Saturday, 20 July 2013

Happy Birthday

Hi Bloggers.

I have shows today on Create & Craft at 11am (with Leonie) and 5pm (with Shaun). Hope you can join me.

Here's a card from today's shows -

For the background, I inked through the Blossom Mask with Fired Brick Distress Ink using Cut n Dry Foam. I moved the mask along the card to extend the design. With the stamp in my hand I randomly stamped the Clocks A6 Stamp using Aged Mahogany Distress Ink. Then I filled in some of the gaps using the Postcards A6 Stamp, using Fired Brick. I made sure the ink was dry and then ran it through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Great Almanzo Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design and inked around the edges with Fired Brick.

I stamped the Daisy Swirl Stamp using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Blue Raspberry Aurora Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Labels 29 and inked through the die with Fired Brick. I cut a mat out of Ruby Card using Spellbinders Decorative Labels 8.

I stamped the sentiment that comes with the Daisy Swirl using Perfect Medium and embossed with Blue Raspberry Aurora. I cut it out using Spellbinders Fancy Postage Edge and inked through the die with Fired Brick.

I tied a bow using Red Sheer Wrinkled Edge Ribbon and added a Fancy Pearl Embellishment.

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

See you later!

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia, great card, I love the dies you have used today, especially the decorative labels 8, yet another addition to my wish list.

    Will be watching the shows, enjoy them,
    hugs Lynn

  2. Morning Julia
    lovely card will be watching today take care Kitty

  3. That's a lovely card, Julia. Hope to see you 'in person' later today.

  4. Hi Julia
    Great card I have the dies and stamps so I will be crafting today and watching you as we'll have a great show Tracy w x

  5. Lovely card this morning. I love the daisy stamps and dies used, definitely ones to add to the shopping list.

  6. I like this card Julia, well done! Mabex

  7. Lovely card, love the colours and the daisy die is one of my favourites Looking forward to your shows xx

  8. Good morning Julia this card is gorgeous. I hope to be watching the shows later today you are inspirational to watch. Take care. Jackie

  9. Hi Julia. This is a beautiful card. Just love the floweer stamp. Will be glued to the shows later.
    Love Val x

  10. Hi Julia. Great card. Fired brick is a lovely colour isn't it? I will be watching your shows. Thank you in advance because I know you will have made lots of samples. Enjoy yourself and safe journey. Take care.

  11. Morning Julia, a fantastic card great background and layout
    but a different colour for me I think, looking forward to
    your shows have set record to make sure I don't miss them.
    Nancyd xx

  12. Looking forward to todays shows Julia and this is a lovely card

    xx Sandra

  13. Wow, a striking card. Looking forward to the shows. x

  14. Lovely bright card Julia,will be watching the shows.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  15. Hi Julia,
    Great card, bright and cheerful on this cloudy day, where has the sun gone.
    Hope the shows go well.

  16. Hi Julia,
    Gorgeous card, the red is so beautiful. Will be watching todays shows.

    Love Sheila xx

  17. Hi Julia, looking forward to the shows, love this card, the daisy swirl is fab, and another amazing background. Bx

  18. Stunning card Julia - the colours are gorgeous. Looking forward to seeing your shows - you are such an inspiration to all of us less talented crafters! Pat x

  19. lovely card love the colours xx hazel

  20. Hi Julia, such a pretty card today love everything about it love Jean Z xx

  21. Hi Julia another lovely and very red card today,I love all shades of red its such a warm and fiery colour. I like how you've made a mat with dec labels 8 for label 29 it works really well,so I must remember to try that! Will be watching your shows today. Love Lesley x

  22. Lovely card Julia. Really like the flower. x

  23. Hi Julia lovely card I am recording your shows,so I can watch when it is not so hot.

  24. Hi Julia Just been watching you make these lovely cards. A fabulous show - will be watching again at 5. Love this card! Hugs Annie

  25. Hi Julia, I love this card and actually managed to watch you make it an hour or so ago. The combination of goodies on today's show is great as there are no dies to draw us away. I also think it truly shows your talent of stamping which is huge in my opinion. Take a rest and hope to see you later on at 5pm
    X Ros

  26. Hello Julia, A striking card today, love the warm colour, the background is amazing. Watching you as I type, you are a stamping genius.
    My stamps arrived this morning, thank you for your super efficient service, you are the best.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  27. I know I've already posted but thanks for two fab shows, I watched both and I have treated myself

  28. Hi Julia

    Love this card so rich and warm looking. Have recorded your shows to watch later.

  29. great card lovely card ,Laura O


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