Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Golfing all in Blue

Hi Bloggers.

Another golfing with Ethel & Murray card today. All in blue, image not coloured in just to show that you don't need to colour in if you don't want to.

I stamped the image and the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Fore Stamp Set using Cobalt Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I edged both panels with Faded Jeans Distress Ink using Cut n Dry Foam and then mounted them on to some Deep Blue Card.

For the background, I ran a piece of white card through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Radiant Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the pattern. I inked all over with Faded Jeans using Cut n Dry.

I ran a piece of 6mm Hi Tack Tape along the right-hand side of the background and ruffled some Royal Blue American Seam Binding along it. I ran another piece of Hi Tack Tape near to it and ruffled some Sky Blue American Seam Binding along it.

I assembled the card as show adding some buttons to the American Seam Binding border and some faux stitching around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Hi Julia,
    As I don't stamp a lot I love the idea of just stamping and not colouring in, great effect. Love the ribbon and buttons.


  2. Hi Julia, love the colours on this, sometimes it is better not to colour in. Bx

  3. Love this card the colours are good Melanie

  4. buttons and ribbon really effective but will never be a convert to ethel and murray!

  5. Great colours! Love the ruffle! jenx

  6. Lovely card Julia - great colours. Hugs, Claire x

  7. HI Julia - great card and I agree the monochrome look can be very effective. I am a fan of the ruffled ribbon too as it adds a great touch and not too hard to achieve -in theory as long as you don't get stuck to the redline tape yourself!lol

  8. Hi Julia, Getting more fond of Ethel and Murray with just the one colour
    don't like the bright ones but the last few you have done is
    bringing me around.
    nancyd xx

  9. Very much like this monochrome effect. A great card Julia.
    Christine H xx

  10. Another great card Julia...I love the way you have used the ribbon and buttons.
    Carolyn B x

  11. Lovely card Julia love how you have not coloured in the image and it looks great as it is. Loving the radiant embossing folder its stunning xx hazel

  12. Hi Julia,
    This sentiment is true about so many things! Love the colours and the button border.
    Erica x

  13. Morning Julia
    Another fab card, i love blue and buttons so im converted. I think some images - this one included just look better not coloured in.

  14. Hi Julia. Excellent card. I like the bottons and ribbon style and also the colour you used. Looking forward to see more.

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  15. I am now totally in love with the stamps!! Cant wait for your shows on friday so I can get them at a discount.
    The phrases are really funny as well so I hope they will be on the show too.
    Thanks for showing the card. Its lovely.
    Waterford - Ireland

  16. I never tire of Ethel and Murray, Another brill card

  17. This is lovely in blue Julia - I have always coloured my Ethel and Murray but I am now a fan of leaving them as you have done. The buttons are so effective and are such a good embellishment.

    Hugs Sue P xxx

    Roll on Friday's shows.

  18. Another great Ethel and Murray card, the colour is good

  19. Hi Julia love the ribbon and use of the buttos. Look forward to your shows

    1. hi julia i love this card and all of the cards youve done with murray and ethel looking forward to watching you tomorrow love lesley xx


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