Sunday, 27 November 2016

Love & Kisses

Hi Bloggers.

I'm off early this morning to attend a mixed media workshop - really looking forward to it!

Here's today's card -

For the background, I spread some CS Clear Lacquer Varnish over a piece of Heat Emboss Acetate. I then sprinkled CS Silver Mica Powder over and used my fingers to spread it over the entire area. I scrunched up a piece of White Tissue Paper and added it to my background, pressing it down with a piece of Kitchen Roll. I put aside to dry.

Once my background was dry, I cut the Spellbinders Renaissance Border Two out of Coconut White Card 4 times and glued them to the front of the Acetate.

I made a frame using Sue Wilson's Stitched Lattice Frame Die Set. I added it to my background using 3D Foam, trimming away the excess using scissors.

I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Spring Wishes Vintage Labels Eight Stamp Set onto Coconut White Card using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed with CS Silver Shine Detail Embossing Powder. I cut it out using a die from Spellbinders Acanthus Leaf Tags. I cut the corresponding larger die from the set out of Steel Pearl Card.

I cut a couple of leaves out of Steel Pearl Card using Spellbinders Romantic Vines and made a flower out of felt from the Wedding Felt Pack using Spellbinders Bitty Blossoms.

I finished my card with a few mats of Coconut White and Steel Pearl Card and some 8mm White Pearls in the corners of my frame.

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  1. Morning Julia, a beautiful card love the acetate background with the tissue paper haven't seen you do this one for a while.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Morning Julia, oh I like today's card, really lovely.

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

  3. Morning Julia.
    A lovely card Thank you.
    Have lots of fun today, take care Kitty.

  4. Morning Julia and crafters all,
    Lovely card today, not tried this technique yet, once all the Christmas cards are done will give it a go.
    Enjoy your workshop - drive carefully!!!!
    Love and crafty hugs to all
    Tina T xxxx

  5. Gorgeous card,really lovely.


  6. Lovely card. Enjoy the workshop and look forward to seeing the results.

  7. Good Morning Sue
    Gorgeous card again Julia, you always amaze me with your backgrounds.
    Jan x

  8. Good morning Julia

    This is a beautiful card, I so love it!

    June x

  9. Love everything about this card, the background is amazing.
    Annette x

  10. Hi Julia, a really stunning card, love the background. Have a great day at the workshop. Bx

  11. Love the card Julia the background is lovely thank you
    Love June horrocks xxxxxxxx

  12. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous I love the design. Have fun at the workshop. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  13. Morning Julia,
    Love your card, that background looks intereasting. Enjoy your workshop.

  14. Hi Julia,
    Stunning card, love the background and the way that you have used the border die to create a repeating pattern.
    Thanks for all the great inspiration, enjoy your day,

  15. Good Morning Julia, I hope you having a fabulous weekend love the card today and your clever way of creating the background. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  16. Hi Julia, wow I love that background idea, will definitely be trying that. Beautiful card. Thanks for all the inspiration.

  17. Morning Julia,

    Beautiful, elegant card. Love everything about it. X

  18. Great card, Julia, have a nice first Advent sunday.
    Rolf xxx

  19. Beautiful card again Julia, have a great day
    Elaine H X

  20. Hi Julia, A lovely card. Have a great day at your mixed media class.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  21. Hello Julia.

    Lovely Card. I really like your background and the look of the Renaissance Border, great colour. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  22. Not tried this technique as I haven't treated myself to the lacquer yet It's definitely on my to try list!

  23. Beautiful card Julia. Hope you enjoyed the workshop. Would love to see what you made.

  24. Such a beautiful card Julia, just love that background die....luv Ursula xx


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