Wednesday 28 October 2015

Shows on Hochanda today

Hi Bloggers.

I have shows on Hochanda today at 11am, 2pm and 5pm. Hope you can join me. As I said yesterday, the shows are with a bunch of lovely Justrite Stamps at great prices. Do be sure to grab a bargain if you can.

I plan to show you lots of techniques rather than make completed cards so hit the record button!

Here's today's card which has quite a few technques in it -

With this one I started with the central panel. I stamped the sentiment and the frame from the Justrite Birthday Vintage Labels Four Stamp Set onto Milk Card using Cosmic Shimmer Flake & Gitter Glue applied with a piece of Cut n Dry Foam. I then added Ice Blue Cosmic Shimmer Polished Silk Glitter. When doing this, you do not need to scrub or wipe off the excess glitter - just tap it off. I used a couple of dies from the Justrite Vintage Labels Four Die Set to cut them out.

I went around the edges of the oval die cut with Phill Martin CS Decadent Teal Colour Cloud using a Smoothie.

I made myself an ink pad by misting a piece of Cut n Dry Foam with Aqua Breeze Cosmic Shimmer Ink Spray Mist. I used it to ink up the Justrite Dotted Fronds Background Stamp and stamped onto Milk Card. I cut it down to a panel and inked around the edges with Decadent Teal Colour Coud. I matted onto a piece of Black Card.

I popped a little more Aqua Breeze Ink Spray Mist onto my Craft Sheet and added a little Cosmic Shimmer Pearlescent Mica Powder. I mixed this into the ink and added it to my Ink Pad. I used this to ink up the Justrite Cornflower Damask Background Stamp and stamped onto Milk Card. I trimmed it a little, edged with Decadent Teal Colour Cloud and matted it onto a piece of Black Card. Unfortunately, it's really hard to catch the gorgeous shimmer on camera.

For the main background, I ran a piece of Milk Card through the Grand Calibur with the Creative Expressions Art Deco Fanfare Embossing Folder and inked around the edges with Decadent Teal Colour Cloud.

I popped some Aqua Breeze Ink Spray Mist onto my Craft Sheet and mixed it with a little Cosmic Shimmer Warm White Matt Chalk Paint. I used a little piece of Cut n Dry Foam to pick it up and 'ink' the Justrite Dotted Fronds Background Stamp and stamped onto Milk Card. I cut 2 sizes of Sue Wilson's Perfect Peony : Complete Petals Dies out twice and cut the corresponding Perfect Peony : Open Petals Dies out of Milk Card twice. I glued the Open Petal die cuts to the Closed Petal die cuts at the centre only, shaped them, stacked them up offsetting them and added a Small Black Circle Dazzler.
I cut some leaves out of Black Card using Sue's Laurel Leaves Die Set.

I assembled the card as shown adding some 8mm Cream Pearls and piercing around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler, Precision Probe and Piercing Mat.

I don't have many of the items that are on today's shows but you can see the items that I do have in stock on my website here.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia, a beautiful card looking forward to your shows have set to record them as always.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Morning Julia.
    lovely card. Thank you. take care Kitty.

  3. Pretty card today. Look forward to your shows and especially the techniques. Will have a notebook ready!

  4. Hi Julia, love this card, the turquoise blue is just so summery and pretty. Hopefully may be able to catch the shows, but will record them anyway so I can watch the techniques. Have a great day. Bx

  5. lovely card I think I have all of these stamps and dies I've been a fan of justrite from years ago when we had to have the special mounting blocks

  6. I have hit the record button Julia.
    I am really looking forward to the shows.
    Love the card and colours. Xxx

  7. Hi Julia,

    Gorgeous card, I just love everything about it. I'm all set to record.

    Have a great day

    Linda xx

  8. Great card-love the colours. I'm off to set the sky box to record your shows.


  9. What a stunning card Julia, Good Luck on honchanda x

  10. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous. I am looking forward to your shows. I hope you will be doing the masterclass style of demo. Have a great day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  11. Beautiful card love the colours xx hazel

  12. Pretty card Pretty colours Hope shows go well

  13. Looking forward to the shows, gorgeous card too, xxx

  14. Lovely card, Julia, can't wait to see the demos and your tips.
    B xx

  15. Looking forward to your shows and have set the recorder.
    Happy days Pen x

  16. Beautiful card Julia, will be watching later

  17. I like the colours used on this card. I Aught to know better than to be surprised at the use of flake and glitter glue for glittering, after all the clue is in the name......!!!!!!

    Have a good day today at Hochanda, I am just annoyed I can't record it.


  18. Hi Julia,
    A really beautiful and elegant card, the colours are stunning together. I particularly like the way that your mats and layers are offset. Will be watching and recording.
    Thanks for all the great inspiration,

  19. Looking forward to todays shows. Lovely card.

    Anne (Northampton)

  20. Morning Julia, A very pretty card, loving the colourway. Looking forward to all your tips and techniques.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  21. Lovely card. I will have to miss today's shows as have to be out and no record facility. See one is one again at 11pm so will watch that.

  22. Hello Julia.

    Lovely Card. Great stamps and dies and I really like the colour combination you have used. Thanks for sharing.

    Looking forward to seeing your tips later, I hope you enjoy it.

    Best wishes

  23. That' s a great card! Hochanda are confusing me - the website is still showing Bee Crafty when it should be Superstar Julia - the TV is right though. Might catch up in a minute or two.

  24. Hi Julia
    Lovely card today. I've set the recorder. I love it when you show us techniques on the TV.

  25. Lovely card Julia the colours are stunning thank you xxxx love June horrocks xxxxxxx

  26. A beautiful card Julia, have the record button on as have little grandkids this week, so need to record and watch at my leisure....I just love all these techniques....luv Ursula xx

  27. Hi Julia, I love the Ice Blue, Teal and Aqua that you've used which is gorgeous with the black. Beautiful xx "Thank you Julia" xx Love Karen xx

  28. Another gorgeous card and I love the pale blue with the darker shades
    it really makes it stand out.
    loved watching the shows and had to laugh about the bin.

  29. Love watching techniques Julia. I've recorded your shows but haven't had chance to watch any of them yet. Pat x

  30. Hi Julia,
    WOW Stunning! Never thought of black and teal together.....brilliant.
    Love Janet x
    from Wakefield

  31. Hi Julia, lovely card nice colours, I am just watching your shows now what I recorded toda. Take Care Melody xxx

  32. Hi Julia
    Wow, what a beautiful stunning card & love it to bits..
    Beautiful colours& those stamps are amazing & a definite must have..
    Love everything about this design, perfect in every way.

    Crafty Hugs
    Haze T xx


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