Monday 12 December 2016

Monday Sneak Peek

Hi Bloggers.

I have another sneak peek from the One Day Special I'm launching on Hochanda tomorrow night -

This is a really simple card where all the work is dome by the gorgeous Justrite Lavish Corners Background Stamp and Sue Wilson's St. Lucia Die Set.

I started by dusting a piece of Coconut White Card with an Anti-Static Bag. I stamped the Justrite Lavish Corners Background Stamp using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed with CS Silver Liight Brilliant Sparkle Embossing Powder. I trimmed it down. I cut a slightly larger piece of Coconut White Card. I ran Clear Perfect Medium around the edges, added Silver Light Brilliant Sparkle Embossing Powder and heat set. I added both pieces of card to a Coconut White Card Blank.

I stamped the sentiment from the Justrite Ornate Happiness Squares Stamp Set onto Coconut White Card using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed with CS Silver Shine Detail Embossing Powder. I cut it out using die #1 from Sue Wilson's St.Lucia Die Set. I cut die #3 out of Coconut White Card. I cut dies #2 and #3 together out of Coconut White Card. I added Clear Perfect Medium to this last die cut, then Silverlight Brillant Sparkle Embossing Powder and heat set.

I cut die #4 from the set out of Coconut White Card and embossed with with Silverlight Brilliant Sparkle Embossing Powder. Finally, I cut die #5 out of Coconut White Card. I stacked up all the die cuts and my card was complete.

The winner of the card from Freebie Friday on 9th December is....................


Please email me at with your address and I'll pop your card in the post.

Before I sign off, I just wanted to warn you that most of my suppliers have increased their prices this month. I have stocked up as much as I can afford but as new stock arrives, I will have to increase my prices to compensate for the rise. Brands affected so far are Ranger, Spellbinders and Foundations Card. Many of you may be aware that Woodware are closing their business at the end of this month as they want to retire so Woodware branded products have a limited life - once they're gone, they're gone.

Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Morning Julia, a beautiful card, and way hay I am the winner of the freebie Friday card thank you Julia.
    Nancyd xx

  2. Morning Julia.
    Wow this is a little sparkler so pretty thank you.
    Congratulations Nancyd it will be beautiful.
    Thank you for the notice on woodware.
    take care and have fun Kitty.

  3. Hello Julia, wow this card is so beautiful and opulent, love it. Well done NancyD on winning the card. I have the shows on record as am away for work. Again! Have a great day all. Bx

  4. Morning julia, lovely card looking forward to your shows.

    Shame about all the price increases and Woodward.

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs June Smith xx

  5. Gorgeous card Julia, looking forward to your shows. Marion S xx

  6. A lovely card Julia I will be recording your shows.
    It's a shame about woodware and thanks for the heads up on the price increases xxx

  7. What a lovely card. Looking forward to your shows.

  8. Morning Julia and crafters all,
    Lovely card today, I guess you are back into stamping!!!! Although this card is silver it comes across like rose gold.
    Thank you for the advance warnings.
    What a scheme Woodward are closing down, they where the first stamps, antistatic bags and peel offs I bought.
    Looking forward to the shows.
    Congratulations to nancyd on being a winner.
    Love and crafty hugs to all
    Tina T xxxxx

  9. Hi Julia
    What a sparkling way to start the week. Beautiful.
    Jan x

  10. Lovely card. Such a shame to read about Woodware-I love their products.

    Congrats to the card winner.


  11. Good morning Julia today's card is gorgeous. Thank you for the heads up about the price rises and Woodware. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  12. Hi Julia
    A beautiful card, my first reaction on seeing it was "wow". Sad news for crafters about Woodware.
    B xx

  13. What a lovely card, Julia.

    Anne (Northampton)

  14. Lovely card I do like these background stamps Shame you're having to put your prices up and for letting us know about Woodware

  15. Beautiful card Julia very special thank you
    Love June horrocks xxxx

  16. Morning Julia,
    A very dramatic card.

  17. Good Morning Julia, wow what a lot of embossing but the end result is just stunning. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

  18. Hi Julia

    I agree totally with your other followers that this is totally stunning!

    June x

  19. Hello Julia.

    Lovely Card. Very rich and elegant, I really like the stamp. Thanks for sharing.

    Congratulations nancyd.

    Best wishes

  20. Wow ! This is just stunning. Beautiful card.

  21. All those heat embossed layers look so beautiful stacked. Thank you for sharing. Looking forward to you Hochanda shows. Wishing you a great week.

  22. A really beautiful card, loved all the embossed effect...thanks Julia...luv Ursula xx

  23. Hi Julia, A very beautiful card.
    Congratulations to nancyd.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  24. Beautiful card Julia, looking forward to your shows

  25. Wow! Might miss the start tomorrow as I am.hoping to be taken out for my birthday , but will catch up on Wednesday

  26. The stamp certainly is appropriatel named as your background is certainly lavish. A lovely card.


  27. Hi Julia,
    A stunningly beautiful card, the embossing makes it look like it's made of metal. Thanks for the information about prices and woodware and of course for sharing your beautiful creations.

  28. Beautiful card Julia. Thanks for sharing.

  29. Gorgeous sparkly card Julia. Congratulations to Nancyd. Look forward to your shows x


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