Saturday, 5 January 2013

For Your Special Day

Hi Bloggers.

First, I'd like to give out shout out to my friend Tracey who works at Creative Expressions HQ and has just started a blog. Please pop over  to have a look here. I'm sure she would love some new followers.

Another Pick of the Day card today. I am scratching around trying to find cards to share at the moment ahead of my shows on 11th - hope you don't mind.

For the background, I ran a piece of Foundations Shades Paper through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Pastorale Embossing Folder. The paper was wider than the folder. I ruffled some Blue White American Seam Binding down 2 sides.

I used the largest and the next but one largest of the Spellbinders Exquisite Circles dies to cut some Coconut White Card. At the emboss stage, I added the Small Polka Dots Mask and inked through the die with Purple Twilight Adirondack Dye Ink using Cut n Dry Foam. I cut a smaller motif from the Spellbinders Puzzle Effect Cut, Fold & Tuck die set using the Foundations Paper and inked through the die with Purple Twilight. I folded & tucked and added a 5mm White Pearl.

I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Fanciful Phrases Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Silver Shine Metallic Embossing Powder. I cut it out using the tag die from the Spellbinders French Frills Die Set and inked through the die with Purple Twilight.

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

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia.



26 comments:

  1. HELLO JULIA What a beautiful card going to try to do this one thankyou for the idea Tracy W xx

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  2. Fantastic card today Julia. I love it as the whole card would transfer easily to different colours and sentiments. Looking forward to seeing you on C&C, the 11th Jan
    Celina

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  3. Hi Julia,

    Really nice card, lovely colours and the dies are gorgeous. Look forward to watching you on c&c

    Alice x

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  4. Hi Julia, pretty in pink, lovely card, love the way you have created the circles, so inventive. Looking forward to your shows.

    Wilma x x

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  5. A very pretty card, Julia. The circle dies are delightful. X

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  6. Hi Julia What a lovely delicate card today. Love the ruffles.

    Val in Spain xxx

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  7. Morning Julia,
    A very pretty card love the circles and the ruffles look just right not too heavy.
    Have a good day.
    Lydia
    X

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  8. Julia this card is absolutely stunning and feminine, what a pleasure to read about it. Nice to meet you, have just joined your facebook myself also. crafty hugs
    Kim xx
    Inkykimcraft.blogspot.com

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  9. Hi Julia, a pretty feminine card. Love it. Bx

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  10. Morning Julia....Beautiful and elegant. I love the way you have used the seam binding.

    Happy crafting
    Chrissie x x x

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  11. Hi Julia,

    Very pretty delicate card. X

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  12. Such a pretty card Julia,

    xx Sandra

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  13. Lovely card Julia xx hazel

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  14. Hi Julia, very pretty and delicate card Regards Jackie D

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  15. simply beautiful Julia love the colours and the circle die.Fab.Laura O

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  16. Hello Julia, Pretty in pink, a feminine delicate card, love the soft colour and the circle die.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

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  17. Hi julia wow what a lovely feminine card and the colours are so pretty,I have this embossing folder but haven't used it yet!! So glad to hear you're going to be on c+c looking forward to that as I haven't watched anything on there since before xmas!! Will also be having a look at Traceys blog after this. Love lesley xx

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  18. Love the embossing folder and the way you have used the circles, a really classy card. love Helen

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  19. Hi Julia.
    Pretty card today. Looking forward to the shows.
    Thanks for the inspiration.
    Joan B.

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  20. Hi Julia, Thank you for sharing with us the info on Tracey's Blog.
    I love your card today, it is so girlie and frilly, I absolutely love it.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  21. Hi Julia, beautiful card today! Am just gong to pop ok and look at Tracey's blog x

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  22. Hi Julia, a stunning card love the colour and the circles are
    great haven't got them yet got the ovals but must get
    the circles as they look fantastic. nancyd xx

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  23. I love the purple twilight ink - another addition to the wish list! This card is so pretty. Thanks for Tracey's blog will go there right now. X

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  24. Hi Julia, what am inspirational Blog you have! this card is beautiful.
    I will be a regular visitor here I think!
    Hugs
    Sandra Riley

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  25. Hi julia another really pretty card i love it. You have not got me wanting to learn how to stamp.
    Looking forward to your shows. I will have to record them so i can keep following you on how to do things.
    Take care Julia.

    Debs Artliff

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