Tuesday 23 August 2016

More One Day Special Shows on Hochanda today

Hi Bloggers.

Spellbinders Sale One Day Special continues on Hochanda  today with shows at 9am, 12noon, 4pm and 7pm. I hope you can join me..

I have a simple two-fer to share with you today

I started by cutting the inner die only of the border die from the Spellbinders Octagon Strips & Accents Die Set, at both sides of a piece of Bright White Card. I folded and tucked and matted onto a piece of Aqua Card.

I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Circle of Friends Stamp Set (should still be on the Hochanda website at intro price) onto Bright White Card using Watering Can Archival and cut it out using Spellbinders Venetian Motifs. I cut another of the same die out of Aqua Card and glued them together offsetting them.

I assembled the card as shown adding Single White Pearl Strip around the edges and piercing around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler, Precision Probe and Piercing Mat. I decided not to add any pearls to the die cuts as I felt it might be too much if I did.

The second part of your two-fer is a gift bag -

I used John Lockwood's method to make the bag -

On an A4 piece of Brilliant White Card – score at 2cm, 4cm, 14cm, 16cm, 18cm and 28cm
This creates all the score lines you need across the landscape card. Turn the card so it is portrait and then score at 4cm.

I'll demo the bits to cut away and how to fold it in the 9am show today.

I cut the border from the Spellbinders Venetian Accents Die Set out of Aqua Card, cut it in half and added half to the front and half to the back of the gift bag.

I cut the largest die in the Spellbinders Venetian Motifs Die Set out of Aqua Card twice and glued them together, offsetting them as I did on the card. I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Meadow Circles Stamp Set onto Bright White Card. I cut it out using a small die from the Venetian Accents Die Set. I cut the die again and glued the 2 together offsetting them and added the sentiment in the centre.

I punched some holes in the top and added some Blue White American Seam Binding. I finished off by adding some 5mm White Pearls.

I'm not stocking any of the Spellbinders dies on the shows as I just can't match the prices on Hochanda but I'm offering 10% off other products I have in stock on website. You can find them here. Offer applies till midnight tonight or while stocks last. Discount will be applied at checkout.

I'll see you at 9am!

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 August) - John Lockwood Lily of the Valley Elements Stamp Set only £8.99!


  1. Morning Julia, I hope the shows are going well. I have not caught up with last nights show yet, and hope to catch some of todays live. The card and gift bag are lovely, must watch how the bag is made today. Have a great day. Bx

  2. Hi Julia
    What a beautiful card love the colours and the dies thank you tracyw x

  3. Morning Julia, two fantastic makes today and looking forward to your shows.
    Nancyd xx

  4. Morning Julia.
    Thank you last nights show was brilliant,You and Leonie are a brilliant double act. The demo's were great too Thank you Have lots more fun today. Take care Kitty.

  5. Morning Julia and crafters all,
    Lovely card and bag today . I am just going to watch the re run of last nights show as yesterday was a hell of a day, devasting news from the hospital about my hubby.
    Love and crafty hugs to all,
    Tina T xxxx

  6. These are lovely dies I'm just watching your show from last night and will be recording the rest of today's shows. Have a good day xxx

  7. Morning Julia. Todays card and gift bag are beautiful. Really enjoyed last nights show and looking forward to todays.
    Marion S x

  8. Lovely card & gift bag. Off to set the skybox to record your shows then I can watch them tomorrow evening.


  9. Hi Julia
    Did catch some of the show. Late home from work! Love the dies but I'm sure I bought it some time ago - I need to check my stash.
    Anne M xxx

  10. These are both so pretty, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  11. Hi Julia
    Beautiful card and bag, I can't wait to see the demos- hopefully the recorder did its stuff yesterday.
    B xx

  12. Morning Julia, such a beautiful card and gift bag, love the colours, will be watching at 9 this morning, only 30 minutes to go, hope you are ready and waiting. good luck

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

  13. Hi Julia. 2 Lovely samples today, great show last night, it came over that you enjoyed it with Leonie too. SueL x

  14. Morning Julia,
    Beautiful card and gift bag. Going to do my best to watch today.

  15. Gorgeous card this morning Julia, I love those dies though I havent ever used mine like that, you really bring them alive. hugs Shirleyxxx

  16. Loved the show last night Julia sat waiting for you at 9am today's card and bag are so beautiful love em thank you
    June Horrocks xxxxx

  17. What were you and Leonie on last night? - fun to watch! Have just bought the one Wendy set of stamps I did not have already and the two A4 embossing folders. Good deals on the dies, alas I have most of them already - when they first came out.

  18. have just seen you on the tv ,great die sets love the venetian dies Laura O

  19. Beautiful two-fers, love them .
    Elaine H X

  20. Hello Julia.

    These are so classically elegant. They would be lovely to receive. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  21. Loving these cut and tuck dies, must really bring mine out, super cards Julia.....thank you...luv Ursula xx

  22. Morning Julia, Two beautiful items showcased here, beautiful pastel colours too.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  23. Morning Julia, Two beautiful items showcased here, beautiful pastel colours too.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  24. Very pretty items today. Not been able to watch the shows so far but hoping to on catchup. Thank you for sharing.

  25. Hi Julia

    This is a beautiful card. I liked how you created the gift bag too

    June x

  26. Love the card and bag I have made a few of "John's" bags But will watch on catch up as I haven't done any for a long while for a bit of a refresher and any tips you mention

  27. Julia what can i say but clean, simple and absolutely gorgeous.
    Love the card and the gift bag very much.

  28. Hi Julia,
    Another beautiful card.

  29. Lovely card julia and a beautiful bag x haven't made one before but definately on my ' to do ' list now x
    Theresa w x

  30. Lovely cards Julia especially the one with fold and tuck technique which is fun to do.

  31. Lovely card and bag Julia. I do like the aqua and white together. X


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