Monday 14 May 2012

For the Bride and Groom

Hi Bloggers.

This is the first card I'm hoping to demo this afternoon in the 3pm show on Create & Craft.

For the background, I stamped the script stamp from the Creative Expressions Texture Stamp Set on to some Milk card using the Eco Green Yellow Damasque Dye Ink Pad. I then popped it through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Cultivated Embossing Folder. I had to run it through a second time to extend the pattern. I then edged with the Yellow Damasque Ink and Cut & Dry Foam.

I stamped the image from the Creative Expressions Mr & Mrs Stamp Set using the Yellow Damasque Ink onto Milk card and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Lacey Circles and inked around the edges with the Yellow Damasque ink while still in the die. I cut another Lacy Circle out of white card and mounted the image circle on top, turning slightly.

I ran some cream crochet ribbon down the left-hand side of the background and then ruffled some ivory vintage ribbon on top. I tied a bow using the cream crochet ribbon and stuck this to my ribbon border with a glue dot. I made a flower made from the Spellbinders Rose Creations Die Set, popped a pearl in the centre and added it to the bow. I finished this off with a couple of white pearl decorative stick pins.

I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Bride & Groom Stamp Set using the Yellow Damasque Ink and embossed with the clear powder. These ink pads are really good for stamping and embossing - they stay wet for a reasonable amount of time and you don't lose any of the detail. I cut the sentiment out using Spellbinders Ribbon Banners and inked with the Yellow Damasque ink while still in the die.

I matted some gold and milk card and added some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Golden Pearl Pearlescent PVA. I added my design to it once they were dry.

Hope you like the card.

I do hope you can join me today on Create & Craft at 3pm (with Lottie) and 6pm (with Nigel).

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. I have to make a silver wedding card soon and will be tuned in this afternoon to watch your demos for ideas. This is a lovely card so elegant and how I would to tie my bows so well I seem to mafe messy bows not elegant ones.


  2. Wow Julia, that is a really lovely card. Have a good day, Hope the shows go well. Bx

  3. Hi Julia, love the card, particularly love the bow with the flower and stick pins:)

    I am making cards today:) so will try and remember to tune in this afternoon! Good luck with the shows!
    michelle x

  4. Hi Julia,
    Lovely card, really like the colour combination. And the rose flower looks so different today or is that just me!!!
    Have a great day and I'll be watching later so good luck
    Caz x

  5. Gorgeous card. Looking forward to watching your shows this afternoon.

    Clare x

  6. Morning Julia, this card is so pretty, colour combo great and the lace bow if fab! Look forward to seeing you demo this at 3pm. Good luck with the shows and have a lovely day! Christine H x

  7. will be watching you later on c&c Julia. Stunning card love everything about it xx hazel

  8. Love this gorgeous card...a fabulous image and

  9. This card is soooooo beautiful Julia. Will be watching your shows today for more inspiration. Maureen

  10. joyce.e
    Well Julia i do like this card very classy.

  11. Hi Julia,
    it was fun watching your shows today, loved your demos.
    I need to make some wedding cards and a scrapbook album so great timing ! Thanks for the inspiration and clearly explained ideas.

  12. Hi Julia, just wanted to say that I really enjoy watching you do demos, they are always informative and I like the designs you come up with too, i've subscribed to your vids on youtube too, its always handy to be able to watch techniques again and again when your brain is not what it used to be... lol

    best wishes
    Lisa Ransom

  13. Julia I really enjoyed your show today and your demos were so easy to follow and the cards are really lovely

    Sue xx

  14. Hi Julia,
    Just found your blog today after watching you on C&C seen you
    when you've been on before but never heard your blog address
    so I'll be following you as well as Sue from now on.
    Nancyd x


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