Monday, 2 February 2015


Hi Bloggers.

What a day we had yesterday! So many people in Phill's shop and so much fun!

Here's today's card -

Both backgrounds, are Milk Card run through the Grand Calibur with the Creative Expressions Art Deco Fanfare Embossing Folder. I matted then onto Black Card and wrapped a piece of Black/Ivory Striped Grosgrain around the centre.

I stamped the frame and the sentiment from the Justrite Live, Love, Laugh Vintage Labels Two Clear Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival. I added the 'Laugh' and 'Love' banners to the frame, again using Jet Black Archival. I cut out using Justrite Vintage Labels Two Dies.

 I cut 2 of the Justrite Heirloom Flourish Two Die out of Black Card and tucked them behind the Labels Two Frame.

I tied a bow using the Black/Ivory Grosgrain and added a Black Vintage Button.

I assembled the card as shown adding some Black Pearls and pierced around the edges.

Phill has show's today on Create & Craft at 9am and 2pm. Hope you can join him.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia and all crafters, another gorgeous card today, I love black and white and the sentiment is so true. Will be watching at 9 this morning.

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

  2. Morning Julia, a superb card, love black and white, the stamp is beautiful, such a great sentiment, I love the double layer of the Art Deco fanfare folder, it is so elegant, and I am using it a lot lately. Will try catch Phills shows today. Have a lovely day. Bx

  3. Morning Julia.
    Thank you a lovely card. Take care Kitty.

  4. A lovely card I do like this layout xxx
    Glad you had a great day yesterday xx
    I will record phil shows xxx

  5. Great card-love the embossed background & the stamped sentiment is brilliant.


  6. Very classic I hadn't realised Phill was on C&C today Will have to rely on catch up tv

  7. Beautiful card. Black and white is always a winner for me x

  8. Lovely card Julia, very striking

  9. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous black and white is such an elegant combination. It sounds like you had a brilliant time yesterday. Hugs Jackie

  10. Hi Julia the card is stunning love it I knew you would all have a great time at Phills he's lovely at the shows always has time for you thank you love June horrocks xxxxxx

  11. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card, I do love black and white cards. Sounds like you had a fun good day at Phil's yesterday.

  12. Lovely card Julia. The black and white is very chic. Just settling in to watch Phil Martin on C&C now.

  13. Hi Julia, a stunning black and white card. Love the sentiment.

  14. Hi Julia. Lovely card in black and white, very classy. I had a great time yesterday and learnt a lot, stayed much longer than intended and spent too much (not all your fault!! ha ha). Thanks again. SueL

  15. Lovely card Julia love the sentiment. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

  16. This a a really lovely card. Glad you had a good day at Phils place. X Ros

  17. Hello Julia and all

    A very classic style and colour, lovely. Thanks for sharing. I'm pleased you had a good day, I can imagine there was a lot of giggling.

    Best wishes

  18. Fantastic sentiment on a beautiful card Julia, watched Phill's show this morning and saw a couple of the card samples belonged to you, they were very pretty too.
    Lynne x

  19. Great card Julia. I'm recording Phill's shows to watch later. Pat x

  20. Lovely card today Julia, so glad you had a great day yesterday. Linda

  21. Another classy looking card Julia, there is something about monochrome that I really like x x x

  22. Beautiful card Julia!
    Glad you had a good day yesterday.
    Take care Maria

  23. Hi Julia. Such a lovely card today. Black and white so grabs your attention. I was in a rush onto get to school this morning so I can't remember if I recorded Phil's shows.

  24. Lovely cards Julia, today and yesterday (Only just looked at yesterdays post). The graceful mustard is a very pretty colour. Glad you had a good time in Nottingham.

  25. Hi Julia

    Love the card, need the stamp and the flourish dies as I love them! *sigh* list only gets longer!

    Glad you had a good time yesterday. Watched Phill today on C and C today and enjoyed the shows.


    T x

  26. Hi Julia, A beautiful monochrome card, with one of my favourite embossing folders.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  27. Hi Julia,
    Sorry very late today!
    Glad you had a lovely day yesterday and today's card is beautiful! I love black and white.
    Love Myra

  28. Hi Julia, very elegant card, Art Deco. Julie Noyce

  29. Hi Julia
    Beautiful card & I love monochrome colours as they look very elegant & expensive to me.
    Love the Art Deco Fanfare Embossing Folder & must get that one for my crafty stash...

    Crafty hugs
    Haze xx


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