Tuesday 27 August 2013

Every Flower is a Soul

Hi Bloggers.

Back to Sunkissed Fleur and a Burst of Splendour today.

The background is simply a piece of Milk Card run through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Extra Flint Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design and inked around the edges with Dusty Concord Distress Ink.

I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Garden Sayings Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Stately Circles and inked through the die with Dusty Concord. I cut the largest of the Spellbinders Splendid Circles out of purple card. Don't the 2 circle sets work well together?

For a change I made a flower out of Felt I got from Sam Poole here. I used the Heartfelt Creations Sunkissed Fleur Die (don't emboss). The felt cuts really easily. I layered up 3 different sized flowers securing with Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue and added a Frosted Violet Dazzler.

I stamped some leaves from the Hearfelt Creations Open Leaf Stamp Set and the Classic Leaf Stamp Set using Olive Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut them out using the Classic Leaf Die Set.

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

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia
    Another lovely card - the two circle dies look great together. Loving the purple. I've ordered the leaf stamps and dies and am so glad as they look brilliant.
    Lisa x

  2. Morning Julia, a beautiful card colours are brilliant.
    Nancyd xx

  3. Hi Julia
    What can I say but stunning card love the colour the spellbinder dies look great together thank you. Tracy w x

  4. Morning Julia
    love the bold purple this card makes a statement thank you. take care Kitty.... are we getting a sneak look at Fridays new Spellbinders?

  5. Morning Julia,

    Wow love this! Such a beautiful card, Purple is one of my favorite colours and this looks great in Purple and White. Loving the felt flower, it looks so expensive lol! Great sentiment too.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  6. Lovely card. Colours are great and I really like the sentiment!
    Marion x

  7. Hi Julia, lovely card, great colours. Bx

  8. Morning Julia, A lovely card, loving the two circle dies together, and the colours are gorgeous.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  9. Good morning Julia I love this card. I had no idea you could cut felt. I'm off to give it a try. I've got a day of card making ahead of me. Jackie

  10. Lovely, great to see felt flowers and love the stately circles

  11. Lovely card, Julia. Haven't used felt in ages, out of sight out of mind! Thanks for the nudge!

  12. Morning Julia, really like the card. I didn't know you could die-cut felt.


  13. Hiya Julia,

    Brilliant card. X

  14. Morning Julia, beautiful card, love the leaves and the flower looks great cut in felt. Love Jean xxx

  15. Morning Julia,
    Beautiful card, and yes, the circles look great together. Love your felt flower.

  16. Love the leaves on this card.. great card. mabex

  17. Hi Julia. Gorgeous card. The purple is such a beautiful rich colour, I love it. The felt flower is great. Take care.

  18. Hi Julia. beautiful card. Love the colour and the felt flower is so pretty.
    Love Val x

  19. Hi Julia lovely card, love the colour of purple very vibrant.


  20. Good morning Julia, love the leaves on this card and the circles. A reminder to mix and match our sets!! Best wishes Jackie D

  21. Hello Julia, A stunning card today. The purple is soo rich and opulent. The circles do look great together and the felt flower is gorgeous, love the sentiment.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  22. Hi Julia, love this card and I love the leaves must get them love Jean Z xx

  23. Gorgeous love the colours, xxx

  24. Hi Julia todays card is stunning,I love the color's and the felt flower is fantastic,love the way you brought it all together.Thank you for your inspiration.
    Ita in Ireland.

  25. Hi Julia, I have followed you for ages but kept forgetting to join up. Between you and Sue I have enough inspiration for the rest of my days! Must also join you on FB. I love today's card and the felt flowers are great. My type of card.

  26. A very pretty and feminine card. x

  27. Hi Julia,
    I love this card there is so much detail in it,the sentiment is beautiful, love the dies you have used along with the stamps, and so beautifuly put together, thank you for the inspiration xx


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