Monday 23 May 2016

It's Girl!

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I stamped the Justrite Reversed Crackle Background onto Coconut White Card using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed with CS Clear Detail Embossing Powder. I rubbed Worn Lipstick Distress Ink over direct from the pad. I removed the excess with a piece of Kitchen Roll.

I cut the script sentiment from the Justrite It's a Girl Dies out of Coconut White Card and inked through the die with CS Pretty in Pink Colour Cloud using a Smoothie. I cut the matting die out of Baby Pink Card.

I cut a banner die from the Justrite Stitched A2 Banners & Rectangles Die Set out of Coconut White Card. At the emboss stage, I added the Triangular Mask. I removed the mask and inked through the die with Pretty in Pink Colour Cloud.

I cut the little hearts from the It's a Girl Die Set out of Baby Pink Card and added them as shown.

I cut the little pennants from the It's a Girl Die Set out of Baby Pink Card and wrote on the name using a Pigma Micron Pen. I glued them to a piece of Pastel Pink Baker's Twine using CS Dries Clear Glue.

I have a number of back in stocks and new products on my website (with more to come!). The Stamping Mat is back in stock here. I have some new Spellbinders dies designed by Donna Salazar and Tammy Tutterhow including some die/stamp sets (click on the highlighted links). Also back in stock is Sue Wilson's Happy Couple Die. A brand new product just in are Creative Expressions Metallic Micro Beads and Opaque White Micro Beads - you can find them here. I have some new MDF, some new stamps from Woodware and Stampendous. I also have some Montage Stamps from Phill Martin which will work brilliantly with Leonie Pujol's Masks. On sale are 3 popular Large Embossing Folders - Star Swirls, Twinkle Twinkle and Contemporary Poinsettia, just £4.99 each!

I have a couple of cards made with Spellbinders dies in the new edition of Making Cards - that's a sneak peek below on the front cover headed 'Working with Delicate Die-Cuts'.

 The magazine have sent me a photo of the free papers and projects you could make with them to share with you -

Here's the promo blurb -

Making Cards June OUT NOW!
Making Cards June is in stores now! Packed full of inspiring projects, new techniques, new contributors, 16 free craft papers, giveaways, interviews, shopping pages and much more!
Visit or order or call 01778 395171. Also available in selected supermarkets, WH Smith, Hobbycraft and independent craft shops!


The winner of the card from Freebie Friday on May 20th is .........................


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

Thanks for stopping by.

Free card with all website orders (ask for one in the comments box at checkout).
Deal of the Day today (23rd May) - Sue Wilson Teardrop Adornment only £5.99!


  1. Morning Julia, a very pretty card, congratulations Rosie. Must get the magazine and check out your cards.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Hi Julia,
    Lovely baby card this morning , so nice to see plain and simple and I love how you have put baby's name in bunting.
    Thank you.
    Love and crafty hugs
    Tina T xxxx💐

  3. Morning Julia, gorgeous card today x

  4. Morning Julia.
    A lovely card it is so sweet. Thank you.
    Take care Kitty.

  5. Hi Julia, a gorgeous baby card, love the traditional pink. Ooh need to get the magazine and see what you have done. Well done Rosie. Have a great Monday all. Bx

  6. Lovely card, really like the background.

    Congrats to the card winner.


  7. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the design that is a brilliant sentiment die it makes a real statement. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  8. Hi Julia
    A lovely card, love the name on the bunting.
    B xx

  9. What a pretty background Julia.

  10. Morning Julia

    A very pretty pink card for the beginning of the week

    June x

  11. Gorgeous card Julia x xhazel

  12. Morning Julia beautiful card today. Congrats to Anne

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

  13. Hi Julia, what a wonderful surprise to see my name and i have won one of your gorgeous cards. I have sent you my details in PM and cannot wait to get the card. Your card this morning is beautiful and thank you also for the heads up on the Making Cards magazine.
    Have a lovely day.....Love Rosie....xxxxxx

  14. Morning Julia,
    A very pretty card, love it.

  15. Love the background on this, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  16. Love the card Julia very preety will get the magazine to study the cards thank you xxc congrats to the winner
    Love always June Horrocks xxxxx

  17. My immediate thought was the embossing made the tag remind me of a plain quilted blanket which I rather like. Pretty card, any new mum would be pleased to receive this.


  18. Hi Julia. Lovely card and thanks for letting us know about the magazine. The free papers look lovely. SueL x

  19. Morning Julia, A lovely new Baby card, I'm especially loving the crackle background stamp, very effective.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  20. Morning Julia, A lovely new Baby card, I'm especially loving the crackle background stamp, very effective.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  21. Hi Julia a very lovely baby card , well done to Rosie
    Take Care
    Elaine H X

  22. Good Morning Julie, what a pretty baby girl card and I guess these must be the new Justrite dies, I do love both the stamps and the dies theyve really got it nailed havent they. hugs Shirleyxxx

  23. Hello Julia,
    A perfect card for a little baby girl.
    Thank you.
    Sue Mac

  24. Lovely pretty perfect pink card today julia x love the dies x will be asking hubby to pick me up the mag on his way home from work , we need some milk anyway so be rude not to !
    Congratulations rosie x
    Theresa w x

  25. Hello Julia.

    So pretty. I like everything about this Card, great dies and colour. Thanks for sharing.

    Congratulations Rosie.

    Best wishes

  26. Hi Julia,
    sweet card for a newborn baby girl.
    Congrats to Rosie.
    hugs Maria x

  27. i love this card Julia, love the colour and the delicate background.
    Just perfect.

  28. A beautiful little card today Julia...congrats to Rosie....luv Ursula xx

  29. A very pretty card Julia! Thank you. Off too have a look at some of the new products! X

  30. Beautiful card love the background


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