Saturday, 21 July 2012

Wishing You Happiness

Hi Bloggers.

Hope you are enjoying the Pick of the Week shows.

Today's card features some more of my favourite dies. Quite a lot of cutting and inking on this one. Hopefully I will get to demo it before they sell out.

I stamped my sentiment from the Creative Expressions Dandelion Wishes Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using one of the new Spellbinders Asian Motifs dies and inked through the die with Dried Marigold Distress Ink using Cut n Dry Foam. I cut another of the same shape and 2 of the larger motifs from the same set. I inked with Dried Marigold on all of them.

For the background I ran a piece of Coconut White card through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Radiant Embossing Folder (I really like that one). I popped it through a second time to extend the pattern. I inked around the edges with Dried Marigold using Cut n Dry Foam.

I cut 4 lots of of corners and 4 lots of little accents from the Asian Accents die set and 4 lots of small motifs from the Venetian Motifs die set. I inked through the die on all of them with Dried Marigold.

I tied a double bow out of white silky crush ribbon and added a medium Creative Expressions Dazzler.

I would have added a couple of stick pins but there are none on the show.

I assembled the card as shown adding some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Cosmic Pearl (White).

I think this might make a good wedding card, what do you think?

4 shows today starting at 8am.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Hi Julia,

    Another lovely card which you showed on C n C yesterday. Do hope you manage to demo it.

    Enjoyed yesterday's shows, you were great. Bought the POW, can't wait for it to arrive.

    Looking forward to today's Spellbinders shows.

    Erica x

  2. Morning Julia stunning card love it, will be watching all your shows xx hazel

  3. Hi Julia order the POTW and the grand dies and the stamps shouldn`t of done but hay ho , I hope you will show all the cards you made for the shows on here as it won`t last the weekend did e-mail in but not read out and sent a pic in the other lady who helped you does she have a blog? like the big ornimates she made .Melanie

  4. Hi Julia, great shows yesterday...I couldn't manage the whole POTW, but did get the Venetian set...I'm married into a Venetian family so it had to be done! Shame that the demos were cut short, but what great samples from you and Hels, I'm just hoping the stock holds on so we get to see Hels as well! Carole Z X

  5. Hi Julia
    Loved the shows i saw yesterday. cards are lovely keep up the good work.

  6. Congratulations on yesterday's shows, really enjoyed watchin.g you, must have been frustrating not to complete your demos. This card is stunning

  7. Morning Julia, Stunning card, funnily I am just watching you show this card on C&C, it is absolutely STUNNING, I love everything about it. I will definitely be trying to 'copy' this one. Loved the shows yesterday, although tried to record the 7pm show and drat and double drat the box didn't record it, was most upset ha ha !! I am really glad that Freeview now has C&C live until 8pm. Lots of love from Patricia xx

  8. You're right Julia, it would make a stunning wedding card. Well done on all the shows yesterday, just such a pity you weren't given the time to finish all the demos on screen

    xx Sandra

  9. Morning Julia

    Love this card, and it would be a lovely wedding card. Didn't catch all the shows yesterday but will watch them when my dies arrive .

    Sue x

  10. Hi Julia, loved the shows, ordered the venetian/blossom/papillon combo first thing yesterday morning. (I checked out what they were on the spellbinders website as C&C did not have the images up yet) Just wished they gave you more time with the demos because you explain so clearly. Bx

  11. Morning Julia, well its a shame the POTW selling so fast as we dont get to see so many of your demos!
    I love this card, great colour choice and its looks elegant, so worth the time cutting and inking.
    Yippee the sun is shining!

  12. Hi Julia, I am on holiday at the moment and cannot watch your demos but have seen the show this morning and looks like pots will sell out. Does this mean no more demos. Have recorded some of yesterday's shows and will catch up when I get home. Love this card.


  13. Hi Julia, you're doing a great job on the shows, they are going very well, I love all those dies and as Leonie might say,
    "I need it and I want everything !" HA
    Gorgeous card, yes be nice for a wedding I agree with you.

  14. Hi Julia, great shows, i love all your cards,, i got the butterflys die's yesterday..hugs julie x

  15. A very pretty card and love the colours. Just watched the 1pm show, well done you, enjoyed it and great that they gave you time to finish the demonstration. Love to see the techniques and great ideas. Thanks and will be watching the 5pm show too! Beverley x

    1. hi julia love this card i wish i couldve got the potw but the flexi payments are at the same time of the month as the xmas potd i was going to get the venetian set but it sold outin record time!! so ended up just getting the label 28 set kepp up the good work on c&c youve been great love lesley xx

  16. Hi Julia, this is one of the most stunning cards I've seen on your blog!!..:)...I can't afford these dies at the moment, but they are going to the top of the TOP of my list to get!!..I just love the little accents, perfect for lots of things..:).Enjoy your day..xxxx

  17. Hi Julia,
    Loved this card when you showed it on tv have not watched
    any demo's today yet, have them all recorded to watch later
    though loved them all yesterday your cards are really special.
    Nancyd xx

  18. Absolutely stunning and would definitely make a brilliant wedding card. xx

  19. Hi Julia - this is a gorgeous card, those dies are really beautiful. I'm watching the shows and recording them to save for later - am amazed at how much has been sold - reckon Hels will be singing and tapdancing for her shows on Monday!!!

    Loving all the demos.

    Hugs Sue P xx

  20. Hi Julia, this card is stunning and the dried marigold colour is my second favourite next to teal. Would definitely make a lovely wedding card. Unfortunately had a problem with my order for the POTW and was not impressed with C&C's customer service so cancelled. Will now have to be patient and wait for them to come on to the market.

    Well done you with the shows you have done a fantastic job. Looking forward to your shows tomorrow. Christine H xx

  21. This is a beautiful card Julia and everything goes so well together. Yes i agree it would make a lovely wedding card
    x catherine


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