Friday, 20 March 2015

For You

Hi Bloggers.

Sorry I didn't get round to doing the draw for the Blog Candy yesterday. I've done it now and the winner is .................................

Patricia Howarth

Please email me at with your address and I'll pop your goodies in the post.
Here's today's card -

I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Amazing Sentiments Clear Stamp Set onto Coconut White Card using Jet Black Archival. I cut it out using the smallest die in the Spellbinders Triple Floral Die Set. I added a 5mm White Pearl to the corners.

I cut the middle sized die from the Spellbinders Labels 46 Decorative Elements out of a paper from Phill Martin's Chic Floral 8 x 8 Paper Pad. There are little petals in the die cut that can be curled up - very pretty.

 I cut the largest die in the set out of Coconut White Card.

I cut the largest die in the Triple Floral Die set out of another paper in Phill's Paper Pad. At the emboss stage I added the next sized die down to give a pretty almost pierced border around the inside of the die cut. I added some 3mm White Pearls.

I cut the largest die out of the Spellbinders 6 x 6 Matting Basics A Die Set out of Coconut White Card adding an 8mm White Pearl to each corner.

I tied a knot in a piece of White Tulle, trimming the ends a little. I tied a bow using Off White Satin Ribbon. I also tied a bow out of some Peach/White Baker's Twine from the Pastel Set. I made a flower using Spellbinders Flower Play Die Set and the same papers I used before.

I made a couple of decorative stick pins using elements from the Creative Expressions range - the teardrop beads are Frosted Peach.

I'll be demonstrating Sue Wilson Dies on the Craft World Stand (B22) at the NEC tomorrow - please come and say hello if you're attending the show.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia and all crafters out there in craft land. Another stunning card today, love it. Also enjoyed the photo of you, Sue and John at the NEC I can't get up there this time and am very envious of those that have been. Enjoy tomorrow.

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

  2. Morning Julia.
    Lovely card pretty papers. Congrats to Patricia. Take care all Kitty.

  3. Morning Julia, a beautiful card not my favourite colour but it would gorgeous in
    blues must give it a go. Congratulations Patricia well done.
    Nancyd xx

  4. Hello Julia, a really lovely card today, the colours are beautiful. Well done Patricia. Hope you have a great day at the NEC Julia, and hope everyone going enjoys themselves. Bx

  5. Morning Julia,

    Stunning card today, love the design, dies used and the fabulous colour. So pretty.

    Have fun today at the NEC

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

    1. Not going today! There tomorrow on Craft World's stand.

  6. Lovely card Julia and one of my favourite colours xx

  7. Gorgeous card today.

    Congrats to Patricia.


  8. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the colours,the dies and the pretty papers. Congratulations to Patricia. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

  9. Such a lovely card Julia, love it.
    Congrats Patricia!
    Have a good day all,

  10. Hi Julia,beautiful card again today and congratulations to the Jane B.

  11. Stunning card Julia, love the colours

  12. Another winner That peachy colour is just the right shade - not too dark or wishy washy

  13. Hi Julia, love this card and it's colours. Thank you X Ros

  14. Hi Julia. Love it! Isn't it great that we have all these lovely colours to choose from now. Going to NEC Sunday so I will miss you. Not sure if I can get to Ally Pally this year. SueL x

  15. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card, pretty colours.
    Well done to Patricia, lucky lady.

  16. Congratulations Patricia. A fabulous card, love the dies and stick pins x

  17. Hi Julia, a beautiful card. Congratulations Patricia.

  18. Pretty card Julia, have a good weekend. Kind regards Joanne K x

  19. Hello Julia and all

    Lovely card. Great die cuts, lovely colour and terrific bow. Thanks for sharing.

    Congratulations Patricia.

    I hope you have a fun day at the NEC Julia.

    Best wishes

  20. I love the card sooo pretty thank you julia love June horrocks xxxxcongratulations Patricia xx

  21. HinJulia
    Another lovely card today. These dies and papers are gorgeous. Congratulations to Patricia.

  22. How absolutely loveley this card is.

  23. Lovely card Julia, such a pretty colour. Well done Patricia, enjoy your prize. Pat x

  24. Hi Julia
    Lovely card & love the colours, very fresh & pretty.
    Would be suitable for many occasions & age groups.

    Crafty Hugs
    Haze T xx

  25. WOW what a gorgeous card!!!
    I love the colours and the design, all things are so beautiful.
    LG Petra


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