Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Thank You

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I ran a piece of Coconut White Card through the Spellbinders Platinum Machine with the Couture Creations Large Joe's Garden Embossing Folder and inked around the edges with Carved Pumpkin Distress Ink using a Smoothie.

I stamped the foliage from the Justrite Multi-Step Flower Garden Stamp Set onto Coconut White Card 3 times using Mowed Lawn Distress Ink applied using a Smoothie. I added the flower stamp from the same stamp set using Carved Pumpkin Distress Ink, again using a Smoothie. I cut them all out using an oval die from the Justrite A2 Card Front Basics Die Set and cut mats from Black Card using the next sized die.

I cut the sentiment out of Black Card using the Justrite Best Wishes Sentiment Die Set.

I cut the largest butterfly in the Card Front Basics Set out of Black Card, the smallest butterfly out of Coconut White Card and inked through the die in the latter with Carved Pumpkin Distress Ink.

I cut 4 corners out of Black Card using a pair of dies from the Card Front Basics Die Set.

I added a little CS Flake & Glitter Glue Highlighter to the centre of the flowers and added a little CS Frosty Dawn Diamond Frost.

I assembled the card as shown piercing around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler, Precision Probe and Piercing Mat. I also added some Glossy Accents to the hearts.
Phill Martin if continuing with this One Day Special on Hochanda today with shows at 9am, 12noon, 4pm and 7pm. You can see the items I have in stock on my website here.

Leonie Pujol's new dies and stamps are now in stock on my website. You can find them here and here. I also have some Metallics and Clear Overlay Spectrum Noir Pens - you can find them here.

I'm heading off on holiday VERY early in the morning tomorrow with my daughter, Kathryn. We're off to Cape Verde, hoping for sunshine and lots of relaxation! I've put 10% discount on everything on my website. Offer applies till midnight 22nd June. Orders placed yesterday will be posted today. Orders placed between today and 22nd June will be posted from 23rd June onwards. Please be patient with me when I get back from holiday as I have a One Day Special on Hochanda starting 27th June so I need to get prepped for that too! There won't be another Deal of the Day until 24th June.

Thanks for stopping by.

Free card with all website orders (ask for one in the comments box at checkout).


  1. Morning Julia, what a pretty little card.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Morning Julia.
    I hope you have a fantastic holiday and a good rest.
    Today's card is so pretty, Thank you.
    Take care and have lots of fun Kitty.

  3. Hi Julia, todays card is lovely and bright. Have a fabulous holiday with Kathryn, enjoy it and relax. Bx

  4. Hi Julia. A very pretty card. Wishing you and Kathryn a fabulous holiday. Sue x

  5. Hi Julia,
    Love this card, suttle colours and flowers can be used for any occasion .
    Enjoy your holiday with your daughter, eat, drink and chill out.!!!!!
    Love and crafty hugs
    Tina T xxxx

  6. Hi Julia
    How lovely, enjoy Cape Verde!
    I'm off there in January to Boa Vista.
    Looking forward to seeing you on Hochanda.


  7. Hi Julia
    A great card. Hope you have a lovely holiday.
    B xx

  8. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love it. Have a wonderful holiday it sounds wonderful. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  9. Hi Julia
    Have a fabulous time in Cape Verde - hope the sun shines better than here. It is peeing it down up here!
    Lovely card. Take care out there!
    Anne M xxx

  10. Lovely card, nice & cheerful colours.

    Hope you have a great time on holiday.


  11. Morning Julia, lovely card today, have a wonderful holiday, enjoy and relax.

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

  12. Good Morning Julia, a beautiful card this morning and I hope you have a fabulous holiday. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

  13. Lovely card Julia have a great holiday with Kathryn safe journeys..
    Love June Horrocks xxxxx

  14. Hi Julia. Love the colours you have used on this card. I think they are going to be my 'go to'this summer. I know you will have a great time on holiday with Kathryn, all that r and r and especially sunshine. Last week we were moaning we were too hot, now too wet. SueL x

  15. Morning Julia,
    Hope you have a lovely relaxing holiday.
    Love your card.


  16. Morning Julia, This card is lovely.
    Here's hoping you have a brilliant relaxing holiday with lots of sunshine.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  17. Morning Julia, This card is lovely.
    Here's hoping you have a brilliant relaxing holiday with lots of sunshine.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  18. A nice bright card.
    Have a good holiday, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  19. Lovely card, have a lovely holiday with your daughter x

  20. A lovely bright card. Have a fantastic holiday my friend had been there and she said it was gorgeous xx

  21. Hi Julia
    Lovely card, well laid out X X X

  22. Adore this card Julia, gorgeous colours

  23. Oh so pretty Julia, love this card )

  24. Pretty card. Have a great holiday.

    Susan x

  25. I love this layout Pretty stamps and colours Enjoy your holiday You'll be able to relax in Cape Verde

  26. Lovely card Julia. Have a lovely holiday.

  27. Hello Julia.

    I think this is so pretty. I love the layout and colour. I do agree with you that the Justrite A2 Card Front Basics Die set is very useful. Thanks for sharing.

    I hope Kathryn and yourself have a lovely holiday and you return refreshed, ready for the madness, lol.

    Best wishes

  28. Have a great holiday Julia - I'm sure you're ready for it.

  29. Hello Julia a really pretty card and I love the colours you have used too. Thank you! Love Myra x

  30. Lovely card Julia. I hope you have a fabulous holiday and get plenty of rest. Pat x

  31. This so very pretty, i love those flowers they are gorgeous.

  32. Love the stamp Julia. Have a relaxing holiday - sure you need it after all your recent activity.

  33. Hi Julia

    A lovely card, would suit many occasions. I adore the cute little flowers on these Justrite stamps.

    Have a wonderful holiday. You deserve a break after all the TV!

    Hugs, T x

  34. Hi Julia

    I love this card! You've really been having a very busy time and well deserve a holiday!

    Love June x


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