Wednesday 16 October 2013


Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the back background, I ran a piece of Milk Card through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Celebrate Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design. I rubbed Blush Gilding Wax all over. Once dry, I inked around the edges with Victorian Velvet Distress Ink.

I stamped the Justrite Floral Flourishes Background twice using Victorian Velvet. I cut it down into 3 panels and popped some Raspberry Card behind each one.

I stamped the image and the 'MAGNOLIA' stamp from the Spring Flowers Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I coloured in using Pink Ultra and Golden Pear Mica Powders from the Cosmic Shimmer Garden Flora Mica Spray Set. I cut it out using Spellbinders Scalloped Labels One and inked through the die with Victorian Velvet. I cut a Spellbinders Captivating Square out of Raspberry Card.

I stamped 'Mum', again using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Clear Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Labels 28 and inked through the die with Victorian Velvet. I cut a Spellbinders Floral Oval out of Raspberry Card.

I assembled the card as shown adding a Pearl Swirl, some Cream Pearls in the corners and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Vintage Pink around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Good morning Julia,
    The colors are really outstanding and recently I have been inspird by you to use the water colors and mica powders for just great outcomes. Thanks for,your dedication and inspiration. You rock.

  2. I love the effect when the background is split and reassembled, adds a lot of interest. Lovely card xx

  3. Morning Julia, beautiful card, love the split background! Love Jean xxx

  4. Morning Julia,

    Stunning card, love everything especially the Floral flourishes background stamp and how you have broken the background into panels.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxxx

  5. Hi Julia
    Thankyou for a great card love the split background you have done Tracy w x

  6. Morning Julia thank you wow to the colour take care Kitty

  7. Hi Julia. Great card. Like the others, I also love the split background, and the floral flourishes stamp is gorgeous. Take care.

  8. Morning Julia]
    Fantastic card today, love the raspberry card - can we get this from your shop?
    Love the panelling and the Magnolia is amazing. These flowers are definitely a need item. I can also hear the Micas calling - wow will my list ever get shorter.
    Amanda x

  9. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous you have used some very tempting products. Have a great day. Love Jackie

  10. Hi julia
    Gorgeous card, lovely colours
    Must try this one myself
    Would suit all occasions
    Best wishes

  11. Morning Julia, Loving this card, especially the stamped flourish background and the magnolia stamp, really lovely.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  12. Morning Julia,
    Beautiful card, love the raspberry pink, great background with the panels, adds so much interest, pretty stamp too.

  13. Gorgeous card love the colours especially the pink card stock xx hazel

  14. Hi Julia,

    Striking design. Love the colour. X

  15. Saw you demoing this card on C&C.It is so beautiful just like the rest of them made with these sets of stamps.

  16. Morning Julia. A very pretty card.
    Nancyd xx

  17. I like these cardswith panels on, well done Julia Mabex

  18. I would usually go for a softer shade of pink but I must admit this raspberry colour is really growing on me.

    xx Sandra

  19. Good morning Julia,
    What a beautiful bouquet of cards you have been making with all the flower stamps although the raspberry is a bit bright for me, but making a smaller rim of it would still work.
    Love and crafty hugs

  20. Hi Julia,

    Such a stunning girlie card. Love it.

    Much love,

    Shirley T. xxx

  21. Hi Julia

    Lovely card today. I love the flower cards you have done lately. I might use a lighter colour pink myself though.

  22. Morning Julia. Wow, what a bright and cheery card today. Just what we need on these dull days. Really lovely colours. Kind regards Joanne K x

  23. Hi Julia. Love the colours and making the three panels is a great idea.
    Love Val x

  24. Hello Julia, Beautiful card love the rich colours and the split background. I really need the flowers stamps they are gorgeous.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  25. I just love this card I love putting columns down my cards I think they look lovely and the colours are beautiful love Jean Z xx

  26. Loving the raspberry Julia!! Fab card as always. Ali x

  27. Lovely colour Julia and the three panels look stunning. Pat x

  28. Lovely card. I really like the panels and the stamps.

  29. Hi Julia
    What a pretty card, the new stamps are beautiful and I love the panel effect that you have created. Lovely.
    Love Jan x

  30. A very pretty card in gorgeous colours, particularly like the stamped panels. x


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