Thursday, 11 June 2015

Best of Luck

Hi Bloggers.

I loaded some new Couture Creations dies onto my website last night including some of the butterfly ones I had on my last show. Please scroll down to the previous post to see the details. Be warned - not much stock!

Here's today's card -

For the background, I ran a piece of Coconut White Card through the Grand Calibur with the Creative Expressions Wild Roses Embossing Folder.

I cut the outer die from Sue Wilson's Stacked Diamond Striplet Die Set out of Black Card. I cut both dies together out of Coconut White Card and glued the 2 die cuts together using Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue.

I cut Sue's Petite Arched Adornment Die twice out of Black Card. I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Fabulous Sentiments Clear Stamp Set onto Coconut White Card using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using the smallest die in Sue's Montreal Die Set. I cut the smallest die in Sue's Toronto Die Set.

I cut a couple of leaves out of Black Card using Sue's Maidenhair Fern Die Set. I made some flowers using Sue's Perfect Peony Complete Petals and Dandelion Clocks Die Sets. I added a White 8mm Pearl to the centre of each flower.

I assembled the card as shown adding some White Pearl Corners and piercing around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia.
www.juliawattscrafts.co.uk

40 comments:

  1. What a very effective card.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  2. Morning Julia.
    Beautiful card, Thank you. Take care Kitty.

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  3. Morning Julia, absolutely gorgeous monochrome still a favourite of everyone I think.
    Nancyd xx

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  4. Hi Julia, lovely card,love those flowers.
    Best Wishes Lilian in Cornwall

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  5. The striplet dies are so useful. The flowers are gorgeous too - daren't put them on my wish list as there is too much there already!

    Anne (Northampton)

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  6. Can't go wrong with monotone

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  7. Lovely card-black + white always looks good.

    Michele

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  8. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the black and white colour combination it is very stylish. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

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  9. Good morning Julia, A gorgeous card in a stylish colour combination.Take care Jane B.

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  10. Fabulous card this morning Julia, love how you have made the flowers! Linda.

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  11. Hi Julia,
    WOW what a stunner, Love it!
    Love Janet x
    from Wakefield

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  12. Love mono cards.... very striking card.
    Luv Rach :)

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  13. Hi Julia,
    A beautiful card, love the flowers they look like hellebores so would be lovely to make for Christmas(if that's not looking too far ahead). I can see I'm going to need those die sets.
    Thanks,
    Heather

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  14. Only have one word for this -gorgeous

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  15. Morning Julia,
    Love,love,love your card today, just gorgeous.
    Lydia
    X

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  16. The card is stunning julia thank you xxx love June horrocks xxxxx

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  17. Hi Julia. Just gorgeous! Love your flowers, it's no good, I'll have to come on one of your workshops! SueL x

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  18. Hi Julia. Just gorgeous! Love your flowers, it's no good, I'll have to come on one of your workshops! SueL x

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  19. Morning Julia, love love love this card. Don't know what happened
    yesterday, but I missed seeing your card, love love love that one
    too!!! Have a good one!!! Loopy Lynda xxx

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  20. Lovely Julia - black and white is always so elegant and the flowers are great.

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  21. Black and white is always striking but his card is just amazing. I love all of the dies you have used - that striplet is so beautiful. Pat x

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  22. Beautiful Julia, love the striplet.

    Love & Hugs

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

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  23. Hello Julia and all.

    A lovely layout and I always think monochrome is classy. The dies are great and your peonies are so sweet, really nice. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes.

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  24. Beautiful card Julia, very classy.
    Lynne x

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  25. This is one of the most stunning cards I have seen. Wow!

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  26. This is such a striking card! Love the black and white.

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  27. Afternoon Julia, love this card, brilliant.

    Enjoy the rest of your day, stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  28. Hi Julia

    Gorgeous card stunning the white with a hint of black is lovely.

    Hugs Annx

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  29. Hi Julia, very beautiful elements on this card, love the black and white, very striking and the fern looks great in black with those gorgeous flowers.
    Blessings - Deb C xx

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  30. Hi Julia,
    Love this card. Black and white always looks good together
    however now summer is here at last could we maybe see
    some sunnier colours, sorry I'm being cheeky ;-)
    Maria x

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  31. Hi Julia, A stunning card, loving the monochrome look and those peony flowers are gorgeous.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  32. Hi Julia, A stunning card, loving the monochrome look and those peony flowers are gorgeous.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  33. Hi Julia, nice card love the embossed background. Take Care Melody

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  34. Hi Julia
    Beautiful card as always & I especially love the monochrome look, which I think looks elegant & opulent & one of those expensive cards you would get from a little craft boutique shop.
    Love everything about this stunning card.

    Crafty Hugs
    Haze T (Norwich)

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