Sunday, 1 May 2016

Those shoes!

Hi Bloggers.

Happy 1st of May! This year is really flying by!

Pixie Powders and a mix of dies from my last few shows today -

For the background, I embossed a piece of Coconut White Card using the Creative Expressions Provencal Lace Embossing Folder.

I cut the largest die in the Spellbinders Ornamental Crest Die Set out of Black Card. I cut the middle die in the Spellbinders Astoria Decorative Elements Die Set out of Coconut White Card.

I misted a piece of Watercolour Card with water and tapped a little Plum Twist and Golden Mint CS Pixie Powders over. Once dry, I used this together with a little Black and Coconut White Card to make 2 shoes using the Spellbinders Ladies Shoe Die Set. I added a Craft Consortium White Resin Flower to the bow on each shoe.

I assembled the card as shown adding some White 5mm Pearls and piercing around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler, Precision Probe and Piercing Mat.

Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Morning Julia.
    A lovely card Thank you so much.
    Julia isn't it funny when you see something different in a die and you just cannot erase it from your mind, I won't tell you what I see it may spoil it for you customers.
    Happy May day take care Kitty.

  2. Morning Julia, beautiful card today xx

  3. Hi Julia
    Love the shoes - what a good idea! They look so pretty sat there.
    Anne M xxx

  4. Morning Julia.
    Happy May Day!!!!
    This card is so pretty, the shoes are certainly a focal point. Years ago Wendy Stenton made a mule shoe template very much like these which I reduced inside on my printer/ copier to do a version of your card and always went down very well.
    Love and crafty hugs
    Tina T xxxxx 💐

  5. Hi Julia, absolutely gorgeous love the shoes and the dies used for the background.
    Nancyd xx

  6. Morning Julia, such a pretty card, love the way you have made the shoes, my shoe dies are on order from my supplier so hopefully they will arrive soon.

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

    1. If you had ordered them from me you would have had them already!

  7. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous. I love those shoes and the pixie powders. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  8. Pretty card, love the die you have used as the background.


  9. Gorgeous card Julia with these cute shoes and fab background ,
    Have a good day,

  10. Hi Julia
    A lovely card, I love the shoes.
    B xx

  11. Beautiful card Julia x xhazel

  12. Hi Julia, a really beautiful card, love the designer shoes. Have a great Sunday. Bx

  13. Hi Julia. Love how you have coloured those little shoes, those pixie powders are so vibrant and I love that Crest die. SueL x

  14. Great card, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  15. Hi Julia
    Lovely card, brilliant shoes,
    Best wishes

  16. Morning Julia,
    A lovely girly card.

  17. Morning Julia, I love these lady shoes dies and also the gent shoes look gorgeous too.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  18. Morning Julia, I love these lady shoes dies and also the gent shoes look gorgeous too.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  19. Beautiful card Julia and I just love those shoes. Thank you for sharing this.

  20. Hi Julia
    Lovely card , i had shoes similar to these a lot of years ago when i was in my teeny bopping days { Ooo such lovely memories } Thank you for the reminder.
    Have a lovely Sunday.
    Take Care
    Elaine H X

  21. love the shoes ,great card ,Laura O

  22. Hello Julia.

    I do like black and white cards. I really like the Ornamental Crest die and your pixie powder paper. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  23. Good afternoon Julia,
    Oooo you've seen those lovely shoes that's in Debenhams that has a bag to match them, hee hee hee. This is a lovely card Julia and honestly there is a pair of bonny shoes in that store that has a handbag/clutch to match it and the only way that i could wear them is sitting on my scooter as i would topple getting the first shoes on, never mind the second. What a lovely girlie card to make and i know a few young 20 somethings and a 30 something that would love this card just for the shoes.
    love and crafty hugs
    Norah (Glenochil Village)

  24. Pretty Very pretty Love the little pop of colour on the shoes

  25. Pretty card. Love the pixie-powdered shoes.


  26. Lovely Card! Julia I love shoes too and this is a gorgeous card!
    Haven't tried Pixie Powders yet! Thank you. Xxx

  27. Evening Julia. Gorgeous card. I love the little shoes and know quite a few little girls and ladies who would love to receive this card. X

  28. Hi Julia

    I love the latest Spellbinders dies, they remind me of Celtic knotwork. The little shoes will make wonderful cards for girls as well as ladies. Love how you used the pixie powders on this too

    Hugs, T x


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