Friday 26 April 2013

Sisters are Forever

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I used Milk Card. I stamped the Blossom Heart Stamp several times using Spun Sugar Distress Ink. I made sure the ink was dry and then ran it through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Super Powder Puff Embossing Folder (more on order). I ran it through a second time to extend the design and then inked around the edges with Spun Sugar using Cut n Dry Foam.

I popped the 'Sisters are Forever' sentiment inside the frame (both from the Justrite Forever Friends Stamp Set) and stamped using Jet Black Archival then embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Beaded Squares and inked through the die with Spun Sugar. I trimmed off all the 'beads' with my trimmer to make a square with rounded corners. I then cut another Beaded Square and again inked through the die with Spun Sugar. I left this one intact and layered the stamped one on top using 3d Foam Pads.

I tied a bow using 2 lengths of Cream Silky Crush Ribbon and added a Pink Dazzler.

I assembled the card as shown adding some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Golden Pearl around the edges and some Cream Pearls in the top left-hand corner.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia,
    Lovely and girlie today - a very subtle shade of pink.
    Amanda x

  2. Good morning Julia
    What a pretty delicate!
    Love the colour combo.
    The stamps are so every element used!
    Thanks for sharing
    Have a lovely day
    Lara xx

  3. What a beautiful card, the colour is very pretty, lovely girly card xx

  4. Hi Julia, a very pretty card, love the pink and white combo. Bx

  5. Beautiful Julia

    Looking forward to all your shows that are coming up!!

    Happy Crafting
    Heather Rogers xx

  6. Hi Julia, this is such a pretty card, I love the soft colours Carole Z X

  7. Hi Julia. Very soft and pretty ladies card.

  8. Good morning Julia,
    What a sweet card, I am not crazy about pink, however this is very sweet and if I had a sister I know it would be a cherished card. Nice job!

  9. Hi Julia,
    What a beautiful card - I love the colours!
    I'd love to try the just rite stamp sets - note to self - 'add to end of wish list'.
    I like that die - another one for the wish list - it reminds me of the embellishments that has the pom pom sort of edge to it.
    Best wishes.
    Mary x

  10. Morning Julia, A lovely, soft and pretty card today, loving the background stamping.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx


  11. Morning Julia,

    Very pretty and delicate colours. X

  12. stunning card Julie .Melanie

  13. Im not usually a pastel pink girl but this is a pretty card. Not sure abt the sentiment as me & my sister haven't spoken for two years! Lol.

  14. Hi Julia, a lovely soft girlie card. Love it . Lol Lynne M x x x

  15. Hi Julia. Another amazing background used to make a beautiful card.

    Love Val in Spain xxx

  16. Lovely card Julia love the subtle colour xx hazel

  17. Gorgeous card Julia, so pretty

  18. Morning Julia, beautifully delicate and elegant card. Have a great day

  19. Morning Julia, hope your well. This card is very girly, which I am not. However, I would make this one for my sister, and I no she would love it! I do like the card, but not for me. I love the background and the die, and they all work together. More purple cards please, my favorite colour. Have a great day, crafty hugs Debbie R xx

  20. Morning Julia,
    A very pretty delicate coloured card love the soft pink.

  21. Hi Julia. Another beautiful card - the colour is so pretty. X

  22. Morning Julia, a lovely pastel card love the colour
    and design beautiful.
    Nancyd xx

  23. Very pretty Julia, love the pastel pink

    xx Sandra

  24. Hi Julia. A very pretty pastel card. Spun sugar is such a nice colour isn't it? SueL

  25. Hi Julia love the card the colours are lovely also the saying is very nice, love Jean Z xx

  26. Hi Julia, lovely feminine card today. Love the colour it is very delicate.
    Crafty Hugs Carol Healy

  27. Hi Julia,
    As the saying goes 'Pretty in pink' and your card this morning is sooooo very pretty.

    Love Sheila xx

  28. Good morning Julia
    What a fantastic card oh so beautiful, I just love everything about it.

  29. Lovely girly card Julia! Lovely sentiment too, simple and elegant!
    Have a lovely weekend
    Sandra x

  30. Hello Julia, Pretty in pink, such a delicate card, I love pink so this is right up my street, the background is fab, I bought the stamp set from your show on Tuesday, they are beautiful and will soon be making a card for my sister.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  31. Very pretty colours Julia and I love the back ground but still not sure about the beaded squares, can't quite take to that die.

  32. a really pretty card Julia.Laura O

  33. A lovely feminine card Julia.

  34. This is beautiful the colours are soft and pretty. Jackie

  35. Hi Julia this is a very pretty and girly card and the sentiment is very nice.looking forward to your shows next week too. Love Lesley x

  36. Hi Julia, a very pretty card. Spun sugar is such a gorgeous colour. Hope you have a good weekend. Kind regards Joanne K x


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