Saturday, 17 June 2017

Sneak Peek

Hi Bloggers.

As promised, today I have a sneak peek from tomorrow's One Day Special on Hochanda where I'm launching CS Chalk Clouds and some of Francoise Read's April Release Woodware Stamps.

Here's today's card -

On this card I've use Toasted Rose CS Chalk Cloud for all of the colour and I've used only Coconut White Card.

I started with my background. I inked all over a piece of Coconut White Card with Toasted Rose Chalk Cloud using a Smoothie.. I placed the Celtic Vine Mask on top and then spritzed with water. I removed the mask - the water bleached the mask design out for me - lovely! I matted onto Coconut White Card, then another piece that I had edged with my Chalk Cloud and then another piece of Coconut White.

I cut  a die from Sue Wilson's Double Pierced Squares out of Coconut White Card and inked through the die with my Chalk Cloud. I stamped the image from the Woodware Eyes Stamp Set and the sentiments from the Woodware Vintage Inspiration Stamp Set with the Toasted Rose Chalk Cloud. The detail you get when stamping with Chalk Clouds is absolutely amazing!

I created another background in the same way as I did the one for my card. Once dry, I cut some flowers using Sue's Succulent Garden Die Set. I added centres using Sue's Sweet Williams Die Set and a 3mm White Pearl. I cut a pair of leaves from Sue's Whimsical Leaves Die Set and just inked the very tips of each leaf.

I completed my card by adding a 5mm White Pearl to each corner of my background.

Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Hi Julia
    Beautiful card love the stamp,colour and the lovely flowers.
    Have a great week end.
    Jan x

  2. Morning Julia, lovely card today, looking forward to tomorrow's show

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

  3. Great card Julia, looking forward to you demonstrating with these chalk cloud inks.
    Marion S x

  4. Hi Julia
    A lovely card. Looking forward to tomorrow's shows.
    B xx

  5. Lovely card, very pretty.


  6. Good Morning Julia . Beautiful card this morning . I am looking forward to shows as I have not tried the chalk colour clouds only have some of the others. Looking forward to seeing which Francoise Read's stamps you use..... Wendy

  7. Love that background, Julia. Looking forward to seeing TB Chalk Clouds.

    Anne (Northampton)

  8. Lovely card I'm looking forward to seeing them in action and see you explain the differences between the two types of Colour Cloud

  9. Morning Julia

    This is a stunning card, I love this shade of CS Chalk Cloud

    June x

  10. Hello Julia, what a gorgeous card, and a stunning colour, great stencil design too love it all. Looking forward to all the demos to see how you use the Chalk Cloud.

  11. Morning Julia, A fabulous card, I love the Chalk Colour Clouds, I watched Phill demo'ing these at a recent Craft Show and I love the concept of them.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  12. Very pretty, looking forward to seeing the chalk clouds in Hochanda.
    Annette x

  13. Morning Julia,
    Love the card, pretty colour you have used.

  14. Love everything about this card look forward to the show xxx
    June horrocks

  15. Hi Julia,
    Gorgeous card, I love the soft colours and the way that you have created the background, hope to catch some of your shows.
    Thanks for sharing,

  16. Great work! i love this card .
    Elaine H X

  17. Love her stamps and live what you have done on this card.

  18. Hi Julia. Great card. I loved the last set of Woodware shows so roll on tomorrow's. SueL x

  19. Lovely card Julia. Looking forward to your shows.

  20. Just love these new chalk clouds so a must have for me soon, this card is stunning, the colour is so beautiful...look forward to seeing you tomorrow...luv Ursula xx

  21. Julia i really love this card, love that stamp and
    the gorgeous colours you have used.

  22. Amazing what just one colour can do. I love the chalk colour clouds, great fun to work with. Thanks for the tip on making this fabulous background.


  23. Lovely Julie can't wait to see your demos tomorrow xx

  24. Lovely Julie can't wait to see your demos tomorrow xx

  25. Hello Julia.

    Lovely Card. I really like the Mask and the dusky Pink colouring. I'm looking forward to seeing the stamps. Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes

  26. Hi Julia this is a stunning card. I love the colours. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  27. Hi Julia,

    Interesting and beautiful card. Love the color and the background. Thanks for sharing.
    Carmen (Canada)

  28. Hi Julia I absolutely love this card right up my street thank you for sharing.
    Hug's Lynda xx


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