Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Pamper Yourself

Hi Bloggers.

I have shows today on Create & Craft at 10am with Joanne and 3pm with Dawn. Please note time changes. Hope you can join me.

All the new Singles Stamps are now in stock in my Amazon Store (please excuse the photos - they're up the right way in my folder!). You can find them within the Singles Section here. There's a slight delay with the background stamp. It should be here tomorrow.

Here's today;s card -

For the background, I ran a piece of Milk Card through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Happy Birthday Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design and inked around the edges with Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink.

I stamped the Engraved Elegance image using Cosmic Shimmer Steel Blue Aurora Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders Fleur de Lis Rectangles and inked through the die with Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink.

I stamped the sentiment that comes with the image, again using Perfect Medium and embossed with Steel Blue Aurora. I cut it out using Spellbinders A2 Curved Matting Basics B and inked through the die with Chipped Sapphire.

I stamped the Justrite Rose Garden Background using Chipped Sapphire. I stamped the Perfume Background twice using Chipped Sapphire. I cut 2 sizes of flowers out using the Heartfelt Creations Posy Patch Die Set - 2 each of each size from each background. I shaped the flowers and stacked them up securing with Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue. I added a Cream 8mm Pearl to the centre of each. I cut some leaves using the Heartfelt Creations Classic Leaf Die Set.

I assembled the card as shown, adding some more Cream Pearls to the corners and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Summer Blue around the edges.

See you later.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Good morning Julia,
    I love the details on the flowers, fantastic card. Look forward to your shows today...

  2. Morning Julia.
    Thank you a very pretty card, looking forward to your shows, take care Kitty.

  3. Hi Julia. Another beautiful blue card (you can never have too many blue cards :) such a lovely colour) Love the perfume bottle and the flowers are wonderful, adore that paper. Hope the shows go well, I will be watching both. Great crafting day for me and We get to watch you too, excellent : ) Safe journeys. Take care.

  4. I love the tones of blue on this card, it's another beauty, I love these stamps, Thanks for such lovely ideas and inspiration Julia. Enjoy your shows x

  5. Hi Julia
    Another beautiful card the flowers are great thanks Tracy w x

  6. Morning Julia
    love the way you have created the flowers i will definitely have a go at doing them myself xxx good luck for the shows today xx

  7. Hi Julia pretty card and the colours are great. Will be watching shows today.x

  8. Morning Julia
    A very girly card today, love the colours used and those flowers look amazing.
    Will be recording the shows - have a great time.
    Amanda x

  9. Morning Julia, Really looking forward to your shows today.
    A really beautiful card, the perfume bottle is so pretty, I'm loving the Happy Birthday embossing folder, and the chipped sapphire ink is really lovely, especially the stamped card made into flowers, truly gorgeous.
    Have a good day.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  10. Good morning Julia this card is beautiful. I hope the shows go well today. Love Jackie

  11. Hi Julia, very pretty card today. Good luck with your shows, will try and catch at least one of them, afraid the 3 pm on clashes with the school run, and my grandson doesn't like watching C&C - can't think why, but I am training hi m!!!

    Love Rosemarie xx

  12. Beautiful I love the perfume bottles Will hopefully b able to catch the 3pm show It's a real pain that work gets in the way! But if I didn't work I wouldn't be able to afford the few crafty bits I treat myself to

  13. Morning julia i love this card and the colours you have used are great i think i will have tobgo and get this stamp. I will be watching todays show. Take care xx

    Debs A

  14. Lovely card love the flowers and sentiment xx hazel

  15. Morning Julia
    Another stunning card love the flower and the stamp is very feminine. I shall be watching today
    Carol x

  16. Morning Julia, a fantastic card and really like the way you stamped your
    card with the blue and then cut the flowers out have done this with paler
    colour but really like the bold colour must try that. have set to record your
    shows as I am in and out all day today so looking forward to watching them
    when I get home if not tomorow morning.
    Nancyd xx

  17. Hi Julia,
    Lovely card, but sorry but these stamps are not for me. The background folder is great must put this on my wish list, mind you it's so long don't think it will be end, I also love your flowers they are so pretty.
    Enjoy your shows today and lets hope you get in lots of demos.

  18. Hi Julia, a beautiful card. Love the perfume bottle stamp.

  19. Beautiful card and love the way that you have done the flowers.Hope your shows go well,will try to catch them.

  20. Hello Julia, Stunning card, love the perfume bottle stamp and the stamped flowers are gorgeous, the chipped sapphire ink really pops.
    Will be watching the shows, safe journeys.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  21. Hi. Julia very pretty stamp love the background home your shows go well I can't wait Love June xxx

  22. Hi Julia, love the card will be watching today love Jean Z xx

  23. Hello Julia, lovely card, the flowers are really lovely. Will be watching later. I hope you have a good time and finish all your demo's that you have planned.
    X Ros

  24. Hi Julia
    Just love this card. The new stamps are to die for. Love how you have stamped some paper with the stamps and made it into the flowers. Just gorgeous.

  25. Hi Julia,
    Haven't seen this morning's show as yet but I have recorded it looking forward to watching. This afternonn's I hope to catch live!
    Today's card is lovely - I particularly like the background and the flowers.
    Safe travel Julia, and thanks for all the hard work in preparation not just for the shows but this daily blog!
    We do appreciate it,
    Love Myra

  26. hi Julia,
    Love this card.
    Enjoyed your show. Gorgeous samples. X

  27. Hi Julia, just watched the 10 o'clock show and really enjoyed it. Looking forward to this afternoons. Great samples as usual. Well done!! Kind regards Joanne K x

  28. Hi Julia, very pretty flowers but I'm not drawn to the stamps and background today, still can't all like everything, best wishes Jackie D

  29. Love the card Julia. Pretty perfume bottle and lovely colours - perfect! Pat x

  30. Hi Julia, gorgeous card, amazing stamps, and I am annoyed, because I forgot to record the shows and could not watch due to work. Hope they went well, and hoping I can catch them on the playback. Bx


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