Saturday, 11 July 2015

Live Laugh Love

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

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

I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Live Laugh Love Sentiments Clear Stamp Set onto Coconut White Card using Jet Black Archival. I cut it out using a die from Sue Wilson's St. Kitts Die Set. I cut some mats out of Black and Coconut White Card using Sue's St. Lucia Die Set and stacked them all together using 3D Foam Pads.

I cut a pair of leaves out of Black Card using Sue's Maidenhair Fern Die Set.

I stamped some of the flowers from the Creative Expressions Shaded Peony Stamp Set onto Coconut White Card using Jet Black Archival. Using templates (the waste from some previously cut flowers), I cut the stamped flowers out using the Perfect Peony Complete Petals Die Set. I shaped them a little using a Paper Shaping Tool and a Moulding Mat and added some 3mm, 5mm and 8mm White Pearls to the centres.

I assembled the card as shown adding some White Pearl Corners and piercing around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler.

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia.
www.juliawattscrafts.co.uk


40 comments:

  1. Morning Julia, a beautiful card love everything about it.
    Nancyd xx

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  2. Morning Julia, I'm back after being away for a few days without internet, so playing catch up a bit. I love this card, gorgeous.

    Thank you for my card which I received when I arrived home yesterday, I will treasure it.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  3. Good morning Julia, love this card it's gorgeous!!!
    Have a good one!!!
    Loopy Lynda xxx

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  4. Morning Julia.
    I just love the sentiment, beautiful card, Thank you, take care Kitty.

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  5. I have made flowers like this and they are so pretty. Love the colour contrast.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  6. Great card - black and white always a winner for me x

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  7. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the classic black and white combination it is just so stylish. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

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  8. Love this card ....the carribean dies are so gorgeous. ...flowers and pearl look so elegant. ....on the whole perfect.
    Luv Rach :)

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  9. Hi Julia,
    another super creation today.
    Love everything used in this fab deisgn.
    I have just put a card on my blog with that delightful folder too.
    Have a lovely weekend.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  10. Good morning Julia, what a fab card today, I NEED those flowers!
    Rosemary xx

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  11. Brilliant card & the stamped flowers are stunning!

    Michele

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  12. Hi Julia,
    What a stunning card, so elegant. I love the Caribbean collection and have used them quite a bit. The flowers are beautiful and on my ever increasing wishlist, lol!
    Thanks for sharing,
    Heather Treble

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  13. Love this card Julia the clouts and the flowers are beautiful thank you. Love June horrocks xxxx

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  14. Hi Julia, card of the week for me. It's just stunning. Thank you X Ros

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  15. Hi Julia, a gorgeoius card. Love monochrone cards.

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  16. Morning Julia,
    A beautiful card, gorgeous. I love the flowers I really must get the stamps and dies.
    Lydia
    X

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  17. Hi Julia,
    I love black and white cards. And I've just bought the peony dies and stamps with the maidenhair fern dies. Can't wait to get started!
    Well done 1
    Anne M x

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  18. Hi Julia
    Love this card too!
    Sheila

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  19. Lovely card love the monochrome look xx hazel

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  20. Beautiful card today Julia,
    I love these dies they are so versatile.
    Have a great day
    Maggie

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  21. Pretty but still simple with the colours. Love it.

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  22. Hi Julia
    Another Truly Remarkable Outstanding Card I Love The Mixture Of Sue's Dies They Work So Very Well Together, I Just Love The Stunning Monochrome Look, And The Dies Used The St. Kitts, The The St. Lucia, And My Favourite Flower In Sue's Range. Its Just Magnificent The Peonies Complete I Love Them So Very Much.
    Thanks For Sharing Julia
    Hugs From Sam x

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  23. Hi Julia
    Another stunning card. Love the monochrome cards that you make. Mind you I love all the cards you make anyhow. Thanks for sharing.

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  24. I love the monochrome I seem to going through a monochromatic phase at the mo I like the sentiment, that it contains phrases and not just the words Live Laugh Love

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  25. Hi Julia, Gorgeous !! a truly gorgeous card in black and white with a hint of pearl, I adore these peony flowers.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  26. I do like those stamped and die cut flower.

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  27. Hello Julia and all.

    I think Monochromatic is always so dramatic, a lovely card. I like everything about this card especially the corner of pretty feminine flowers. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes.

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  28. Hi Julia, I absolutely love your black and white cards. This one is stunning and the sentiment is something we should live by. Have a great Saturday. Bx

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  29. Hi Julia, such a pretty card love the black an white looks fab. Take Care Melody xXx

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  30. Awesome card girl. Love how you have made it pop

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  31. Hi Julia,
    Lovely card ! Need still the peony set of dies and stamp set asap :-)
    Hope you have a nice week-end,
    hugs Maria x

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  32. This is a very beautiful card and would be a pleasure to send or to receive. X

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  33. Hi Julia

    Stunning card again just love black and white - waiting for my order to come
    from you - always prompt - have a good weekend
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  34. Gorgeous card. Black and white is always a winner. Just love those flowers.
    Helen

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  35. Hi Julia
    Wow, this is truly a stunning card in every way & I love the monochrome colours as they always look so elegant & opulent I think.

    Beautiful, gorgeous card, love it.

    Crafty Hugs
    Haze T xx

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  36. Oh gosh Julia, this card is gorgeous! Just using the monochrome colour of black and white is stunning! "Wow!" xx Love Karen xx

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