Thursday, 9 October 2014

Dance like nobody is watching

Hi Bloggers.

Another dance card today - I do have rather a lot of them to share. I've not had the time to go back to previous show samples yet to find ones I haven't shared yet to give you a mix. I'll try and do that soon - don't want you to get bored!

For the background, with the stamp in my hand I randomly stamped Phill Martin's Vintage Sheet Music Background onto Coconut White Card using Faded Jeans Distress Ink. I repeated the process with Phill Martin's Vintage Script Background and Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink. I made sure the ink was dry and then ran it through the Grand Calibur with the Floral Brocade PinPoint Embossing Folder and inked around the edges with Faded Jeans. I rubbed Pearl Moon Gilding Wax all over the embossed surface. I let it dry for a few minutes and then buffed it up using a dry wet wipe.

I stamped the Argentine Tango Stamp using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Steel Blue Aurora Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinder A2 Curved Matting Basics B and inked through the die with Faded Jeans. I cut a Spellbinders Diamond Effects Die out of Sky Blue Card.

I stamped the sentiment from the Step by Step Sentiment Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Steel Blue Aurora. I cut it out using Spellbinders Labels 8 and inked through the die with Faded Jeans.

I made a flower out of White Crochet Ribbon and cut a couple of leaves out of Sky Blue Card using Sue's Curled Vines Die Set.

I assembled the card as shown adding a Small Circle Dazzler to the corners and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Pealrescent PVA in Cosmic Pearl around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.

Julia.

18 comments:

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

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  3. Morning Julia
    Hooray! Received the Argentine Tango kit yesterday and very impressed. CE must do more. So had to watch your show with Dean and follow your demo. It was a very enjoyable show.
    I am finding that a lot of excess embossing powder is left on the card - any tips please Julia?
    Love these dance stamps and look forward to seeing more samples.
    Enjoy your day whatever you are doing.
    Sheila x

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    1. If you've watched the show with the demo, you should have seen me explain about the bloom left from excess mica powder and seen me remove it with a dry wet wipe! Julia

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    2. Thanks Julia - sorry a senior moment. Wet wipes out to dry.
      Very pleased with my first trial using plum and black cardstock, black and plum ribbon and an organza rose. I even did Berry Sparkle PVA dots!! I mixed some CS black and shiny silver embossing powder, which was quite effective.
      Thank you. Sheila

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  4. Morning Julia,

    Beautiful card again. Have a good day.

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. Morning Julia and all crafters, another gorgeous card, love these stamps.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xxxx

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  6. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I do like the new release of stamps. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

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  7. Morning Julia,
    Love Today's Card I Love The Soft Bue and White together, The Fabulous Stamp and Phill Martin great Music Script for your Background, his stamp works so well with The Dance Stamps what a great combination. I Love The White Crochet Ribbon I must get some of that. Julia Thanks for sharing.
    Hugs from Sam x

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  8. Morning Julia,
    Another lovely dance card, perfect.
    Lydia
    X

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  9. Hi Julia. Oooo, it's my favourite image again and you've made yet another lovely card with it. I am going away for a few days so will comment if wifi permits. Otherwise will have to catch up on my return. SueL x

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  10. Morning Julia
    we are back after two lovely weeks holiday
    I have looked at all your cards which I have missed and they are all lovely.
    Love these dancing stamps
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  11. Enjoying the dance stamps and the sentiment works so well. Regards Jackie D

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  12. Evening Julia,bored! we will never be bored to see you fabulous makes they are all lovely and these dance stamps are just perfect even as a mens card.
    Take care
    Maria x

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  13. Hi Julia, A lovely card.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  14. Hello Julia, Fabulous card, could never get bored looking at them. love the sentiment.
    Take care.
    June xxx

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