Tuesday 20 September 2016

Spread your wings

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

For the background, I used the large decorative die from the Justrite A2 Butterfly Garden Dies out of Black Card (I did not use the outer die). I popped a piece of Creative Expressions Double Sided Self Adhesive Sheet onto a piece of card (doesn't matter what colour). I removed the other backing sheet and added my die cut. I added CS Aurora Lights Gilding Flakes to the exposed adhesive adhesive. I removed the excess using a piece of Rubit Scrubit.

I popped some CS Flake & Glitter Glue onto a piece of Wax Paper. I picked it up onto a piece of Cut n Dry Foam and used it to ink up the image from the Justrite Butterfly Stamp Set. I stamped it onto Black Card leaving the stamp on the card no more than 3 seconds so as not to tear the card. I cleaned my stamp under a cold tap and then went back to my stamped image. I added CS Aurora Lights Gilding Flakes. I removed the excess using a piece of Rubit Scrubit. I cut it out using the largest circle die from the Justrite Stitched A2 Butterfly Garden Dies.

I assembled the card as shown adding Black Card and Steel Pearl Card, some Small Black Circle Dazzlers and piercing around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler, Precision Probe and Piercing Mat.  

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  1. Morning Julia, another one of you fabulous gilding flake cards, I love them. I was hoping to get some done over the weekend, but just did not get round to it. Have a great day. Bx

  2. Hi Julia
    I love gilding flakes. You have all used them today. Great minds!
    Anne M xxx

  3. Morning Julia, a beautiful card everyone into gilding flakes today, and all so different.
    Nancyd xx

  4. Great card Julia another card using gilding flakes I love them
    Jan x

  5. Hi Julia and crafters all,
    Lovely card ,versatile set of dies.
    Are the Creative Expression team telepathic? Both Sue and John as well as yourself have used gilding flakes today!!!!
    Love and crafty hugs,
    Tina T xxxx

  6. Morning Julia.
    A beautiful card Thank you.
    We are having a golden day at C E.
    Take care and have fun Kitty.

  7. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love it. I really must use my gilding flakes more often. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  8. Such an effective technique to create a really pretty card.

  9. Hi Julia
    A beautiful card. I must try stamping with gilding flakes, remembering the 3 second rule.
    B xx

  10. Morning Julia, lovely card today.

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

  11. Hi Julia,
    Beautiful card, love the gilding flakes against the black and the background is so beautiful.
    Thanks for sharing,

  12. Great to see three different ways of using gilding flakes today! Lovely card, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  13. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card, it's amazing how often you all use the same products.

  14. What a beauty Julia love it the dies and the flakes preety colours I always use gold but this is on my list now thank you
    Love June Horrocks xxxxxxx

  15. Hi Julia. Lovely gilding flake card. Now off to see what Sue and John have created. SueL x

  16. Morning Julia, A lovely dramatic card, I love it !! Both yourself and Sue have similar colourways today.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  17. Morning Julia, A lovely dramatic card, I love it !! Both yourself and Sue have similar colourways today.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  18. Morning Julia

    Such a stunning card today, I love it!

    June x

  19. Good Morning Julia, a really beautiful card and I love the colouring today. hugs Shirleyxxx

  20. Stunning card Julia, love it. Marion S x

  21. I always love this effect especially on black card

  22. Love your card today julia x its stunning x
    Theresa w x

  23. Stunning card Julia, love it .
    Elaine H X

  24. Beautiful card. Love the gilding flakes with black card.


  25. Hello Julia,
    First of all I loved yesterday's card and I'm sorry I didn't leave a comment! I had an interrupted kind of day!! Today's is lovely too. Thank you.
    Love Myra x

  26. Great card, love the gilding flakes.
    Thank you,
    Sue M

  27. Gildong flakes and Justrite..... a winning combination!

    Susan x

  28. A beautiful card in the end, love this technique and the stamping with the glue idea...thanks Julia....luv Ursula xx

  29. Beautiful card Julia. Rank you so much for sharing this. Forgot to buy double sided sticky sheets ay AP. Must order them soon.

  30. Julia this is beautiful and very elegant, i do love the look of black card and gilding flakes.

  31. Hello Julia.

    Beautiful Card. It has all my favourites, dark card, gilding flakes and not to fussy, lovely. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes


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