Sunday, 2 July 2017

Stained Glass Poinsettia

Hi Bloggers.

I'm demoing at Phill Martin's Honeypot Crafts Store in Nottingham today to celebrate the store's 10th Birthday. Do pop by if you're in the area - I am told that there's cake!

Sue Wilson is continuing with her One Day Special on Hochanda today with shows at 9am, 1pm and 5pm so, I thought I would share another Christmas Stained Glass Window Card -

I started by cutting the Poinsettia Stained Glass Window Die out of Coconut White Card twice. I added Quickie Glue to the back of one and popped onto a piece of Acetate. I trimmed the other die cut a little so that it was smaller than the first, added Quickie Glue to the front of it and added it to the back of the Acetate.

Working on the back, for the red areas, I popped some CS Clear Varnish Lacquer onto my Craft Sheet. I added a drop of Rich Crimson CS Intense Pigment Stain and some CS Frosty Dawn Diamond Frost and mixed well. I added to the sections shown using a Paint Brush.

For the green areas, I popped some more CS Clear Varnish Lacquer onto my Craft Sheet and mixed in a drop of Emerald CS Intense Pigment Stain.

For the centres of the flowers and the yellow sections in the frame, I mixed Clear Varnish Lacquer with a drop of Sunflower Yellow Intense Pigment Stain and a little CS Rich Gold Pixie Powder.

For the areas around the flowers, I mixed Clear Varnish Lacquer with Rich Gold Pixie Powder.

I matted onto Coconut White Card, then Antique Gold Pearl Card and then popped onto a Coconut White Card blank.

I cut Sue's From Our House to Yours Die out of Antique Gold Pearl Card and added to the inside of my card.

I'm offering 10% discount on my website on products from Sue's shows. You can find them here. Offer applies till tonight. Discount will be applied automatically at checkout.

Hope to see some of you at Phill's store.

Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Morning Julia, love this card but when I tried it I just got into a right 2 and 8, I used the correct medium but it was so very patchy, not sure what I was doing wrong, did you ever do a video on this, I know you did something like it on Hochanda a while ago but of course that is not on their site now.

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

  2. Sorry I haven't commented for a while, but I have still been visiting your blog every day. I love this technique, but haven't tried it myself. Enjoy your day in Nottingham. X

  3. Hi Julia
    Lovely card. This is one of my favourites fo this Christmas launch.
    Jan x

  4. Good Morning Julia . stunning card this morning and you always show Sue die of wonderfully . Have loads of fun at Phills shop to day , wish I could be there but I have to work... Wendy

  5. Like Jan above, this is one of my favourites from the launch. Gorgeous card. Hope you have a great day and cake.

  6. Hi Julia
    A beautiful card. Like the two Jans above this is my favourite from the new die release, and I loved what Sue did with it in her first show yesterday. I'm inspired to try your techniques and Sue's, I just need that die!
    B xx

  7. Hi Julia. Love the stained glass dies. Hope Phill has some clear varnish lacquer today cos it's on my shopping list. See you later. SueL x

  8. Stunning card, gorgeous.


  9. Beautiful, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  10. This is my favourite from Sue's recent Christmas release Your card is gorgeous

  11. Hi Julia, another lovely card using the stained glass dies. These are some of my favourite dies as you can do so much with them. I love the way you use the different products to get such stunning colours. Have a great day today. Bx

  12. Love the stained glass dies all of them are brill enjoy your day
    Love June horrocks xxxx

  13. These stained glass dies are definitely one of my favourite at the moment, and this card you have here is definitely one that tops the bill, beautiful...Enjoy your demo day and loving Sue on Hochanda.....luv Ursula xx

  14. Have a great day. Would have loved to have been there, but second day of golf championship. Love the colours in this gorgeous card.

  15. Love your stunning card Julia.
    Elaine H X

  16. Hi Julia,
    Beautiful card, hope you are having a great day at Phil's.

  17. Hi Julia,
    Gorgeous card, love the colours and the stained glass dies are so beautiful.
    Thanks for sharing,

  18. Hi Julia Beautiful stained glass card I haven't tried the technique with the clear varnish yet but will have to give it a go

  19. Hi Julia this is a stunning Christmas card I do love those dies. Have a lovely time in Nottingham I have seen pictures of the cake you are in for a treat. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  20. Hello Julia.

    Lovely Card. Great dies and I really like your colouring. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  21. Beautiful card and colouring Julia. Thank you. Hope you have had a good day and lots of cake.

  22. Gorgeous card Julia!
    Really love the colours.

  23. Hi Julia,
    Beautiful card and colors.
    Carmen (Canada)

  24. Wonderful card Julia, love the stained glass collection
    Maria x


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