Sunday 4 January 2015

Just For You

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I ran a piece of Milk Card through the Grand Calibur with the Creative Expressions Quilted Flower Embossing Folder. I rubbed Enchanted Gold Gilding Wax over the embossed design. I left it to dry for a few minutes and then buffed it up using a dry wetwipe.

I stamped the Justrite Fragrant Garden Background onto Milk Card using Perfect Medium and embossed using Cosmic Shimmer Gold Detail Embossing Powder. I cut the background out using Spellbinders Matting Basics A which removed the outer frame from the design.

I stamped the sentiment and the frame from the Justrite Botanical Swirls Labels Stamp Set separately, again using Perfect Medium and embossed with Gold Detail Powder. I cut them out using a couple of dies from the Spellbinders Botanical Swirls & Accents Die Set.

I tied a knot in a piece of Gold Tulle. I cut a couple of leaves out of Milk Card using Spellbinders Botanical Swirls & Accents Die Set and added a Gold Satin Ribbon Rose.

I assembled the card as shown addin a Cream Pearl to each corner and some dots of Cosmic Shimmer Ivory PVA around the edges.

John Lockwood has shows on Create & Craft today at 12noon and 3pm. Hope you can join him.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia.
    Lovely card thank you. Take care Kitty.

  2. Beautiful Julia.

    Love & Hugs

    jacquie J xxx

  3. Morning Julia, a beautiful card very regal colours.
    Nancyd xx

  4. Love the card today, the stamps are beautiful. Linda

  5. Hello Julia, a beautiful card, the gold makes it so opulent. Love the stamps. Have a great day. Bx

  6. Lovely card Julia, the stamp is great!!
    Keep warm!

  7. Morning Julia and all crafters, sorry not been on the blog for a week or so, have been away and the internet signal where I was really was dreadful. Such a beautiful card today. I will check out your blog for the ones I have missed.

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

  8. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I do like the sumptuous gold. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

  9. It's good to see an "older" set of dies being used I tend to use the "triangular" one and not the others in the set I visited your daughter's blog and loved it When next out shopping I'll be buying the Hemp hand cream!

  10. Hi Julia. A very classy card. Sky+ all set to record John to watch later. SueL x

  11. Hi Julia, a beautiful card. Love the stamp.

  12. Good morning Julia what a stunning card I love the background die and its on my 2015 wish list Beryl xx

  13. Stunning card Julia love it thank you love to all June xx xxx

  14. Beautiful card Julia, love the stamp, Carole Z X

  15. Hello Julia and all

    A lovely card very luxurious. Another die set I will have to look for. Thank you for sharing.

    Best wishes

  16. Hi Julia
    Another stunning card today. I love the stamps and dies you have used.

  17. Hi Julia, Beautiful card. Love the EF. Question: Is it only available in A4 ?
    Take care Maria x

  18. Hello Julia, a beautiful card, so rich and opulent. Love the stamps and dies used. Thank you for sharing.
    Take care and stay safe and warm.
    Hugs June xxx

  19. Hi Julia, Love it !! love it !! love it !! this card is 'magnificent' . I absolutely adore the luscious colours and the embossing folder, and the fabulous, fabulous JustRite stamp (I have this one, so I will be trying this). Magnificent !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  20. Hi Julia
    Sorry - for some unknown reason didn't check in yesterday!
    Beautiful card in gold and cream!!
    Sheila x


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