Tuesday 15 November 2016

With All My Love

Hi Bloggers.

Here's today's card -

Sorry, it's not the best photo in the world!

For the background, I embossed a piece of Coconut White Card using the Creative Expressions Climbing Vines Embossing Folder.

I stamped the Creative Expressions Sweet Sunflowers Stamps to Die For onto Coconut White Card using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed using CS Gold Detail Embossing Powder. I coloured in using CS Pixie Powders - I used Pale Olive, Straw Yellow and Burnt Orange. I tapped a little of each into separate wells in a palette and used my Waterbrush to paint the image. I cut it out using the largest die in Sue Wilson's Maldives Die Set. I stamped the sentiment from Phill Martin's Butterfly Elegance Sentiments onto Coconut White Card using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed with CS Gold Detail Powder. I cut it out using another die from Sue's Maldives Set.

I wanted to continue the colouring of the stamped image to the finishing touches die cuts. I cut Sue's Cape Daisies out of Coconut White Card and also the complete leaf from one of Sue's Autumn Leaf Trio. I painted the flowers with Straw Yellow Pixie Powder, the centres of the flowers with Burnt Orange Pixie Powder and the leaves with Pale Olive Pixie Powder. I cut the corresponding open leaf from Sue's Autumn Leaf Trio out of Antique Gold Pearl Card. I assembled the flowers and leaves as shown and added a couple of Gold Dazzlers.

I assembled the card as shown adding a 5mm White Pearl to each corner and piercing around the edges using my Tim Holtz Ruler, Precision Probe and Piercing Mat

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  1. Hi Julia
    A lovely card. Wow, you've made those cape daisies look like sunflowers, brilliant!
    B xx

  2. Hi Julia,
    Beautiful card, lovely to see some bright flowers on a dull morning.
    Thanks for sharing,

  3. Hi Julia
    It may not be the best photo in the world but it is a stunning card!! So love those vibrant colours....xxx

  4. Hi Julia,
    Lovely card, they way you have coloured the cape daisies they do look like sunflowers.In all very pretty.
    Love and crafty hugs
    Tina T xxxx

  5. Morning Julia, lovely card today. How is your Mum progressing?
    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

  6. Good Morning Julia, what a gorgeous card those pp really make a beautiful flower and the stamp is coloured beautifully. hugs Shirleyxxxx (and I know you love sunflowers to)

  7. Hi Julia, a beautiful and "happy" card, bright and lovely to brighten a dull and cloudy day. Have a great day. Bx

  8. Gorgeous card Julia and beautifully coloured. Marion S x

  9. Love this card Julia your colouring is great also the flowers thank you xxxxxx
    My card arrived yesterday I'm framing it xxx
    June horrocks xxxx

  10. Lovely card this morning, Julia. I like to use Pixie powders to paint the edge of a layer so I get a perfect match to the main feature of the card.

    Anne (Northampton)

  11. Hi Julia. Love this card. very fashionable orange. Your cape daisy corner flourish is gorgeous. SueL x

  12. A lovely, bright and cheerful card.


  13. Morning Julia,
    Lovely card, pretty floers.

  14. Morning Julia, A really lovely card.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  15. Lovely sunny card julia x the flowers are beautiful x
    Theresa w x

  16. A nice cheery card for a dull and dismal day.

  17. Hi Julia
    Very pretty sunny card,hope it cheers the weather up.
    Jan x

  18. Hi Julia

    This is a very pretty card

    June x

  19. Lovely card Julia. Love sunflowers.

  20. Love the pixies for colouring in and the Cape Daisies are delightful.

    Susan x

  21. Gorgeous card with beautiful flowers and colours Julia .
    Elaine H X

  22. Hello Julia.

    Lovely Card. I really like the Stamp and your colours. I haven't made up my mind about the Cape Daisies yet. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  23. Beautiful card Julia. Like sunshine on a dull day xx

  24. A pretty card, Julia, love the colours.
    Sue Mac

  25. Hi Julia this is a stunning card I love that stamp. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  26. Oh so pretty, that painting with pixie powders is so striking...thank you Julia....amazing card..luv Ursula xx

  27. Hello Julia,
    A really lovely card with a real Autumnal feel to the colours chosen. Lovely Dies and flowers and your colouring is lovely! Thank you.
    Love Myra x

  28. Lovely card Julia. Very cheerful. Thank you for sharing.


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