Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Wednesday Sneak Peek

Hi Bloggers.

I thought I would start showing you some sneak peeks from the One Day Special that I'm launching on Hochanda on Sunday evening. I have some lovely Woodware stamps on the shows. Woodware are now part of the Creative Expressions Family and I was asked to choose some of my favourite stamps for a One Day Special. Of course, I chose far too many (of course) as I love Woodware stamps so we had to leave some out but I hope you enjoy what I have chosen.

For your first sneak peek, I've used the Woodware Love Collage Stamp designed by Francoise Read. I adore this stamp, it's stunning! It does all the work for you - you don't need to do anything clever with it at all 😊.

I have a couple of simple samples for you (and they're proper cards, as are ALL of the samples I've made for Sunday - get me!) -

Background - Straw Yellow Pixie Powder on Coconut White Card (it's much easier to stamp onto Coconut White Card than onto Watercolour Card). When 100% dry, I dusted with Anti-Static Bag, stamped the Woodware Love Collage using Clear Perfect Medium and embossed using CS Gold Detail Embossing Powder. Sentiment is from Woodware Special Bird, stamped as before.

I've painted the butterfly with the Straw Yellow Pixie Powder. I edged the background with Clear Perfect Medium and embossed with Gold Detail Powder.  I matted onto Black Card and then onto my Coconut White Card blank.

I finished the card off by adding some dots of Phill Martin CS New Gold PVA.

Here's your second card -

Slight variation on the first card. This time I used Lava Red Pixie Powder on then embossed with CS Black Detail Embossing Powder.

I stamped and embossed the section with the Butterfly out a second time, cut the butterfly out and painted it with Lava Red Pixie Powder. I shaped the wings and added it to the butterfly on the background.

The sentiment is from the Woodware Blooming Heart Stamp Set, cut out using Justrite A2 Card Front Basics.

I'll be back tomorrow with another sneak peek.

Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Morning Julia, lovely creations.

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

  2. Morning Julia, gorgeous stamp and great cards these would be ideal for mixed media canvases can't wait for your shows.
    Nancyd xx

  3. Morning Julia.
    A lovely set of cards Thank you.
    Take care Kitty.

  4. Morning Julia. Can't wait for your shows if these cards are anything to go by. Beautiful creations. Best wishes Loraine Jefferis xx

  5. Hi Julia
    Great creations. I too love Woodware stamps glad that they are now part of Creative Expessions group.

  6. I like both the cards they look so different although it is the same stamp.
    I will be recording your shows and I am so pleased you have made actual cards xxx

  7. Good morning Julia, two beautiful samples. Love them both.
    Looking forward to the shows.
    Marion S x

  8. Good morning Julia the cards today are gorgeous I love the stamp you have used. I am so pleased that the Woodware brand is continuing. Have a great day today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  9. Two great cards, looking forward to watching your shows.


  10. Good morning Julia,
    Lovely cards today, the red one tips the scales for me!!!!
    Woodware stamps were the first stamps I bought many many moons ago.
    Love and crafty hugs to all
    Tina T xxxx

  11. Hi Julia
    Two beautiful cards, that is a great stamp. Looking forward to your showz.
    B xx

  12. Morning Julia, stunning cards, will be watching on Sunday. So glad woodware are continuing.

  13. Morning Julia,
    Two beautiful cards, I love the stamp too, looking forward to the shows.

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  15. Two beautiful cards, Julia. Looking forward to the shows.

    Anne (Northampton)

  16. Hi Julia. I love Woodware stamps. I am so pleased I can continue to get them. In my option the quality, price and design are some of the best. SueL x

  17. Morning Julia, This is a Wow !! collage stamp, I love what you have done on each card, my favourite colour combo is the first card. Really gorgeous !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  18. Good Morning Julia, I see you are in your element with these stamps Ive a sneaky feeling you love the altered art projects, and these are just stunning, love the stamps to. hugs Shirleyxxxx

  19. Beautiful cards Julia, look forward to Sunday

  20. Good morning Julia

    WOW, I love this stamp! I do prefer the first colour a tad more and look forward to seeing the remainder of your cards

    June x

  21. Wow, Julia. These are just great, the stamp is so useable and I will have to spend some more pocket money !!!

  22. Wow! Both lovely cards and so different. I have always liked her designs and you have certainly done this one justice.

  23. Should also have said, it's a great image for using in sections too.

  24. Two great cards, very different in look but the same stamp. Brilliant. Look forward to Sunday Julia. Thank you. X

  25. Wonderful work Julia,love em both .
    Elaine H X

  26. Oh wow, two stunning cards, using the same has so much detail on the stamp that it is not necessary to add anything else, stunning. I do like the red butterfly in the second one....beautiful work Julia....look forward to seeing you on Sunday...luv Ursula xx

  27. Beautiful examples Julia and very different for you

  28. Hi Julia, a lovely selection, good to see some lovely woodware stamps being showcased. Take care. Bx

  29. Wow Julia these cards and stamps are amazing, love the different colours
    which I had to look twice that it was the same stamp on both of them.
    I do love the woodware stamps and will definately be watchingvthe shows which I
    am looking forward to.

  30. Hello Julia,
    Sorry I'm rather late! I have some Woodware Stamps from way back .The detail on today's is amazing!
    Thank you Julia. Will look forward to the Shows!
    Love Myra xx

  31. Lovely cards Julia. The red one is my favourite. Thank you for sharing these. Look forward to your shows.

  32. Two gorgeous cards Julia. The red one is my favourite. Looking forward to your shows at the weekend. X

  33. What lovely cards Julia. Sorry I'll miss your shows as I'm still with my son in NZ.


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