Monday 15 August 2016

Monday Sneak Peek

Hi Bloggers.

Today, I'd like to share a card made using the gorgeous new Justrite Blooming Vines Background Stamp -

I've stamped the background onto a piece of Black Card using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed with CS Gold Detail Embossing Powder. I've coloured in using Mica Powders mostly (adding water to a little powder to make a paint) - I also used Peacock Green Pixie Powder to paint the lower section of the leaves. The Mica Powders I used were Phill Martin CS Graceful Peach, Chic Moss and Chic Aubergine.

I trimmed the background and matted it onto Antique Gold Pearl Card. I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Meadow Circles Clear Stamp Set onto Black Card and embossed with Gold Detail Powder. I cut it out using a die from the Justrite A2 Card Front Basics Dies and cut a mat out of Antique Gold Pearl Card using the next sized die.

I added a Vintage Black Button and a Dazzler Setting.

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

The winner of the card from Freebie Friday on 12th August is .....................................

Tina T

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

Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Morning Julia, a gorgeous card love the colours on the background.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Morning Julia, lovely card today, the background stamp is gorgeous.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xxx

  3. Sorry forgot to Congratulate Tina T well done.

  4. Hi Julia, todays card is beautiful, love the colours of the flowers perfect and vibrant on the black card. Well done Tina on winning the freebie card. Have a good day all. Bx

  5. Morning Julia.
    How is your Dad?.
    A lovely card too.
    Congratulations to Tina.
    Take care and have fun Kitty.

  6. Hi Julia. Gorgeous card, very classy. Sue x

  7. Good morning Julia, todays card is stunning, love it.
    Congratulations to Tina.
    Marion S x

  8. Hi Julia
    I concur it is stunning. Really vibrant and the use of mica makes it pop.
    Anne M xxx

  9. Good morning Julia and crafters all,
    Lovely card today, so Japanese looking with the pink flowers and gold and black, makes a beautiful picture.
    Julia - hope your Dad is feeling a bit better!!
    Thank you all for the congratulations on my winning the Friday Freebie.
    Love and crafty hugs,
    Tina T xxxx

  10. A,stunning card Julia I'm looking forward to your shows xx

  11. Good morning Julia today's card is stunning I love the design. That stamp is amazing and your colouring is amazing. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  12. Gorgeous card, really striking.

    Congrats to the card winner.


  13. Hi Julia
    A gorgeous card, it reminds me of cloisonne work.
    B xx

  14. Hi Julia
    Beautiful card,love the colours.
    Jan x

  15. This has to be my favourite ever card. It is truly gorgeous.


  16. What a gorgeous card. Love the background.

  17. Morning Julia,
    A stunning card, love the way you have coloured it.

  18. Morning Julia, I love,love,love this card, the background stamp is gorgeous and I love what you have done with it.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  19. Absolutely beautiful, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  20. Morning Julia, I love,love,love this card, the background stamp is gorgeous and I love what you have done with it.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  21. Good Morning Julia, that is such a pretty use of that stamp, I love how youve coloured it and the whole card design is stunning. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  22. Hi Julia,
    What a fabulous background, but you have done an amazing job with the colouring....brilliant! Xx

  23. Stunning card Julia so rich colour but very preety lovely !!!!! Thank you love June xxxxxx

  24. Absolutely love this card. It reminds me of a vase l own, with inlaid flowers and butterflies. Must watch the show if hubby is not watching Olympics, otherwise will watch on tablet or catch up. Good luck with the show. Kind regards Sandra.😊

  25. Stunningly beautiful, i love your card .
    Elaine H X

  26. Hi Julia
    Absolutley Fabulous card and love how you have coloured this background. looking forward to your shows.

  27. Stunning card julia x the stamp is absolutely beautiful x
    Congratulations tina t x
    Theresa w x

  28. Hello Julia,
    A really beautiful card today and the stamp is really lovely. Love the colours you have used. Sorry been missing - had migraine - better now!
    Love Myra x

  29. Hello Julia.

    Stunning Card and I love your colouring. Thanks for sharing.

    Congratulations Tina T.

    Best wishes

  30. Oh dear, I have just looked at the Santoro page and want that, now I NEED this stamp, big time, my poor bank account. Lovely card.

  31. Hi Julia. Definitely my type of card this one, love it. SueL x

  32. This looks absolutely gorgeous on black card I have those black buttons I think I need to get some vintage dazzlers now

  33. Julia this card is truly gorgeous, i love the stamp
    but love the colours you have chosen.
    Absolutely stunning.

  34. Hi Julia

    This is a beautiful,decadent card

    June x

  35. Stunning card Julia, love the colours onto the black card
    Hope your dad is doing fine.
    hugs Maria

  36. Beautful card Julia. Look forward to your shows. X

  37. Gorgeous card Julia. Thank you so much for sharing this. Congratulations to Tina. Enjoy.


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