Thursday 30 January 2014

Have a Fabulous Birthday

Hi Bloggers.

The stamps from last Sunday's shows are now back in stock in my Amazon Store. You can see them all in the Singles section here. Also back in stock are the Dazzler Settings and I have a couple of colours of Stickles from recent shows.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I started by randomly inking through the Lattice Mask with Barn Door Distress Ink. With the stamp in my hand, I randomly stamped the Rose Corner with the Barn Door Distress Ink. Then, I randomly stamped the 'wish' sentiment from the Justrite Grateful Hearts Clear Stamp Set, again using Barn Door. I made sure the ink was dry and then ran it through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Exotic Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design and inked around the edges with Barn Door.

I stamped the Classic Rose Stem using Jet Black Archival and coloured in using Barn Door and Crushed Olive Distress Markers. I cut out using Spellbinders Pearl Effects and inked through the die with Barn Door.

 I stamped the sentiment and the frame from the Justrite Grateful Hearts Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Clear Powder. I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels Two Dies and inked through the die with Barn Door.

I tied a bow using Red/Ivory Striped Grosgrain. I added a Dazzler Setting and a Red Dazzler.

I assembled the card as shown adding some White Pearls in the corners and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Berry Sparkle Pearl PVA around the edges.

Kim Robertson has shows today on Create & Craft at 9am and 2pm. Hope you can tune in.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Hello Julia, this card ticks all the boxes, colour, layout, embellishments and of course one of your fab backgrounds. Love it. Bx

  2. Morning Julia.
    Beautiful card take care Kitty

  3. Hi Julia,

    Beautiful elegant card. X

  4. Hi Julia
    Beautiful card thank you Tracy w x

  5. Hi Julia, What a Stunning Opulent Card, I really Love the Rose and the Fabulous Sentiment and I need those Dazzler Settings!
    Hugs from Sam x

  6. Hi Julia
    Very pretty card. I need that Barn Door dye and the Dazzlers!
    Thank you for your inspiration!
    Sheila x

  7. Good morning Julia I love today's card I especially like the rose stamp our family has a bit of a rose obsession. Thank you for the reminder about Kim's shows today. Have a great day. Love Jackie

  8. Beautiful card, Julia. A rose never fails!

  9. Good morning Julia
    What a beautiful combination of colours. Love the rose stamp

  10. Hi Julia, I love this card so vibrant. You can't go wrong with a rose.

    Love Rosemarie xx

  11. Morning Julia, Yippee, I received your card that I won yesterday, it is fabulous, I now own a 'Julia original', yeahhhh, thank you it is beautiful.
    This background on today's card, as always, is stunning, and I am loving the Wish showing here and there, and that gorgeous rose stamp, I love this card.
    I will be watching Kim this morning in between my cleaning (yucky haha), really looking forward to it, hopefully the 2pm show I will be able to relax watching haha.
    Have a lovely day.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  12. Hello Julia, A stunning card, rich and vibrant, love the rose stamp and your colouring is lush. Will be watching Kim.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  13. Gorgeous card Julia, love the rose

  14. Hi Julia, a beautiful card. Love the rose stamp and your background.

  15. Beautiful card Julia the stamp is so elegant have a nice Thursday xx

  16. A gorgeous card, love the barn door and the classic Rose Stamp. The pearl dots are fab too x

  17. Morning Julia,
    Beautiful card, love the rose stamp.

  18. Morning Julia,
    Again another stunning card, love the colours you have used and the rose stamp is lush
    Carol x

  19. Stunning card love the colours xx hazel

  20. Hi Julia, lovely card and the rose is so pretty, very pretty card love Jean Z xxx

  21. Hello Julia, a really lovely card, and so pleased I ordered my stamp yesterday. Thank you, X Ros

  22. Hi Julia,
    I think the rose stamps were my favourite from the weekend's shows. I particularly like that single bloom - it is so realistic. The card is lovely and I am going to try to get that stamp!
    Love Myra

  23. A lovely card and the rose stamp is beautiful.

  24. Hi Julia
    Another stunning card today. love the single rose stamp.

  25. Hi Julia, another gorgeous card. Kind regards Joanne K x

  26. Beautiful card Julia, love the rose.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  27. Afternoon Julia
    Such a romantic card today, ticks all the boxes for me.
    Amanda x

  28. Hi Julia lovely card and the rose is stunning x


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