Saturday 1 November 2014

Dance like nobody is watching

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I simply ran a piece of Black Card through the Grand Calibur with the Checkerboard PinPoint Embossing Folder. I then rubbed Patina Gilding Wax all over the embossed surface. I left it to dry for a few minutes and then buffed it up using a dry wet wipe.

I stamped the Top Hat & Tails Stamp onto Coconut White Card using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Lapis Black Aurora Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Spellbinders A2 Matting Basics Band inked through the die with Peacock Feathers Distress Ink. I cut a Spellbinders Fancy Postage Edge Die out of Teal Card.

I pressed 3 Victorian Metal Corners into Perfect Medium, added Lapis Black Aurora, tapped off the excess and heat set. I added 1 to the corner of the image panel and 2 to the left hand corners of the background.

I stamped the sentiment from the Step by Step Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Lapis Black Aurora. I cut it out using Spellbinders Classic Squares Small and inked through the die with Peacock Feathers. I cut a Spellbinders Square Swatches Die out of Teal Card.

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

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Waking up to Fred Astaire can't be bad!
    Great card Julia!

  2. Morning Julia
    A lovely card today - love the metal corners just sets it off.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Enjoy your weekend.
    Sheila x

  3. Morning and all crafters, again a really beautiful card today. I love the corners as well as Sheila's message above.

    Anyway have a great Saturday whatever you are doing, stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xxx

  4. Morning Julia, another very beautiful card great for all the pesky men in our
    Nancyd xx

  5. Hi Julia. Lovely Fred sits, or dances, perfectly on your card. Like very much how you have cut your mat to sit on the Postage Edge die. SueL x

  6. Hello Julia, lovely card and the spellbinder edge makes it really pop. Have a great weekend.
    X Ros

  7. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card, really like the corners.

  8. Good morning Julia this is a fantastic card I love what you have done with the corners.Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

  9. Morning Julia
    Such a lovely card love the background and the corners
    Carol x

  10. Morning Julia, a stunning card, love the black and teal. Those corners look fab with that embossing powder, really need to try that one. Have a great Saturday. Bx

  11. Lovely card Julia so enjoyed them this week I love your dancing cards they get a 10 from June xxxxxxx

  12. Stunning! Love the colours and sentiment! Those corners look amazing xxx


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