Thursday, 7 March 2013

An abundance of love and happiness

Hi Bloggers.

I'm in Preston today demoing at Inspirations from 10am. Hope to see some of you there.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I used Coconut White Card and inked through the Heart Confetti Mask with Antique Linen Distress Ink using Cut n Dry Foam. I then stamped one of the flourishes from the Embellishing Flourishes Stamp Set using the Antique Linen. I made sure the ink was dry and then ran it through the Grand Calibur with the Walrus & Carpenter Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the pattern and inked around the edges with Antique Linen using Cut n Dry Foam.

I stamped the image from the Creative Expressions Wonderful Beginnings Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Lapis Pearl Lustre Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Grand Stately Circles and inked through the die with Antique Linen. I added some Cream 3mm Self Adhesive Pearls to the dress.

I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Lapis Pearl Lustre. I cut it out using Spellbinders Asian Accents and inked through the die with Antique Linen.

I tied a bow using 2 lengths of Cream Silky Crush Ribbon. I cut one of the smaller motifs from the Asian Motifs die set and inked through the die with Antique Linen. I added a Medium Heart Dazzler.

I assembled the card as shown adding a Pearl Swirl and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Golden Pearl around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia,
    Another stunner this definately has the wow factor. I really like all the backgrounds that you have been creating they are simple yet effective.
    Enjoy Preston.
    Amanda x

  2. Hi Julia another stunning card

  3. Oooooooh I like this one - my W&C folder arrived yesterday (such a long winded name), and I already have the Asian dies, so I am good to go on this one.

  4. Morning Julia, this is beautiful, love the background...have a good day demoing! Carole Z X

  5. Morning Julia, Wow another stunner, love these stamps. love the background, Julia you have inspired me to play more....have a great day at Preston.

    Happy crafting
    Chrissie x x x

  6. Hi Julia, another amazing card, love the stamps sets, so need to add them to my list. Bx

  7. Good morning Julia,
    Another fantastic card, I love the way you did the bow, it looks so finished and fab. Good luck with your demos today. Travel safely home.


  8. Morning Julia,

    Love the elements, style and embellishments . X

  9. hi julia, love the card, the stamp sets are gorgeous & you do them justice. cant wait foe the pow on c&c next week lets hope it lasts a week so we get to see loads of your demo's! have a good one today!
    debs :0)

  10. Morning Julia

    A beautiful card, any bride would like to receive this

    June x

  11. Hi Julia. Such a pretty, pretty card.

    So looking forward to the Pick Of The Week next week.

    Val in Spain xxx

  12. Hi Julia, What a pretty card. Have a good day today. Regards Jackie D

  13. Morning Julia, A truly lovely card, loving the background, as always you are 'Queen of the Backgrounds', lovely soft colourways, loving the dress stamp.
    Have a good 'demo day' at Inspirations.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  14. Lovely card so love these stamps xx hazel

  15. Hi Julia another lovely wedding card that any couple would be happy to receive, have fun in Preston and look forward to seeing you on c&c next week. Love Lesley x

  16. Such a pretty card, love the colours, enjoy Preston today lots of lucky people visiting i'm sure

  17. very pretty card love the stamp Jean Z xx

  18. Hi Julia,
    Another beautiful card, love the colours you have used.
    Have a great day in Preston.

  19. Morning Julia, what a beautiful card loving these stamps
    anyone would love this card, I'm just off to the Hobbycraft
    show in Glasgow hope yoou have a good day in Preston.
    Nancyd xx

  20. Morning Julia another beautiful card im liking the background and the colour that you have used. Do you have this stamp set on you craft site as it makes some great cards take care x x

    Debs Artliff

  21. Hello Julia, Another beautiful card, love the colours and stamps. Tha background is amazing, thank you for your inspiration. Enjoy your day at Preston.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  22. another great card love this stamp so elegant.Laura O

  23. lovely card and the bridle gown is beautiful x


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