Wednesday 19 December 2012

May your life be like a wildflower

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I randomly stamped the dandelion seeds from the Creative Expressions Dandelion Wishes Stamp Set onto some Milk Card using Meadow Adirondack Dye Ink. I dried it with my heat tool and then popped it inside the Spellbinders Elite M-Bossabilities Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the pattern and then inked around the edged with Meadow Ink using Cut n Dry Foam.

I dusted a piece of Milk Card with my Anti-Static Bag and then stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Lapis Black Aurora Embossing Powder from the Metallics & Darks Set. I wiped the excess mica away with a dry wetwipe. I cut it out using Spellbinders Fancy Postage Edge and inked through the die with Meadow.

I cut the largest of the Spellbinders Fancy Ribbon Threader dies out of green card and inked through the die with Meadow ink. I threaded some Moss Green American Seam Binding through the slits in the die cut. I tied a bow using 2 lengths of the ribbon. I made a flower using the Bitty Blossoms die set, inking through the die with Meadow before rolling it.

I assembled the card as shown adding some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Black Pearl around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Good morning Julia,
    What a lovely change a card in green. I really am liking the selection being posted lately they are really inspiring making me look at smaller stamps for making backgrounds.
    Amanda x

  2. Lovely fresh card Julia on of my fav flower stamps and Spellbinders dies I don't us green as a main colour you have inspired me to try.

  3. Hi Julia, I love that you use different colour themes and this green is gorgeous as is the card.

    Wilma x x

  4. Hi Julia, this card is fab, green is not my favourite colour, but you make it look lovely. Love the ribbon dies, those are a definite must have. Bx

  5. Morning Julia, beautiful card and I really love your shades of green, Carole Z X

  6. Pretty card Julia, and it would lend itself to any colour you chose. Like the dandelion seeds as a background too.

  7. Morning Julia, Gorgeous card, green is not normally a colour I go for, but this is gorgeous, and my 2 favourite dies used, loving the background, as always. Absolutely gorgeous.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  8. great card love the colours even though im not a green person.Laura O

  9. Lovely card Julia i usually like green but not really doing it for me in this shade, maybe it will grow on me in time xx hazel

  10. Hi Julia. Very pretty card. Never think of doing green but it looks really lovely.

    Val in Spain xxx

  11. Morning Julia,
    Great card. loving the shades of green makes a very nice change.
    Have a good day.


  12. Morning Julia,

    Love the card. So brave using such a deep green, but boy it works so well. X

  13. Such a gorgeous card Julia, love the colour and the stamps

  14. Morning Julia, stunning card the green really goes don't use
    it a lot but have for xmas cards in Glasgow you have
    to be careful who you do a green card for unfortunately.
    Nancyd xx

  15. Hi Julia

    A very nice card ,but im afraid the colour does not show for me, it all looks grey , it must be my old laptop , i must say though your sentiment is pristine mine never look this clear ? i must get more practice .

    Elaine H X

  16. Beautiful card Julia and I really like the green and white

    xx Sandra

  17. Morning Julia, lovely card, love this green and layout is great. Emma

  18. Hello Julia, A beautiful card, the green and white is so fresh. Love the sentiment.
    Hugs June xxx

  19. hi Julia, The green is certainly unusual but this cards looks very nice. I'm liking these stamps more and more. Regards and best wishes for Christmas and the New Year Jackie D

  20. Hi julia this is a lovely card and I love the colour,I don't use green enough on my cards might need to change that!! Can't wait to play with the dandelion set once xmas cards are finished!!lol only a couple left to do. Love lesley xx

  21. Loving the 'fresh' look of this card!

  22. I love the green shade with the white. And the sentiment is lovely.

  23. Hi julia another beautiful card i love the colour that you have used and the stamp. You give us so much insperation. Keep up the good work.

    Debs A

  24. Hi Julia.....Lovely card and i love the colours you have used...and some of my favorite stamps.

    Happy crafting
    Chrissie x x x

  25. Hi Julia a great idea to show the cards for ther year they are stunning as always.
    I wish you and your family a very Happy New Year .I look forward to seeing your cards for 2013.


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