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Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Special Birthday wishes

Hi guys,
well I'm finally catching up with myself after our  little hols last week, you know the usual housework, cooking, yes all the joys!!! lol

I have a card to show you today that has used a new sissix die that I've had my eye on a couple of weeks, Jim took me to a craft shop last week and I just couldn't resist buying  it !! lol

As you can see it's a clock die, I have used some Idea-ology spinners that I've had a while for the hands and have sat Tilda on top with foam pads,
the clock is made from Grunge card which I have distressed with picket fence crackle paint, then I've stamped a stempleglede grunge stamp in the middle using vintage photo distress inks,
I've used Magnolia papers and a strip of Basic Grey too, following the fab sketch from MDU, my papers are distressed with a distress tool and are all machine sewn,
My flowers are from WOC and have been sprayed with perfect pearls pearl mist and dosed with lots of glamour dust for lovely sparkle lol, the leaves poking out at the side are Tim Holts idea-ology too,
As you can see I've used loads of Tim Holtz stuff on here as I've also used the film strip too,
the cheesecloth and the  roses ribbon which was a lovely gift (thank you) have been used too,
some silver fancy corners finish off the card,

challenges
Magnolia stamp lovers ~ summer flowers
Magnolia Down Under ~ fabby sketch
TOMIC ~ Easel card

well guys I'm off to do the ironing YUK!! lol
will catch up with you later,
love and hugs Liz xx

I have candy!!!

34 comments:

Larisa said...

It is cute! The image is great! Love your gentle colouring! ))) Love the big o'clock here too))
hugs. Larisa xx

Crafty Chris said...

Stunning Liz luv the new die and the film strip. Not ironing I hate it.
Chris x

Teresa said...

Oh wow Liz this is so beautiful, simply perfect!xx

Henny said...

What a beautiful card Liz. I like the combination with the filmstrip and the clock and your colours.

Loving greeting,

Henny.

Fleur said...

Oh Liz this is stunning, gorgeous details everywhere! love how you included the centre of the clock.
I have candy if your interested, HUGZ Fleur xxx

Christine said...

Awww Liz how brill is this Tilda?? great way to use the clock die..very creative..

smiles mummy xxx

Janiel/ janny said...

Liz, This i just BEAUTIFUL dear!!!!
hugs, Janiel

arjette said...

Ooohhh your card is gorgeous!!!

gr. arjette.

D K Crafts said...

Hi Liz. Beautiful easel card. Love the soft colours. Your new sizzix die looks great and love the way Tilda is perched on the clock hands. Donna

Kirsty-Anne (Kitty) said...

Hi absoltutely stunning. The clock die is so nice and with the stamp in the middle really sets it off . So pretty all of it. Kitty :D

Janette said...

Liz it's gorgeous, so pretty and I love Tilda sat on the clock hand...fabulous..xx

nessy said...

so beautifully coloured and amazing details ~love the new die!!!love it all!
vanessa xx

Mandy's Magnolia cards said...

wooww Liz its so beautiful!
i love your style!

greetings, Mandy
( i have a new blog.. http://vintagebymandyenjaimy.blogspot.com/ )

coldwaters2 said...

Absolutely beautiful card Liz, love that image of Tilda and the colours you have used for her, the new die cut and flowers look awesome.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Chrissy said...

Absolutely beautiful. The colours, details,image, and gorgeous colouring.All beautiful.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Vicky said...

Absolutely wonderful Liz..!

hugs Vicky xx

Sarah said...

Hi Liz, your cards are really outdoing one another, I love that clock dial, not seen one of those before! and love the way you have sat Tilda on the fingers.
Gorgeous flowers to.
Ironing! - stick them in the dryer to air and fold - saves ironing lol!! Hugs SarahSx

yvon said...

Wow Liz, this is a stunner. I just love the die you used.
Hugs, YVon

coops said...

wow, this is fantastic liz.stunning tilda and design and your colours and details are beautiful :D

xx coops xx

Crea Astrid said...

what a beautiful card you made ​​again. Really enjoy, they are so that you have put on the hand.

Greetings Astrid.

Babette said...

Wow, this is absolutely beautiful, too bad i can't use sizzix dies.
Hugs,
Babette

KarenB said...

I love all the delicious layering Liz, and the stitching and that clock is just devine :)

Kim said...

Such a stunning creation! Beautiful colors and I love all the details!

Hugs Kim

Tab said...

Liz your card is wonderful, so much detail to look at and the image you have used is adorable! Thank you for joining us at Tomic this week!
Hugs Tab xxx

rhodidodi said...

Beautiful card as always!

Nicoletta said...

Wow!! absolutely beautiful card dear Liz!
Thanks for joining us at TSM challenge:
Hugs
Nicoletta

angelwhispers said...

What a stunning creation just adorable. Chanelle xxx

cabio's craft corner said...

Cute & beautiful card :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Eulanda said...

GORGEOUS GORGEOUS GORGEOUS!! I love that die and great idea to have Tilda sitting on the clock hand. Love the soft colors and corner pieces. Very pretty!! Great take on the sketch and thanks for joining us at MDUC this week. Hope to see you back!! Hugs!!

Anne Kristine said...

Wow! Your card is gorgeous!!
Love the clock ♥
Thank you for joining us at MDUC this week.
Hugs Anne Kristine

lina said...

Your card is very beautiful and original! The colors and flowers that you have used beau! I really like the combination of cards you have used! Thanks for joining us at TSM Challenge! Lina

Tanjas-Kreativstueble said...

beautiful card

thanks so much for entering at mmc

hugs
TAnja

Anne said...

Wow, what a wonderful card! I really love all the details and the way you have used them. Fab colouring as well!

Hugs from Anne in Norway ;-)

Kitika said...

Your card is delightful, Liz! Love the design and the stamp is so cute also your coloring!!! Absolutely gorgeous card.