Monday 9 September 2013

Birthday Wishes

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

Sorry about the reflection on the embossing powder.

Probably impossible to see but on the background I actually spritzed through the Patchwork Quilt Mask with Violet Frost Mica Powder (from the Garden Flora Set) which I had mixed with water in the bottle that comes in the pack. I dried it with my heat tool and then stamped around the edge using the Beaded Flourish Stamp using Milled Lavender Distress Ink.

I stamped the Delightful Lily using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Amethyst Mist Lustre Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Classic Ovals Large and inked through the die with Dusty Concord Distress Ink. I cut a Spellbinders Nobel Rectangle out of light mauve card using the 2 largest dies in the set and inked through the die with Dusty Concord.

I stamped the sentiment that comes with the Beaded Flourish using Perfect Medium and embossed with Amethyst Mist Lustre. I cut it out using a Spellbinders Gold Ovals One Die within a Classic Ovals Large Die. After embossing I removed the Gold Die and inked through the Oval Die with Dusty Concord. I cut a different Nobel Rectangle out of light mauve card and inked through the die with Dusty Concord.

I tied a bow out of White Crochet Ribbon and added a Frosted Violet Dazzler.

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

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Good morning Julia,
    I love this card and have friends who think the only color in th crayon box is purple. Fantastic! Happy Monday.

  2. Morning Julia
    I love the Spellbinders you've used for the sentiment.
    Lisa x

  3. Morning Julia
    thank you a very pretty card take care Kitty

  4. Hi Julia
    Great card aim like Debby Berry everyone thinks I do only purple cards because its my favour but I do not will try this one out in a different colour thank you Tracy w x

  5. Morning Julia,

    A beautiful card today, I love Purple & White. Loving these dies, so versatile.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  6. Morning Julia
    Fantastic card today, the more I see the Noble Rectangles the more I need them - watch out CC you could be used....

  7. Hi Julia, fabulous card, love the dies, and your crochet ribbon bows come our perfect. Bx

  8. Morning Julia, a stunning card as Amanda daid the more I see
    these Nobel rect. the more I need them and loving the mauve card
    must get some of that too.
    Nancyd xx

  9. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous the colours are just lovely and the dies you have used are brilliant. Have a good day. Jackie

  10. Lovely card today, love the colours. My wish list gets longer and longer!
    Marion B xx

  11. Morning Julia, Gorgeous card, loving the stamped background, the colours are gorgeous, and the fabulous Nobel Rectangles die is gorgeous.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  12. Morning Julia, lovely card, love the colours. Love Jean xxx

  13. Morning Julia. Gorgeous card!! those embossing dies are a dream, I'll have to get them! Have a good week. Hugs Annie

  14. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card again great colours and I too am liking the new dies.

  15. I think it's pretty, but it's hard to see any detail on my monitor.

  16. Good morning Julia
    Love the colours on this pretty card.
    Ang x

  17. Hello Julia, Gorgeous card, love the colours and dies.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  18. Hi Julia,

    Really love this card. So elegant and pretty. Thank you.

    Much love,

    Shirley T. xxx


  19. Morning Julia,

    Beautiful card. X

  20. Such a pretty card Julia and the colour is so delicate. Pat x

  21. Hi Julia.
    Very pretty. Beautiful background and lovely colour.

    Love Val x

  22. Nothing wrong with a bit (well a lot in my case) of purple xxx

  23. Hi Julia. As I was away camping at the weekend I have just caught up with your cards and I am so glad I did as Saturdays is one of my all time favourites! It is just gorgeous. Love the mauve card today. Take care.

  24. Lovely card Julia I like purple love Jean Z xx

  25. Hi Julia,
    Sorry for not posting for ages, not been well.
    This is a beautiful card love the purple colours. Lovely focal point image. Really like the Nobel rectangle dies wasn't aware of them - on my to get list now! Lovely sentiment like the gold ovals dies.

    Lovely card today, best wishes from Katie-Louise

  26. Hi Julia, love the card and the colours.

  27. Hi Julia, I love the colours in this card in fact I love everything aout so elegant xx

  28. Gorgeous card Julia. Love the colour

    Crafty hugs


  29. You really are tempting me with the Noble Rectangle-lovely card.x

  30. stunner, really gorgeous, I love the colour. Another super card Julia.

    Hope you have had a good day
    hugs Lynn

  31. Gorgeous card Julia, super colour, so perfect for so many


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