Thursday, 11 May 2017

You are so Special

Hi Bloggers.

Hope you enjoyed the One Day Special shows. They were great fun. I'm catching up on post, washing and if the weather is kind, I really need to cut the lawn!

Here's today's card - .
For the background, I dusted a piece of Coconut White Card. I stamped some of the flowers and element stamps from the Woodware Mosaic Flowers Stamp Set using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed with CS True White Detail Embossing Powder. I folded it in several places to give a distressed look (you can skip this step if you prefer). I then misted with Phill Martin CS Vintage Blue Ink Spray Mist.

I added some of the Ink Spray Mist to a Water Brush and used it to add more colours to the stamped images. I matted onto Black Card and added to a Coconut White Card blank.

I built a sentiment from the stamps in the Woodware Celebrating You Stamp Set and stamped onto Coconut White Card using Clear Perfect Medium. I embossed with CS True White Detail Powder and spritzed with Vintage Blue Ink Spray Mist. I matted onto Black Card and added to my background using CE Mounting Cushion.

I completed my card by adding a 5mm Black Pearl to the corners of my sentiment panel and a Small Black Circle Dazzler to the corners of my background.

Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Morning Julia, a very pretty card. Hope you get your lawn cut alright then have a bit of a rest after all your great shows.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Hi Julia
    Great shows yesterday.Pretty card.
    Jan x

  3. Hi Julia, the shows were great, demos as always inspiring. Love this card, beautiful shade of blue. Have a good day, hope you get the lawn done. Take care. Bx

  4. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous. I love those stamps. Your shows were amazing. I hope the weather is kind to you. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  5. Good Morning Julia , beautiful card this morning . I really enjoyed your shows, learnt some new tips and you made me laugh . I am so chuffed you saved Woodware and love how you use the stamps.......Wendy

  6. I loved your demos that I saw (still some to watch) and last evening used one idea to make a card for my daughter-in-law's 40th birthday. Thank you for the inspiration.

  7. Morning Julia, loved the shows, need to watch one more on catch up, lovely cards

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

  8. What a great idea to colour in the flowers like that - I must remember that!

    Anne (Northampton)

  9. This is so effective I love the creases in the background and the white embossing looks fantastic

  10. Great card. Like the idea of using the same mister colour to deepen the leaves.

    Still catching up with yesterday's shows but have enjoyed them like the technique shown.


  11. Great card Julia, didn't manage to catch all of yesterday's shows but I have them recorded thankfully.
    Marion S x

  12. Morning Julia,
    A lovely card, going to catch up on your shows today.

  13. Hi Julia. Great shows yesterday, especially the ones with Charlie. Entertainment as well as crafting. SueL x

  14. Hello Julia.

    Very pretty Card. The technique sounds great. TThanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  15. Another really lovely card, love the background....thanks Julia...luv Ursula xx

  16. Hi Julia

    I did enjoy your shows, you must be shattered by now!

    Another great card today too

    June x

  17. Good show Julia. Love this card.
    Maria x

  18. Hi Julia Lovely card I enjoyed your Hochanda shows I missed two but hopefully will see them on catch up

  19. Lovely card Julia. Love this shade of blue. Brilliant shows yesterday full of tips. Xx

  20. Julis this is so pretty, i love the colours and the effect from the misting.
    I would worry about me doing the folding bit though.
    I would worry that the recipient would think i had sent them a crumpled up card lol.
    It does look good on your card.

  21. Lovely card Julia. Enjoyed all the shows. Only had to watch one of Rewind. They were all good. Thank you.


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