Sunday, 16 June 2013

Best Wishes

Hi Bloggers.

Today I have shows on Create & Craft at 3pm and 7pm - both with Dawn.

This is my first demo at 3pm and is my favourite of the cards I've made for these shows -

For the background, I stamped the Wrought Iron Corner in all 4 corners using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Olympic Gold Lustre Embossing Powder. I then ran it through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Extra Flint Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design and inked around the edges with Antique Linen Distress Ink using Cut n Dry Foam.

I stamped the Zentangled Flower twice using Perfect Medium and embossed with Olympic Gold Lustre. I cut them out using scissors, just cutting the head out on the second one. I shaped the petals and glued the heads together, offsetting slightly. I cut a Spellbinders Asian Motif and inked through the die with Anique Linen.

I stamped the sentiment that comes with the Wrought Iron Corner using Perfect Medium and embossed with Olympic Gold Lustre.  I cut it out using Spellbinders Labels 29 with the sentiment towards the right hand side. I inked through the die with Antique Linen.

I tied a bow using 2 lengths of Champagne Silky Crush Ribbon. I pressed a  Fancy Pearl Embellishment into a Perfect Medium Pad, sprinkled with Olympic Gold Lustre, tapped off the excess and heat set. I added a couple of Crystal Decorative Stick Pins.

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

Hope you can join me later.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Good morning Julia,
    This is a fantastic card I love that double flower head, it is so cool. Have fun I will enjoy your shows today....

  2. Very pretty card, I love that flower xxx

  3. Morning Julia, wow, I love this card too! Love the flower and the bow. Hope they don't cancel your shows today! Love Jean xxx

  4. Beautiful card you have done Julia will watch your demos today

  5. Hi Julia. Love this one. The zentangle flower is great. Good luck on the shows today. I will be watching. Take care.

  6. Hi Julia. Lovely card, but I will have to record your 3pm show, at least I already have the flower. Hope to see you at 7pm! SueL


  7. Morning Julia,

    Pretty card. Love the soft embossing colour.
    Looking forward to shows. X

  8. Good morning Julia this card is beautiful. I hope the shows go well today and that you have a nice time with Dawn. I have set them up to record, as we will be doing Father's Day activities, I will be able to watch them later. Jackie

  9. Morning Julia all set to record today. Love the zentangle flower and beautiful card xx hazel

  10. Morning Julia..Just love the colours of the card and how it's turned out,just beautiful... keep them coming and thanks for sharing x

  11. Morning Julia,
    A very pretty card love your flower. lets hope your shows go ahead today and are not cancelled.

  12. Hi Julia, beautiful card, the colour is very luxurious. Hope you enjoy todays shows I will.
    Crafty Hugs Carol Healy

  13. Good morning Julia
    Wow you really have pushed the boat out with this card it is fabulous, I love it. The colours are so delicate too.
    I hope all goes well today for you at C & C all set to record!

  14. Morning Julia, Wow !!, I love this card. The colours are delightful, and the heat embossing to the stamping is gorgeous. Looking forward to your shows.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  15. Such a pretty card Julia, will watch both shows .....hopefully

  16. Morning Julia
    A very pretty card today love the zentangle flower.
    Really looking forward to the shows today soooooooooo glad they are at the weekend as I am not at work.
    Amanda x

  17. Hi Julia

    Love todays card especially the embossing and the flower. The colours are lovely to. I shall set my recorder as usual to record the shows.

  18. Hi Julia, what a fabulous card, brilliant colour scheme, looking forward to the shows. Bx

  19. Hi Julia, This is subtle and very pretty. Lets hope your shows
    go ahead today!!

  20. Hi Julia love that flower and the card itself is just gorgeous

  21. Really pretty card today Julia - I generally can't see your paler cards on my monitor, but I can with this one. Love the flower, just goes to show that a stamped one which may not appeal to all will work in a different way. Will tune in to C&C to watch you make this one.

  22. Hi Julia, Will be tapeing shows as usual hope they don't canceled like last time. Love the card the flower is lovely love Jean Z xx

  23. Morning Julia ... I can see why this is your favorite ..Beautiful card. I hope I can see your show's live today.
    Good luck with the show's, lets hope they don't cancel any.

    Happy crafting
    Chrissie x x x

  24. Beautiful card Julia, I shall be watching the shows, have them set to record too!

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  25. Gorgeous, I've been wanting that corner stamp since it came out.

  26. Hi Julia, love the beautiful flower and colours. Look forward to watching this afternoon.

  27. Hi Julia,
    Such a stunning and elegant card today, love the colour and the your flower is gorgeous. Looking forward to the shows today.

    Love Sheila xx

  28. A beautiful card Sue, am so looking forward to the shows today.

  29. Hello Julia, A stunning card, soooo elegant. Love the zentangle flower and the opulent colour. Will be watching the shows, have fun.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  30. love this flower,it's fun .Laura O

  31. Gorgeous card - I luv this zentangled flower and the heart and I luv the colour combo that you have used xx hopefully you will get to 'do' all your allotted shows today!! GailT xx

  32. Morning Julia, great card, I do love the flower and the colour of the bow is gorgeous. Enjoy your shows, I will try to watch but have the family descending for Fathers day.
    Hugs Lynn

  33. Great card Julia,
    Good luck for today , will be watching!
    Hope they don't cancel any shows this time!
    Crafty hug
    Sandra Riley xxxxx

  34. Hi Julia, an absolutely stunning card and love the flower
    with the embossing powder great colour have set to record
    your shows as just waiting for the family to arrive for
    fathers day hope they are both there this time.
    Nancyd xx

  35. hi Julia recording your shows this card is stunning and I love the flower,thank you so very much for all your inspiration.

  36. Really lovely card Julia. Sorry I missed your 3 pm but will try to record 7pm one to watch later

  37. Hi Julia, Enjoyed the show this afternoon and in particular the corner stamp you have used on this card, really nice. Regards Jackie D

  38. Loving todays card, its stunning, missed your show this afternoon, opticians appointment!!!! Will try and catch to-nights, have a great time.

  39. Hi Julia, can I say how good a photographer you are, as I saw this card on C and C before I looked at your blog.
    Now to the card, Its really lovely, and I have also done this stamp in just one colour and like it very much.
    I confess to giving this stamped image to four small grandcholdren to colour in, and all was quiet for 30 plus mins haha.
    Take care X Ros

  40. Good morning Julia,
    What a beautiful card whether for a special occasion or a Golden Wedding which i think it would be stunning for. I really do like this flower that you are stamping, as it has the look of the new Zenangle craze but without the hard work.
    Have a good day
    Love and crafty hugs


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