The Midas Touch!!

Hi All
        Here I am again with another Tilda card for a couple more Challenges.
I was let loose with one of my first introductions into the crafting world on this card! A HEATGUN!! I haven't used it for ages and I got a little carried away!!LOL. Years ago, I always edged my card with Gold Embossing powder. I used loads of the stuff!! So I got back to basics with this card. I even edged the roses with it too!!

For the tag I used Gold Leafing for the Merry Christmas Text. At last ive purchased something that works. Ive always struggled with Gold Leafing, as all the glues Ive tried haven't worked and believe me Ive tried them all, from glue pads to Stamp 'n' Bond!!:(  Until now!!! :)))
And what's more, the funny thing is, it's been under my nose for the past 8 years!! What I'm waffling on about is the Perfect Paper Duo Adhesive by Artquest. It wasnt until a couple of weeks ago, I went on a US Artquest workshop with Jill and we used it. Fantastic stuff or what!! I've got the 'Midas' bug now!! LOL
Tilda is painted with Distress inks and Ive also gone over with a Gold Stardust pen, so she is very glittery
Challenges Im entering are




Thankyou all for looking
Lots of Love
Debbie xxx

31 comments:

sue said...

stunning absolutly stunning love it and its amazing how things come around again x sue x

Alizabethy said...

What a fabulous card - full of Christmas sparkle!

raffa said...

wow debby another gorgeous card , iam follow your blog for a while now ....and every thing is sooooooo beautiful ......i really love your work!!

hugs raffa

Daniele said...

totally stunning....love your poinsettia flowers .....so much bling, gorgeous
hugs

Cassandra said...

This is beyond gorgeous Debbie, but I expect that from you lol. I absolutely love all the gold!! Fabulous!! *hugz*

Judi said...

WOW Debbie, this is AMAZING. Love all the detail.

Hugs

Judi xx

Lizzy xx said...

WOW this is absolutely stunning.

xx Lizzy xx :)

Astrid said...

Its great, very very lovely.
WOw Wow.
Hugs Astrid

Louise said...

Hi Debbie :)
This is just stunning Debbie :) Love the golden toutch and the tag :) Awesome work with the heatgun :)
Hugs

Cindy2 said...

I love love love this card. So, with the adhesive, did you use gold flaking? Just totally wonderful! Thanks for sharing with us at the MSL challenge. C2

Sonja Bekker said...

Hi Debby,

Your blog rocks WoW gorgeous cards
Absolutly my kind of thing:0)

Gonna follow you is that oké

Sonja x

Nela said...

What a gorgeous card! Fabulous colours!
Hugs Nela

Lori said...

Holy man this is stunning, you can't have enough gold! the shape, the tag, the flowers, tilda wow it's all magnificent!

Norma said...

Debbie, absolutely divine. Love all the gold details--so perfect for Christmas. Awesome colouring. Tilda is adorable here--when isn't she..LOL (must put her on my wish list!). Your flowers are to die for. Your card is beautifully put together. Love it.
Thanks for joining uds at Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog. Glad to see you back. Congrats on the 1st challenge.

Hugs,
Norma

Scrapmumur said...

OH...This is very STUNNING!!!!
I love the design and These colors are just fantastic.
I love your perfect flowers.
Big hugs, Murielle

Dawny P said...

Oh this is precious chick - I am drooling. Love the colours and the snowflakes are fab. Thanks for joining us this week over at Papertake :) Hugs, Dawny xxx

chrissy xx said...

Adorable is the word that springs to mind. Yours snowflakes are fabulous.
Chrissyxx

Cordine said...

Debbie, it's absolutely stunning!
HUgs
Cordine

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow Debbie this is stunning, love the script effect and all yur details are gorgeous too,thanks for your visit too, hugs Liz xx

Chris said...

So beautiful Debbie and I adore your sweet Tilda! Love your colouring, so vintage and gorgeous and your embossing and leafing looks amazing! Chris x

Pat said...

Oh Debbie...how stunning! I love the richness of the gold...absolutely, completely gorgeous!!! Thanks so much for joining in this fortnight's challenge at Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog!! Pat Frank

Juls said...

fabulous, love all the golden touches! Hugs Juls

Jeanet said...

Wow, this is stunning, I love all the gold and glitter and the other details too. Thanks for joining our Glitz and Gold challenge at Totally Tilda. Hugs, Jeanet.

True :) said...

Wow Debbie!
Your card is beautiful!I LOVE all of the gold!
Thanks so much for joining us this week @ Paper Take Weekly!
I am now one of your followers.  ;)  I would love it if you came to visit my blog and become a follower too!
Hugs,
True :D ~ (PTW Guest Designer)

Candy said...

I've fallen in love with your card!!!
It's absolutely fantastic with all of the gold touches. It sings! Tilda and the candy cane are beautifully coloured. Love the gold everywhere :o)
Thank you for joining us again with our Inspiration Challenge at Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog - you rocked this one :o)
Hugs, Candy

LindaC said...

Love your card with all the gold! You did a great color of coloring. Thanks for playing along with Magnolia-licious Challenge. LindaC

Susie Sugar said...

Wow Debbie another master piece darling ....everything you touch turns to gold !!! and I love this one
Thanks for joining us at the Totally Tilda Challenge this time
Hugs Susie & the TT DT XX

denny said...

ABSOLUTERLY GORJUSS CARD DEBBIE REAlly is stunning xxxxxxxx

Christina C. said...

This card is utterly STUNNING...A WORK OF ART!!!!!

cabio's craft corner said...

Totally gorgeous creation and beautiful coloring job. Thanks for joining us at Magnolia-licious Challenge and hope to see you again for the next ones :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Maria said...

You definitely have the Midas Touch Deb! Gorgeous gorgeous card and perfectly embellished. Always an inspiration when I visit. Thanks for playing with us at Magnolia-licious. Hugs, Maria