Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Happy Birthday

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

I cut #3 die from Sue Wilson's Scalloped Lattice Frames Set B out of Coconut White Card. I dusted with an Anti-Static Bag and stamped the new Woodware Bubble Bloom : Daphne and sentiment using Clear Perfect Medium. I added CS True White Detail and heat set.

I misted with water and sprinkled a little Midnight Blue and Golden Mint Pixie Powder over. I used a Brush to spread the colour over the area, going from side to side. This is a really simple resist technique but with the Pixie Powders, you never know quite what you're going to get. Really cool!

Once dry, I added a little Golden Mint Pixie Powder to a Palette and used a Water Brush to make into a paint. I painted the leaves with this.

I added some Midnight Blue Pixie Powder to another well in my Palette, made a paint and used it to colour the 'bubbles' on the flowers. I cut die #4 from the same die set out of Black Card and popped into a Coconut White Card Blank.

I finished my card adding some CS Clear Varnish Lacquer to the 'bubbles' on the flowers.

The new Ranger Distress Oxide Pads are now in stock - Lisa Horton and I are VERY excited about these. I haven't got a deep stock yet - don't say I didn't warn you 😊. You can find them on my website here. Here's a video by Tim Holtz which explains a bit more about them -

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia.
www.juliawattscrafts.co.uk
Free card with all website orders over £10 (ask for one in the comments box at checkout).

Deal of the Day today (8th March) - Designs by John Lockwood Background Stamp - Autumn Garden Frame only £2.99!


32 comments:

  1. Morning Julia, a beautiful and bright card today. I received my order yesterday from you thanks very quick service.
    Nancyd xx

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  2. Morning Julia.
    A lovely card thank you.
    Take care kitty.

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  3. Morning Julia, lovely card today.


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

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  4. Love the card Julia a great technique xx

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  5. Hi Julia
    Anther different card I love it so bright and cheerful.
    Jan x

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  6. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love it. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs xxx

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  7. Great card-bright & cheerful.

    Michele

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  8. Hi Julia
    A beautiful card, very cheering.
    B xx

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  9. Morning Julia,
    A really gorgeous card, love the background and the blue bubbles make the it pop.
    Lydia
    X

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  10. Hi Julia. Another hit with me, my sort of card. SueL x

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  11. Good Morning Julia, A WOW card this morning. Every detail is beautiful. I really need to get some Pixie powders and great that you can paint with them as well.
    I am loving seeing your creations with the Woodware stamps... Wendy

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  12. Hi Julia
    Love this card, I am always in awe of your backgrounds x x x

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  13. I'm going to have to try this background technique, Julia, I love it.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  14. Love this card Julia. Thank you for sharing this. Must try these techniques.

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  15. Stunning card as usual Julia...luv Ursula xxx

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  16. Gorgeous card and colours.
    xx

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  17. Wow Julia, is there no end to pixie powder techniques? Like Anne, I must have ago at this technique. Looks quite a quick card.(apart from drying time)
    Jan
    Northampton

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  18. Great card, Julia - must try brushing my pixie powders like this as the background is stunning.

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  19. Hi Julia, This is gorgeous, I love the brushed pixie background, really effective.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  20. Hi Julia Another gorgeous card and fabulous technique. Ill have to try this

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  21. What an interesting card. Something h to try.

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  22. Hello Julia,
    Lovely card - your flowers look beautiful! Very interesting new stamps from Tim Holtz as well as a new aid to stamping which I watched on YouTube! Very interesting! Thank you!
    Love Myra xx

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  23. Lovely card julia and fab techniques x thanks for putting the video up too x
    Theresa w x

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  24. Wow Julia i love this card, love the blue against
    the gorgeous background.
    Absolutely perfect

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  25. Hi Julia

    I think your card is fantastic! I also have this stamp and need to have a 'play' with it tomorrow lol

    I also think the new Distress Oxide Ink Pads are great and will be a huge success

    June x

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  26. Gorgeous card Julia, love the technique used for this card
    Marion S x

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  27. Lovely card Julia. Do like your Pixie powder backgrounds. X

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  28. Hello Julia, love the design and vibrant colours on this card. Pixie powders are just fab for backgrounds and colouring. Take care. Bx

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    1. Fabulous pixie powder back ground and card Julia. must give this a go but have to get some more pixies first.
      Maria x

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