Monday, 5 November 2012

Because I Care

Hi Bloggers.

Here's another sample card from this week's Spellbinders Pick of the Day.

This is quite a simple card but with change of sentiment and/or colour it could be used for any occasion - a 'store cupboard' card, if you like.

The background was made using the Couture Creations Timeless Embossing Folder and some pale blue card through the Grand Calibur. I edged it with Adirondack Aqua Dye Ink using Cut n Dry Foam. I wrapped a piece of Sky Blue American Seam Binding around the centre securing it at the back.

I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Celebration Stamp Set and cut it out using the largest of the Spellbinders Exquisite Circles and inked through the die with Aqua ink using Cut n Dry Foam.

I cut the frame out of pale blue card using the Spellbinders Botanical Swirls & Accents die set and inked through the die with Aqua.

I tied a messy bow using 3 lengths of sky blue American Seam Binding and added a Frosted Blue Dazzler.

I assembled the card as shown adding 3 5mm Pearls in White in the top left hand corner and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in White around the edges.

By the way this blog is being featured in the December issue of Papercraft Inspirations Magazine with the card in this post.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Hi Julia, A lovely card and a sentiment that says it all. Looking forward to the POTD shows. Bx

  2. Good Morning,
    Love this and your previous post.
    Really looking forward to the POTD, we get so much inspiration.
    Certainly will not order anything from C&C I am still waiting for delivery of the last POTD from them
    Have a Great Day


  3. Hi Julia, love that sentiment and of course the card is beautiful, nice to see your talent is being showcased in the magazine.

    Wilma x x

  4. Stunning card just love this may have to try this ,great you have got to go in mag as you are talented .Melanie

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    1. Julia,
      I love this card beautiful colors and design. This is a perfect card to,have made and ready to send when you need a quick one... Lovely job

  6. Another stunner! Can't wait for the shows!

  7. Good Morning Julia,
    A lovely card today, love the colours, soooo pretty. Looking forward to the shows, I already have these dies, so I will be able to keep my purse closed, for once, hee hee.
    Have a great day.

  8. Morning Julia, Beautiful card, lovely soft colours, beautiful die-cuts and embossing, gorgeous bow and dazzler, truly beautiful.
    Brilliant that your Blog and card are being featured in this magazine, you deserve it, well done Julia.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  9. Hi Julia. Love the aqua and the background is delicious as usual.

    Val in Spain xxx

  10. Morning Julia,
    Very pretty card. Love the background. X

  11. Very pretty Julia! Make a nice New Baby Boy card!

    Happy Crafting
    Heather xx

  12. love this card...can't wait for the shows this week...good job I have a birthday coming up!!......xx

  13. Morning Julia,
    Very pretty card love the colours you have chosen. Looking forward to seeing what you have for us on POTD.
    Have a good day.

  14. Morning Julia loving the card really like the botanic swirls. OO i subscribe to that mag so will see it when it comes out later this month. well done on getting your blog in the mag xx hazel

  15. Beautiful card Julia, will look out for the magazine

  16. Morning Julia, I hope you had a lovely weekend. Beautiful card and i think it would make a lovely new baby boy card, or in pink for a girl. Congrats on making a appearence however small in the magazine. Emma

  17. Hi Julia, This is much more my type of card and can be easily adapted fo different colour schemes so thank you and congratulations on going into print!. Regards Jackie D

  18. Julia what a gorgeous card. I love that embossing folder its beautiful

    Really looking forward to seeing the shows, not sure that my bank balance will lol


  19. Love this gorgeous card...beautiful design and fab

  20. Morning Julia, lovely card and nice bright colours looking forward
    to tomorrow to see your demo's. Nancyd xx

  21. Hi julia this is o lovely simple card that could be used for any occassion and the colour is very soft and pretty.congrats on appearing in print, a very proud moment for you! Looking forward to the potd shows love lesley xx

  22. Hello Julia, lovely card, clean and fresh, love the sentiment. Congratulations on making the mag. Will be watching the shows.
    Have a great day everyone.
    Hugs June xxx

  23. your just tormenting us cant wait till tomorrow fab card
    sue xx

  24. fab card julia,lovely looking dies will have to watch shows.Laura O

  25. ooh lovely card, such soft colours. I am so looking forward to the shows! xx

  26. Evening Julia, I love this card...the colours are gorgeous! Carole Z X

  27. Beautiful card and I love this particular folder.

  28. Hi Julia , I love all of your cards and although I follow your blog I think this is the 1st time that I have thought to leave a comment. I have watched all of your shows on C&C today and Ideal World last night and thoroughly enjoyed and laughed along with you. I emailed in quite a few times with different emails hoping for a chance to win one of your lovely cards...... never mind, maybe one day. I actually had 2 of them read out and I sent in the photo of the Christmas card that I had made with the Holiday tree dies and Holiday Magic Mbossibilities.
    Congratulations on your blog being in the magazine next month, I used to subscribe to it.
    Oh well, 5 more hrs til your next card is in here - can't wait to see.
    Have a good day and thanks for your lovely inspiration,
    Julie x

  29. Hi Julia..another beautiful card...I love the colours...

    Happy crafting
    Chrissie x x x


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