Sunday, 22 March 2015

Freedom

Hi Bloggers.

Had a great day at the NEC yesterday. I'm up there again today - on the Craft World Stand (B22). Come and say hello if you're there today.

Here's today's card -

As soon as I saw this die I thought it would look lovely with Sue's Fire & Ice Technique.

I cut just the inner die from the Spellbinders Card Creator : Grate Effect Die Set out of Coconut White Card. I added a piece of Creative Expressions Double Sided Self Adhesive Sheet to the front of the die cut. I turned it over and added Cosmic Shimmer Sunlight Speckle Gilding Flakes. I removed the excess with a piece of Rubit Scrubit. I turned it over, removed the backing from the adhesive and added Cosmic Shimmer Iced Snow Glitter Jewels.

I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Sincere Sentiments Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Bright Gold Detail Embossing Powder. I cut it out using a die from the Spellbinders Romantic Rose Die Set.

I tied a knot in a piece of White Tulle and trimmed it a little. I tied a bow using Off White Satin Ribbon. I added some Sunlight Speckle Gilding Flakes and Cosmic Shimmer Clear Varnish Lacquer to a Metal Dazzler Setting (another great idea from Sue). Once dry, I added it to my bow.

I assembled the card as shown adding an 8mm White Pearl to each corner.

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia.

27 comments:

  1. Hi Julia
    Stunning card love the fire and ice technique Thank you tracyw

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  2. Morning Julia and all crafters, another gorgeous card today, I have ordered the spellbinder die a couple of days ago and will collect it from my local craft shop on Wednesday, it looks lovely. Also love the technique with the dazzler, yes I saw Sue doing it as well.

    Hope you are having a few minutes rest at the NEC I know what it is like.

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

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  3. Hi Julia,
    Gorgeous sparkly little number today, you were right, that die looks perfect with the fire and ice technique, great colour combo going on too!
    Enjoy the NEC, although I imagine you leave a pile of iced snow on the floor of your bedroom every night , that stuff clings to everything!
    Hugs
    Sandra xxxxx

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  4. Morning Julia.
    Beautiful card, great technique. Have fun, take care Kitty.

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  5. Morning Julia, Another lovely card today, I really like the fire and ice technique

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  6. Love the way you have done this card Julia,
    XxRuth

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  7. Morning Julia, another gorgeous card this die cut does look fantastic
    with the fire and ice love it.
    Nancydrxx

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  8. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the fire and ice technique. Enjoy your day today I bet it is busy at the NEC. Hugs Jackie

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  9. Lovely card & perfect die to show off the Fire + Ice technique.

    Michele

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  10. Hi Julia. Lovely classy card. I like the die very much. Will drop by to see you at NEC later. SueL x

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  11. Love the fire and ice technique and a great sentiment x

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  12. Hi Julia, so glad that you had a good day at the NEC, hope today is just as good. Love today's card and this die is on my wish list. Take care. Bx

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  13. Hi Julia, lovely card today and I like the fire and ice technique with this background, very nice and different !!Have a nice day at the NEC. Take care Jane B.

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  14. Love the stunning card Julia I have ordered the die glad you had a good day saw on facebook Friday was not well attended St all love June horrocks xxxxx

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  15. Morning Julia,
    A stunner, I love this die it's on my wish list. Enjoy your day.
    Lydia
    X

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  16. Lovely card and sentiment xx hazel

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  17. This die is perfect for the fire and ice technique The blinged up dazzler looks gorgeous - like a proper piece of jewellery

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  18. Hi Julia
    Another stunning card. I just love the fire and ice technique. Have a great day at the NEC.

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  19. This is an absolutely lovely card!!!

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  20. Hello Julia and all

    Beautiful card. It all works together so well. I really like the Card Creator die. Thanks for sharing.

    I hope you have another good day at the NEC.

    Best wishes

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  21. Hi Julia,

    Hope all is going well at the NEC.

    Stunning card, love the dies used and the technique, that sentiment is lovely too.

    Love & hugs

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

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  22. Really love this card Julia - so pretty.
    Glad you re enjoying NEC - don't seem to get there any more :=(

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  23. Hi Julia,
    a very glittering card today and it is beautiful !
    Glad you enjoying NEC but you will enjoy AP even more :-)
    Maria x

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  24. Beautiful card today Julia will have to try this technique. xx

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  25. So beautiful Julia, love the sparkle. Hope you enjoyed NEC and that you can now put your feet up for a couple of days. Pat x

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  26. Hi Julia
    Such & stunning & Beautiful card, love everything about it.
    Well done you......

    Crafty Hugs
    Haze T xx

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