Monday 11 January 2016

Monday Sneak Peek

Hi Bloggers.

I thought I'd start sharing some samples from my shows on Hochanda this coming weekend so you can get some idea of what's on offer and start yourself a list!

Here's today's peek -

For the background, I used the cutting edge die and one of the insert dies from the Spellbinders Classic Bracket Edgeabilities Die Set along the bottom edge of a piece of Coconut White Card. I rounded the top 2 corners using a punch. I cut a slightly larger piece of Coconut White Card
and inked it with Mountain Rose Adirondack Dye Ink using a Smoothie.

I cut the largest motif die in the Spellbinders Moroccan Motifs Die Set twice and inked through the die with Mountain Rose. I stacked them on top of each other, offsetting them slightly. I cut a smaller motif out twice and again inked through the die with Mountain Rose. I stacked these too, offsetting them. Finally, I cut one of the tiny dies, inked through the die and added it to the centre.

I stamped the sentiment from CE Tatty's Text Stamp Set using Jet Black Archival. I cut it out using a die from the Spellbinders Victorian Tags Die Set and inked through the die with Mountain Rose. I cut the corresponding fancy die from the same set out of Coconut White Card, inked through the die and stacked them together.

I assembled the card as shown adding some White Pearl Corners and piercing around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler, Precision Probe and Piercing Mat.

The winner of Freebie Friday on January 8th is ..................


Please email me at with your address and I'll pop it in the post.

Just a reminder - It's this weekend : Friday 15th January 8pm till Sunday 17th January last chance at 7pm.
John and I are heading over to Hochanda today to meet up with Phill to do a bit of filming! I'm sure you'll see the results soon. Hopefully, I'll get my show times today too. Phill is continuing with his One Day Special today with shows at 9am, 12noon, 4pm and 7pm. There's 10% discount on items I have in stock on my website here till midnight tonight. Free postage on orders £20+ (UK only). Postage to Europe is charged by weight.

Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Morning Julia.
    A beautiful card Thank you.
    It is so nice to see some of the older Spellbinders being used.
    I do love Sue's dies and have so many, but I also have many Spellbinders too.
    thank you so looking forward to the weekend. Take care Kitty.
    oh congratulations to Heather.

  2. Morning Julia, that is a lovely card today, it is always so nice to see cards which have a variety of different dies and products as well as the ones that you are associated with.

    I'm looking forward to the weekend.

    Congrats xxx
    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

  3. Hi Julia
    Nice sneak peak! Love the card especially the border. Very pretty. Will be watching - sounds good fun .
    Anne M xxx

  4. Hello Julia, such a lovely card today, super colours. Have a safe trip to the studios, I am sure there will be plenty of laughs with the 3 of you. Congrats HeatherT on winning the Freebie Friday card. Bx

  5. nice to see some of the older Spellbinders being used, a lovely card today

  6. Lovely card, very pretty.

    Congrats to the card winner.


  7. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love all the details. I do have the Moroccan die set I haven't used it for a while maybe I will get it out again. It sounds like it will be fun at the weekend. Have a great day today. Hugs Jackie

  8. Pretty card Julia , lovely colours.
    You are going to be a very busy lady this week , look forward to the "takeover"!

  9. Stunning card Julia. may I wish you and your family a Very belated Happy New Year!

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  10. Morning Julia, A gorgeous card !!
    Congratulations to HeatherT.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  11. Morning Julia, A gorgeous card !!
    Congratulations to HeatherT.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  12. Love the card Julia nice to see spellbinders out X love the delicate colours thank you love June Horrocks xxxx

  13. Stunning card Julia, looking forward to the weekend shows

  14. Morning Julia,
    A very pretty card, looking forward to a whole weekend of C/E.

  15. Love the pastel pinks, s pretty. Cant wait for the weekend tkaover, will try to catch as much as poss. xxx

  16. Morning Julia, a beautiful card and I have all these edgeabillites really must use them more. Still gutted I'm away on holiday and going to miss your weekend but hope there will be another one soon.
    Well done Heather.
    Nancyd xx

  17. Morning So looking forward to the weekend - should be fantastic. The card is just beautiful

    Crafty hugs Pen x

  18. Morning Julia what a pretty card,I wont be able to see all your shows this weekend as I will be away for 10 DAYS !!!and no internet .Good Luck .Gloria (Sidcup) xx

  19. I must get my Edgeability dies out - they haven't seen the light of day for ages! Lovely card, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  20. Beautiful card Julia. Must see if I have that die.

  21. A very pretty and delicate card.


  22. Hi Julia,
    What a beautiful card, love the pretty colours and a lovely surprise to see that I have won the freebie Friday card.
    Looking forward to seeing you all on Hochanda, thanks for the inspiration, the gift of the card and for all the messages of congratulations.

  23. Hello Julia.

    So pretty and has me looking forward to Spring with the colour. I love the border and flower. Thanks for sharing.

    Congratulations HeatherT.

    Best wishes

  24. Hi Julia, a lovely delicate card, nice to see some of the older dies being used, I think we all forget what we have in our collection. Looking forward to the weekend.

  25. Hi Julia
    Lovely card again , i also am pleased to see the older dies used, Congrats to Heather enjoy your card.
    Elaine H X

  26. Hi Julia.
    Lovely card and I think I got some
    of the dies but need to get some ink.
    Will set the recorder for most of the shows,
    hope you all have fun making them.
    hugs Maria x

  27. Hi Julia. Bit late today as morning was busy! Lovely card - obviously super things to see at the weekend.

  28. Great card love the colours xx hazel

  29. I look forward to seeing it all this coming much more I will want....Super duper card Julia....luv Ursula xx

  30. This gorgeous and a lovely bright colour which is much needed with this cold wet weather.
    I love it and I am so looking forward to the shows over the weekend.


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