Saturday 14 November 2015


Hi Bloggers.

I'm running my own workshop local to me today in Yardley Gobion just outside Milton Keynes. I packed my little car to the brim yesterday with goodies to use and goodies for my lovely crafters to purchase. Hoping for a fun day!

Here's today's card which was a demo from one of my Hochanda shows last month. Just an ingredient list today as still have lots to do!

Couture Creations Dies - Christmas Joy, Mistletoe, Holly Branch
Couture Creations Embossing Folder - Christmas Vineyard
Burgundy/Ivory Striped Grosgrain
Pine Cones
5mm Cream Pearls
Cream Pearl Corners
Card - Milk, Rich Red, Rich Green and Emerald
Tim Holtz Ruler, Precision Probe, Piercing Mat

Hope you've been checking out Sue Wilson's Blog to see her latest release of dies - there's some really yummy ones! Just a reminder - there's 10% off them on my website till midnight Friday 20th November. You can find them here. Discount is applied at checkout. Free delivery to UK addresses on all orders £20 and over.

Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Morning Julia, this is a delightful card an ideal Christmas card, hope your demo day goes great for you and the weather doesn't stop the crafters from going out and you get mega sales good luck.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Morning Julia, oh how I wished I could get up to Milton Keynes for one of your demo/workshop days, but alas it is not to be, but this card is so, so beautiful, love the couture dies that you have been using lately.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxxx

  3. Morning Julia.
    Thank you a lovely card. nice bow.
    Have fun and take care Kitty.

  4. Great card, love the wreath.


  5. Hello Julia. A cheerful card for a dull morning. Hope your workshop goes well.

  6. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the dies you have used. I hope your workshop goes well today. It didn't occur to me that you would sell craft goodies there as well that is such a good idea. Have a great day. Hugs Jackie

  7. Love this card Julia!
    Hope you have a good day,

  8. This would really stand out on any mantelpiece, Julia. Beautiful.
    Have a good day.

    Anne (Northampton)

  9. Gorgeous card, have a great day, xx

  10. Another lovely card. Isn't that ribbon just stunning!


  11. Hi Julia. A lovely traditional Christmas card. Have fun at your workshop, I know you will. SueL x

  12. I remember this one julia it's beautiful oh how I wish I could read you are coming to Warrington to do a workshop id be there like a shot sues dies are brill wish I could have my Christmas money now love June Horrocks xxxx

  13. Lovely card Julia enjoy your workshop xx hazel

  14. Hi Julia, I love this card. You have made a really elegant design around a die I wasn't too keen on. Well done. Love and hugs,
    Alison D x

  15. Morning Julia,
    A lovely card. Hope you have a great day at your workshop.

  16. Good Morning Julia

    What a love bright and cheerful card this is. Beautiful!

    Good luck with your workshop hope you sell lots of goodies!

    Crafty Hugs
    Heather xx

  17. Hello Julia, hope you have a great day at YG. I am sure all the attendees will. Love this card. Take care. Bx

  18. Hi Julia,
    Lovely card, I remember seeing you make it on hochanda.
    Have a great day at your demo.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Heather Treble

  19. Morning I do hope that the weather is better than it is here and the card you have shown certainly gives joy for the day.

    Pen x

  20. Hi Julia,

    Gorgeous card, I love the bow. Sue's dies are amazing I need them all. Hope you have a great day.

    Linda xx

  21. Gorgeous card Julia, loving Sues new dies

  22. Hi Julia

    Have a fun day today. I like this card, it's good fun and thankfully quite self explanatory! ;-) make sure you put your feet up before a busy week next week.

    Hugs, T x

  23. Hi Julia,
    This is definitely a WOW it!
    Love Janet x
    from Wakefield

  24. Hi Julia
    Beautiful traditional Christmas card & love the colours which look lovely & together with the grosgrain bow & pine cones adds the perfect finishing touch.
    Have a great day with your ladies at the workshop...

    Crafty Hugs
    Haze T xx

  25. It's a very pretty card Julia x

  26. Hello Julia.

    I think this is a lovely card. I like the dies and wishing I had bought the Mistletoe die. Great colours for the Joy sentiment. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes.

  27. Hi Julia, Lovely Christmassy colours, and a beautiful card.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  28. Hi Julia, great card. It's fun and I love the cone and berry embellishment xx "Thank you Julia" xx Love Karen xx

  29. Nice card Julia. I hope you enjoyed your day. Pat x

  30. Lovely card. Hope you had a good day and the rain and wind didn't stop people coming.

  31. Beautiful card Julia, in lovely traditional colours. Linda

  32. Hi Julia, this is a lovely bright Christmas card. The ribbon snd embellishments finish it off perfectly. X

  33. Oh wow Julia that is one very pretty and striking chritmas card.
    The whole design is just perfect, can imagine that would be the first card to be admired when walking into a room full of them. I really love it.

  34. Really pretty card love the joy die. Take Care Melody xXx

  35. Hi Julia
    Wish Icould get to one of your classes - I know I would enjoy it so much. Yrouble is I live in Sheffield! Bit of a distance......
    This card is very pretty - I love the mistlto and I have just managed to buy everything for your Rose postcard card.
    Love it all!
    Anne M xx

  36. Hi Julia
    sorry I'm late. I love this card it's so pretty defiantly got the WOW from me.
    Hug's Lynda Brock xx

  37. Just loving this card , the embellishments are perfect .
    Elaine H X


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