Thursday, 8 January 2015

In the Pink...

Happy Thursday,

Todays card is another sample rom my shows on Sunday and yes it does look a little pink however it is more subtle than that as it uses a crisp white and a blush foundation card.  Now the blush card looks like ivory and is very pale until it is against white then it shines in pink!

I cut the fancy frame from couture creations using the striped card that was in the special finishes card pack, you kn ow mw I love a special finish card.  I then cut the waste piece into a square and stuck it down to a piece of blush foundation card using a double sided adhesive sheet.  Next I covered the aperture in glacier ice to give this shimmering yet subtle look.

I mounted a celebrate in blush with an offset white version (both cut from the couture creations die of the same name) across the aperture and added two swirls cut again in the blush.

I ran a piece of the blush card through the GC with the large retro flowers embossing folder from Couture Creations and extended the pattern by running it through again.

A few layers of the white and blush card, a strip of ribbon and a liberal supply of cosmic shimmer ivory PVA dotted about and I made up the finished card.

Couture Creations Dies -
Fancy Frame
Large Retro Flowers A5 embossing Folder
Striped white and Blush foundation card
Cosmic Shimmer PVA in ivory & Pastel Pink
Glacier Ice glitter jewels



  1. Hi John,
    I Love today's Card I Love The Colour Youve chose and the Beautiful Dies I Love the Embossing Folder you've used, and those Fabulous Swirls and The Glitter Jewels a very Beautiful Card thanks for sharing.
    Hugs from
    Sam x

  2. Lovely card, very elegant.


  3. Love this card John, love everything about it from the embossing folder to the colours. Beautiful!
    Marion B xx

  4. Lovely card John , the design is great and the colours pretty.

  5. Hi John, another stunning card, love the colours, great layout. Have a great day. Bx

  6. Beautiful card John. This could make a lovely wedding card.

  7. Morning John,

    Beautiful card, love the soft colour palette and the layout is great too.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  8. beautiful card john, and i love the recycling uses!

  9. Love it I ordered this folder after seeing you showcase it on C&C it looks like it'll go with Sue's Delicate Daisies (with a bit of poetic licence!) as well BTW Fab shows On Sunday

  10. Morning John
    WOW so elegant this card - just love it
    Carol x

  11. Hi John. A beautiful card today, love it all. Take care.

  12. Eh up John
    Beautiful card matey. Have yet to catch up with the shows (hoping this morning) Loving the swirl!
    Have a great day.
    Ang x

  13. Morning John,
    A lovely card, classy is the word for me.

  14. Lovely card and great layout. Need too add the swirl dies to my ever growing wish list. Karen x

  15. Another super one - your show is going to look really good on Sunday.

  16. Hi John
    Another stunning card today John. I'm loving the new dies, especially the swirl.

  17. Hi John, lovely card, if I didn't own blush cardstock it would be hard to believe it's the same colour here.
    X Ros

  18. Oh John this card just shouts out richness and elegance, it is so very beautiful, right up my street love it .
    Margaret corgi owner

  19. John, another beautiful card. Was hoping that in your posts that you would include the finished size of the cards you make. It would be so helpful. Thanks so much for sharing.

  20. Hello John, what a stunning card, love the colours, just love everything about it.hope you're having a good day, Take care, Brenda

  21. Hi John,
    Beautiful and elegant, this card. Thank you for sharing.
    HAGD, Rose

  22. Hi John this is another gorgeous card. Enjoy the rest of the day. Hugs Jackie

  23. Lovely card, John, really soft and gentle look.
    Janice W

  24. Such a pretty card john. Love the pastel colour and the swirl.
    love valx

  25. Another lovely card. Fascinated watching you with on tv producing the PVA dots, then you go and stun me even further by creating ones that reduce in size. Brilliant. Thanks, Carol

  26. Hi John, This card is really beautiful.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  27. Another fab card - very pretty xx GailT xx

  28. Another great card John, I watched your shows and have taped them too for reference, I like your relaxed manner. I noticed you are no. 8 on the crafty blogs, fantastic, you are definitely on your way to even greater things x x x