Tuesday 8 January 2013

In Joy or Sadness

Hi Bloggers.

Totally different colour scheme to yesterday's card but still using the Cosmic Shimmer Brights Embossing Powder Set.

For the background, I randomly (ish!) stamped a butterfly from the Creative Expressions Butterfly Kiss Stamp Set using Perfect Medium. I stamped a few at a time and then added Cosmic Shimmer Lapis Pink Aurora Embossing Powder from the Brights set. When I had stamped the whole area, I heat set with my heat tool. I ran the background through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Chiaro Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the pattern and then inked around the edges with Victorian Velvet Distress Ink using Cut n Dry Foam.

I stamped the main image from the same stamp set again using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Lapis Pink Aurora Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Wavy Rectangles and inked through the die with Victorian Velvet.

I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set with the Perfect Medium and embossed with Lapis Pink Aurora. I cut it out using Spellbinders Resplendent Rectangles and inked through the die with Victorian Velvet.

I tied a bow using 2 lengths of Rose Sheer Wrinkled Edge Ribbon and added a Large Circle Dazzler.

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

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Julia,
    A wonderful example today, I love your jazzy style.

  2. Hi Julia, a really beautiful card. I love pink and white, it just makes it so feminine. Bx

  3. Hi Julia. Very pretty girly card. You can really see the shine on the background today - lovely.

    Val in Spain xxx

  4. Morning Julia another beautiful card its really pretty. Its a really girlie one to day. Look forward to see what you have instore for us tomorrow. Take Care

    Debs Artliff

  5. Morning Julia....Very pretty card today, I love the background...

    Happy crafting
    Chrissie x x x

  6. A really pretty card Julia, and I love the way you done the background.

  7. Wow Julia, this is as girly as you can get. Love the background. Would be a great card for October and breast cancer awareness month.

  8. Morning Julia, This is a stunner, I love the girliness of this card, and the embossing powder is so beautiful, loving the wavy rectangles die too.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  9. Hi julia what a lovely and very girly card,you've definitely encouraged me to dig out my coloured embossing powders to give them a try,so thanks for the inspiration!! Looking forward to your shows on friday love lesley xx

  10. Morning Julia, lovely card, love the background with the 2 embossing techniques. Emma

  11. Morning Julia lovely card like the butterflies on the background xx hazel

  12. Morning Julia,
    Pretty card love the embossing and the stamps.
    Have a good day.

  13. Morning Julia, another stunner love the pink and a great background as
    usual, it really shows up today very girlie. Nancyd xx

  14. Really beautiful Julia, love the colours


  15. Hi Julia,
    Pretty card. Love the background. X

  16. Hi Julia
    Wow you really have excelled, this card is so beautiful, and as always your instructions are excellent, thank you yet again.

  17. Morning Julia

    This card is gorgeous I love it.

    Sue xx

  18. another great card Julia,like these stamps.Laura O

  19. Hello Julia, Soooo delicate and feminine, love the stamps and the background is gorgeous. Agree with Celina it would make a great card for October breast cancer awareness month.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  20. Hello Julia this card is stunning can not wait till tomorrow to see what you have in store Tracy w xx

  21. Hi Julia,
    Pretty and Pink!
    looking forward to Friday.
    Thanks for the inspiration.
    Joan B.

  22. Hello Julia I really like this card. The colours and the embossing are both beautiful
    Carol E


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