Tuesday 22 October 2013


Hi Bloggers.

I have shows today on Create & Craft at 8am (another early start!) and 3pm. Hope you can join me.I have 2 new colours of Gilding Flakes on the shows - Verdigris and Red Speckle. Yummy!

Here's today's card -

For the background, I ran a piece of Coconut White Card through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Super Powder Puff Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design and inked around the edges with Oregano Adirondack Dye Ink using Cut n Dry Foam.

For the bottom panel I dabbed some Cosmic Shimmer Flake & Glitter Glue onto one of the leaf stamps from the Autumn Leaves Stamp Set and stamped at an angle. I did this a couple of times and then cleaned my stamp with a Grime Boss. The glue remains tacky until you put something on it so you have planty of time. I rubbed some new Verdigris Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Flakes over, removing the excess with a piece of Ranger Rubit Scrubit. I then stamped another image from the same stamp set in the gaps with Jet Black Archival. I edged the panel with some Oregano Ink.

I stamped the handbag from the Bags of Style Stamp Set using the Flake & Glitter Glue, cleaned my stamp and added the Verdigris Flakes to the image. I cut it out using Spellbinders Standard Cicles Large and inked through the die with Oregano. The Doily Die in the background is unfortunately not available but there are some other lovely dies on the show from Couture Creations.

I stamped the sentiment from the Bags of Style Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Distressed Edges and Oregano.

I assembled the card as shown adding a couple of 5mm Black Pearls to the top corners and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Vintage Golden Green around the edges.

See you later!

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Love todays card and adore the new colour of gilding flakes.

  2. Good morning Julia,
    The purse looks fantastic, look forward to your shows today. Cool card.

  3. Morning Julia thank you lovely card.I will be watching today take care Kitty

  4. Morning Julia, a very pretty card the background is fanstatic and
    the bag looks amazing with the flakes have set to record your shows
    as I don't get home till about 8.45 but will watching.
    Nancyd xx

  5. Hi Julia. Lovely card. Great gilding flakes! Have a good time today. I will be watching your shows. Take care.

  6. Hi Julia
    Stunning card love the background have a good shows Tracy w x

  7. Morning Julia
    Fabulous love the new colour to the gilding family, Will be tuning in later.
    Amanda x

  8. Morning Julia, Wow !! I love this card, I love the background embossing folder and the inking, and the new verdigris gilding flakes are gorgeously yummy.
    I will be watching/recording your shows today, looking forward to them.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  9. Morning Julia, lovely card, love the colours. Will be watching your shows today. Love Jean xxx

  10. Beautiful card the bag looks amazing xx hazel

  11. Morning Julia,

    Lovely card, loving the verdigris gilding flakes bet they will sell quickly. beautiful for Holly/Christmas trees etc.

    I am taping your shows as I will be at work.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  12. Hi Julia,

    Lovely card. Looking forward to the show. X

  13. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous. Good luck with the shows today I will be recording them it is my long day at work today. That will be a treat for later. Love Jackie

  14. Morning Julia, love the gilding. Will be watching and recording your shows while trying to organise the roofers who are replacing my guttering this morning xx

  15. Hi Julia,

    Such a lovely card. With a different stamp in the middle, it could be a mans card. Thank you.

    Much love,

    Shirley T. xxx

  16. I really like this one Julia, such a pretty card

    xx Sandra

  17. I'm recording your shows today Julia to watch later. Fab card - I love the look of the super powder puff embossing folder. Pat x

  18. Hi Julia, lovely card, love the gilding flakes, especially on the bag. Missed the 8am show, but looks like it is on the catch up channel, so have set to record. Bx

  19. Hi Julia, great show this morning. Really enjoyed the demos. Looking foward to the show later. Kind regards Joanne K x

  20. Hi Julia, love the handbag and the card looks lovely, will be watching today have taped the early show love Jean Z xx

  21. Lovely card Julia - love the colours again. Managed to watch most of the show this morning as TV wouldnt let me record for some reason! Very good, great demos as usual.

  22. Hi Julia,
    Great show this morning, loved your demos.

  23. Hello Julia, Love the handbag and the new gilding flakes. The powder puff embossing looks great. Missed the 8am show but will be watching at 3pm.
    Take care. Jugs June xxx

  24. Hi Julia, I watched you this morning on C&C, fab demos. 1st day on your blogspot, love it, regards Marg xx

  25. This is stunning Julia- doesn't that handbag look expensive! Great demos on the TV too!

  26. Love the new gilding flakes have recorded your shows for today so will catch them over the next few days xx


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