Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Happy Anniversary

Hi Bloggers.

For the background, I popped the All Stirred Up Mask onto a piece of Coconut White Card and spread CS Polar White Sparkle Texture Paste through it. Leaving the mask in place, I sprinkled Scarlet Mist and Sun Yellow CS Pixie Powders over. I removed the mask and put aside to dry.

I spritzed a piece of Watercolour Card with Water and sprinkled over the same 2 Pixie Powders. I put this aside to dry.

I stamped the sentiment and the frame from the Justrite Congrats Card Basics Stamp Set onto Coconut White Card using Jet Black Archival. I cut them out using an oval die from the Justrite A2 Card Front Basics Die Set. I cut the largest oval from the Justrite Hello Decorative Oval Frame Dies out of my Pixie Powdered piece (once it was dry) and I cut the large decorative die from the same set out of Coconut White Card.

Once my Texture Paste Background was dry, I added a Coconut White frame cut using Sue Wilson's Double Pierced Squares and Double Pierced Squares Set B.

I spritzed some water onto my Craft Sheet and added a little of the 2 Pixie Powders I had used before. I dragged some Blue White American Seam Binding through it and dried it using my Heat Tool. I used 2 lengths of my coloured ribbon to tie a bow. I added another bow tied using 3 lengths of Black Jute Twine and covered the knots with a Gold Dazzler.

I finished my card with a couple of Coconut White mats and added some corners from my Pixied card cut using Justrite A2 Card Front Basics Dies.

Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. I need to try texture paste and pixie powder technique - it looks so effective.

  2. Morning Julia, another great card using the texture paste and pixie powders, they are amazing products.

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

  3. Beautiful card Julia. Love the look of the pixie powders on the texture paste. Marion S x

  4. Hi Julia,
    A really beautiful card in lovely vibrant colours.
    Thanks for sharing,

  5. Love the background, gorgeous colours and a really lovely card all round!
    Maggie B

  6. Hi Julia
    I really love your background and beautiful colours,pretty card.
    Jan x

  7. great colours pretty card xx hazel

  8. Hi Julia
    You're really liking that background. I love it too. Beautiful card love the colours.
    Anne M xxx

  9. Great card, love the background.


  10. Hi Julia
    A beautiful card. I love the colours, the background is gorgeous.
    B xx

  11. Hi Julia and crafters all,
    Lovely card, so bright and cheerful. Will have to get some texture paste, pixie powders and masks and get myself trying this.
    Love and crafty hugs
    Tina T xxxx

  12. Hi Julia. The gorgeous colours of the pixie powders really makes cards. Lovely. SueL x

  13. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love it. I must try using Pixie Powders with texture paste your background is stunning. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  14. Hi Julia, this card is gorgeous, love the warm colours, and has given me the inspiration for an anniversary card for hubs. have a fab day. Bx

  15. Morning Julia, a beautiful card need this one we just moved my granddaughter into her first house.
    Nancyd xxx

  16. Hi Julia,
    Lovely bright and colourful card today.......brilliant.
    Love Janet X
    From Wakefield

  17. I have a Ruby Wedding card to make so this has given me an idea! Thank you, Julia.

  18. Good Morning Julia, what a beautiful Anniversary card I do love the technique on this one and might have to pinch it for creating some I need to do. hugs Shirleyxxxx

  19. Love the card Julia the paste and the pixie powders are great.
    Thank you love June Horrocks xxxxx

  20. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card.

  21. Hi Julia,
    a wonderful card with a stunning background.
    Rolf xxx

  22. The mask you used in the background , is becoming well used in my collection.

  23. The mask you used in the background , is becoming well used in my collection.

  24. Lovely card julia x fantastic idea with the ribbon it looks beautiful x
    Theresa w x

  25. Hi Julia

    This is a pretty card with an autumnal colour theme

    June x

  26. Gorgeous card and background Julia, i just bet it looks even more awesome in the hand.
    Elaine H X

  27. The colours are just brilliant - so summery and bright.
    Thank you.
    Sue Mac

  28. Hello Julia.

    Stunning Card. I love the colours and your corners are so effective. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  29. Hi Julie
    A stunning card and the colours are so vibrant.
    Love Rosie xxx

  30. Hello Julia,
    Sorry about being late today and forgetting yesterday! Having a busy week. Both cards are lovely! Thank you.
    Love Myra x

  31. Lovely card Julia, love the pixie powder colours
    you have used on this card. Take care,
    Maria x

  32. Love the card Julia, like the colours too. Anne x

  33. Beautiful bright and sunny card Julia. Love it. X

  34. Julia this is stunning, I love the bright and beautiful colours which are so different
    from colours usually used for anniversary cards.
    I absolutely love this.

  35. Lovely card Julia. Really must try this technique. Need more time. Thank you for sharing.

  36. Lovely citrus card Julia, once again a fab background X X X


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