Tuesday 6 January 2015


Hi Bloggers.

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 wrapped a a piece of Blue/White Striped Grosgrain around it towards one side.

I stamped the celebrate sentiment and the frame from the Justrite Emjoy the Day Clear Stamp Set using Perfect Medium and embossed with Phill Martin's Graceful Blue Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Justrite Vintage Labels 4.

I stamped the Life is Good drame from the same stamp set, again using Perfect Medium and embossed with Graceful Blue Embossing Powder. I cut it out using another Justrite Vintage 4 Die.

I cut the largest die in the Vintage Labels 4 Die Set out of Coconut White Card and then ran it through the Grand Calibur with the Creative Expressions Quilted Flower Embossing Folder.

I cut the largest die from the Spellbinders Ornate Squares Die Set out of Coconut White Card and rubbed Grraceful Blue Gilding Wax over it.

I tied a bow using Blue/White Striped Organza, added a White Crystal Sparkler and a couple of Decorative Stick Pins.

I assembled the card as shown adding a couple of White Pearls to 2 of the corners, a Pearl Swirl and some dots of Graceful Blue PVA around the edges.

I am pleased to announce that I will be demoing at Phill Martin's shop, Honeypot Crafts, with the man himself on Sunday 1st February. Should be a fun day!

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia
    Thank you just beautiful. Take care Kitty.

  2. Hello Julia, this card is stunning, love the blues, and the layout. Great to hear you will be demoing with Phill, can just imagine there will be a few laughs, but also loads of inspiration. Take care. Bx

  3. A great card Julia I hope you take some pics of the day so we can see what fun you have xxx

  4. Beautiful card Julia, would love to see you & Phil together lol! Where is his shop exactly?

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  5. Lovely card, very pretty.


  6. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous. You and Phil together that sounds like fun. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

  7. Morning Julia, a beautiful card and love the blue and white.
    Nancyd xx

  8. Morning Julia
    Lovely card again - you show us some great ideas.
    Thank you
    Carol x

  9. Hello Julia, great card today, nice wrap of ribbon, X Ros

  10. Beautiful card julia love the ribbon also thank you. What a lucky lady spending the day with phill at his shop xxc June

  11. HinJulia
    Another stunning card today. I do love Phil's new embossing powders.

  12. Morning Julia and all crafters, another stunning card today, love the colours you have used.

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

  13. Hello Julia and all

    A lovely card really nice colour and I love the bow and ribbon. Thank you for sharing.

    Best wishes

  14. Feb 1st - sounds great - might have to bring a little group across. Crafting Demos and crafty shopping - sounds like a great day out!.

  15. Hello Julia, Pretty card, love the colour and Philll's embossing folder. The bow is scrummy. The demo day with Phill sounds fun and inspirational/
    Take care.
    Hugs June xxx

  16. Nice card Julia,loving the big bow!
    Have a good day
    Maria x

  17. Hi Julia. Lovely card, as always. All being well I will see you on the 1st Feb. Should be fun. SueL x

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  19. Hi Julia

    Love this card, all the different textures, colour & the Grosgrain Bow is just a stunning colour, beautiful card as always from a very talented lady.

    So, your going to have craft day with the very talented Phill Martin at his shop, I'm so envious of you Julia you lucky girl, enjoy your day...

    Crafty Hugs
    Haze x

  20. Hi Julia, A lovely card with beautiful spring-like colours.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  21. lovely card great colour xx hazel


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