. We are growing strawberries in our backyard. Have had them a couple of yrs and each yr they produce more that they do the previous yr. Thank you for entering the Tuesday Throwdown Friendship challenge.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
Guest Designer Tuesday Throwdown

Ann Whitfield said...

Awww! This is fabulous Katie, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Anonymous said...

Stunning card, just love the image she is so adorable, love the colors too. Thank you for joining us this fortnight at Fat Pages with Attitude. Abbie (Co Owner) xx

Jill said...

stunning creation thanks so much for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

Jacqui P said...

wow this is beautiful! loving the thoughts of lovely summer fruits! and tilda's strawberries look like they already have a sprinkling of sugar!!! Yum!!!
Thankyou for joining us this time over at totally tilda challenge!
Jacqui P x

Tracy said...

Fantastic card, I just love this stamp. Great colours work really well together. Tracy xx

Elaine Stark said...

A lovely vibrant card. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Paper Sewn Visions said...

Absolutely adorable. Beautiful colouring work. Thank you for sharing and joining in at LIIU. Hugs, Velma

mommyof5kidz said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS! Love the strawberry theme! Thanks for playing along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

Caro said...

So sweet! Thanks so much for joining us at Quirky Crafts Challenge Blog

Chris said...

Great card fold for this image - it's so bright and cheerful, just screams summer! :)

Thank you so much for playing in my Anything Goes over at Amusing Challenges. I'm just sorry that it's taken me so long to visit your blog!