Friday 2 September 2016

Freebie Friday

Hi Bloggers.

Going back in time today for your Freebie Friday Card featuring one of my absolute favourite stamps that Sue Wilson's artist designed for me -  Curled Frame.

You can read how this card was made in this post.

Leave a lovely comment below to go into the draw. I will announce the winner on Monday.

Bookings are now being taken for my September and October Workshops at Creative Expressions HQ in Kettering. For all workshops at CE HQ, you can either contact Tracey on 01536 481778 during office hours or email her at for more information or to book a place. I have also set the workshops up so that you can book via my website - see below for the relevant links.

The next workshop at CE HQ is on Wednesday 21st September. This is a Christmas themed workshop split into a morning and an afternoon session.

Morning Session - running 10am till 1pm. £30.

To book the above workshop via my website, click here.

Afternoon session - running 2pm till 4pm. £20.

To book the above workshop via my website, click here.

I have been asked to run another Stamping Masterclass. This will be on Wednesday 12th October. This ia an all day class with lots and lots of practise. The class runs 10am till 4pm and is £40 per person. You can book via my website here.

Oh, and just a little reminder - 

Thanks for stopping by.

Free card with all website orders (ask for one in the comments box at checkout).
Deal of the Day today (2nd September) -
Ranger Dye Ink Pad : Lily Pad only £2.99!



  1. Morning Julia, a beautiful card and your Christmas cards for workshop look fabulous.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Hi Julia, a beautiful Freebie Friday card, classy colour combo, and lovely crochet lace flowers. The projects for the workshops are fab, love them all. Have a great day. Bx

  3. Hi Julia
    Stunning cards love the freebie Friday one the colours are great thank you tracyw x

  4. Hi Sue
    Love the card for today's give away, such a beautiful sentiment.
    Jan x

  5. Morning Julia, oh such a beautiful give away card today, I really like it as will everyone, so you will have a difficult time picking a winner today.

    I am gutted that live too far away for the workshops, would love to have made these 4 cards, will just have to try and work out how you did them. I purchase the snow scene stamp but have not used it yet so you have inspired me to get it out of it's box and have a play.

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

  6. Morning Julia.
    Thank you lovely cards.
    Take care and have fun Kitty.

  7. Hi Julia
    A lovely card for today's giveaway.
    I envy the people attending your workshops the cards look great xxx

  8. Hi Julia and crafters all,
    Lovely card today, the crochet flowers look very pretty.
    Oh how I wish that I lived closer to your workshops Julia, the samples you have tempted us with look fantastic.
    Love and crafty hugs,
    Tina T xxxx

  9. Hi Julia
    Lots of gorgeous cards today.
    Lucky people who attend the workshops, I wish Kettering were nearer - or for Star Trek beaming technology so travel didn't take so long!
    B xx

  10. Morning Julia stunning card I love the lace flowers they are so pretty xx

  11. Hi Julia. Gorgeous blues and the stamp fits perfectly with the die frame, lovely. SueL x

  12. WOW-stunning card & in my favourite colour. The cards for the workshop look great-shame I wouldn't be able to attend.


  13. Lovely card today. Thank you for prompt delivery of John's new stamps which I'm hoping to try over the weekend.
    The stamping masterclass appeals to me - must check my diary.

  14. Hi Julia,
    Beautiful card and the cards for your workshops look amazing.
    Thanks for sharing,

  15. Morning Julia, beautiful card with wonderful sentiment. Cards for your workshops are gorgeous. Marion S x

  16. Hi Julia
    What a gorgeous card today, all my favourite colours and dies used. One lucky winner is going to treasure that card.
    Good luck with all your workshops and i love the samples of those cards too. How i wish you lived near to me, so i could try and

  17. Good morning Julia your card is stunning. The workshop cards look amazing. Have a great day. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  18. Lovely card Julia. Agree, the stamp is gorgeous.

  19. Morning Julia,
    Gorgeous array of cards today.

  20. The cards are beautiful Julie I love them I went to a craft fair last week and there was so many crafters buying the snow globe very popular love June Horrocks xxxx

  21. Good Morning Julia, your cards are all beautiful and I adore them, the design and layout are fabulous. hugs Shirleyxxxx

  22. Beautiful cards Julia, wish I could get to your workshops, maybe one day.

  23. Blue is my favourite colour and I love the lace flowers too.
    Many thanks,
    Sue M

  24. Gorgeous give away card Julia, Good luck to all.
    Elaine H X

  25. Such a beautiful card Julia, it is really stunning. The colors and texture really captured my eye. The stamp made for you is beautiful!

  26. Hi Julia
    Love them all ! I love the blue one it would cheer me up as I have another chest infection - again!
    Anne M xxx

  27. Hi Julia

    WOW... love all these creations! The stamp you had made is stunning, such a beautiful card... fingers crossed

    June x

  28. Beautiful card Julia and the ones for the workshops also look gorgeous. Thank you for sharing these. Stamps and freebie card have just arrived. Thank you for your quick service. Off to have a play with the stamps.

  29. Love the color combination you used on this beautiful card. The stamped sentiment and the surrounding image is just perfect. Wish we were closer in miles, so I could attend one of your workshops. At least I do get to watch you on hochanda. Just watching you, I learn so much and I enjoy your humor. Thank you for sharing your ideas and techniques. Wishing you a wonderful weekend.

  30. Gorgeous card Julia. The stamp designed for you is lovely and I love your lacy flowers. Your workshop cards look fabulous - pity you're too far away for me to join you. Good inspiration though. X

  31. Hello Julia,
    This is indeed a lovely stamp and a very pretty card! Your demo cards looks lovely too. Wish I was a bit nearer!
    Thank you, love Myra x

  32. Hi Julia,
    Beautiful card not surprised it's one of your all time favourite stamps, really pretty design.
    Hoping to see you in Sheffield on the 9th October.
    Love Janet X
    From Wakefield

  33. Hi Julia, beautiful card. I'm so glad you're giving this card away. I wish you were doing demo days in East Kent, I would love to go to one or two. Love and hugs,
    Alison D x

  34. Gorgeous card julia x love the samples from your workshops so wish I could attend x
    Theresa w x

  35. Julia I love this card, love the stamp used and the beautiful verse.
    Those colours are so pretty too.
    Also love those christmas cards, especially the christmas cottage one.
    I loved that stamp as soon as I saw it so had to buy it and the die.
    I would love for you to give more details about it after your demo day.

  36. A super card Julia, a lovely stamp, love the words....luv Ursula xx


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