Sunday, 15 September 2013


Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I inked through the Lattice Mask with Dried Marigold. I did start off just thinking that I'd ink a section in each corner but I didn't like that so I ended up being a bit random. I then ran it through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Cheerful Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design and inked around the edges with Dried Marigold using Cut n Dry Foam.

I stamped the image from the Creative Expressions Garden Party 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 Dried Marigold. I coloured in using Cosmic Shimmer Watercolour Paints. I used Emerald Gold and Jade Mint from the the Luscious Greens Set, Golden Scarlet and Tropic Yellow from the Autumn Sunset Set.

I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with clear powder. I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels Four Dies and inked through the die with Dried Marigold.

I tied a bow using Cream Crochet Ribbon and added a Frosted Peach Dazzler.

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

Don't forget that Sue is back on Create & Craft today at 12noon for 2 hours and then again at 5pm for an hour. She has some fab new products on her shows.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Hi Julia. Pretty card. These stamps are very handy as you can suit them to most occasions. Take care.

  2. Morning Julia
    thank you the sentiment I like to put on shoe cards is, "If the shoe fits buy a pair in every colour" lol take care Kitty

  3. Good morning Julia today's card is beautiful. I am recording Sue's shows today my daughter is home and we have plans. Have a great day. Jackie

  4. Hi Julia
    Great card I to like the sentiment if the shoe fits buy a pair in every colour thank you Tracy w x

  5. Great card, the sentiment Kitty and Tracy have suggested is one of my favourites for girlfriends xx

  6. Morning Julia, Another lovely card today, fantastic inking through the mask, it looks gorgeous.
    I agree with Tracy W's sentiment, 'if the shoe fits, buy a pair in every colour', that's a brilliant phrase, and very true ha ha.
    I will be recording Sue's shows as won't be back from Church to catch the start, really looking forward to it.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  7. Morning Julia
    Another stunner, seems your sentiment is very apt for so many of us girlies.....
    Amanda x

  8. Julia. This is beautiful. Love everything about it.

    Love Val x

  9. Morning Julia,
    Another girly card.

  10. Morning Julia. Another pretty card and lovely backgrounds. Us girls and our shoes!! Hugs Annoe

  11. Lovely card really like the background on this one.

    xx hazel

  12. Morning Julia, a really lovely card liking these shoe
    stamps a lot.
    Nancyd xx

  13. I love the colours you have used on this one, gorgeous! xx

  14. Morning Julia, another pretty card. Looking forward to seeing Sue today, seems ages since she was on the tv. Love Jean xxx

  15. Hi Julia, lovely card very pretty love Jean Z xx

  16. Again, a beautiful card Julia

    xx Sandra

  17. Good morning Julia, another beautiful card. Looking forward to today's shows for even more inspiration (you can never have enough!). x

  18. Gorgeous peach colour Julia and a pretty design. Looking forward to tool shed today. Pat x

  19. Hello Julia, lovely card, great colours and layout. Have a good Sunday. Bx

  20. Hi Julia,

    Really pretty card today. Thank you.

    Much love,

    Shirley T. xxx

  21. Hello Julia, Pretty card, love the soft colours, that shoe is fab, us girls can never have too many. Enjoy your Sunday. Will be watching Sue for more inspiration.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  22. Morning Julia,

    loving the whole card.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  23. Morning Julia, another beautiful card, the shoes are growing on me now. My tv set for Toolshed so will be watching Sue,
    hope you have a great day
    hugs Lynn

  24. Hi Julia, such a bright and beautiful card as always xx

  25. lovely colours and these stamps are so pretty.Laura O


  26. Hi Julia,

    Pretty girlie card. Love the cards. X

  27. Such a beautiful card. Love the colors. The shoe stamp is fab for us girls. Have a nice day x


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