Thursday, 11 December 2014

For You and a couple of Giveaways

Hi Bloggers.

Here's another card that was intended as a demo on Tuesday afternoon -

For the background, I inked through the Lattice Mask onto Coconut White Card using Tumbled Glass Distress Ink. I moved the mask along the card to extend the design. I ran it through the Grand Calibur with the Eternity Embossing Folder and inked around the edges with Tumbled Glass. I rubbed Pearl Moon Gilding Wax over the surface. I left it to dry for a few minutes and then buffed it up using a dry wetwipe.

I masked off the 'For' and the image panel on the For You Stamp, inked up the 'you' with Perfect Medium, removed the mask and stamped onto Aqua Card. I added Cosmic Shimmer True White Detail Embossing Powder. On a separate piece of Aqua Card, I stamped the 'For' and the image panel from the Just a Note Stamp using Perfect Medium and embossed with True White Detail Powder. Icut them out and popped them down next to the 'you'. I selected a die to fit - the largest in Sue's Valencia Die Set, removed the 'For' and image panel and ran through the Calibur. I inked through the die with Tumbled Glass. I added the 'For' and the image panel using 3D Foam.

I cut a couple of leaves out of Aqua Card using Sue's Curled Vines Die Set. I swiped some Tumbled Glass Distress Ink onto my Craft Sheet and mixed in some Cosmic Shimmer Warm White Chalk Paint. I picked some up onto some Cut n Dry Foam and rubbed it onto a piece of White Crochet Ribbon. I left it to dry (you can also dry it with a heat tool), cut it down the centre lengthways and a flower.

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

Rather than waste the afternoon demo packs, I have made up yesterday's and today's cards and I'm offering them up as a giveaway. So, please leave a comment on today's post and Monday lunchtime I'll make the draw for 2 winners to receive a demo card each.

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia.

40 comments:

  1. Morning Julia and all crafters, I am so pleased with todays card it has my favourite colours, embossing folder, ribbon, and dies, I think this is rated as being right up in the top ten of cards you have made, fabulous.

    Have a great Thursday everyone, stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xxx

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  2. Morning Julia.
    Beautiful as usual Thank you Take care Kitty.

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  3. Morning Julia, another incredible card, with every element ticking all the boxes for me. Love the aqua with the white stamping. I am sure everyone is crossing their fingers to win one of your cards. Take care. Bx

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  4. Morning Julia
    A beautiful card today - love your backgrounds. Love the colour - ticks all the boxes for me!!
    Such a shame the afternoon show was cancelled.
    Take care.
    Sheila x

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  5. A lovely card Julia I do like the colours and the crochet flower xxx

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  6. Lovely card & would love the chance to win it. Watched your progs from the weekend & Tues, last night -they were very inspiring.

    Michele

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  7. Hi Julia, lovely card, you're cards are always so inspirational, I love stamping .
    Best wishes Lilian

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  8. Hi Julia this is such a pretty card I love the colours they work so well together. It is a shame your show was cancelled you are always a joy to watch. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

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  9. Lovely card Julia, I love the colours
    Hugs to all Michelle xxxx

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  10. Lovely card this morning, love the aqua colours. Such a shame your show was cancelled on Tuesday afternoon, especially as I had the day off and was looking forward to your demos. xx

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  11. What a pretty card Julia! Love the delicate colour. Like lots of people I was so disappointed your show wasn't on. I always watch you as you do fab demos. I have a card you made on a show which has pride of place in my craft room. X

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  12. Loving these pretty backgrounds and colours you are using on these cards Julia!
    XxxRuth

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  13. Morning Julia,

    Beautiful card, love the design and the soft Blue is gorgeous.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  14. Pretty colours and I love the embossing folder - which I've not noticed before Off to explore that one now!

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  15. Morning Julia
    How disappointed it was that you were not one, got myself already with a cuppa but no Julia.
    This card is beautiful, love the embossing and colour you have used, Phil's set are lovely
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  16. Morning Julia,
    A lovely card, such a waste of your valuable time when you don't get to show off your work, so disappointing for you.
    Lydia
    X

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  17. Very pretty card Julia my favourite colour love it thank you love June xxxxx

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  18. Hi Julia and all

    Beautiful Card I love the colours. Disappointed about Tuesday afternoon.

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  19. Gorgeous card Julia. Colours are beautiful.

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  20. Lovely card as always Julia. Really missed your second show was really looking forward to it.

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  21. Beautiful delicate colours and so pretty ! Really quite sophisticated - gorgeous !
    Hugs,
    Rose
    xx

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  22. Lovely card Julia. Real shame your pm.show was cancelled.
    Have a nice day Maria x

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  23. Lovely card as always Julia, shame the show was cancelled and will have to miss your Cosmic Shimmer shows too as I'll be away :-(

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  24. Hi Julia. It's my birthday today and I'd love to go in your prize draw😀 Thanks x

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    1. Happy Birthday, Karen, it's mine tomorrow xx

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  25. This is a beautiful card Julia the soft colourway is gorgeous, thank you for sharing.
    Lynne x

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  26. Hi Julia, once again a beautiful card , you always inspire. Fingers crossed that I am lucky enough to win xx

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  27. Afternoon Julia, I 'love' this card !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  28. Hi Julia
    Yet another beautiful & stunning card & love everything about it.
    The background is amazing & just love that embossing folder &
    must get it to add to my crafting collection.
    Crafty Hugs
    Haze xx

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  29. Hi Julia, Lovely card and I love the colour. What a good idea to use blocks with the sentiment, So clever. Shame they cancelled the 3pm show, glad I taped the first one.

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  30. I was looking forward to watching you on Tuesday afternoon so was disappointed, now seeing what we missed is some comfort. Love tumbled glass, and this card is a stunner. Thank you.

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  31. Hi Julia,
    Love your card today. The combination of aqua and white is lovely. It is both delicate and feminine, a "breath of fresh air". Look forward to all of your posts. Have a nice day.

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  32. Such a shame the 3pm show didn't happen. I love watching your demos as I learn something new each show. Beautiful colour on this card too.

    Melanie
    x

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  33. Hi Julia
    Sorry I've not been in a position to comment, have enjoyed the email alerts though.
    I love how the eternity folder gives so much to the inking from the mask. Its a lovely card and tbe stamps were used in a clever way. I was disappointed to by no 3pm show as I love watching you demo.

    Crafty hugs,

    T x

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  34. Stunning card, I love the colours. I definitely need to buy that embossing folder, it's absolutely beautiful. Pat x

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  35. Lovely colourway Julia. Shame did not get to see it on the telly in all its glory.

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  36. hi Julia, sad to have missed your show, I had forgotten to record the morning one, glad you have put such a beautiful card on today, showing us what we missed, see you next time xx

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  37. Hi Julia. What a good idea using tiles this way. I do like white embossing powder. What a shame you didn't get to demo your cards. Shame on you C & C when Julia has put in all this work. SueL x

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  38. Hi Julia
    Just want to say I was gutted about your 3pm show and I jolly well let then know about it on their Facebook page, so did a few others! It was an outrageous decision and I am still waiting for a proper answer! They said it was for 'Commercial, reasons, what on earth does that mean? Load of rubbish! Today's card is fab!
    Hugs
    Sandra xxx

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