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Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Opal the Optimist at Dies to Die for

Happy Tuesday!!  Hope you are all doing well and if you're in the UK I hope you're enjoying the hot weather that we've been having lately.  This is my first post for today, my inspiration for Dies to Die for,  I have another to come later and while you're here, why not enter my Blogversary Candy?!


Today I had a play with one of the delightful Uptown Girls images. This is Opal the Optimist. I coloured her with Inktense pencils. Papers are MME, all inked and hand stitched.


I popped a Cherry Lynn clock behind her, set to 5pm to go with the ticket sentiment.


The bow is made with some lovely soft brown tulle that was a gift from a friend.  The gem is from the Handcrafted Card Company.  The flowers are by Prima. The little hearts are Prima Sugardots. I made a little flag banner stack in the top left corner.


I decorated the inside to complement the front.

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Well that's it from me, I'll be back later with another make!

TTFN : ) x x 



11 comments:

  1. A fabulous image and gorgeous layout! Love the clock die too!
    Rebecca.

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  2. This is a divine card, Linda, it has got everything I love: Stamping Bella's stamp, colors, distressing, a ticket and beautiful papers. Lovely coloring and shading! Have a nice day!
    Hugs,
    Anna xxx

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  3. Totally fabulous Linda! I love the image, beautiful colouring and all your detailing works perfectly together.
    hugs Sue xx

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  4. This is gorgeous! Love the colour combo and beautiful design!
    Hugs
    Gina x

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  5. Oh my!! This is so wonderful!! Great colour choices Linda and brilliant stitching...love it!! xx

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  6. Brilliant card Linda..gorgeous image and colouring..the papers and layers are wonderful and love the beautiful bling on the bow...gorgeous design.

    luv CHRISSYxx

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  7. Love the layout and the colours and you always have such beautiful bling and added details to the design - looks fab.
    Lorraine

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  8. Wow! I just saw this Gorgeous Card on Facebook and didn't realize it was yours! Fantastic Layout.

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Linda xx