Tuesday, 30 September 2014

You did it

Hi Bloggers.

Back from a great weekend in Taunton. We met so many people! Back to prep again today.

Here's today's card - a simple little number from the August Toolshed.

For the background, I ran a piece of Khaki Card through the Grand Calibur with the Creative Expressions Checkerboard PinPoint Embossing Folder. I rubbed Black Soot Distress Ink over the surface using Cut n Dry Foam.

I stamped the typewriter from the Justrite Just Typed Clear Stamp Set onto Black Card using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer True White Detail Embossing Powder. I cut it out using scissors. I cut a Justrite Vintage Labels 8 Dies out of a patterned paper from the Creative Expressions Teresa Collins 8 x 8 Paper Pad.

I stamped the solid tag from the Justrite Typewriter Sentiments Clear Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival. I made sure the ink was dry then dusted it with my anti static bag. I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer True White Detail Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels 9 Die.

I assembled the card as shown adding some Black Pearls and an Art Deco Metal Corner to one of the corners.  I added some dots of Black Pearl Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA around the edges.

Phill Martin has shows today at 8am and 3pm with some gorgeous new stamps that I think I need!

I'll be back tomorrow to share a sneak peek from Thursday's shows.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Lovely card love the typewriter xx hazel

  2. Morning Julia, love this card, I was taught how to type on something similar to this and I can still do 100 words per minute (even at 67 years old), it is something that you never loose, so this card has special significance to me.

    Glad your back from Taunton and had a good time.

    Have a great day everyone, keep safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xxx

  3. Morning Julia.
    Thank you a lovely card,. Glad you had a good time at the weekend. Wow June you are clever I also was tought on a type on a similar writer but it is all gone now lol. Take care all Kitty

  4. Great card Julia , would be a good one for those tricky guys!

  5. Hi Julia. Playing catch up so have just looked at yesterdays card which is very pretty, and todays card is great. I love the old typewriter and the sentiments, they are both so useful. Take care.

  6. Morning Julia, glad to hear you both had a good weekend. Love todays' card. Kind regards Joanne K x

  7. Good morning Julia today's card is fantastic that typewriter stamp is a must have. It looks like you and Sue had a great time in Taunton. I hope your prep goes well. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

  8. Morning Julia, a beautiful card great for someone in an office.
    Nancyd x

  9. Morning Julia, A lovely card, gorgeous colours.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  10. Hi Julia. Lovely card and perfect colouring for the typewriter. SueL x

  11. Morning Julia, lovely card, this stamp is fab x

  12. Morning Julia, great card. Have a lovely day.
    Hugs Lynn

  13. Hello Julia, I never tire of this colour combo, however the typewriter reminds me of failure to master the thing, so much better these days still with one finger. Pleased you had a good time in Devon.
    X Ros

  14. Loved this card when I first saw it brought back memories for me thank you Julia look forward to sneaky peeks love June xxxx

  15. The embossing folder works very well with the typewriter stamp making a good composition, Jackie x

  16. Great card - more samples on the way - we are being spoilt - need to check out how the ebay ones are going.

  17. Hi Julia,
    I love the background, I love old typewriters . . . I love your card!
    Enjoy the day,

  18. Hi Julia

    Love it, great for a graduation. I love the old typewriters,

  19. Evening Julia
    Super card love the whole concept
    Amanda 5


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