Thursday 21 March 2013

Thanks ever so much

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card - quite a simple one.

I cut 2 Spellbinders Die D-Lites Medallion 7 out of Burgundy Card. I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Classic Sentiments Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders 5 x 7 Elegant Labels 4 and inked through the die with Aged Mahogany Distress Ink using Cut n Dry Foam.

I ran a piece of Coconut White Card through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Crazy Daisy Embossing Folder. I inked around the edges with Aged Mahogany.

I threaded some White Silky Crush Ribbon through the centre of the medallions and the sentiment die cut and secured it at the back of the background.

I assembled the card as shown adding some Self Adhesive Pearls to each corner and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Berry Red around the edges.

Pick of the Week Shows today are at 2pm and 8pm on Ideal World and 9am (extra show) and 4pm on Create & Craft. Hope you can join me.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Hi Julia, it may be simple but it is really lovely. Shows are great, loving all the inspiration. Bx

  2. lovey simple looking card ,colours are great

  3. Simple but beautiful, I do like the medallions dies and this is a different way of using them. Lovely. xx

  4. Morning Julia,
    Boy are they keeping you busy, bet you cannot wait till Friday and have a well deserved rest. The shows have been ace, full of fabulous inspiration and lots of tips - cannot wait for my parcels to arrive.
    This may be simply (but only if you know how) but know body would know. Love the colour combo.
    Amanda x

  5. Hi Julia beautiful card bet you cannot wait till the weekend for a rest thank you for all the cards you and sue have done this week some great ideas thank you Tracy w x

  6. hi julia, loved this card when it was showed on c&c. The demo's this week have been great. Will be watching all of them again today. crafty hugs debs :0)

  7. Morning Julia what a great card. It may be a simple card. But its beautiful. Keep up tbe good work Julia xx

    Debs xx

  8. Hi Julia. What a pretty card. Love the ribbon threaded through the die. Enjoying the shows.

    Val in Spain xxx

  9. Lovely simple card julia.
    Loving the shows.

  10. Hi Julia, Love the card and all the shows love Jean Z xxx

  11. GM Julia these D-litres are so versatile. Love this design and enjoying the shows. You must be ready for a duvet day after this week! TFS and hugs Annie

  12. Morning Julia, A lovely card today, lovely colours and gorgeous embossed background, simple but beautiful. Loving the Shows, bet you looking forward to the weekend.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  13. Lovely card thank you for sharing it with us - and thank you for the shows i have really enjoyed them x

  14. Hi Julia it may be a simple card but it still looks lovely!! I have enjoyed all the shows this week,in fact I haven't watched c&c so much in ages!!lol bet you can't wait for the weekend tho to have a bit of rest. Love Lesley x

  15. Hi Julia,
    You say simple but its very effective, great choice of colours too.
    You have a busy few days bet your ready for a rest. Thanks for all of the tips and inspiration you have given us and also a few laughs as well.


  16. Hi Julia,

    The sentiment says it all, thank you.

    Enjoy your shows both informative and enjoyable to watch.

    Very pretty card. X

  17. Good morning Julia,
    I liked the shows especially on Ideal World yesterday, the presenter was very good and she was very complimentary to you and your talents. The afternoon show with Leonie was silly, sometimes she is too silly for me, but you seemed to be having fun...

  18. Simple but so elegant Julia, another beauty

    xx Sandra

  19. Morning Julia
    Great card today. I do like the buckle cards


  20. Morning Julia, a great card and such a good idea to
    use the medallions this way have a couple of them
    must remember this next time. nancyd xx

  21. Hi Julia. I love this card especially the colour combination. Burgundy and white is very elegant. SueL

  22. Hi Julia, beautiful card. I've watched you all week on C&C. You make a simple card look stunning! Nonny xx

  23. Hi Julia, Simple but beautiful. The shows have been great.

    Happy crafting
    Chrissie x x x

  24. Hi Julia,
    Simple but soooo classy, love the embossed back ground that goes with it. I'm so enjoying your shows and you're doing a fabulous job. I've missed a couple but unfortunately I don't have the means to record them...grrr! Loving your blog too with all the inspiration you're giving me...hopefully my Set 2 will arrive today.Keep up the great work.

    Love Sheila xx

  25. Hi Julia
    Simple is good!Congrats on the shows, you have done a sterling job, I've really enjoyed watching them, have recorded most so not watching in "real time" as it were.You must be shattered by now, have a good rest at the weekend,
    Take care
    Hilary x

  26. Hi Julia, another gorgeous card today. My dies arrived at teatime last night so going to play. Loving all the shows.
    Crafty Hugs Carol Healy

  27. Love this card. The labels die is beautiful and you can do so much with them. Loving your shows. Well Done!

  28. Hi Julia

    Great card and die

    June x

  29. like this long style of card and this medalion die is very nice too .Laura O

  30. this is fabby Julia - I've so enjoyed watching you this week - what fun you have xx

  31. Hi Julia
    Lovely card, the medallions are so pretty as is the label, loving the embossed background too!
    Loving the shows, must get back to tv, you're on with Dave Bradford.

    Lara xxx

  32. A lovely smaller card, great use of the dies, gets my juices going... lol xx

  33. Hi Julia
    Absolutely love this card so crisp and clean looking, it will lend itself for such a lot of cards and dies too, oh! you are so clever.

  34. You might say it's simple but it's very lovely! I've just opened my parcel and got my set - sooooo excited. Won't have time to play with them till tomorrow night or Sat but can't wait to get cracking!

  35. Hi Julia enjoying the shows and another beautiful card from you
    Carol E

  36. Hello Julia, You have been a star this week, how you have kept going I don't know. I've only watched you and i am flagging.Take care. Best wishes Patx

  37. wonderful shows this week Julia, where you come up with all your ideas I dont know..... loving your blog too which I have only just found but I visit every day... like the colours of this card and the way small dies can be used on a big card.....

  38. Loved all your shows they have been fab. I have had to resist as there has been so much spell binders recently and still have my latest on flexi pay. May treat myself to a couple of the dies individually though! You must be exhausted by now. Your show with Loen was fab she is definitely unique! Have a relaxing weekend. Love Alison


  39. Julie thank you for all the fantastic shows this week, you are an inspiration just keep coming up with new ideas,love when you on with Martin he is like the naughty schoolboy but you keep him in his place always get a laugh.Enjoy your weekend you deserve a good rest.Just finally got signed to your blog always have a look everyday.Take care, Love Mary x

  40. Hi Julia, you are doing a fabulous job with all the Demi's you have done this week! You have had a real marathon run ! I bet you can't wait for a break!
    Your Demo's have been inspirational, I particularly love your background work!
    Can you buy just the rose background stamp.on its own? I love it but its only available in a multivitamin on TV, I checked your shop but its not there!
    Looking forward to your Demo's tomorrow,
    Crafty hugs,
    Sandra Riley

  41. What a great idea for a card. Love it. xx


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