Friday, 21 December 2012


Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I simply ran some Coconut White Card through the Grand Calibur with the Spellbinders Elite M-Bossabilities Folder. I inked around the edges with Stonewashed Adirondack Dye Ink using Cut n Dry Foam.

I dusted a piece of Coconut White Card with my Anti-Static Bag and stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Falling Leaves Stamp Set and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Steel Blue Embossing Powder from the Metallics & Darks Set. I cut it out using the largest of the Fancy Postage Edge dies. While Still in the die, I stamped the Ivy Branch from the same stamp around the edges using the Stonewashed Ink Pad. I then inked through the die with Stonewashed using Cut n Dry Foam. I threaded some Blue Baker's Twine from the Primary Set  through the holes in the die cut.

I tied a bow out of Blue Satin Edged Organza. I made a flower using the Bitty Blossoms die set, inking through the die with Stonewashed before rolling.

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

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Hi Julia, another lovely card, love the ribbon used for the bow, such as a fab shade of blue. Bx

  2. Morning Julia x Gorgeous card. Love the leaves stamps. And thank you for all your lovely comments on my blog too. Take care xx

  3. Hi Julia...lovely card today. I also love the leaves...The sentiment is lovely.

    Happy crafting
    Chrissie x x x

  4. Morning Julia, Wow, both yourself and Sue went for the gorgeous blue and white today. I love this card, the twine threaded is genius, looks gorgeous, I also love the flower that has been inked before rolling, takes on a whole different look, absolutely gorgeous.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  5. Hi Julia,
    Lovely card today, love the stamping and the twine around the image. Great card today.

  6. Hi julia this is another lovely card,I really like the blue you've used to stamp with its a lovely shade.only another couple of cards left to do for xmas thank goodness I'm def starting earlier next year!!! Love lesley xx


  7. Morning Julia,
    Yet again another pretty card. Love the blue on this design. X

  8. Morning Julia,
    Very pretty card today love the colour you have used and the way you have laced the die.
    Have a good day.

  9. Hello Julia, Another pretty card the colour is so clean and fresh. Love the spamps and sentiment and how you have added the twine.
    Hae agreaat day everyone.
    Hugs June xxx

  10. Hi Julia

    Another lovely card today,i love it and the ribbon is so pretty

    Elaine H X

  11. Morning Julia, you and Sue have both gone blue and white
    today am loving it so fresh and with the twine through
    the die looks great. Nancyd xx

  12. love the card colours r lovely, hope you have a merry Christmas and happy new year xx

  13. Beautiful card Julia love that blue and the leaves surrounding the sentiment look gorgeous xx hazel

  14. Hi Julia. Lovely fresh card. Really good way of using the bakers twine.

    Val in Spain xxx

  15. Afternoon Julia what a lovely card I love the colour that you have used like how you have stamped the background. hope you have a great christmas and a happy new year.

    Debs A

  16. This is lovely Julia - love the fresh blue and white - always a winner. X

  17. great card love the stamped leaves and the embossed background.Laura O

  18. Lovely card and colours, esp love the leaf stamp. Emma


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