Wednesday, 22 April 2015


Hi Bloggers.

Sue Wilson amd John Lockwood are continuing with their Pick of the Day Shows today on Ideal World and Create & Craft - please check the schedules for show times.

Here's today's card -

I finally managed to get hold of some Foundations Lilac Card - yay!

For the background, I did a fine weave using Lilac and Coconut White Card and Sue's Striped Weaving Die. Those of you who are booked onto my workshop in Milton Keynes on 16th May will learn how to do this. It is quite time consuming, but the finished result is well worth the effort.

I made a frame using Sue's Ornate Pierced Rectangles Die Set.

I cut Sue's Enjoy Expressions Die out of Lilac Card.

I cut the border from Sue's Greek Collection Corner, Border & Tag Die Set out of Coconut White Card, cut it in half and added it to the frame.

I made a flower using Sue's Cornflower Die Set using Lilac Card. I added a new Dazzler and some twirly bits cut using a couple of dies from Sue's Splendid Swirls Die Set.

I assembled the card as shown adding some White 8mm Pearls to the corners and piercing around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia.
    Very pretty card, Thank you take care Kitty.

  2. Morning Julia, absolutely stunning card today, the waving dies are so versatile, I love them. Yes saw the show last night and have recorded some more for today.

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

  3. Hello Julia
    today's card is just super lovely and looks fantastic. x

  4. Morning Julia, a gorgeous card and colour Sue showed this card in her first show
    last night as I managed to watch some of it but it was this card that decided me to buy these dies well done.
    Nancyd xx

  5. Morning Julia,

    Stunning card, beautiful design and well worth the effort.

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  6. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous the colour is fabulous I love the dies the weave is an interesting effect well worth the effort. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

  7. Wow-beautiful card, love the colours.


  8. Very pretty , and love that flower!

  9. Morning Julia,
    Beautiful card, love the lilac card.

  10. Yes Julia, I agree with all the other comments, a beautiful card. How I envy the people going to your workshop to be able to watch you demonstrate this card, lucky devils! Take care, Linda.

  11. Hi Julia, A fantastic looking card today and I love the colour.Take care JaneB.

  12. Great design I saw this on Sue's show yesterday and thought how lovely it was

  13. Just love the weaving effect, so striking, lovely card :)

  14. Love this card Julia yours was on sues show last night she did a brill demo the show was great some super dies thank you julia love June horrocks xxxx

  15. Lovely card, I have just orded these dies hope I can make a card as nice as this :)

  16. Saw this card on Ideal World last night Julia, fabulous. The shows were great and I am recording all today's too. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

  17. Beautiful card Julia, it must have took a while to make

  18. Hi Julia. I saw Sue show your card last night in blue. Both equally lovely. SueL x

  19. Hi Julia what a wonderful design I saw this on sue show last night and I liked it but now seeing it up close it is stunning I think this is going to be a must have die.
    And the overall design is wonderful. xx
    Debs xx
    {Debs Cards}

  20. Lovely card Julia, the weaving die looks great. Have the shows recording to watch when I can - hopefully soon.

  21. Hello Julia and all

    Lovely card. Wonderful colour, so delicate. I really like the fine weave that you do with these dies. You have probably had trouble finding lilac foundation card because Sue has it all knowing how much she likes it also. Thanks for sharing.

    I'm enjoying the C&C shows but I wish it was Sue and yourself doing them.

    Best wishes

  22. This is so wonderful, just watched Sue using these from last nights show. This is a fab colour choice, xxx

  23. Julia,

    Spectacular card today. You are so inspirational. If I lived in England, I would be signed up for all of your classes. However, I get the next best thing with your blog and your C & C appearances.


  24. Hi Julia, Stunning !! I love this card, one of my favourite weaving dies, and the ivy die, I love it !! I have all these dies so I will be trying this one.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  25. The weaving looks great and the colour scheme beautiful.

  26. Hello Julia, a really lovely card, the lilac card is a beautiful colour. Take care. Bx

  27. Hi Julia. Saw this card yesterday on Ideal World and thought then what a beautiful card in such lovely colours. It is nice to see you, Sue and John doing samples with the same dies as each one of you has their own unique way with them which gives me that much needed inspiration. Thank you. x

  28. Hi Julia
    Wow, this card is absolutely stunning & the woven background is beautiful.
    So much texture, lovely colours & I have just ordered the Noble Rectangle dies set & can't wait to get them & get crafting those lovely frames.
    Beautiful cornflower & Ivy leaves..

    Crafty Hugs
    Haze T xx

  29. Love the lilac colour and the woven background is so effective. Pretty cornflower too. Pat x

  30. Gorgeous card Julia,
    heard you being read out this evening
    Take care,
    Maria x

  31. Hi Julia

    Just stunning. Congrats on the amazing samples you made for Sue. Thought the whole sample team were amazing!


    T x

  32. Hi Julia,
    Absolutely gorgeous card! You have tremendous patience as well as talent!
    I love this card.
    Love Myra xx

  33. Hi Julia
    beautiful card love your weaving ....stunning card....!
    Luv Rach :)

  34. Hi Julia,

    Love the weaving, any chance of letting us unfortunate ones not coming to the May workshop, how it is done ? (hoping to come along to the workshop in July). Thanks for all your lovely designs.



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