Monday 10 September 2012

Thanks So Much

Hi Bloggers.

An apt sentiment for my post today as I would really like to thank you for all you emails into the shows yesterday and your kind comments here on the blog - it is much appreciated.

This card was one of the demos from yesterday and it's one of my favourite cards.

For the background, I used a piece of Coconut White Card which I popped inside the Spellbinders Paisley M-Bossabilities Folder with a little hanging over the edge as I did not want to emboss all of it. I ran it through the Grand Calibur and then inked around the edges with Dried Marigold Distress Ink using Cut n Dry Foam. I cut a border out of peach card using the Moroccan Accents border die and added it to the plain section of my background. I ran a piece of 6mm Super Sticky Tape along the edge of the border and ruffled some American Seam Binding in Blue White along it.

I cut a Spellbinders Fancy Postage Edge out of peach card. At the emboss stage I added the Floral Vines Mask. I inked through the die with Dried Marigold. I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Heartfelt Sentiments Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Matting Basics A and inked through the die with Dried Marigold. I cut a frame out using Spellbinders Fancy Weave and glued it on top of the sentiment panel using Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue.

I cut the smallest and the middle size of the Spellbinders Cut Fold & Tuck Roundabout dies out of Foundations Dot & Dash Paper. For the middle size one I had the stripey side face up and for the smallest size one I had the dots side up. I inked around the edges a bit with Dried Marigold after I had removed the paper from the dies. I folded and tucked and mounted the smaller one on top of the larger one and added an 8mm White Pearl.

I assembled the card as shown adding a Creative Expressions Pearl Swirl and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in White.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Hi Julia, just watching this card being made on Toolshed as I recorded yesterday's shows and am doing my early morning catch up. It's gorgeous so full of content but simple to construct if you have the right tools. Love your banter with Dean.


  2. Hi Julia

    Loved the show and this card absolutely beautiful and you made it look so easy!

    Happy Crafting
    Heather Rogers xx

  3. hi Julia - lovely card - your show was great yesterday and you and Dean certainly make an entertaining duo -

  4. Hi Julia, really enjoyed the show some good laughs, and the demo of this lovely card was great. Bx

  5. Morning,
    Enjoyed the shows yesturday and watched this being demo'd really liked it.
    These dies are on my wish list but was very tempted..
    Amanda x

  6. Your shows were fab! All the demos were great this card is beautiful! More shows please! Will you be getting the metal sheets in your amazon shop also will you be getting thr 2012 Christmas tree die?

  7. Julia,
    I love this color combination, recently I too created a card with these colors and loved it. You are very clever, it was fun seeing you on the show last evening. Does this blog send daily emails? Thanks again. Debby

  8. Julia,
    I love your color combination. Recently I mad a card in these colors and really looked it. You are very clever and I enjoyed watching you on the show yesterday evening. Nice job

  9. A stunning card. The colours are absolutely gorgeous. I love it.

  10. Morning Julia, great shows yesterday and this card is beautiful, I just love this colour. Enjoy your Monday, love Christine Hxx

  11. Morning Julia lovely card loved all your demo's yesterday. Had a ball watching the shows especially with you and dean hilarious. xx hazel

  12. Morning Julia, What a stunning card, I love the colours and the cut, fold, tuck die flower is gorgeous. I love the composition and the ruched seam binding down the side is gorgeous.
    Sadly I wasn't able to watch your shows yesterday, because my hubby took me out for the day, but I had already programmed the recordings, so will be watching you later ha ha !! Lots of love from Patricia xx

  13. Good morning Julia, Loved the shows yesterday, you and Dean are a great double act. so entertaining. This card is gorgeous, you are sooo talented.
    Will you be getting the metal sheets in your Ebay/Amazon shop?
    June xxx

  14. Morning Julia,
    Great shows yesterday how do you concentrate with that naughty Dean, you both made me smile.
    Loved all of your demo's but this was my favourite I think its the colours.
    Have a good day.

  15. Morning Julia, A great card love the colours recorded yesterdays
    shows managed to watch first hour just getting ready to watch
    the second hour you had just started this card at end of first
    but it looked fab.
    nancyd xx

  16. Morning Julia, Great shows y/day thank you.
    I loved this card when you demo'd it, stunning colours and its convince me that i need spiced marmelade! Great layout and use of the tuck and fold flower.

  17. Congratulations, I reall enjoyed yesterday's shows, you must have to be on your toes all the time presenting with that Dean. How you keep on track \i don't know! This is such a sweet card

  18. Hi Julia, gorgeous card - I was out at a craft day all yesterday but recorded your shows and still have them to watch..sounds like they went really well, excellent! Carole Z X

  19. Hi julia love this card and the colours are so vibrant I have seen the first half of your tool shed show will watch second part later.I didn't get a chance to email you yesterday but I will later love lesley xx

  20. I so enjoyed your shows yesterday Julia and this was just about my favourite card, colours are gorgeous

    xx Sandra

  21. Julia one of your nicest cards love the background and the seam binding and that flower is fab.A really beautiful card.Laura O

  22. this is one of my favs aswell,lovely colours

  23. Hi Julia I recorded your shows and have yet to watch them. I love the design/layout of this card, it really is gorgeous. Unfortunately it looks more orangey than peach on my laptop. Can't wait to see what it looks like on the TV. I love peach and white though.

    Hugs Sue P xx


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