Thursday 22 September 2016

Birthday Wishes

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I started my dusting a piece of Coconut White Card with an Anti-Static Bag. I inked up a Brayer with Clear Perfect Medium. I used this to ink the deboss side of the Couture Creations Fudge Embossing Folder. I popped the card inside the folder with the dusted side facing the inked side of the folder. I ran it through the Spellbinders Platinum Machine. The ink transferred to the deboss pattern. I then added Phill Martin CS New Gold Mica Powder using a Dusting Brush. I removed the excess using a Dry Wet Wipe.

I dusted another piece of Coconut White Card with an Anti-Static Bag. I stamped the image from the Justrite Meadow Circles Stamp Set using Clear Perfect Medium. I then added Phill Martin CS New Gold Mica Powder using a Dusting Brush. I removed the excess using a Dry Wet Wipe. I cut it out using Justrite Stitched A2 Banners & Rectangles Dies and cut a mat out of Antique Gold Pearl Card using another die from the same set.

I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Circle of Friends Stamp Set using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed with CS Gold Detail Embossing Powder. I cut it out using Justrite A2 Card Front Basics Dies and cut a mat out of Antique Gold Pearl Card using another die from the same set. I added a Dazzler Setting and a Craft Consortium Large Pearl & Diamante Circle.

I assembled the card as shown adding some Craft Consortium Pearl Hearts and piercing around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler, Precision Probe and Piercing Mat.  

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  1. Morning Julia, this card is gorgeous, love the subtle gold from the mica powder. Have a fab day. Bx

  2. Morning Julia, oh yes his is gorgeous, my type of card, love it.

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

  3. Morning Julia, absolutely gorgeous love the embossing folder nod the subtle colours.
    Nancyd xx

  4. Morning Julia.
    Thank you, I really like this type of card, it is beautiful.
    Take care Kitty.

  5. Stunning card. Love it all. Thanks Julia.


  6. Morning Julia and crafters all,
    Lovely card using mica powders with embossing folders and stamps. Just Rite!!!!!
    Love and crafty hugs
    Tina T xxxx

  7. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the design. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  8. Hi Julia
    A beautiful card, very subtle effect.
    B xx

  9. Great card, love the background.


  10. What a lovely card, such subtle shading in a pretty colour.

  11. Hi Julia
    Very subtle use of colour and embossing.Beautiful card.
    Jan x

  12. Hi Julia,
    Beautiful card, love the background and the way that you have created it.
    Thanks for sharing,

  13. Love this card, Julia. What a good idea to use the brayer.

    Anne (Northampton)

  14. Hi Julia

    This card is gorgeous, love the colour and design

    June x

  15. Love this card Julia the background is beautiful a card for someone special me thinks
    Xxxx love June Horrocks xxxxx

  16. Hi Julia. Lovely card. I particularly like the background, can't remember seeing this embossing folder before. SueL x

  17. Morning Julia, beautiful card love the embossing folder you have used. Marion S x

  18. Good Morning Julia, wow what a beautiful card I love the letterpress effect. hugs Shirleyxx

  19. Hello Julia.

    Great Card, pretty and not to fussy. I like your background, I have never tried this technique, I really must. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  20. Hi Julia I love this card it's so pretty the background is gorgeous.
    I haven't tried this technice yet but I must have a go. Thank you.
    Hug's Lynda Brock xx

  21. Simple and effective. The graceful background is enhanced by PM's gold mica powder. A BIG tick for the Justrite Meadow Circles and Circle of Friends stamps. You use them quite a lot and I'm not at all surprised as they are so versatile. Finally the dazzler setting and CC large pearl complete the card perfectly. Thanks.

    Susan x

  22. Beautiful, delicate card.


  23. Something else I still haven't tried Was given a brayer as a Christmas present last year! Love the effect and the folder you have used is a favourite of mine too

  24. Very effective use of ink in the embossing folder - great card

    Sue M

  25. I just love this effect of using the brayer and inking up an embossing folder, amazing how you see the pattern differently once you have added a bit of colour....a lovely card you have produced with it...luv Ursula xx

  26. Hi Julia, This is really pretty.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  27. julia this is another gorgeous card.
    I really like the embossed background with the ink.

  28. Lovely card Julia. Thank you for sharing this.


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