Happy New Year Everyone!
As promised here's a sneak peak from tomorrow's shows. I'm bringing back the Heartfelt Creations Burst of Splendour and Floral Keys Collections plus I have 4 brand new background stamps from Creative Expressions. Hopefully, I'll have some of the background stamps available in my Amazon Store some time next week.
Here's the card -
Ok, so starting with one of my messy backgrounds. I used Coconut White Card. I randomly inked through the Delicate Mask with Faded Jeans Distress Ink. Then, with the stamp in my hand, I randomly stamped the new Fern Background and then the new Swirl Background, both using Faded Jeans. I then stamped the smaller stamp from the Heartfelt Creations Dahlia Bouquet Stamp Set using Broken China Distress Ink. I made sure the ink was dry and then ran it through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Paradise Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design and then inked around the edges with Faded Jeans.
I stamped the large stamp from the Heartfelt Creations Burnished Keyhole Stamp Set onto some Perriwinkle Card using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer True White Detail Embossing Powder
. I cut it out using Spellbinders Pearl Effects and inked through the die with Faded Jeans.
I stamped the sentiment from the Heartfelt Creations Burnished Key Hole Stamp Set, again using Perfect Medium and embossed with True White Detail Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders A2 Curved Matting Basics B and inked through the die with Faded Jeans.
I made a scrunched up flower using Spellbinders Labels 24. I made it slightly differently to usual and this time used 3 die cuts from the second smallest die and 3 from the middle sized die. I added a little Faded Jeans to the edges of the petals once I had made the flower. I stamped a couple of leaves using the Heartfelt Creations Bold Leaf Stamp Set and Faded Jeans, embossed with Cosmic Shimer Clear Embossing Powder and cut out using Heartfelt Creations Classic Leaf Die Set.
Thanks for stopping by.
Happy 2014 everyone. Not a lover of messy backgrounds, but that is why we are all different, how boring would the world be if we all liked the same things ?!ReplyDelete
Love the Periwinkle blue, will be in my collection of Foundation card this coming year.
To those celebrating last night, I hope you had a great time.
May 2014 be a craftylicious year for you : )
(lets see if this post goes astray) !!!
Best wishes to you Julia and all Wattsonettes (roll on tomorrow)
Lancashire Steph xx
Morning Julia Queen of backgrounds Happy new year to one and all. I shall try to tune in but Ishall be recording the shows. Thank you Julia for all the hard work you do for us crafters take care KittyReplyDelete
Happy new year not sure about today's card but it's nice maybe it's the colour blue can not wait for tomorrow show thank you Tracy w x
Happy 2014lets hope its a good one.
Love the card today great to see the Julia signature background back on show, I am thinking that these new backgrounds will need a new home
Happy New Year Julia and all of my fellow followers. Love this one, the periwinkle blue is one of my favourites and the flower is gorgeous. Looking forward to seeing you on our screens tomorrow. Have a safe journey and enjoy the shows. Take care.ReplyDelete
Hi Julia and fellow crafters I really like this card and the colours are so pretty.. Glad you are covering the keys tomorrow as could do with more inspiration. Thanks for inspiration on your blog this year and I wish everyone a happy and peaceful 2014 xReplyDelete
HAPPY NEW YEAR, JULIA AND ALL YOUR BLOGGERS! Pretty card Julia, I must tune in to watch you make it! Love the blue and white, my fav. colour combination. Thank you for being here very morning to help brighten my day.ReplyDelete
Happy New Year everyone a very pretty card for the first day of the year
love the flower have set to record your show just in case. and looking
forward to another year of your hints and tips and inspiration.
Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous thank you for the sneaky peak for tomorrow. I hope 2014 is good to you. Love JackieReplyDelete
Morning Julia, and a Happy New Year this card is stunning looking forward to the new thingsReplyDelete
Such a lovely design,gorgeous card.xxxReplyDelete
Happy new year to all,ReplyDelete
What a great card for the start of the new year. I will have to record your shows Julia as i will be at work, but really looking forward to them.
Hugs Michelle xxxxx
A beautiful card to start the new year love the colours and a sneaky peek is brill happy new year to Julia and all my dear bloggers safe journeys tomorrow Julia ill be watching xxxReplyDelete
Morning Julia, A very Happy and Healthy New Year to you and yours, and I am truly looking forward to all the gorgeous goodies you will be bringing to us in 2014.ReplyDelete
Looking forward to your shows tomorrow and especially the background stamps.
I love, love, love, the card today, the background as always is stunning, the colour is stunning and I love how you have done the flower and leaves.
Lots of love from Patricia xx
Hi Julia, What a beautiful card, lovely colours and fabulous stamps. Looking forward to your first shows of 2014. BxReplyDelete
Happy New Year to you and your family.
Lovely card, great colours and the rose is stunning.
HAPPY NEW YEAR JULIA, Fabulous Card I really Love the colours, I'm looking forward to watching you on Create and Craft hugs from Sam xReplyDelete
Happy New Year!Love the colours of this card.Look forward to watching you tomorrow.ReplyDelete
Happy New Year to you and your family.
Love the card, colour is beautiful, love the background as well as the focal design
May 2014 bring you peace and happiness.
Love & Hugs
Jacquie J xxx
Happy New Year Julia and to everyone, will be watching tomorrow, Love the card especially the colours love Jean Z xxReplyDelete
Happy New Year Julia. Lovely card and looking forward to the show tomorrow.ReplyDelete
Love Val x
Hi Julia, love this card with its messy background. The flower is a brilliant use of the die, I will have to have a go myself. Can't wait for the shows tomorrow, I can feel my credit card groaning already. lol Lynne m x x x x x xReplyDelete
Happy New Year! Love the card and the colours.ReplyDelete
Happy New Year lovely card, love the colours used xx hazelReplyDelete
Happy New Year. Just love the colours of this card. The flower is just gorgeous. Looking forward to your shows tomorrow. Helen vofGReplyDelete
Love today's card. love the messy background. Can't wait to see your shows tomorrow. I shall be recording as usual.
Happy New Year Julia and fellow followers. This card is sooo pretty, love the messy background and colour combo. The flower is gorgeous. Will be tuning in tomorrow and can't wait to see you make this card. Have a safe journey.ReplyDelete
Hugs June xxx
Beautiful, thanks for all your inspiration. Happy new yearReplyDelete
Happy New Year Julia, lovely card, looking forward to the shows tomorrow. Love Jean xxxReplyDelete
Happy New year everyone. Many, many thanks for all the hard work you put into your blog. You don't know how much we appreciate it.
Love the card and like all fellow bloggers cant wait for the show tomorrow.
Shirley T. xxx
Hi Julia (again),ReplyDelete
Just been on the C & C web site to see what items you have for us tomorrow and guess what - there is nothing there!!!! Usually we can see items a few days before the shows. Disappointed or what.
Shirley T. xxx
Hi Julia, wishing you a Happy New Year to you and your family, Love the look of the sneaky peek and will be watching and taping tomorrow.ReplyDelete
Thank you for all the hard work you do on our behalf.
A lovely card to start 2014ReplyDelete
Wishing you a happy new year
Evening all an happy new year too. Lovely card really like this colour of blue very fresh and card very prettyReplyDelete
Live Tracy from killie XX
Happy New Year to you and your family Julia. I can see I'm going to need these new background stamps - they look fab. A lovely card. Pat xReplyDelete
Beautiful card and I especially love the flower. Just one problem though which no-one on C&C ever addresses - there is no way that would go in an envelope so you would need to make a box and quite a deep one at that making for very expensive postage!ReplyDelete