Tuesday 4 November 2014

You are my sunshine

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

I cut a frame out of Coconut White Card using 2 dies from the Spellbinders Grand Squares Die Set. With the stamp in my hand, I stamped around the frame using the Justrite Iron Swirls Background and Dusty Concord Distress Ink.

For the background, I ran a piece of Coconut White Card through the Grand Calibur with the Couture Creations Sunshade Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design.

I stamped the sentiment from the Creative Expressions Everyday Expressions Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Cosmic Shimmer Pastel Lilac Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Couture Creations Royal Oval Die. I inked around the edges of the sentiment panel using Dusty Concord. I set the outer frame aside for another project and cut the frame again out of Mauve Card. I set this around the sentiment panel. I cut a Couture Creations Ornate Rectange out of Mauve Card and set the outer frame behind the oval frame.

I cut a Couture Creations Lacy 8 Die out of Mauve Card. I used just the outside frame and added it to the background.

I cut 2 Couture Creations Wedding Rose - one out of Coconut White Card and one out of Mauve Card. I inked around the edges of the White one with Dusty Concord. I added a piece of White Tulle and a Small Fancy Pearl Embellishment.

I assembled the card as shown adding a few 5mm White Pearls and some dots of Pastel Lilac PVA around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Hi Julia
    What a beautiful card my favourite colour thankyou tracyw x

  2. Morning Julia.
    A lovely card thank you, take care Kitty.

  3. Hi Julia, a beautiful card, love the mauve colour, and a gorgeous background. The use of the dies is brilliant, that rose die is stunning. Have a good day. Bx

  4. Gorgeous card Julia, love th frame so pretty and of course the colour lol!

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  5. Morning Julia
    Love this card. My favourite colour. I l I've the font on the sentiment- any ideas where you can buy these sentiments please?
    Sheila x

  6. Great card-the detail on the dies really stands out.


  7. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love square cards and this one is beautiful. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

  8. Morning Julia and all crafters out there in craft land, such a beautiful card today with such lovely colours, I also am a massive fan of square cards.

    Have a great day everyone, stay safe, healthy and happy. hugs, June Smith xxx

  9. Morning Julia, My favourite colourway, and my favourite background stamp on the frame, can't fail, I love it !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  10. Morning Julia, a gorgeous card great background and my favourite coulor
    and the rose die looks great.
    Nancyd xx

  11. Morning Julia
    This card is stunning love the colours you have used - very delicate looking
    Carol x

  12. Morning Julia,
    Love the way you have framed the focal element, and the colours are lovely, a very pleasing card.

  13. Hi Julia, a lovely card. I like how you have built up different dies to make a fab frames.
    X Ros

  14. Lovely card Julia,
    hope you have a nice day
    Maria x

  15. Beautiful card Julia. Lovely colours used. Helen

  16. Love the dies and stamp great results Julia love June xxxxxxx

  17. Love the background on this Julia, a really lovely card. Pat x

  18. Afternoon Julia, beautiful card, do love the colour. Love Jean xxx

  19. I'm back! For somebody in their late 50's to admit they miss the Internet is something I thought I'd never say! But boy! Have I missed not being able to visit blogs Lovely card Julia and I'm looking fwd to looking at the "old" ones I 'be missed

  20. love this card Julia especially the stamped frame. xx

  21. Hi Julia

    Dusty concord and Iron Swirls- a winning combination any time! I love the random stamped background.

    This is a really pretty card. I wonder whether it'd work using golden yellow and orange colours- for sunshine colours!

    Crafty hugs,

    T x


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