Thursday 4 May 2017

Especially for you

Hi Bloggers.

I didn't get much of a lie in yesterday as it was bin collection day and I was woken just after 7am with lots of beeping and 'this vehicle is reversing' πŸ˜’ Oh well! Ed Sheeran was awsome! Just him on stage with his guitar and his loop peddle for just under 2 hours. Amazing! He just had a pianist join him for 1 song. Loved it 😊

Here's today's card -

I stamped the Woodware Owls Stamp onto Bright White Card using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I coloured in using Graphmaster Alcohol Markers. I used -

 Browns - (lights) 36, 104, 101 and (darks) 103, 93, 96
Yellows (beaks) - 37, 32, 24
Reds- 12, 10, 11
Pinks - 28, 8, 89
Blues - 67, 63, 64
Purples - 84, 82, 81
Teals - 68, 57, 61
and BG1, BG3

I matted onto Tan Card and then onto a Bright White Card blank. I added some 5mm White Pearls.

I stamped the sentiment that comes in the Woodware Cosmos Flowers Stamp Set onto Bright White Card using Memento. I trimmed it and matted onto Tan Card.

Not a difficult card to put together but takes a while to colour - pretty relaxing though 😊

Lisa Horton is continuing with her One Day Special on Hochanda today with shows at 9am, 12noon, 4pm and 7pm. I'm offering 10% discount on items I have in stock from the shows. You can find them here. Offer applies till midnight tonight or while stocks last. Discount will be applied automatically at checkout.

 Thanks for stopping by.

Free card with all website orders over £10 (ask for one in the comments box at checkout).
Deal of the Day today (4th May) - Sue Wilson Lattice Window Striplet only £7.99!


  1. Morning Julia, a brilliant and fun card, love the colouring, and I do agree colouring is very relaxing. Have a great day. Bx

  2. Morning Julia, love this card and brilliant colouring xxx

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

  3. Morning Julia, this is a smashing small card.
    Nancyd xx

  4. I love the expressions on the owls' faces and your colouring is awesome. This would suit so many occasions. Thank you

  5. Good Morning Julia, love to days card and its beautifully coloured. Glad you had a fun night, shame you did not get a lie in.... Wendy

  6. Good morning Julia this is a gorgeous card those owls are so cute. The concert sounds amazing. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  7. Gorgeous card, love the owls & the colouring the card.


  8. Very cheerful. Cute little owls.

  9. Hi Julia
    A fabulous card. Glad you had a good time yesterday.
    B xx

  10. Great card Julia. glad you had a great time at the O2
    Marion S x

  11. Morning Julia,
    Love your card, these owls are so cute. Pleased you enjoyed the concert.

  12. I think this is probably my favourite of the Woodware stamps. It makes a great card however you colour it. Lovely colouring, you have left me far behind since Lisa's classπŸ‘πŸ‘


  13. Love the owls love the colouring thank you
    June horrocks xx

  14. Hi Julia

    How I love these owl stamps, gorgeous colours too

    Good to hear you enjoyed Ed Sheeran, pesky bin collection can be a pain LOL

    June x

  15. Lovely coloring on these sweet cheeky owls , love this card . xx

  16. Brilliant card Julia. I have this stamp but haven't tried it yet. Lots of birthdays this month so will probably use it. Thank you for the inspiration and the excellent colouring.

  17. What a happy looking card - love the owls. Thank you Julia.

  18. Pretty card Julia, love all the bright colours....luv Ursula xx

  19. Love the owls Julia - very cute.
    Glad you enjoyed Ed Sheeran but know what you mean about the bin men!!

  20. Hi Julia. Great colouring. Love the cutie on the right. SueL x

  21. Hi Julia, So glad your show was fabulous !! I'm so envious, would love to see Ed Sheeran myself. I can't imagine how hard it must be to sing for so long by yourself, I bet he rested his voice afterwards.
    I love this quirky card, the owls and colours are awesome !!
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  22. Hello Julia.

    This is so cute, great colouring. This would look lovely on the mantelpiece. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  23. Hi Julia, a brilliant card today, love these owls and your colouring is fabulous. hugs Shirleyxxx

  24. OH Julia i absolutely love this card, i love that stamp too. How cute are those owls and love the different expressions on their faces.
    definately have to get this stamp, they are so versatile and will be fantastic for so manty cards.

  25. I know what you mean about bin lorries, Julia. Ours comes about 8am! A lovely card today.

    Anne (Northampton)

  26. Love todays card julia x your colouring has really given those cute owls character x glad you enjoyed the gig x
    Theresa w x

  27. Hi Julia Love this card the owls are so cute and comical Glad you enjoyed Ed Sheeran

  28. Hello Julia,
    I love those owls! They always make me smile! Children love them too!
    Parcel arrived safely - amazingly quickly - thank you!
    Lovel Myra xx

  29. Lovely fun card Julia. Your colouring is perfect. Love the owls eyes xx

  30. Hi Julia
    I love this card the owls are sooo cute. I wish I could colour in like you they look beautiful Thank you.
    Hug's Lynda xx


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