Wednesday 27 January 2016

One Day Special on Hochanda starts this evening

Hi Bloggers.

I have a One Day Special on Hochanda this evening starting at 8pm and continuing tomorrow at 9am, 12noon, 4pm and 7pm. Hope you can join me.

Here's today's card and hopefully a demo -

I've only used Coconut White Card for this card.

I cut a frame out of using Sue Wilson's Double Pierced Squares Set B.

I cut the Couture Creations Crystal Aroma Die out of the centre of a piece of card. I embossed the 'waste' by running it through the Spellbinders Platinum Machine with the Couture Creations Large Circles Embossing Folder. I ran it through a second time to extend the design.

On another piece of card, I pounced Lavender Lace, Clear Day and Pretty in Pink Colour Clouds using Smoothies. I stacked the 2 frames up on top of the background and then inserted the Crystal Aroma Die Cut.

I used the same method with the Colour Clouds to colour another piece of card and then cut the Couture Creations Script Thanks Die. I cut one of Sue's Pierced Flags and added the Thanks die cut.

I cut the Couture Creations Falling Blossoms Die Set twice and using 2 sets of flowers the same size. I coloured them using the Colour Clouds then shaped them and added an 8mm White Pearl. I cut the smaller die from the Couture Creations Mercanto Flourish Die Set. I cut it down and added it either side of the flower.

I assembled the card as shown using the colour clouds to colour one of my mats.

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Hope to see you later.

Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Morning Julia, this card is absolutely beautiful love the pale colouring.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Morning Julia, oh yes I like todays card very much, will be watching tonight to hopefully see how you did it and get lots more tips and techniques.

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

  3. Hi Julia love today card I will be watching tonight and recording tomorrow as at work

  4. Morning Julia.
    Thank you this is a lovely card. I shall be watching tonight.
    Take care Kitty.

  5. Hi Julia,
    "Stunning Card" I Really Love How You've Created Your "Fantastic Background"
    I Will Most Definitely Be Watching Your Shows And I Also Tape Them Just In I May Have Missed Something, I'm So Looking Forward To Watching, Your Tremendous Tips And Techniques That You Kindly Share With Us Thank You So Very Much.
    Hugs From Sam xxx
    ✂️ Carry On Creating ✂️

  6. Hi Julia
    tHat is such a pretty card. I tend to use Sue's dies but I'm sure I can adapt it to one of her dies. Love it !
    Anne M xxx

  7. Good morning Julia. A pretty card this morning. Do hope you get the chance to demo this during your shows .

  8. Morning Julia, stunning card as always x

  9. Lovely card, very pretty & delicate.


  10. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the design and the soft colours. I am looking forward to your shows. Travel safely. Hugs Jackie

  11. Very delicate card, I like it a lot.


  12. Morning Julia, A really beautiful card, gorgeous die-cuts and the flower is really lovely. Looking forward to your shows.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  13. Morning Julia, A really beautiful card, gorgeous die-cuts and the flower is really lovely. Looking forward to your shows.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  14. Morning Julia,
    A gorgeous card, love the flower.
    Will be watching your shows.

  15. Morning Julia ,what a beautiful card as usual. Will be watching tonight & tomorrow to see the demo.Gloria(Sidcup) xx

  16. Stud card is sooooo pretty Julia love the colours thank you see you tonight xxxxx
    Love June Horrocks xxxx

  17. Stunning card Julia, looking forward to the shows

  18. Hi Julia. Love today's card. Got all mixed up and put tv on at 8 last night! Boy was I cross when it was candles. Oh well, I still have you to look forward to tonight. SueL x

  19. Hi Julia,
    Absolutely beautiful, I love the soft background colours they set your beautiful creation off brilliantly.
    Record button set and will watch when I can.
    Thanks for sharing,

  20. Beautiful card, Julia. Looking forward to the shows.

    Anne (Northampton)

  21. Stunning card Julia,so pretty

  22. Hi Julia,
    Looking forward to your Hochanda shows, love the Couture Creations shows! Those Falling blossoms die is beautiful, when made up!
    Love today's card, thanks for inspiration Julia xx
    Sandra xxxx

  23. Hi Julia,
    Another stunning card with beautiful the "pouncing"!
    Love Janet X
    From Wakefield

  24. Morning Julia,
    beautiful, elegant and soft card...
    Best of luck for the shows.
    Rolf xxx

  25. Hello Julia.

    Lovely Card. Great dies nice colours and a very pretty flower. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  26. Lovely card Julia, and will be looking forward to your demos on Hochanda. :) All the best.

  27. Lovely card Julia, wont be able to see your demo's this evening , but i have hit the record button. Take Care
    Elaine H X

  28. Hope all goes well for the shows. Thank you for all your inspiration,
    Sue Mac

  29. Lovely C&S card Julia and your flower is so pretty. Pat x

  30. Hi Julia, this card is really lovely. What a pretty way to say thank you. Hope the shows go well. Take care. Bx

  31. Stunning dies and stunning card. Recording shows as I cant watch today, xxx

  32. A really great idea here Julia, thanks.....A really super card...luv Ursula xx

  33. ooh I really do love this card, it is so pretty and I love the colour in the background.

  34. Hi Julia
    Beautiful card & love all the different layers & textures and the pastel blue looks so pretty & this card would be suitable for so many occasions.

    Gorgeous as always

    Crafty Hugs
    Haze T xx (Norwich)

  35. Hi Julia
    your card is stunning ..we love it thanks so much for supporting us


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