Friday, 4 April 2014

Best Wishes

Hi Bloggers.

Thanks for all the emails and comments yesterday. Thanks for all the orders in my Amazon Store too - that'll keep me busy this morning!

Here's today's card -

Hopefully the shimmer of the background showed up on the camera yesterday. For the background, I popped a little Azure Cosmic Shimmer Shimmer Paint onto my Craft Sheet. I picked it up onto a piece of Cut n Dry Foam and used it to 'ink' up the Vintage Wallpaper Background Stamp. I needed to stamp it 4 times to cover the whole area - not perfect but you can't see the joins! I love the shimmer from the paints on black card.

I stamped the Best Wishes Stamp onto Black Card twice using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer True White Detail Embossing Powder. I cut one out complete and on the other I cut the 2 individual panels out. I coloured the image panel using a little of the Azure Shimmer Paint and Pink Ultra and Golden Pear from the Garden Tones Cosmic Shimmer Waterlour Paint Set. I cut a Spellbinders Pearl Effects out of Black Card and a Spellbinders Diamond Effects out of Coconut White Card.

I tied a bow using White Crochet Ribbon and added a Black Vintage Button.

I assembled the card as shown adding a White 8mm Pearl to each corner and pierced around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia.
    Thank you for two lovely shows yesterday, I'm glad to see you have got rid of your cough. As usual the cards are lovely. Take care Kitty

  2. Good morning,
    You were excellent as always, once I watch your magic, I must order something, thanks for your Amazon store, love this card especially the color.

  3. Hi Julia, the shows were great, the blue on this card is stunning and the layout is fab. Bx

  4. Hi Julia
    Stunning card thanks Tracy w x

  5. Morning Julia, only managed to catch a bit of your last show yesterday due to the carpet fitters turning up late! Lovely card today. Love Jean xxx

  6. Morning Julia
    Great shows yesterday. So I couldn't resist the paints - I expected them to be sold out when I eventually made my order. Also Spellbinders dies x 2 - such good offers,
    and of course a set of the Singles. So can't wait to receive them.
    Meanwhile I'm still playing with the texture pastes and that Swoosh mask - brilliant fun.
    Shame I've got to go to work today.
    Sheila x

  7. Morning Julia, Fabulous shows yesterday, your demo's were brilliant !!
    Loved seeing this card yesterday, the background shimmer did indeed show up beautifully. I could never have got the stamping as even as you did, you were amazing !!
    Have a lovely day.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  8. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I enjoyed watching your demos yesterday. The shimmer did show up on the screen beautifully. Have a great day today. Love Jackie

  9. Morning Julia, a beautiful card and that blue is gorgeous
    only managed to watch one of your shows so still have the other to
    look forward to hopefully today but you were brilliant as usual.
    Nancyd xx

  10. Hi Julia. Todays card is beautiful, and yes, the shimmer does show up really well : ) Glad to hear that yesterdays shows went well and your cough is much better. Have a good weekend. Take care,

  11. Hi Julia lovely card with lots of shimmer. I enjoyed the shows yesterday and there was some fab products. X

  12. Great show great shows yesterday Julia and love this card and all the lovely cards you showed yesterday too,

  13. Hello Julia
    thought it was super how you showed the versatility of the new stamps by masking and splitting the designs and sentiments up on your cards.
    And loved how you created the flower also, I always love to see that demo x

  14. I have one more show to catch up on The one I watched was super There r so many things on my Need List I'll need a juggernaut to bring stuff home from Ally Pally! I love the card That blue looks gorgeous on the black

  15. Great shows yesterday Julia thank you the cards were stunning glad you are better love June cxxxx

  16. Morning Julia
    Stunning I love the blue on black looks very expensive.
    Enjoy packing the orders.
    Amanda x

  17. Lovely card and the shimmer is gorgeous.Great shows yesterday,thank you.

  18. Morning Julia
    Fabulous show, loved all the cards, and thank you for choosing me , your card will go on my wall in my workroom.
    Carol x

  19. Lovely card Julia, I do like the look of the paints and the effects you get with them but I have lots of other things I want to get first.
    I really enjoyed your shows yesterday and all your samples. I have ordered some of the stamps from you, can't wait for them to arrive.
    Hugs Michelle xxxx

  20. Hi Julia
    I love the new shimmer paints, will have to add to my wish list. Love the background but it would be a bit dark for me. Would love to see it in a different colour.

  21. Good morning Julia, sorry I missed your shows yesterday. Liking the background stamp but the card is a little too dark for me. Best wishes Jackie D

  22. Hi Julia, loved the shows yesterday and the card is lovely. I just love all the sentiment dies they are so useful. love Jean Z xxx

  23. Hi Julia, love the new paints and the background stamp.

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  25. Fabulous shows Julia, recorded them so that I can watch all over again. Glad you were on with Dave, at least he lets you demo without butting in all the time! Gorgeous card today and, yes, the shimmer did show on TV. Pat x

  26. Morning Julia what a beautiful card i love the colours use have used. I love the blue. I enjoyed yesterdays shows. Im now of to amazon to see what you have for us. Take care xx

    Debs A

  27. Love it Julia, especially the background.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  28. Hello Julia. This card is beautiful, the colours show up perfectly on screen. I love the blue and the stamps. The shows were great, you teach ad inspire us so much. Glad that the cold is better.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  29. Hi Julia,
    Firstly congrats on your great shows yesterday. Lovely card today, like the colours.

  30. Hi Julia,
    Watched the first of yesterday's shows! As usual brilliant! So many tips, so many clear demos! I loved your flower - I will be trying that! Have been having fun with masks and texture paste! They're great!
    Today's card is lovely and I have already received that stamp from you! It is a really goods size too.
    It's been a good 8 days of craft with Sam , Sue and yourself! Lovely.
    Have a rest after you've sorted the orders out!
    Love Myra

  31. Hi Julia
    loved your shows yesterday and the paints look gorgeous. Striking card too Julia nice strong colourway.

  32. HI Julia,

    Love the card and your tele shows were bril, as usual. Followed your tips for making the flowers and guess what....... they turned out perfect!!!! Thank you.

    Much love,

    Shirley T. xxx


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