Monday 23 February 2015

Happiest of Birthdays

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

This is such an easy peasy card from the latest release of Spellbinders dies that are exclusive to UK Retailers. I like to use new dies quite simply at first but as you can see this frame has plenty of snipping opportunities.

I've cut the main die from the Draping Vine Frame Die Set out of Black Card. The little birds and the flowers are also from the same die set - I cut those out of Sky Blue and Rich Red Card.

The sentiment is from the Creative Expressions Amazing Sentiments Clear Stamp Set, stamped using Jet Black Archival. I've cut it out using Spellbinders Oval Floral. The fancy frame id cut from Black Card from the same die set.

As I said, easy peasy. I just finished it off with some 3mm White Pearls in the flower centres and pierced around the edges.

I was asked about the cat dies from Saturday's post - yes, there are dog dies too. You can see all the Spellbinders UK Retailer Exclusive dies on the Creative Expressions website here and all the other Spellbinders January Release Dies here.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia.
    Thank you this is a very pretty card, great new dies. Take care Kitty.

  2. Morning Julia, pretty card today a little different from the normal dies, but very very nice, hugs to all, Linda

  3. Hello Julia, this card is really lovely, what a great frame die, and the birds and flowers are so pretty, Dies can sometimes do all the work, and you get a spectacular result like this. Have a good Monday. Bx

  4. Morning Julia,

    Fabulous card, love the new dies, so many new ones, such a hard choice lol!

    Have a nice day

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  5. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the dies you are using. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

  6. Morning Julia, a beautiful card. Still to watch Sue,s shows looking forward to them.
    Nancyd xx

  7. Beautiful card today, love the new die. Guess I'll have to check them out later!


  8. Morning Julia, A really lovely card, it does look easy to make, the beautiful frame and the gorgeous 'ickle flowers are really gorgeous.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  9. What a lovely card Julia!
    Love this frame.
    The colours you have used look great ,

  10. Morning Julia, lovely card today,

    Have a great Monday everyone, grandchildren back at school today, stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

  11. Morning Julia,
    A great card, love it.

  12. These new exclusive SB dies are interesting I esp like this border and you have showcased it beautifully

  13. Morning Julia
    Stunning card, love the black vine frame just beautiful
    Carol x

  14. This is lovely Julia, really pretty. Love the little blue birds. x

  15. Julia this card i beautiful I just love the colours will have to have a peak at the Spellbinder dies. Crafty Regards Julie Kay xxx

  16. Hi Julia. Stunning card, 'right up my street' this one, if it's as quick and easy as you say. SueL x

  17. Hi Julia
    I love this card, especially the vines. I like how you've made them into a frame.

  18. I love this card julia so pretty easy peasy is music to my ears I struggle so much you wouldn't be happy with me in your class thank you for all you do for us love always June horrocks xxxxx

  19. Hello Julia and all

    Pretty card. Although you say easy, I think it is very effective. It made me think of Sleeping Beauty, lol. Love the flowers and birds. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  20. Hi Julia, I really like this card. The sentiments are proving a little difficult to find, but I will keep looking, x Ros

  21. Hi Julia

    Lovely card, those vines are great.

    Doggy dies... you made my day! ;-)


    T x

  22. Beautiful card Julia love the colours x xhazel

  23. Hi Julia
    Stunning card & the tiny birds & flowers are so pretty & really finish off the card beautifully.
    The Draping Vine die is so delicate & looks amazing in black & with the splash of blue & red looks wonderful......

    Crafty Hugs
    Haze xx

  24. Gorgeous card Julia. Kind regards Joanne K x


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