Wednesday, 13 August 2014

You are Amazing

Hi Bloggers.

The first packs of Card Sample auctions end this evening on ebay raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Click on the ebay link in the menu above to go and have a look.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I ran a piece of Coconut White Card through the Grand Calibur with the Checkerboard PinPoint Embossing Folder. I rubbed Patina Gilding Wax all over the embossed surface. I put aside for 5 minutes and then rubbed over the surface with a dry wet wipe - this makes it shinier and smoother.

I stamped the Justrite Stitched Vines Background onto Coconut White Card using Perfect Medium. I dusted over the surface with Jade Teal Mica Powder from the Cosmic Shimmer Luscious Greens Mica Spray Set. I removed the excess mica powder using a dry wet wipe. I cut it into 3 panels and matted them onto Teal Card.

I made myself some embossing powder by mixing some Cosmic Shimmer True White Detail Embossing Powder with a little Jade Teal Mica Powder. I stamped the frame from the Justrite Stitched Sunflowers Vintage Labels Eight Clear Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and added my Custom Made Embossing Powder. I did not heat set just yet. I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Celebrations Clear Stamp Set, using Perfect Medium and added my Custom Powder. I heat set and then wiped off the excess mica powder with a dry wet wipe. I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels Eight Dies. I cut 2 Justrite Heirloom Flourish Two Dies out of Teal Card and secured them at the back of the Labels Eight die cut using CS Dries Clear Glue so that they were 'holding hands' with the die cut.

I pressed 3 Victorian Metal Corners into Perfect Medium, added my Custom Powder, tapped off the excess and heat set. I did the same with a Vintage Metal Embellishment.

I stamped the sunflower from the Justrite Stitched Sunflowers Vintage Labels Eight Clear Stamp Set using Perfect Medium. I cut it out using scissors. I tied a bow using White Crochet Ribbon, added my sunflower and the coloured Vintage Metal Embellishment.

I added some CS Dries Clear to the back of my coloured metal corners. I find that they stick best if you give it a couple a minutes for the glue to go tacky before applying to your project.

I assembled the card as shown adding some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent PVA in Cosmic Pearl around the edges.

I'll be back tomorrow with a sneak peek from my Christmas Stamping Shows on Friday. Don't worry, I will share the rest of the samples from Sunday's Toolshed here in due course.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia, a gorgeous card and the stitched vine stamp is beautiful
    still not managed to watch your shows yet as hubby on holiday working in
    the garden so no peace.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Hi Julia. Great card, I love the colours. Looking forward to tomorrows Sneak Peek : ) Take care.

  3. Hi Julia, beautiful card, great vintage feel to it with the corners, teal is such a great colour to use with white. Bx

  4. Morning Julia
    A lovely card - it was a pleasure to see this when you did the demo with Dean!!!
    Looking forward to seeing the sneak peeks!
    Enjoy your day.
    Sheila x

  5. Lovely card,especially the frame and sentiment are very elegant.

  6. Morning Julia, lovely card, love the background stamp on the panels. Love Jean xxx

  7. Good morning Julia I loved this card when I saw you demo this on Toolshed with Dean. I'm looking forward to your shows on Friday. I have just sent my samples to Sam for her shows on Saturday. It is going to be a busy weekend. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

  8. Beautiful card At the moment I'm embossing all of my "naff" card stock with the check board folder and gilding it It turns it into the most fabulous card stock It truly makes a huge difference Need to up my colours on gilding wax now!

  9. Morning Julia,
    I love your panel cards, they always appeal to me, just lovely.

  10. Hi Julia, love this card and the stamp on the panels looks lovely, just might have to get it . love Jean Z xxx

  11. Good morning Julia. Another gorgeous card today. I will be keeping an eye on your ebay auctions later, and hope to be lucky!! Wishing you a wonderful day. Love and hugs. Hilary xxxx

  12. I was pleased when you stamp the background stamp on the telly - it gave a clearer idea of what the stamp looked like - it also made me say I want that - I have a number of stitched stamps and this would go with them.

  13. I've the card joa saw you demo this it's great thank you love June xxx

  14. Great card, I love your 3 panel cards-they are my current favourite!!


  15. Good morning Julia what a lovely card I really like the vintage embellishments you have used. Beryl xx

  16. Morning Julia
    stunning card, love how you have done the corners
    Carol x

  17. Good morning Julia and an interesting design with the faux stitched stamp and I love the teal, best wishes Jackie D

  18. Hi Julia
    Love today's card, as I like the idea of the three panels on a card. Just leaves enough room to show off the embossing folders. The teal is gorgeous.

  19. Hello Julia, Stunning card, loved it when you demoed it on Sunday. Will check your samples on Ebay later.
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  20. Morning Julia, I loved watching you demo this one, especially the triptych and the embossing of the corners and the fabulous button, it looks gorgeous.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  21. Beautiful card Julia, the colours are so lovely. I enjoyed your demo on C&C with this one & it's great to have the opportunity of getting a good look at it. Pay x

  22. Lovely Julia, love the colours and the corners are stunning
    Hugs to all
    Michelle xxxx

  23. Gorgeous card Julia, love the triptych..hugs Carole Z X

  24. Hi Julia. Really enjoyed watching you make this card, especially using your custom powder. Good show all round. SueL x

  25. Hi Julia, I really like these 3 panel cards.Liked you demo on C&C
    Have a nice evening,
    Maria x


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