Thursday, 27 November 2014


Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I ran a piece of Mauve Card through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Retro Flowers Embossing Folder. I rubbed Phill Martin Vintage Lavender Gilding Wax all over. I ran some Phill Martin Cosmic Shimmer Lavender Twinkles around the edges and put aside to dry.

I popped a piece of Creative Expressions Double Sided Self Adhesive Sheet onto some Coconut White Card. I cut the Couture Creations Tied Together Die, removed the backing sheet and applied some Micro Beads.

I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Hope & Love Vintage Labels 8 & 9 Clear Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels 9 and inked through the die with Dusty Concord. I cut the largest Vintage Labels 9 out of Mauve Card.

I stamped the flower from the Justrite Birthday Floral Vintage Labels 8 & 9  Clear Stamp Set into an Offset SVG cut using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Clear Embossing Powder. I coloured it using mica powders from the Cosmic Shimmer Garden Flora Mica Spray Set.

I assembled the card as shown adding Phill Martin Cosmic Shimmer Lavender PVA around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia and all crafters, another beautiful card today, I love the colours and the way you have compiled it.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xxx

  2. Morning Julia
    As June says - another beautiful card today and I love the colour!!!!
    Many thanks.
    Enjoy your day whatever you do!
    Sheila x

  3. Morning Julia
    Stunning card today, love the colour.
    Amanda xx

  4. Good morning Sue today's card is gorgeous I love the colour and the die is beautiful. I haven't used microbeads for a while I must get them out again. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

  5. Lovely card today-I might have to try the microbeads on my tied together diecuts as it looks great.


  6. Fab card Julia.
    Love that flower stamp!
    Your colours are lovely and the background is as I would expect , brilliant!

  7. Great card love the colours x xhazel

  8. Lovely card Julia, I love the colours and the stamp is gorgeous.
    Hugs Michelle xxxx

  9. Gorgeous This is a favourite for me The layout, colours, dies you've used

  10. Hi Julia, what a lovely and pretty card, the tied together die is stunning and really makes a beautiful background, great colours and stamping and sentiment. Have a good day all. Bx

  11. Morning Julia,
    A beautiful card, love the tied together die. Gorgeous.

  12. Hi Julia, I love the background, gorgeous card x x x

  13. Good morning Julia, what a pretty card today I love the colours Beryl xx

  14. Great card Julia, love the sentiment.
    Lynne x

  15. Morning Julia what a beautiful card love the colour, the die and technique involved. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

  16. I have never thought of putting a lattice over embossed card like you have here - will go through my stash to see what I have that might work the same. Stop using Phil's stuff until he starts paying you commission! - LOL! - I am currently saving my pennies to buy his Graceful colours in a number of different mediums. Lovely card.

  17. Hello Julia, a very pretty card and stunning flower. Thank you.
    X Ros

  18. Hi Julia the card is beautiful thank you for sharing xxxx

  19. Hi Julia, a gorgeous card and my favourite colour I do love the tied together
    Nancyd xx

  20. Hi Julia. This card has to be a winner as its in my favourite colour of the moment. Now where did I put that Tied Together die. SueL x


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