Sunday, 2 June 2013

Going Postal at Totally Tilda

Hello all.
Well it's Sunday again and that means it is time for the new challenge over at Totally Tilda.
Please remember to hop on over to the Totally Tilda challenge blog and have a look to see if you were one of our lucky winners/Top 3.
Remember our winners and top three are chosen by Susie and the Design Team.
No random.org here! So if you won it's because we loved your creation.
Right on to the new challenge.
The theme for this fortnight's challenge is:
So here are a few guidelines for you:
you need to use at least one of the following or all if you wish....postage stamps, post marks or /and post card, you can represent them in anyway you want be it punched or cut shapes, stamped images or designs on your paper anything you like....as long as they are clearly visible to everyone.
This time we are lucky to be sponsored by:
And the fabby prize:
So here is my creation for this challenge:
I have had all these little postcards in my stash for ages and have never used them so thought this was the perfect challenge.
I stuck them all down to my base card and used them as my backing paper! 
I used Tilda on the Loose for this card and coloured her with my Polychromo pencils.
I have also used the Postcard Franked stamp on here too.
The die cut frame and base is from my very good friend Susie!
All the flowers and twirly bit are from my stash.  The flowers were all purchased from Wild Orchid Crafts - and just in case you didn't know they have a sale on at the moment as they are moving premises.
This adorable little frame was sent to me by my Working Girl friend Mandy. Thanks hunni MWAH!!
I have added some Pan Pastels chalk to the frame to "age" it a little to fit in with the rest of the card.
The heart doily is from my stash and I have inked this with versamark Vintage Sepia.
The bow is cut on my Silhouette and that fabby little Postcard charm is from my good friend Susie. Thank you darling! MWAH!!
So there you go peeps, that is my Going Postal creation for you.
Right off to find some challenges it will fit.


  1. Awe!! Dawny, this is so adorable, I love that sweet Tilda, with all her pearls, the layering and gorgeous embellishments, this has to be one of my fav cards you've made.
    Suzi x

  2. Very pretty card, Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town for our challenge
    hugs Louise

  3. Gorgeous darling!!!! Love how you made your background with all the little postcards! Hugs, brigitte

  4. Hi Dawn, wow this is gorgeous hun,love the stamp and the background with the postcards, hugs Liz xx

  5. Hi Dawn awwww isnt she a sweetie hopping off to gay Paris?..well mine is lol..great way to use your pretty post cards..love all the pretty elements..

    smiles mummy Tildarette xx

  6. Hello, Gorgeous card, thanks for sharing your fab creation with us at TPC x carol

  7. Super card Dawn, thanks for joining us at Tilda's town, hope you will come back for our new challenge today and good luck in the draw :o)
    Teresa x

  8. This is so cute! Love all of the post cards and the adorable little charm.

  9. Absolutely stunning card Dawn! So many elements to it! :) Love it!! Thanks for sharing with us at Card Makin' Mamas!

  10. Wow hun such a gorgeous creation, love all the little postcards.

    Hugs Ali x

  11. Really gorgeous, love the brown tones and the sweet tilda and the postcard charm is gorgeous, thank you for joining in with Happy Campers challenge
    Lindsay xx


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