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Wednesday, 15 July 2015

poppy on a circle .....

Hello there. Today I have a circular card on offer. Those of you who know Eileen Godwin might recall that she "launched" these crealis dies. So anything that she uses we end up buying....


So I bought 3 shapes of these and I decided to use the circular one first. The poppy is a Penny Black stamp also introduced to me by the above mentioned Eileen. Yes I know she has a lot to answer for.....


I stamped it in black archival ink on linen card and coloured it with distress markers and a damp brush. For the flower I used abandoned coral and barn door. For the poppy heads and stems I used shabby shutters and peeled paint.

The sentiment is from Claritystamp and I stamped it in black archival and clear embossed.

I then used some of the dies to cut image out and the sentiment. I mounted them on foam pads for dimension at different heights.

The base card I die cut with the larger circle in the tonic circle set.


So i hope you like my circular offer. The recipient did as she loves poppies, Theresa xx

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Sister act card challenge - anything goes
Artistic inspiration challenge - anything goes with a twist of summer
Papertake weekly challenge - don't be square


21 comments:

  1. Very pretty design, Theresa! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  2. This is so pretty Theresa and your colouring of taht amazing poppy is perfect! Thank you for sharing at Happy Little Stampers CAS! Hazel xx

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  3. Well ...A blooming amazing and just lovely card,Theresa. thank you so much for the mention in your post .. I love helping people to spend money and keep the economy going! lol
    The dies and that stamp go well together. a good investment in both I reckon!
    Eileen xxxx

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    1. thanks Eileen. i always appreciate the pointers in the right direction from you xx

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  4. Love this card, it's so elegant!

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    1. Lovely Theresa! I've just bought the hexagonal set so I will be playing too! Xxx

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    2. oh goody Wendy. looking forward to seeing your makes xx

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  5. Very pretty layout and design. And I LOVE that poppy stamp --- so pretty! Thanks for playing along at Happy Little Stampers.

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  6. Wow, this is beautiful. Fabulous shaped card and layout and your poppy is lovely! Thank you for joining us at Happy Little Stampers.

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  7. Fabulous card ! I love how you have laid out your image.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week.

    Jo x

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  8. This is GORGEOUS!! Love the circle dies, and the PB image is stunning! What brand linen paper do you use?

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    1. hi Deb, it is fro papermill direct and thanks xx

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    2. I loved this s die SO much, that I ordered it through eBay. The only place I could find it, as I live in the US. If you know of anywhere else I can purchase the Crealies dies, please let me know. I had to pay $42 US dollars for this one die! Yikes! I won't do that again, but, after I saw your card, I had to have it. I also ordered the PB stamp. Waiting on the die to arrive. Can't wait. Thanks for the inspiration.

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