Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Meadow Two-Fer

Hi Bloggers.

I have a simpled two-fer for you today featuring the Woodware Meadow Flowers Stamp Set.

Here's your first card -

I started by dusting a piece of Coconut White Card with an Anti-Static Bag and stamped the Woodware Meadow Flowers using Clear Perfect Medium. I embossed with CS True White Detail Embossing Powder. I cut it out using die #2 from Sue Wilson's Scalloped Lattice Frames Set B. I then covered the whole area with CS Colour Clouds using Smoothies - I used Decadent Teal, Decadent Denim and Decadent Grape. I bleached some of the colour out on the flowers and leaves using a Water Brush (with just water in it).

I matted onto a piece of Black Card cut using die #3 from Sue's Scalloped Lattive Frames Set B and popped onto a Coconut White Card blank.

I stamped one of the sentiments in the set onto Coconut White Card and embossed using True White Powder. I added Decadent Teal and Decadent Denim Colour Cloud. I cut out using Sue's Double Pierced Rectangles and cut a Black Card mat using her Double Pierced Rectangles Set B.

Here's your second card -

Very simple - I spritzed a piece of Coconut White Card with water and sprinkled Spearmint CS Pixie Powder over. Once dry, I dusted with an Anti-Static Bag. I stamped the Meadow Flowers twice and the other sentiment in the set using Clear Perfect Medium. I added CS Black Detail Embossing Powder and heat set. I made a frame using Sue's Scalloped Lattice Frames Set B and added it to my design using 3D Foam Tape. I popped onto a Coconut White Card mat. I finished my card off by adding an 8mm White Pearl to each corner of my frame.

John Lockwood is launching a One Day Special on Hochanda this evening at 8pm with his Language of Flowers Collection. I'm offering 10% discount on items I have on my website from the shows. You can find them here. Offer applies till midnight tomorrow night or While Stocks Last. Discount will be applied at checkout.

The latest collection from Sue Wilson Dies is due in this morning. You can find them on my website here.

Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. I love both of these, but the first one is just so pretty. Your work with Woodware stamps really is stunning Julia. Thank you

  2. Hello Julia, todays two cards are both really lovely, beautiful colours on the backgrounds, love the white embossing on the first one, really effective. Have a great day. Bx

  3. Morning Julia, two beautiful cards love the white on the first one.
    Nancyd xx

  4. Hi Julia
    Two lovely cards but I think I like the white embossing on the first card is my favourite.
    Jan x

  5. Morning Julia, two very beautiful cards to inspire us today, love both of them although I think the first one just edges it for me.

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

  6. Good morning Julia, two delightful cards, love them both
    Marion S x

  7. Two great cards-like them both as much.


  8. Hi Julia
    Two great cards, the first is my favourite.
    B xx

  9. Hi Julia two lovely cards the first one is my favourite I love the stamp

  10. Love both cards. I have a lot to make at present so some simple designs like thes will be just the thing. Thank you for the inspiration.

  11. Morning Julia,
    Love both card, the stamps are so lovely.

  12. Two lovely cards but the first one has the right colours for me. It is interesting that cards using the same stamp can look so different depending on the choice of background. It just needs a little imagination as you are showing here.


  13. Morning Julia, Two fabulous cards, the first one has a fantastic coloured background, and the second one looks fantastic with the pixie background and the black stamping.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  14. Two more lovely cards, Julia. These are just the type of card that sell well in my "charity box".

    Anne (Northampton)

  15. Good morning Julia these are stunning card I love that stamp. Woodware stamps are wonderful I am so glad they didn't disappear. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  16. Love them both. Waiting for mine to arrive but am on train to London so hope they fit through the letter box!

  17. Two wonderful cards julia x love the background techniques on both of them x
    Theresa w x

  18. Hello Julia.

    Lovely Cards. Very different for the same stamp. I love the background on the first, very dramatic. I can also imagine the background of the second is lovely in real life. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  19. Love both these cards Julia. I think the first one best. Thank you for sharing.

  20. Loving both cards Julia, number 2 for me.
    Take care
    Elaine H X

  21. Both are pretty cards I love the bleaching technique

  22. Two beautiful beautiful cards here today Julia, love the technique used....luv Ursula xx

  23. Hi Julia. Love both cards but for different reasons. SueL x

  24. OOH i definately love this two-fer.
    The colours in the first one are amazing, and i love how they blend smoothly together which is something i can
    never get quite right.

  25. Two lovely cards Julia. My favourite is the first one. X

  26. Two very lovely cards Julia thank you for sharing x x x


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