Sunday, 4 September 2016

Another Two-Fer

Hi Bloggers.

I have another simple two-fer for you today -

The one above is a simple card with layers cut from Coconut White Card using the Justrite A2 Stitched Banners & Rectangles Die Set. I have stamped the image from the Justrite Meadow Circles Stamp Set using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed using CS Gold Brilliant Sparkle Embossing Powder. I have cut an aperture with one of the circle dies from the same set into the top banner layer and set the image below it, stacking up with Creative Expressions Mounting Cushion.

I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set using Clear Perfect Medium and this time I embossed with CS Bright Gold Detail Embossing Powder. I cut it out using another die from the Banners & Rectangles Set. I slotted it in just poking out between the 2 banner layers.

I popped my design onto a trimmed card blank (this time I did not use the die set to create the card blank as I had already used the largest die in the set and I wanted to show another layer on my card rather than just have my card blank the same size as the largest die used - hope that makes sense!)

Here's your second card -

For this one, I started by spritzing a piece of Watercolour Card with some water. I added some CS Pixie Powders in Golden Mint and Pewter and put aside to dry.

I created my card blank from Coconut White Card using the largest die in the Justrite A2 Butterfly Garden Die Set.

I cut the circle die from the same die set out of Coconut White Card.

I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Meadow Circles Die Set using Watering Can Archival and cut it out using a die from the Justrite Four in a Square Die Set.

Once my Pixie background was dry, I cut the largest 2 dies in the A2 Butterfly Garden Die Set together and also the butterfly wreath.

I layererd everything together and job done!

Enjoy your Sunday everyone.

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  1. Morning Julia

    Two lovely designs, I love the first one and the colour ways and die of the second

    June x

  2. Morning Julia, two beautiful cards I think the first one takes the edge for me.
    Nancyd xx

  3. Hi Julia
    The first card is my favourite today.I have pre ordered the banner set.
    Jan x

  4. Morning Julia.
    Thank you two lovely cards, it is the first one for me .
    Take care Kitty.

  5. Beautiful cards top one my favourite xx hazel

  6. Hi Julia
    You never cease to amaze me. Your cards today are so pretty and useful. Love them both. I've got everything to make the top one so will do - it's clean and elegant.
    Anne M xxx

  7. Good morning Julia your cards are both gorgeous and so different to each other. It is a real treat to see two at a time. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  8. Hi Julia and crafters all,
    Beautiful cards today, I think number one is my favourite, so clean and elegant.
    Although number two is different I am not sure about the colourway.
    Thanks for the inspiration!!!!
    Love and crafty hugs,
    Tina T xxxx

  9. Hi Julia,
    Two really beautiful cards, I love the clean and simple look of the first and the colours in the second are gorgeous.
    Thanks for all the great inspiration,

  10. Hello Julia, thank you for the 2 beautiful cards today, love the layout on the 1st. And pixie powder on the 2nd, always a winner for me. Have a great day. Bx

  11. Two lovely cards, difficult to pick a favourite as they are so different.


  12. Morning Julia,
    Two cards, both lovely.

  13. Love both cards Julia the pixi powers are beautiful love this work Julia
    Love June Horrocks xxx

  14. I would never think of using an intricate die like this with a pixie powder piece - a great idea for those bits that don't look quite right!!

    Anne (Northampton)

  15. Hi Julia. Liked your first card and then scrolled down to your second. What a gorgeous burst of colour to brighten anyone's day. Love pixie powders.

  16. Lovely cards Love the bright colours of the second one

  17. Love the first card. Saw these dies being demoed and put them on my wish list. B

  18. Love the first card. Saw these dies being demoed and put them on my wish list. B

  19. Hello Julia.

    Two Lovely Cards. The Stitched Banners and Rectangles die set is one of my favourites and I really like the Meadow Circle Stamps. I love Pixie powders and your colour combination is lovely. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  20. In card number 1, I really like the way you have used the stitched banners to showcase the Justrite Meadow Circle stamp - it really pops. The second card showcases the lovely range of pixie powder colours. I don't think I have ever seen the Justrite butterfly garden die set. Both stunning cards. Hope you are enjoying Ally Pally.

    Susan x

  21. Hi Julia, two beautiful cards. I love the clean elegant look of the first but I am also drawn to the pixie powders of the second. Marion S x

  22. Hi Julia
    Two lovely cards The 1st one hits the spot for me.
    Take Care
    Elaine H X

  23. Good Afternoon Julia, oh what a pair of beautiful cards I love how you create the designs and what you do with them. hugs Shirleyxxx

  24. Both cards are beautiful and totally different. Thank you for sharing these.

  25. Two contrasting but great cards. The colours of the second may not be my choice but I think the die cutting of a pixie powdered card to produce a design is a great one and one to experiment with.


  26. Afternoon Julia, wow 2 very different cards, I like them both very much, the first one edges it a bit for me, but anyone would be proud to receive such a creation.

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

  27. Hi Julia,
    Love love love the first kinda card, gorgeous. Lovely colours on the second one.
    Love Janet X
    From Wakefield

  28. Hi Julia,
    Two lovely cards, totally different but both are beautiful.

  29. 2 lovely cards julia x love the dies used on the first card and love the pixie powders on the second x
    Theresa w x

  30. Two lovely cards Julia - the first one is my favourite. X

  31. Nice cards love the first one. Have yet to be brave and get on with the pixie powders.

  32. Two pretty cards Julia. Like the stamp in the first one.

  33. Julia i love the clean but effective and beautiful look of the first one and i love the design of the second one too. i wasn't keen on the colours of the second one to begin with but it is growing on me.

  34. Two very pretty cards, love the background on card two X X X


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