Friday, 6 November 2015

NEC Day 2 Somewhere different...

Happy Friday,

Today I am back at the NEC but I am demoing the Christmas Die range from Creative Expressions along with some of my stamps.  I will be demoing the square background stamps that everyone loved when they were on Create and Craft.  These are now available to everyone so I thought it would be nice if i could play with them again!

Today's card is one of the pieces I have prepared to show off the products I will be demoing on the Art of Craft stand at the show with the lovely Jayne and Penny.

I used the mini Holly Striplet to create the three panel background using Sue Wilson's fire and Ice technique however I substituted diamond snow for the iced snow to give a gentler, silk like look.

I stamped the Christmas tree from my holly tree elements clear stamp set in gilding flakes to match. I used the golden Jewel gilding flakes from Cosmic Shimmer along with the fake and glitter glue (always remember to clean your stamps as soon as you have used the gilding flakes)  Next I covered a scarp of coconut white card with double sided adhesive and added more of the glitter flakes.  I then cut the Classic poinsettia die form this.  I made this into a flower and them changed this to a fire and Ice flower using scary glue and diamond snow.  This makes a version of the poinsettia that shines in the same way as the background.











Finally I arranged the elements onto a piece of embossed coconut white foundation card as shown.

I will be on stand F53 today as stated above it will be great to see all of you who can pop by!  I ha d a fab day yesterday and met so many old and new friends!

Enjoy...

















Enjoy...

44 comments:

  1. Morning John, This is a beautiful card love everything about it. Hope you enjoy today as much as you enjoyed yesterday and all have a fab. day.
    Nancyd xx

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  2. Hi John.
    WOW WOW WOW. Thank you take care Kitty.

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  3. beautiful card it's a wowser!!!

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  4. Wow! I could try this as I have all the dies. Hope you will be demoing the card when I visit the stand today, or at least the sample is there. Must get up so I'm ready to leave on time!
    Jan
    Northampton

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  5. Hi John, such a lovely and elegant card. Enjoy your day. Bx

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  6. Hi John. What a beautiful card, I love the gorgeous gilded effect that the Golden Jewel gilding flakes give. Where can I buy both the Fake(and glitter) and the Scary glue? Yes,the dreaded spell checker has been changing words again and giving us all a giggle on this dark and dreary morning : ) I hope you have a nother good day at the NEC. Take care x

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  7. Morning John,
    A gorgeous card very elegant.
    Lydia
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  8. Good morning John this is a stunning card I love the design and the stamps are devine. It sounds like you are having a wonderful time at the NEC. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  9. Morning John, oh I love today's card, with the gold wax and gilding flakes it makes you feel all rich and warm inside especially on this damp and miserable Friday morning. I would love to see the original of this because I am tempted............................. So looking forward to Sunday and talking to you, that is of course if I can get through the crowds.............

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

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  10. Gorgeous card, really stunning.

    Michele

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  11. Beautiful card so full of gorgeousness.
    Elaine H X

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  12. Thanks for a great demo yesterday .
    Enjoy your day today at NEC
    M xx

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  13. Beautiful card John! Wonderful design as usual. Especially love the poinsettia. Debra x

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  14. Wow John this card is stunning,
    I can feel my fingers itching to give this a try this afternoon.
    Enjoy your day at the NEC.
    Maggie

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  15. Lovely card, interesting techniques. Hope you have a great day.
    B xx

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  16. Hi John .Gorgeous card .Enjoy your day at N E C .Gloria (sidcup) xx

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  17. They're lovely John. Wish I could be at the NEC again today!

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  18. Stunning card Sounds like you're having a fab time at NEC A bit expensive on Public transport for me to go - I'd rather use the train fair on craft goodies! Thanks for the email by the way Have fun today

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  19. Good morning John, fabulous card!!!
    Have a good one!!!
    Loopy Lynda xxx

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  20. What a gorgeous card. The use of gold has a glorious outcome.

    Have another good day today at the NEC.

    Teresa

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  21. Morning John, A lovely card. I'm glad everything going OK at the NEC, enjoy your day.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  22. Hi John,
    Have a great day today at the NEC - it must be so nice to be able to inspire others. The card today is SUMPTUOUS, absolutely lovely.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Best wishes, Rose

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  23. Gorgeous card, John. Good to see you yesterday - I have some new Colour Clouds but have to wait till Christmas to play with them! I was very restrained with my spending. Caught a glimpse of Mrs Duck but did not get a chance to speak to her. Have a great day.

    Anne

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  24. Hi John,
    Absolutely wonderful as always!! Really jealous of all at the NEC!!
    :-)
    Lorna D

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  25. Hi John, wow, such a rich, gorgeous and elegant card with the gold jewel gilding flakes. Love the touch of the Diamond Snow. "Thank you John" xx Love Karen xx

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  26. Beautiful card again John.

    Crafty hugs Pen x

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  27. Morning John I really liket this card, It just shouts Christmas. Love the Poinsettia.
    Wendyx

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  28. What a lovely card!!!! So beautiful!!!!

    gailgale

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  29. Hi John,
    Beautiful card ! Have fun at the NEC
    Maria x

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  30. John this is so gorgeous I love the stamped tree and that poinsettia is so pretty in the golden jewel. I really love this one.

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  31. Hi John
    Another stunner today. Love the golden poinsettia and the stamped tree. Have fun at the NEC.

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  32. Hello John

    Another beautiful card today. I think that the poinsettia is stunning.

    I hope you enjoy the NEC and it is such a shame that you are not there tomorrow as I would love to have met you in person. Never mind..........perhaps next time!

    Lol Barbara W xx

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  33. Love all the different elements to this card John. Just fabulous x

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  34. Classic look and absolutely beautiful. I have the holly tree elements set and I've used it a lot for this years cards, it really stamps perfectly every time. Pat x

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  35. Hi John,
    Stunning card, love the gold and cream together. Very elegant look.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Heather Treble

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  36. Hi John,

    Gorgeous card. Hope your enjoying the NEC.

    Hugs
    Linda xx

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  37. Hi John beautiful classy card today it's stunning. Take Care Melody xxx

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  38. Eh up John
    Lovely rich opulence oozing from this by using the gold........even with the scary glue lol!
    Ang x

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  39. Hi John,
    A touch of luxury. Lovely!
    Anne Mxx

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  40. Hi John,
    A touch of luxury. Lovely!
    Anne Mxx

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