Friday 6 December 2013

Sneak Peak

Hi Bloggers.

Today I thought I's share with you a sneak peak from Sunday's shows. There are a range of different stamp sets and dies from Justrite. I'm also launchng some new colours of PVA and some new Couture Creations Embossing Folders. There's a selection of sale items on the show too from Justrite, Spellbinders and That Special Touch. Agood  time to give the family a nudge if they haven't got your Christmas pressie yet!

I do have another guest with me on the shows - all will be revealed soon!

Here's today's sneaky peak -

I've used the Justrite Black-Eyed Susan Vintage Labels Five Clear Stamp Set on this. Quite a long name! As the title infers - there is a new Justrite die set - Vintage Labels Five and there are stamps on this set that directly co-ordinate with them. I love, love this stamp set and could have made dozens and dozens of cards with it but, as usual, I ran out of time.

So, for the background, I used a piece of Foundations Floral Dream paper as I did not want a white base. I randomly stamped a flower head stamp using Faded Jeans Distress Ink. Then, using a butterfly stamp from the set, I painted some Pastel Aqua Watercolour (from the Cosmic Shimmer Pastels Watercolour Set) on to it and stamped in the gaps (applying a little more paint each time). I made sure the ink and paint were dry and then ran it through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Endless Embossing Folder (new design). I ran it through a second time to extend the design and inked around the edges with Faded Jeans.

I stamped the main image using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Labels 13 and inked through the die with Faded Jeans. I coloured in using Tumbled Glass and Crushed Olive Distress Markers and CS Pale Aqua Watercolour.

I stamped the sentiment using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels Three Dies and inked through the die with Faded Jeans.

I tied a bow using 2 lengths of White Satin Edged Organza Ribbon. I tied another bow using 2 lengths of blue twine from the Pastel Bakers Twine Set. I added a Frosted Blue Dazzler.

I assembled the card as shown adding some White Pearls in the corners and some dots of Pastel Blue Cosmic Shimmer Pastel PVA (new colour!) around the edges.

I'll be back tomorrow with anothe sneak peak.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Good morning Julia,
    I am ready to watch your shows and a special guest, hmmm,. Love this card, thanks

  2. Hi Julia. Gorgeous card today. Love the shade of blue you used. These new goodies are wonderful. I will be watching on Sunday to see more, and also your guest! Take care.

  3. Morning Julia.
    thank you a really pretty card, looking forward to Sunday tke care Kitty

  4. Hello Julia, a really beautiful card, love the blue, and the flower stamp is stunning. Another great background as well. Thanks for the inspiration. Bx

  5. Hi Julia
    Great card love the colour thank you Tracy w x

  6. Morning Julia, A stunning sneak peek, loving the colours, loving the new stamps and dies.
    Looking forward to the shows, another guest eh !!!! you tease !!!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  7. Good morning Julia thank you for the sneaky peak this card is gorgeous. I will definitely be watching the shows. Have a great day. Love Jackie

  8. Morning Julia,

    Wow! Beautiful. Love everything especially the sentiment, have set the programmes to record.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  9. Hi Julia lovely card. Like the stamps,background and well all of it. Thanks for reminder about Sunday's shows.

  10. A delightful spring-like prettiness on this chilly morning. I love it!

  11. Hi Julia,

    Such a pretty card. Love it. Thank you.

    Much love,

    Shirley T. xxx

  12. Hi Julia, a very pretty card, perfect for Spring. Thanks for letting us know about shows o Sunday.
    X Ros

  13. Hi Julia and Watsonettes hope everyone is safe this Friday. I love todays card Julia. Cant wait to watch back Sunday's shows (15th) as I have to be elsewhere from 10 - 2 but I'll be there for the show's if there are any after that time !

    Have a good day everyone. Hugs n smiles to everyone.
    Lancashire Steph xx

    1. Sue has shows on 15th, mine are this Sunday (8th). Julia

  14. lovely card love the colours xx hazel

  15. Gorgeous card today, love the colours. Will be watching on Sunday

  16. Morning Julia, a beautiful card will be recording your shows as am waiting
    for visitors coming for weekend so won't get a chance to watch live.
    Just checked yesterdays post absolutely gorgeous.
    Nancyd xx

  17. Hi Julia. Love this new die shape and what pretty flowers in beautiful colours.
    Love Val x

  18. HI Julia,
    Beautiful card, love the stamp, very pretty. Looking forward to Sunday and your shows with a new quest.

  19. Stunning card Julia. The stamp is gorgeous and I love the colours you've used and all the embellies. Looks like another credit card hit. Pat x

  20. A beautiful card Julia, Hope that everything isn't sold out for the 5pm show as I will miss the first one. Looking forward to it.

  21. I can understand why you love this stamp, what a super card, looking forward to Sunday's show, kind regards, Jackie D

  22. Hi Julia, love the card and the stamps look very nice will be watching love Jean Z xxx

  23. Pretty card, but you are a big tease re. the shows.

  24. beautiful card, will be watching at the weekend

  25. such a beautiful card,love the colours today nad of course the new stamps.

  26. Morning Julia
    WOW I love it -fantastic background - but I need it all you are not helping with my wish list just seems to grow.
    Amanda x

  27. Hi Julia, a very pretty card and I just love that flower stamp. Looking forward to Sunday's shows. Kind regards Joanne K x

  28. Hi Julia love the card I love sneaky peeks stamp is beautiful money for Christmas please children 🙏🙏
    Thank you Julia love June xxxxx

  29. absolutely gorgeous, I can't wait for the shows I have planned my Sunday round them. My wish list is getting bigger and bigger. Please can you tell me if the Ally Pally show is on in April 2014 as it doesn't seem to be in the what's-on category on there website xxxxxx

  30. Hello Julia, A pretty spring like card, love the background and colours, your colouring is fab. Will be watching the shows, mmm guest, you tease.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  31. hi Julia

    Just love this card. new stamps, new PVA's and a guest for Sunday. Can't wait. Will be recording as usual.

  32. A really pretty card Julia, love the stamp, must remember to record the show

  33. What a very pretty card in a lovely soft shade of blue, beautiful.x

  34. Hi Julia, I really love this card and the colour.

  35. Hi Julia. Thanks for the sneaky peek, can't wait for your show and to see the new stamps and dies. Lovely card today as always. xx

  36. Hi Julia. Lovely card today really like the colours. I really must try stamping more to get the technique right but I always get frustrated when it goes smudgy or wrong lol
    Looking forward to ur shows
    Tracy from killie x

  37. So pretty love the colours it all comes together beautifully


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