Friday, 16 January 2015

Doggone good day!

Hi Bloggers.

Had a cracking day of workshops yesterday at Creative Expressions HQ. More workshops on Tuesday!

Here's today's card -

For the background, I ran a piece of Milk Card through the Grand Calibur with the Tiles Mask. I rubbed Cast Bronze Gilding Wax over the surface. Once dry, I buffed it up using a dry wet wipe.

I stamped Alfie using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Ancient Copper Metallic Embossing Powder. I coloured his neckerchief using a Spun Sugar Distress Marker. I cut the image using Spellbinders Classic Squares Large and inked through the die with Vintage Photo Distress Ink. I cut the largest die in the Spellbinders Marvelous Squares Die Set out of Chestnut Card.

I stamped the sentiment from the Paws-itively Great Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Ancient Copper Detail Powder. I cut it out using the smallest die in Sue's Scandinavian Die Set and inked through the die with Vintage Photo.

I tied a bow using Pink/Brown Solid Satin Centre Band Ribbon and added and Vintage Metal Button.

I assembled the card as shown wrapping a piece of ribbon around the centre of the background, a Cream Pearl to each corner and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Choco Brown PVA around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia.

17 comments:

  1. Hello Julia, glad the workshops went well. Love this card, the colours are superb, and more of that beautiful ribbon. Have a great Friday. Bx

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  2. Ahh I do like Alfie a great card xx
    I am so glad the workshops went well yesterday xxx

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  3. Morning Julia,

    Fabulous card, I do love the tile mask, so versatile.

    Love & Hugs

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

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  4. Love this card, it's great.

    Michele

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  5. Morning Julia and all crafters, another lovely card I so like the dog stamps.

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

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  6. Morning Julia, a great card, glad your workshop went well.
    Nancyd xx

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  7. Glad workshops went well Love the mask I have a similar one and will try using gilding wax later

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  8. So cute.... the ribbon is gorg Julia. Would love to come to one of your workshops trying to sort it out. Crafty regards Julie Kay xxx

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  9. Hi Julia
    Another lovely card today. I do love the cat and dog stamps. I'm glad you had a lovely day crafting yesterday.

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  10. Hi Julia, a beautiful card. Love the stamps even though I'm not an animal lover!

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  11. Love the card Julia Alfie is great thank you love June xxxxx

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  12. Alfie is so sweet, such a beautiful card Julia.
    Lynne x

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  13. Hello Julia and all

    A lovely card, I really like the splashes of pink, they seem to really stand out in a good way. I'm pleased you had a nice day yesterday, I'm looking forward to seeing you soon, I wonder what you are bringing. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

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  14. Hi Julia,
    This one really made me smile! The dog looks quite a character! I like the sentiment too. Not to mention the lovely bow!
    Hope yesterday was fun!
    Love Myra

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  15. Hi Julia this is a fantastic card. I am loving these cat and dog stamps. Hugs Jackie

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  16. Hi Julia
    Love this card & the cute little doggie has a really cheeky expression which is adorable at the same time.
    Love the sentiment, another beautiful card.

    Crafty Hugs
    Haze xx

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