Tuesday, 16 August 2016

One Day Special on Hochanda this evening

Hi Bloggers.

I'm launching a One Day Special on Hochanda this evening at 8pm with some gorgeous Justrite Stamps and dies. I hope you can join me.

There are 2 sets of Multi Step Stamps in the One Day Special so I thought I'd share a two-fer today with a card made with each of these sets.

This card features the Justrite Multi-Step Poppies Clear Stamp Set -

For the background, I dusted a piece of Coconut White Card with my Anti Static Bag (the piece of card I used was actually left over from a frame I had cut for another project so it it pierced around the edges). I randomly stamped one of the poppies from the set (1C) over the area using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed with CS Clear Embossing Powder. I covered the area with CS Crimson Kiss and Scarlet Woman Colour Clouds applied using Smoothies. I spritzed some water into my hands and clapped over my background to create some splats. I left it for a few minutes and then blotted dry with Kitchen Roll.

I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Circle of Friends Stamp Set (on the show at a special price) ont Coconut White Card using Jet Black Archival. I cut it out using Justrite A2 Banners & Rectangles Die Set and inked through the die with Scarlet Woman Colour Cloud.

I stamped the decorative frame from the Circle Of Friends Stamp Set using Crimson Kiss Colour Cloud. Once dry, I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels Three Dies and inked through the die with Scarlet Woman Colour Cloud.

I cut the largest two dies in Sue Wilson's Melbourne Die Set together out of Black Card.

Here's where the multi-step part comes in on this card - From the Justrite Multi-Step Poppies Clear Stamp Set, I stamped 1A using Jet Black Archival, 1B on top using Crimson Kiss Colour Cloud, 1C on top using Scarlet Woman Colour Cloud and then 1D on top using CS Onyx Black Colour Cloud. I repeated this for another flower then using the same colours I stamped 3A, 3B, 3C and 3D. I cut them allout using scissors and cut a couple of leaves out of Black Card using Sue Wilson's Maidenhair Fern Die Set.

I assembled the card as shown adding some Small Black Circle Dazzlers to the corners and piercing around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler, Precision Probe and Piercing Mat.

Here's your second card featuring the Justrite Multi-Step Landscape Elements Clear Stamp Set -

All the stamps on this card are from the stamp set with the exception of the sentiment which is from the Justrite Meadow Circles Clear Stamp Set. I've stamped using Watering Can Archival, Colour Clouds - Chic Moss, Basil Leaf, Violet Haze and Lilac Whisper. I've edged the piece and the sentiment with Clear Day Colour Cloud. My scene and the card blank have been cut using Justrite A2 Stitched Banners and Rectangles Dies. The sentiment has been cut out using Justrite Four in a Square Dies and the Black Card mat has be cut using Sue Wilson's Melbourne Die Set.

I'm offering 10% discount on products I have in stock on my website from the shows. You can find them here. Offer applies till midnight tomorrow night or while stocks last. Discount will be applied at checkout.

Hope to see you at 8pm!

Thanks for stopping by.

Free card with all website orders (ask for one in the comments box at checkout).
Deal of the Day today (16th August) - Phill Martin Sentimentally Yours Blossom Flourishes & Corners Stamp Set only £8.99!


  1. Morning Julia, you are spoiling us with multiple beautiful cards in the blog posts. Love these, lots of inspiration, with beautiful stamps and colour combos. Have a great day, hope the shows go well. Take care. Bx

  2. Morning Julia, beautiful cards today really like the simplicity of the second one, looking forward to your shows have set to record them so I don't miss ant.
    Nancyd xx

  3. Morning Julia, two stunning cards today, both lovely in their own right, will be watching the show, I never tire of watching you as you are so knowledgeable.

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

  4. Morning Julia, two beautiful cards, recorder set for tonight and tomorrows shows. Marion S x

  5. Hi Julia and crafters all,
    Thank you for these twofers both beautiful in their own right but the second one pushes the buttons for me!!!!
    Looking forward to the shows tonight and tomorrow on Hochanda, I record all the CE teams shows which give me great inspiration.
    Love and crafty hugs,
    Tina T xxxx

  6. |Like both these cards but the bottom one is a favourite. I can see many occasions for using this! Thank you Julia!
    Maggie B xx

  7. Morning Julia.
    Tv all set.
    Thank you two lovely cards.
    Take care and have fun Kitty.

  8. Two great cards. Off to set the sky box to record your shows.


  9. Hi Julia
    Two great cards, the first is my favourite. Recorder is set for your shows.
    B xx

  10. Hi Lulia
    Two fabulous cards. Will set record for you and John!
    Anne M xxx

  11. Good morning Julia. Lovely cards again. Look forward to watching you this evening.

  12. Good morning Julia both of these cards are gorgeous. Those stamps are amazing. I am looking forward to your shows. Have a safe journey. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  13. Morning Julia, Two gorgeous cards, I love multi step stamps, the effect is always amazing. Your first card is beautiful and the colours are very 'Ooh La La' and 'Parisienne'. Your second 'scene' card is beautiful too, the stamping is gorgeous.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  14. Two beautiful cards Julia, will be watching later

  15. Two very different cards and I really can't chose between them. Both are great.

    Anne (Northampton)

  16. Morning Julia,
    Two beautiful card.

  17. Love both cards Julia love the trees and the poppies on the other one see you tonight at 8
    Thank you love June Horrocks xxxxxx

  18. Hi Julia. If yesterday's and today's cards are anything to go by your shows will be absolutely fab. SueL x

  19. Good Morning Julia, oh wow those two cards are stunning and I love the background on the first one, will have to experiment with that one. Looking forward to the shows. hugs Shirleyxxxx

  20. Hi Julia

    Two super cards, poppies are my all time favourite flower

    June x

  21. Two lovely cards Julia.
    Elaine H X

  22. Hi Julia,
    Beautiful cards, love the floral background in the first and the trees are so lovely in the second.
    Thanks for sharing,

  23. Two very different cards but I love them both.
    Many thanks,
    Sue Mac

  24. Hello Julia.

    I love the background of the first Card and the poppy stamps are lovely. I love the clean simplicity of the second Card and knowing my love of trees I can imagine they will become a must have, lol. It looks like multi-stamping is the way to go at present. Thanks for sharing.

    I will look forward to your demo's.

    Best wishes

  25. I like this card so much, especially the sponging over the embossed flowers on the background. Great colors and lovely flowers. Looking forward to catching you on the hochanda show this evening.

  26. Julia these are both gorgeous but the first is my favourite as i love those stamps and the beautiful colour you have used.

  27. Both of these cards are Gorgeous Julia. Thank you for sharing them.

  28. Great card Julia, as usual you excel at backgrounds looks like pretty paper X X X


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