Monday, 26 May 2014

Thinking of You Always

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I popped some Violet Cosmic Shimmer Shimmer Paint on to my Craft Sheet. I added some Pearl Cosmic Shimmer Shimmer Paint and mixed it to produce a lighter colour purple. I used a piece of Cut n Dry Foam to pick up some paint and 'ink' up the Justrite Sweet Lace Background. I stamped it onto Coconut White Card. I re-inked the stamp and extended the design to cover the card. I ran it through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Thinking of You Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design and inked around the edges with Dusty Concord Distress Ink.

I stamped the image from the Taylored Expressions Teacup Bouquet Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I coloured in using Distress Markers. I used Shaded Lilac, Dusty Concord, Mustard Seed, Evergreen Bough and Tumbled Glass. I cut it out using Spellbinders Luscious Labels One and inked through the die with Dusty Concord.

I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set using Jet Black Archival and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Clear Embossing Powder. I cut it out using a die from the Spellbinders A2 Devine Eleoquence Die Set and inked through the die with Dusty Concord.

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

I assembled the card as shown adding a White 8mm Pearl in each corner and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pastel Lilac PVA around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia.

33 comments:

  1. Morning Julia.
    Thank you another lovely card,Take care Kitty

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  2. Morning Julia, another lovely card, love the stamp. Love Jean xxx

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  3. Pretty card As it's a BH and hubby working guess what I'm doing today-playing! Yeh!

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  4. So pretty I love it, and the background is stunning
    Hugs to all
    Michelle xxxx

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  5. Morning Julia,
    A very pretty card, in a lovely colour.
    Lydia
    X

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  6. Morning Julia! Just love these colours, all shades of purple I love. Your background is gorgeous and a sweet little teacup of blossoms.
    Have a lovely Bank holiday Monday!
    Hugs Annie

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  7. Pretty card Julia, and congrats on getting close to 1200 followers. Someone soon is going to get a nice surprise.

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  8. Love the card Julia love the colours you are so gifted love always June xxx

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  9. This is just gorgeous,such a lovely image and colours.xxx

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  10. Morning Julia
    Ooh a luscious violet shimmery background - love all of it!
    Hope you get to enjoy some of your Bank Holiday and not prepping all the time. At last I've been going stamping and colouring crazy with the rose postcard and trying the technique with cutting some of the rose and butterfly to lay over the top... now to put the cards together - certainly takes me a while!!! But worth it eventually!
    Hello to Christine when she pops by.
    Sheila x

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  11. Hi Julia, Very pretty card lovely colours . love Jean Z xxx

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  12. Hello Julia, another totally awesome card, lovely colours, great layout and fab stamps. Thank you for all the ideas and inspiration, it just shows how many people love your blog, as you are about to reach another milestone. Bx

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  13. Lovely stamp, gorgeous colours xxx

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  14. Hi Julia. What a lovely image and such pretty flowers which I think are violets?
    Beautiful colours and I so love the bow and the lilac dots around the edge.
    Love Val in Spain x

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  15. Hi Julia. Wow the second photo certainly shows up the shimmer paint nicely. I bought some at Ally Pally but haven't used it yet. Where does the time go? SueL x

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  16. Hi Julia, a beautiful card. Love the shimmer paints.

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  17. lovely card love the background xx hazel

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  18. Good morning Julia. A stunning card!! I love the way you have used, and blended the Shimmer Paints. A work of art!!! Have a good day. Love and hugs. Hilary xxxx

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  19. Morning Julia
    Wow stunning card just love the shimmer paints
    Off on holiday tomorrow
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  20. Beautiful card. How do you get cosmic shimmer paint off your stamps?? It could be something I need later! ;-)

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  21. Morning Julia
    A sensational card today - totally awesome background.
    TFS
    Hugs
    Amanda x

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  22. Beautiful colour Julia, the background is just amazing. Pretty stamped image perfectly coloured as always. Pat x

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  23. Hi ulia. What a pretty card, the colours are beautiful, as is your colouring of the violets etc. : ) Take care.

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  24. Beautiful colours , a beautiful card.love the stamp.

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  25. Morning Julia, another beautiful card and great colours.
    Nancyd xx

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  26. Hi Julia,
    Lovely card today and lovely colours used.
    One photograph in particular really shows of the shimmer in the background. It looks beautiful. I do like the teacup but I have another teacup stamp with a rose in the saucer so can't really justify another one. I'm trying to restrained at the moment - for how long will that last?
    Lovely day here , hope it's nice where you are!
    Love Myra
    Ps. Many thanks Julia for all your hard work.

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  27. Hi Julia,
    In too much of a hurry today! Should have read show off. Also to be restrained,
    Note to self - read . X

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  28. Hi Julia,

    What a pretty card. X

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  29. Hi Julia
    Gremblings have been at my computer again so I have changed my e-mail address
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  30. I like the effect of the cosmic shimmmer paint. I have bought some, might just have to get some more.

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  31. Absolutely beautiful card Julia, love the image, colours and background. A perfect card.

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  32. Evening Julia, A really beautiful card, gorgeous background and lovely stamping.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  33. Good evening Julia what a really beautiful card I love the background especially so very effective.
    Margaret corgi owner

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