Monday, 17 September 2012

Friends Fill Your Life

Hi Bloggers.

Another card with an Autumnal feel today.

For the background, I spritzed through the Leaves Mask with Cosmic Shimmer Tarnished Gold Vintage Mister. I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Heartfelt Sentiments Stamp Set using Coffee Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Matting Basics A and inked through the die with Vintage Photo Distress Ink. I cut some leaves out of handmade paper using the Spellbinders Little Leaf Sets Die Set. I tied a messy bow using 2 lengths of American Seam Binding in London Tan. I threaded some Baker's Twine from the Primary Set through a button from my stash and tied a bow. I added it to my American Seam Binding Bow using Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue.

I cut the largest of the Fancy Weave Dies out of brown card and snipped one side of it off to use as a border. I added a couple of Art Deco Metal Corners securing with Cosmic Shimmer Glue.

I finished the card off with some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Choco Brown.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Simply beautiful Julia! I love the autumn and this captures it perfectly!
    Happy Crafting
    Heather xx

  2. Hi Julia, lovely seasonal card. Love the colours.


  3. Beautiful card Julia!! Whilst I hate the dark mornings and nights and the fact that winter looms, I DO so love the colours of autumn! Carole Z C

  4. Stunning card love the colours .Melanie

  5. Such a beautiful card to represent autumn.
    what more can I say... you've done it again Julia :-)

  6. Morning Julia, Another beautiful autumnal card, with lovely fresh and warm colourways, I'm loving the border die-cut too. I love the way you have placed the little leaves die-cuts, they look adorable. I love this card. Lots of love from Patricia xx

  7. That's lovely Julia. I adore the colouring.

  8. Julia,
    What I really like about your blog is your explanation and step by step process. Thanks for taking the time to do that for your blogs...see you at the Ally Pally.

  9. Lovely card Julia, love the autumn theme very seasonal as we approach autumn. xx hazel

  10. Lovely card Julia....very Autumnal.

    Carolyn B

  11. Good morning Julia, Love this card, the colours of Autumn are so warm. The layout of the card is so effective, the leaves are gorgeous.
    June xxx

  12. Morning Julia

    Anothter lovely card.... the colours are gorgeous

    Sue xx

  13. Morning Julia, as the nights are getting colder this card warm the heart.

  14. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card suits this time of the year. Love your layout and the way you have framed the sentiment with the leaves.
    Hope you enjoyed your day with Sue.
    Have a good day.

  15. Another beautiful card Julia, so full of inspiration. Love the colours on this. Bx

  16. Hi julia what a lovely card and the colours are so warm and rich and I love what you have done with the fancy weave die love lesley xx

  17. Morning Julia, A great card the colours and leaves are very
    autumnal love it.
    Nancyd xx

  18. a lovely autumn feel to this card love the leaves that you have placed around the sentiment.Laura O

  19. Beautiful Julia, love the autumnal colours

    xx Sandra


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