Monday 4 May 2015

Happy Birthday

Hi Bloggers.

Just a reminder that the special launch offer of 10% off everything on my Website ends this evening at midnight.

Today's card features a bunch of Sue Wilson's new dies and a little twist with the Striped Weaving Die.

The background is a piece of Coconut White Card run through the Grand Calibur with the Creative Expressions Bed of Roses Embossing Folder.

I cut the Canadian Border from the Border, Corner & Tag Set twice out of Peach Card. I cut a length of the Double Pearl Strips in White in half and added them down the edge of the borders.

I cut the frame out of Peach and Coconut White Card using Sue's Ornate Pierced Design Noble Die Set. For the weaving. I cut the Striped Weaving Die out of Coconut White Card twice and Peach Card twice. I glued the 2 Coconut White pieces together, just at the end, offsetting them to fill in the gaps. I did the same with the 2 Peach pieces. I cut the Peach set down into sections - 3 strips wide. On the Coconut White one, I left one side intact and on the other side, I cut into sections, again 3 strips wide. Then I wove the Peach sections in and out of the White sections as usual. You could do this with 2's or 4's or a mix.  I popped the frame on top and trimmed off the excess.

I stamped the sentiment from John Lockwood's Daisy Chain Elements Stamp Set using Coffee Archival. I cut it out using Sue's Pierced Flags and cut a larger die out of Peach Card.

I made a couple flower out of felt using the largest die in Sue's Classic Foldover Flowers Die Set (2 flowers achieved by cutting felt into 2 pieces approx 1/3 and 2/3 of the length). I cut Sue's Maidenhair Fern Die Set out of Peach Card.

I made a couple of Decorative Stick Pins using Creative Expressions Stick Pin Elements and Glossy Accents.

Most of the products used are in my Store - just click on the highlighted text to go straight to the individual products.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia.
    Thank you a real peach of a card, so pretty. Take care Kitty.

  2. Morning Julia, oh WOW what a lovely creation, Sue said you did some amazing cards with the weaving dies and she was so right, I love this one, especially the weaving and the flower, I have the new strip flower die but not tried it yet, looks like I will be having a go later.

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

  3. Morning Julia, a gorgeous card and these flowers are a must have they are brilliant and save a lot of cutting like we used to do.
    Nancyd xx

  4. Good morning Julia, a beautiful card today. Love the way you use the weaving dies in so many different combinations. Think the new flower die will make the process of making felt flowers so much easier than cutting by hand. Thanks so much for sharing and have a wonderful day.

  5. Hello Julia, today's card is very pretty, love the combination of peach and white and the layout. All the new dies are beautiful and work so well withe previous range, great tip on using the weaving dies in a different configuration. Have a good bank holiday Bx

  6. Lovely card Julia, love the colours. I would love to see you do this technique with the weaving die as I am better being shown rather than reading how it's done if that makes sense
    Hugs Michelle xxxx

  7. Very pretty card in attractive colours.

  8. Lovely card & I really like the way you have used the weaving dies.


  9. Hi Julia
    Love the peach coloured card, the Noble dies are brilliant!!
    Would love to see a video of how the felt flowers are achieved. Hopefully Sue will do one soon.
    Sheila x

  10. Such a beautiful card, loving the colour combination. Just taken advantage of your 10% website launch discount, love the products you stock - that's my kind of shopping ☺️ xx

  11. Morning Julia, A stunning card, glorious die-cuts and I love how you have changed the weaving die-cuts, very effective, I must have a go at that.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  12. Lovely card Julia, have a great day,

  13. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love how you have used the weaving dies. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

  14. Hi Julia....may the fourth be with you....Sorry couldn't resist :)
    lovely card how you do the weaving dies.
    Luv Rach :)

  15. Beautiful card Julia, a l move ly combination to showcase Sues new dies and love how you have used the weaving dies, very clever. Hugs, Linda.

  16. Hi Julia, A lovely card and so many new dies you used they can be used in so many different ways,Take care Jane B.

  17. Beautiful card in very pretty colours You've shown loads of dies to their best

  18. Morning Julia,
    A very pretty card, love it all.

  19. Hi Julia. Love this card, Didn't think I needed Sue's Pierced Flag die or her new Foldover Flowers, but guess what? SueL x

  20. Hi Julia wow this card is wonderful. I just love the flowers. I could kick myself now I actually almost bought the die for it on Saturday but was scared I couldn't make the flower it looked to difficult. I still think I need a demo to get the hang of it.
    Maggie in Solihull

  21. Hi Julia
    Love the card. I've bought the Canadian border and can't wait to have a play. I love the peach card, it's a shame it's been discontinued. Luckily I bought a pack from the craft shop in Lyndhurst while I was down in Bournemouth.

    1. The Peach Card hasn't been discontinued - not sure who told you that. I see that I am out of stock at the moment but I have ordered some more.

  22. Hello Julia and all

    Lovely card. Great layout and lovely colours. I really like the way you have used the weaving dies, such a clever idea. Thank you for sharing.

    Best wishes

  23. Beautiful card Julia, love the flowers.
    Lynne x

  24. Hi Julia gorgeous card love the peach colour card & how you have done the weaving die looks amazing.All Sue's die's are stunning.
    Hug's Lynda

  25. Hi Julia, wow am loving the weaving die the more I see you use it, your card is so pretty and glad to hear the peach card as not been discontinued will keep a like out on your website for it. Take Care Melody xx

  26. Hi Julia gorgeous card love the peach colour card & how you have done the weaving die looks amazing.All Sue's die's are stunning.
    Hug's Lynda

  27. Beautiful Julia, love the weaving you have done. Gorgeous card.

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  28. Great card Julia, love the weaving and Sue's new flower die is gorgeous. Pat x

  29. Hi Julia

    Simply stunning. Everything works so well together!


    T x

  30. Hi Julia, this card is stunning and I love the way you have used the weaving dies. In fact, love everything about it.
    Blessings all - Deb C xx

  31. Hi, Julia, love this card, very pretty. Enjoy your BH if you have one. X Ros

  32. Hi and morning Julia,
    Gorgeous card and I love the dies and the card
    colour you have used to this card.
    Have a nice Tuesday, Maria x

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