Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Sneak Peek

Hi Bloggers.

Today I have a sneak peek from the One Day Special that I'm launching on Hochanda on Thursday night. I have both sets of Sue Wilson's Weaving Dies on the shows (yay!) plus some other lovely dies and goodies. I'm looking forward to showing you as many weaving variations as I can.

Here's today's card -

Ok, so for the wave on this one - I had a piece of Lilac Card which had Creative Expressions Double Sided Self Adhesive Sheet and CS Diamond Sprinkles on it. I cut Sue's Classic Weaving Die from it, leaving space to hold either side.

I cut Sue's Striped Weaving Die out of Coconut White Card twice. I placed the die cuts on top of each other, offsetting so that the gaps were filled in, securing with glue at both ends (again, I had left space to hold).

4 strips from the Striped Weaving Die = 1 strip from Classic Weaving Die i.e. they're the same width. This means that the weave I've done on this card is pretty quick to achieve.

I cut the Striped Weaving piece into pieces 4 strips wide. I used these to weave in and out of the Lilac Classic Weaving piece.

 I cut die #4 from Sue's Ornate Pierced Rectangles Die Set out of Lilac Card. I cut dies #3 and #4 together out of Coconut White Card. I glued the 2 die cuts together and left the glue to dry for half hour or so. I then placed the #2 die in the centre and cut. I added my frame to my woven background using 3D Foam and trimmed away the excess using scissors.

The numbers are from the Justrite Make a Wish Stamp Set, stamped onto Coconut White using Jet Black Archival. I coloured in using Lilac Whisper CS Colour Cloud - I popped a little into the lid of the pot using a Smoothie and then picked it up using a Water Brush to paint. I cut it out using Sue's Happy Birthday Circle Die Set. I cut the next 2 circle dies from the set together out of Lilac Card and the largest of those out of Coconut White Card.

I stamped the sentiment, also from the Justrite Make a Wish Stamp Set, onto Coconut White Card using Jet Black Archival. I cut it out using the smallest die in Sue's Pierced Flags and cut the next sized die oit of Lilac Card. I glued the 2 die cuts together, shaped them and tucked them into my frame.

I cut dies #1 and #3 from Sue's Star Flower Cluster out of Coconut White Card and die #2 out of Lilac Card. I added 3mm White Pearls to the centres of the flowers.

I completed my card by adding an 8mm White Pearl to the corners, a Lilac Card mat and popped it all onto a Coconut White Card Blank.

Thanks for stopping by.

 Julia.
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42 comments:

  1. Morning Julia, a gorgeous card really really must got my weaving dies out as I do love vet them but don't use them enough.
    Nancyd xx

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  2. Morning Julia.
    A lovely card thank you.
    Take care and have fun Kitty.

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  3. Hi Julia
    What a beautiful card love the colours and the dies thank you tracyw x

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  4. Morning Julia and crafters all,
    Lovely card, I have not got these dies, so they will have to go on my wish list.
    Love and crafty hugs to all
    Tina T xxxx

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  5. Morning Julia, a really lovely card, I have those weaving dies and would love some more inspiration.

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

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  6. Beautiful card Julia, love the colours and the dies. I do not have the weaving dies, I think they might have to go on my list. Looking forward to your shows.
    Marion S x

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  7. Lovely card. Can't wait to see more inspiration on Thursday.
    Have a great day

    Donna

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  8. Lovely card Julia. I resisted the weaving dies when they first came out but its hard not to be tempted now!

    Maggie B xx

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  9. Hi Julia
    I have these weaving dies and need help and inspiration with them.Your cards always look lovely with them as a background.Will be watching.
    Jan x

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  10. Love the look of these weaving dies, another ind for the wish list. Your card is also lovely.
    Annette x

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  11. Gorgeous card , really lovely. I must use the weaving dies more.

    Michele

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  12. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the weaved background. Your shows will be amazing I will be watching. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  13. Looks like we're in for some great shows. These cards are lovely Julia.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  14. Hi Julia. Will deffo be watching your shows for inspiration. Bought these dies when they came out and I'm ashamed to say they haven't seen the light of day even though I love the effect. SueL x

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  15. Morning Julia, Stunning card !! I love how you have combined both weaving dies here, and how effective is this !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  16. Hi Julia
    A beautiful card. Looking forward to watching your shows, I know you'll have a lot of fun with the weaving dies and show some cool techniques.
    B xx

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  17. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card.
    Lydia
    X

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  18. Stunning card! Looking forward to your shows. xxx

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  19. Lovely card Julia. Gorgeous colours.

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  20. Love this card Julia the weaving is lovely look forward to thursday
    Love June horrocks xxxxxxxxxx

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  21. Hi Julia, this card is stunning, love the soft colours, very pretty and girly, and would look great for a guy with a few changes of colour and embellishments. Have a great day. Bx

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  22. I do like these weaving dies as I like the background effects they can produce. Lovely card.

    It will be another case of Hochanda catch up on the iPad for your shows, it's a shame that my Sky box that I use to watch Hochanda on FreeSat can't record now I no longer have a subscription. Perhaps I will have to buy a recordable FreeSat box!!

    Teresa

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  23. Morning Julia

    I love everything about this card. I think the decorative 21 is so modern, a lovely change from a 'plain' number

    June x

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  24. What a beautiful card, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  25. Lovely card, Julia - the weaving dies are just so versatile and I love the pretty colours too.

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  26. Such a gorgeous card, beautiful colours and love the sparkle. x

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  27. Hello Julia.

    Great Card. I like all the dies you have used especially the weaving dies. Lovely colour and stamps. It will be great to see your demo's. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes



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  28. Lovely card, Julie. Really like the weaving effect.

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  29. Hi Julia
    Gorgeous card today love the colour's you have used very pretty.
    I have both the weaving Dies &I now wanting to use them again.
    Crafty Hug's Lynda xx

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  30. Hi Julia
    Lovely pretty card & the weaving technique adds so much dimension to cards.
    Very pretty girlie colours & suitable for many occasions.

    Crafty Hugs
    Haze T (Norwich)

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  31. such a lovely card Julia. I have just received one of the weaving dies which I haven't played with yet so will be watching your shows for some lessons, and the usual excellent hints and tips.

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  32. So so pretty Good to see the weaving dies in action again

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  33. Hello Julia,
    A really lovely card! Love the frame as well. Looking forward to seeing the Shows!
    Parcel arrived safely today! Many thanks!
    Love Myra xx

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  34. Julia this is amazingly pretty, i really love how you have done the weaving.
    I am so looking forward to the shows as i know they will be so inspirational.

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  35. Love your card today julia x the colours are gorgeous and am lucky enough to own the weaving dies after you 'made' me buy them at the nec when they were released ! ( I didn't need much persuading !) Looking forward to your shows x
    Theresa w x

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  36. Oh wow I just love those weaving dies, must get mine out again, thanks for the reminder Julia.... a most beautiful card....luv Ursula xx

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  37. Beautiful card, glad you will be on Hochanda. Always look forward to your shows! x

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  38. Beautiful card Julia. Look forward to your show on Thursday evening xx

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  39. Love this weave card Julia. Going to pinch the idea, if you don't mind. It's good to see some of the 'older' dies being used as I think we all tend to buy new ones & forget about our previously loved ones. Xx

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