Wednesday, 5 November 2014


Hi Bloggers.

John Lockwood has shows on Create & Craft today - please check the schedule for the times. Today's card features some dies that are on his shows, the border die I was hoping to have on my Toolshed on 16th but it's on John's shows instead, so I thought I'd share this card today. It means you also get a little sneak peek of one of the sentiment stamps and die set from my Toolshed.

We'll start with the background, as usual. I popped a piece of Creative Expressions Double Sided Self Adhesive Sheet onto a piece of Primrose Card. I removed the backing and added Glass Micro Beads. I cut one of the borders from the Couture Creations Simplicity Borders Set out of Coconut White Card 5 times. I glued them to the micro beaded background, offsetting them as shown.

I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Hope & Love Vintage Labels 8 & 9 Clear Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Gold Detail Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels 9 Dies and inked through the die with Scattered Straw Distress Ink. I cut another Vintage Labels 9 Die out of Primrose Card.

I cut some of Sue's Daisies Complete Petals out of Primrose Card and Daisies Open Petals out of Coconut White Card. I cut 2 of each of each of the sizes shown and glued them together, adding a White Pearl to the centre of each. I cut Sue's Curled Vines out of Coconut White Card a couple of times and added them behind the flowers, cutting some of them up first.

I assembled the card as shown adding some more White Pearls to the corners and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Cosmic Pearl PVA around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia
    Your card is so beautiful and delicate - on the same colour theme as Sue, will be watching John later
    Carol x

  2. Morning Julia.
    This is such a pretty card, thank you. Take care Kitty

  3. Morning Julia and all crafters out there on this chilly Wednesday Guy Fawkes day morning. This card really bring warmth to the day, the primrose colour seems to take the chill out of my bones and I so love the dies you have used, I must watch out for them.

    If you are having fireworks today, please, please be careful, stay safe and enjoy them.

    Will have to tape Johns shows today as I am out crafting.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy everyone, hugs June Smith xxx

  4. Hi Julia
    Stunning card thankyou tracyw x

  5. Morning Julia, great sneak peek and what a stunningly beautiful card, the border die looks wonderful and that sentiment is fab. Love the primrose card, while it is soft, it is also a very happy colour. Will try catch Johns shows. Bx

  6. Hi Julia,
    Awesome card!
    Love toes dies, will watch shows on catch up.
    Take care

  7. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the new die. I am looking forward to John's shows today I can't wait to see the rest of the dies. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

  8. Wiw-beautiful card today, love the new dies. Am recording Johns shows as I work full time.


  9. Good morning Julia, I immediately fell in love with the beautiful flowers!

  10. Morning Julia, a gorgeous card the new border die looks lovely have set to record
    the shows today.
    Nancyd xx

  11. Beautiful love the background and colours as well as the flowers xx hazel

  12. Hi Julia,
    Just a Stunning Card I Love the Colourway you have chosen it's really Beautiful, I'm looking forward to your shows.
    Hugs from Sam xx

  13. Morning Julia,
    A lovely card, great use of the border die. Will have to watch John on catch up as I'm out at my retirement club today.

  14. This is so so pretty and is definitely "up my street" Having just got back from hols I haven't had the chance to see tv schedule so will (hopefully) see John's shows on "catch up"

  15. The card is beautiful Julia I love the boarders thank you. Love Kim's shows this week I was was suprised no notification that her shows were on that day love June xxx

  16. Lovely card Julia, the flowers are very pretty and so is the border die

  17. Hi Julia. What a lovely card. I like very much what you have done with the borders, must look out for these. I have just bought Sue's daisy dies so am looking forward to using these later, they just adding the finishing touches nicely to your card. SueL x

  18. Hello Julai, Absolutely stunning card. Love the colour and suits this time of the year. I will be buying the sentiment as its gorgeous , and the flowers are the icing on the cake. I have started making them up in the evenings to save time when making cards that I need them for.
    X Ros

  19. I'm not always consistent with commenting even though I like your cards and style. This card though is superb and makes me want to try it. I will watch John today and if he has these sentiments on and dies I could well be tempted. Thank you Julia and thanks once again for your demo day at The Stables the other week.

  20. As my sister above says, superb card, and am watching him now. Could be very tempted withe the sentiments, and love the colours.

  21. Stunning card Julia, love your design and the sentiment is gorgeous.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  22. Morning Julia, A very pretty card, lovely colours.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  23. Hi Julia Lovely card for us today. Love the colours used. The flower dies are very tempting. Helen

  24. Good afternoon Julia, beautiful card, love those dies! Love Jean xxx

  25. Wonderful card Julia!

    I love tbe sentiment, and those borders are lovely. I see so many shapes in them so they'd go with many things.

    Will mark the 16th on my calendar!

    Crafty hgs,

    T x

  26. Gorgeous card Julia,very nice colour (think i warming to softer colours)
    John did a good job and made some lovely cards.shame he didn't have time to make some more. Have a nice evening
    Maria x

  27. Beautiful card Julia, love the colours..I was home today so caught John's shows...very impressed! Hugs Carole Z X

  28. An unusual and beautiful card Julia. Thank you for sharing!!


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