Tuesday 12 November 2013

Peace on Earth

Hi Bloggers.

It's all change with my shows this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday I'll be launching some brand new Couture Creations products (times in left hand sidebar of this blog) and my Heartfelt Creations shows have been moved back a week to Sunday 24th November. All this is subject to change of course!

Here's today's card -

Simple, quick & easy Christmas card today.

For the background, I ran a piece of Cobalt Card through the Grand Calibur with the Spellbinders Holiday Magic M-Bossabities Folder. I rubbed some Enchanted Gold Gilding Wax over the surface.

 I stamped 3 of the images/sentiments from the Justrite Oh Holy Night Stamp Set using Cobalt Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut them out using Spellbinders Heirloom Ornaments 2013 and inked through the die with Faded Jeans Distress Ink.

I ran some blue/white Baker's Twine down the card to each bauble and added a bow tied from 2 lengths of the same twine.

I assembled the card as shown adding some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Olympic Gold around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia, a stunning
    christmas card definately one to
    try and duplicate this year.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Good morning Julia, well I hope it will be for you and all the Wattsonettes ! Thanks for replying to my S.O.S email regarding your blog, so here I am hoping to start blogging. WOW is all I can say about todays card, simple but striking and totally stunning, a card that is bound to stand out from all the others friends and rellies receive. Ive hit a very BIG brick wall, as need 50 odd cards made and ready by 22nd Nov ready for a sale and lost my mojo, with only a Big Shot, 3 spellbinder dies, of which non are Christmas themed ! no JR stock stamps or dies, and no spare cash for stash ! Card making has moved on with tools and creativity but Ive stood still ! Roll on birthday and Christmas as my 'wish list' is full of craft ideas ONLY !! :) so, after my waffle, all I can say that I can take this wonderful card and try and re-create something similar with what I do have (somehow) ! I cant wait to watch your great shows again Julia, what with no Sue and no Julia I've been chomping on the bit ! SB and CE show's are NOT the same without our ladies. Right Mrs Watts, lets see if your e-mail was right : )

    take care everyone. Hugs to you Julia.
    Lancashire Steph xx

  3. Yeaaaah. Wooohoooo. Thanks Julia.

    Lancashire Steph

  4. Morning Julia
    beautiful card I will have a go at this one thank you, Looking forward to your shows take care Kitty

  5. Hi Julia. I love this card. It is just the type I prefer. The colbart blue is gorgeous too. , and the double twine bow really makes a difference.
    Take care.

  6. Hello Julia, amazing card, love the cobalt blue colour, it really makes the baubles stand out. Think this idea may be used for my Christmas cards. Bx

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  8. Hi Julia
    Great christmas card love the colour you have used aim going to try one in red and gold at the weekend thank you Tracy w x

  9. Morning Julia, This card is stunning, loving the colours used and adore the gilding wax atop the embossing on the background, and the twine and bows finish this card off beautifully. I love it.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  10. Morning Julia
    Stunning card today, love the blue.
    Amanda x

  11. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous the colour is fabulous. I hope the prep for your C&C shows is going well, thanks for keeping us updated with the changing times, we don't want to miss anything. Have a great day. Love Jackie

  12. Love your bauble cards, they make great cards for anyone

  13. Hi Julia,

    Lovely card. This is what sharing is all about as it will look bril in any colour.

    Much love,

    Shirley T. xxx

  14. hi Julia

    love the design od today's card. Doesn't the gilding wax make a card pop. Glad you let us know when your shows are on. I had already set the timer for your shows. Will have to go and correct them now. Looking forward to watching them already. Shame you and Sue can't have some regular days on C & C.

  15. Stunning card Julia, will be watching at the weekend, always love your shows

  16. Love the card idea, but I'm not keen on this year's bauble shape, so I'll substitute last years!

  17. Julia,
    Fantastic card. I love this easy style and the colors are my fav. Thanks

  18. Lovely card and not too complicated.Colours are great.

  19. Morning Julia,
    Great card, love the design, the little stamps on the baubles are very pretty.

  20. Hi Julia. Really like the colours and concept of this card. Would be great for batch making too. Thanks for sharing it with us. x

  21. Love this card Julia, a simple design but so effective. Pat x

  22. Hello Julia, This card is gorgeous, love the colour and the gilding wax really pops. Thanks for your show update, will be great to have you back, it has been too long, hope the prepping is going well.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  23. Hi Julia, Love the colours you have chosen and the card is very nice love Jean Z xx

  24. Love this card Julia - and have some of the stamps, so will give it a go. Thanks

  25. Love the sentiments and colour of this card. Thanks fro sharing and looking forward to watching you on TV x

  26. Hi Julia, Love the card its colour and sentiment. I will look up the times for this weekend shows, and I hope you will get to finish your demo's.
    X Ros

  27. I couldn't find you Julia so pleased I have now the card is lovely I am going to have a good try I will let you know how I get on hope you had a good holiday xx

  28. Hi Julia,

    This is such a gorgeous Christmas card, love everything on it, brilliant.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  29. Hi Julia
    What a lovely card love the colour and design are beautiful .look forward to your shows.
    Take care

  30. Good evening Julia, gorgeous card. Looking forward to the shows at the weekend. Kind regards Joanne K x


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