Saturday 8 October 2016

Naughty or Nice?

Hi Bloggers.

I'm back off my little holiday. I had a lovely break. I will share what I made some time next week when I get chance to take some photos.

I managed to get all the website orders out yesterday afternoon. This afternoon I'm heading up to Sheffield ready for my demo day tomorrow at Phill Martin's shop. It's going to be fun!

Here's today's card -

For the background, I popped the Holly Mask onto a piece of Watercolour Card. I sprinkled aome Plum Twist CS Pixie Powder over and then spritzed with water. I removed the mask and put the background aside to dry. I cleaned the mask under a running tap.

I popped the Christmas Quilt Mask onto a piece of Coconut White Card. I spread CS Vivid Violet Sparkle Texture Paste through it, removed the mask and put aside to dry. Again, the texture paste cleans off the mask easily with water.

Once my backgrounds were dry, I trimmed the Holly Mask down a little and edged with Phill Martin CS Chic Aubergine Colour Cloud using a Smoothie. I cut the Sparkle Texture Paste background into strips, edged it with Chic Aubergine Colour Cloud and added a reindeer strip to my background. I matted onto Amethyst Card and added to a Coconut White Card Blank.

I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Mini Tags Stamp Set onto Coconut White Card using Watering Can Archival. I ticked 'Naughty' using a Pigma Micron Pen and cut the sentiment out using Justrite Joy Oval Frame Dies. I edged with Chic Aubergine Colour Cloud. I cut the next sized die in the set out of Amethyst Card. I cut the largest die in the set out of Coconut White Card. I double embossed it using Clear Perfect Medium and CS Vivid Violet Brilliant Sparkle Embossing Powder.

I coloured a couple of Creative Expressions Star Swirl Embellishments with No.73 Blue Violet Graphmaster Pen.

 Sue Wilson is continuing with her 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. You can find them here. Offer applies till midnight tonight or while stocks last. Discount will be applied at checkout.

Thanks for stopping by.

Free card with all website orders (ask for one in the comments box at checkout).
Deal of the Day today (8th October) - 
Sue Wilson Striplets Collection - Rococo only £8.99!


  1. Morning Julia, this is a beautiful card, glad you enjoyed your break looking forward to seeing your photos.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Morning Julia.
    A lovely card thank you so glad you had a nice time.
    Have fun Kitty.

  3. Good morning Julia and crafters all,
    Beautiful card today, this border is so nice, bought a set of 3 when you had them on Hochanda, now will have to start using them.
    Enjoy your session with Phill in Sheffield.
    Love and crafty hugs to all
    Tina T xxxx

  4. Lots of techniques to try here. Hope to have a bit of time today to create some pixie powder backgrounds.
    I'm glad you enjoyed your break and safe journey north.

  5. Good Morning Julia
    This looks a fun card to make with all your techniques. another different look. Great
    Jan x

  6. Hi Julia
    A beautiful card, lovely colours and the holly mask background is great.
    B xx

  7. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card.

  8. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love it. I am looking forward to seeing what you made on your break. Thank you for being so efficient with the website orders. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  9. Gorgeous colours Great techniques

  10. I need to have a play with my pixie powders - I am building up quite a collection now. This background looks great.
    Glad you had a good holiday.

    Anne (Northampton)

  11. Good morning Julia, lovely card and pleased you had a good break (looking forward to photos) Marion S x

  12. Hi Julia. Cheeky little card, love the colours. Looking forward to seeing your beading. See you tomorrow.
    SueL x

  13. Hi Julia,
    Beautiful card, hope you had a lovely break.
    Thanks for sharing,

  14. Good Morning Julia, so glad you have a lovely break and Im sure you needed it your such a busy person and youve had a lot of stress recently with the worry of your dad. A stunning card today love the background. hugs Shirleyxxx

  15. Morning Julia welcome home glad you had a nice break. Love today's card very preety the colours are lovely and the background.
    Love June horrocks xxxxxx

  16. Hi Julia

    Good to hear you enjoyed your break. You have been busy since getting back!

    Pretty festive card today

    Enjoy your day tomorrow!

    June x

  17. Pleased you had a good break Julia,
    Beautiful card i love it all.
    Elaine H X

  18. Love the sentiment Julia! Pixie Powders and Texture Paste - a marriage made in heaven. Great card.

    Susan x

  19. Morning Julia, pleased that you enjoyed your break and nice to have you back. Lovely card today, I do like that mask, so pleased I bought it.

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

  20. Great card, Julia, Many thanks.
    Sue Mac

  21. Hello Julia.

    Great Card. I really like your Reindeer stip and the colours you have used. Thanks for sharing.

    I'm pleased you had a nice time beading.

    Best wishes

  22. Hi Julia,
    Beautiful card, gorgeous colours.
    Really disappointed, I was so looking forward to seeing you at Sheffield tomorrow,(last time I saw you was at Samuel Taylor's in Leeds) but unfortunately my husband has just come out of hospital and I don't feel comfortable leaving him all day. He was very poorly had pneumonia and various other things but glad to say he is improving and feeling much better.
    Hopefully will see you in the not too distant future. Hope you have a brilliant day tomorrow.
    Love Janet x
    From Wakefield

  23. Lovely card today Julia. Glad you enjoyed your break and look forward to seeing the photos. Enjoy tomorrow.

  24. Hi Julia glad you enjoyed your break
    Today's card is lovely love the background & & the colour is gorgeous.
    Hug's Lynda Brock xx


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