Tuesday 27 September 2016


Hi Bloggers.

A day of catching up for me today. My Craft Room is a tip - Again!

Here's today's card -

For the background, I spread some CS Frosty Dawn Sparkle Texture Paste through the Nordic Christmas Mask onto Coconut White Card and put aside to dry.

I cut dies 1, 2 and 4 from the Justrite Joy Oval Frame Dies out of Coconut White Card and die 3 out of Milk Card. I double embossed the #4 die cut and the Joy die cut using Clear Perfect Medium and CS Frosty Dawn Brilliant Sparkle Embossing Powder.

I cut some Poinsettias out of Coconut White Card using the Justrite Multi-Step Poinsettia Dies. I double embossed them using Clear Perfect Medium and CS Frosty Dawn Brilliant Sparkle Embossing Powder. I paired them up and added some 3mm and 5mm White Pearls to the centres.

I cut Sue Wilson's Berry Sprigs out of Coconut White Card and Sue's Pine Twigs out of Milk Card.

I added a mat of Milk Card and then added a Coconut White Card to complete another proper card!

John Lockwood is continuing with his One Day Special on Hochanda today with shows at 9am, 12noon, 4pm and 7pm. I'm offering 10% discount on products I have on my website from the shows (there's not much, I'm afraid). You can find them here. Offer applies till midnight tonight or while stocks last. Discount will be applied at checkout.

Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Morning Julia, your shows were great, loved the demos. This card is beautiful, classy and elegant. Love it. Hope you manage to get the tidying up done. have a great day. Bx

  2. Beautiful Christmas card Julia. I love the look of the mask very nice I think I might have to get this one. Best wishes Loraine Jefferis xx

  3. Morning Julia and crafters all,
    Lovely card today , the milk and coconut white card stocks are a match made in heaven, and where would we be without the poinsettia dies !!!
    Love and crafty hugs,
    Tina T xxxx

  4. Morning Julia.
    A beautiful card and great shows yesterday, thank you.
    Have fun tidying up Kitty.

  5. Morning Julia,
    Absolutely gorgeous Christmas card just my style must get this mask.
    Still to watch your shows hubby was on holiday yesterday so hope to watch them all today looking forward to sitting with a coffee and enjoying them all.
    Nancyd xx

  6. A stunning card Julia.
    I love the white and milk card it looks so classy and the sparkle from the frosty dawn is wonderful it's one of my favourite colours xx

  7. Morning Julia

    This is a beautiful card :)

    June x

  8. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the design and the poinsettias are beautiful. Good luck with the tidying up. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  9. Good Morning Julia
    Gorgeous card today.( I know the feeling about your craft room mine is the same at the moment.Hope to get time today to try and sort it out)
    Jan x

  10. Morning Julia, this card is absolutely brilliant, I love it to bits, fantastic, I have got to try it, not sure if I have all the components but can adapt some.

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

  11. Good morning Julia, gorgeous card, love it. I also enjoyed your shows yesterday. Thank you. Marion S x

  12. Hi Julia. Gorgeous card. Not tried this colour combo, it's lovely. Good luck with the tidying, bet you get distracted. SueL x

  13. Lively card I haven't tried this colour combo and I have the colours Will take a look at the two together in real life! Fantastic looking card Good luck with the clearing up

  14. That's beautiful Julia. Watched some of your shows but a lot to catch up on - more difficult on Internet. Roll on the weekend when the new channel launches!

  15. A real beauty today Julie eligent for sure love your shows great tips
    Love June Horrocks xxxxx

  16. Good Morning Julia, I think you are in the best place today I fear we are in for some more rain. That card is just stunning, and thank you so much for the beautiful demos you did on Hochanda they were truly inspiring. hugs Shirleyxxxx

  17. This is beautiful, Julia. As Jan said, roll on the weekend when Hochanda is back again on Freeview.

    Anne (Northampton)

  18. Hi Julia
    A beautiful card. We returned our visitor to Kent yesterday, the motorways were kind and didn't cause delay. So I was able to start watching the recordings of your shows in the evening. It is lovely to spend time with my sister-in-law, but I did miss watching Hochanda and crafting.
    B xx

  19. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card, I did mange to catch some of your shows always more difficult when it's not on free view.

  20. This card is absolutely Beautiful!!!!!

  21. Good morning Julia,
    OH WOW this card is stunning, just so beautiful. I love the colour that you have used of the paste and embossing powders because it has made a stunning card out of plain cardstock. I do like the milk and white combination as it has given the design a beautiful look all of its own. Thank you flower for such a beautiful piece of work,
    love and crafty hugs
    NOrah (Glenochil Village)

  22. Hi Julia
    Stunning card beautiful background.
    Elaine H X

  23. Morning Julia, Stunning, Stunning, Stunning !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  24. Morning Julia, Stunning, Stunning, Stunning !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  25. Hi Julia,
    Beautiful card, I love all white or all cream cards this one is so elegant. Enjoyed your shows yesterday and just off to watch John's show.
    Thanks for sharing,

  26. Hello Julia.

    Beautiful Card. I love white on white and the Nordic Christmas Mask has to go on my must have list, lovely florals. Get you, another proper card, lol this might become a habit Julia, lol. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  27. Lovely cards Julia! Yesterday and today will explain my erratic commenting on Friday! Thank you , love Myra xx

  28. Simply sublime. Thanks.

    Susan x

  29. Beautiful, delicate card. As said above, the colour combination is really good.

    Thoroughly enjoyed your shows.


  30. Stunning card, love it, thanks for sharing Julia....luv Ursula xx

  31. Oh Julia i absolutely love this card, there is something
    magical about white on white with the texture paste and the glitter.
    This is definately one of my favourite christmas cards.

    1. Love this card. Will definitely do a version of it.

  32. Beautiful card Julia. Thank you for sharing.

  33. Hi Julia,
    Gorgeous white and milk card.......simply stunning.
    Love Janet X
    From Wakefield

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