Thursday 13 September 2012

Wishing You Happiness

Hi Bloggers.

Here's another of my fave cards from the shows last Sunday. I really do like the Spellbinders Card Creator dies - so easy to make lovely cards with.

For the background, I ran the Spellbinders Ornamental Iron M-Bossabilities Folder through the Grand Calibur with some Milk Card. I ran it through a second time to extend the pattern and then inked around the edges with Dried Marigold Distress Ink using Cut n Dry Foam.

I have lots and lots of packs of handmade paper and so I decided to use some orangey/autumny colours up on this card. I cut the largest of the Polka Dots and the Fancy Postage edge dies. I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Button Florals Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using one of the Fancy Postage Edge dies and inked through it with Dried Marigold.

I made 2 flowers out of the handmade paper using the technique in Sue's Tutorial here. I cut some leaves out of some autumn shades of handmade paper using the Spellbinders Little Leaf Sets die set.

I assembled the card as shown adding some Self Adhesive Pearls in 8mm Cream and 5mm Cream in the corners of the background and the large Fancy Postage Edge die cut. I also added some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Golden Pearl around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Hi Julia, another beautiful card, both colour and design.


  2. Morning,

    Really liking this cre4ation. love the colours and the Autumnal theme - will have to get Little Leaves die. This card really sings to me.
    Amanda x

  3. Morning Julia, This card is beautiful and such soft colourways, absolutely beautiful. I have most of these dies and embossing folder, so will be trying this one. I love the flowers they are so pretty. I'm loving the little leaves die-cuts, they will be going on my wish list. Lots of love from Patricia xx

  4. fab card Julia - this colour is just what is needed to brighten up a dull morning. I amcertainly becoming a fan of dried marigold

  5. Morning Julia,
    I know, I know, its's been a while since I left a comment but I have been so busy getting kids back to school and everything.
    Love the colour scheme you used and I love the layout of this card.

  6. Morning Julia, another fabulously designed card and in one of my favourite colours. The new dies really do make a beautiful focal point and those flowers are stunning. Enjoy your Thursday, love Christine H xx

  7. Morning Julia,
    Such a pretty card I love the layout and the colours. More dies for my wish list.
    Have a good day.

  8. HI Julia
    fab card love the layout and colours are lovely

    Babs x

  9. Good Morning Julia, lovely autumn colours ideal for today as its turned cold down here. I love the colours and layout, not got the card creators but they look fab.

  10. Beautiful. Love the orangey colours.

  11. Hi julia another lovely card especially the colours you've used. will have to get the card creators they look kind of useful! Love. Lesley xx

  12. Good morning Julia, A pretty card, love the colours and the flowers are exquisite. Do not have the card creators, they look fab.
    June xxx

  13. Beautiful card Julia,love your flowers.Laura O

  14. Colours are beautiful Julia, a gorgeous card

    xx Sandra

  15. Hi Julia, A fantastic card love the colour and layout.
    Nancyd xx

  16. Gorgeous card Julia love the colours and the design xx hazel

  17. Julia,
    I love your color combinations... Very cha cha. Thanks,

  18. Lovely card Julia! You are tempting me again with the items in your shop will be ordering shortly!!

  19. Hi Julia, yet another inspiring and beautiful card. Am hoping you have some of that stocl left on pay day. Bx


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