Monday, 30 July 2018

Holly in Gold...


Happy Monday,

Firstly I want to start by saying a Massive Thankyou to everyone has sent me such wonderful supportive comments on my new range by email on the blog comments and on facebook.  AS a crafter it is so special to know that others crafters enjoy using what I design as much as i do!

There will be quite a lot of samples coming out over the new couple of weeks as I want to share as much inspiration as possible before the launch of the next set of Christmas dies.

Today I am sharing a card made with the Holly and Ivy frame I just love the classic swirls in this die.  I simply cut the die into a rectangle of crisp white card as it has no outside line you can make the outside as narrow or wide as you want.  Next I cut this in gold mirror card and offset this slightly behind the white version.

Next I added this to a sheet of acetate and foam mounted it over a panel embossed with the snow embossing folder from Crafts Too.

I cut the sentiment, included in the set, in white and the gold mounting the white again slightly offset behind the white. I added this to the acetate on the front so it appears to float on the card.




















I stamped the Poinsettia stamp onto vellum in god, izink pigment ink and cut it out with the matching die set.  I made up a folder as shown and added white micro beads in the centre.  I added this over a twist of white silk ribbon with a bow of fine gold satin ribbon.


A few layers of the white and gold and finishes!

Ingredients:
JND Holly and Ivy Frame Die
JND Poinsettia Stamps
JND Poinsettia Die
Crafts Too CTFD3115 Snowflake embossing folder

Enjoy...






30 comments:

  1. Morning John, a very elegant card, love the gold as an offset shadow behind the white. Have a good day everyone. Bx

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  2. Hi John.
    Thank you a beautiful card.
    Have fun Kitty.

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  3. Good morning John Wow a stunning card it's just beautiful & elegant

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  4. Morning John, oh this is gorgeous, I remember seeing one on Hochanda similar to this one or it could have been the same one and I was blown away with it, I am hoping my whole collection will be here this week and I can have a play I would love your permission to try this one for myself - got a little idea for it too.

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

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  5. Oh WOW John, this card is absolutely stunning. I love everything about, so elegant and beautiful. I was wondering about buying the embossing folder you have in the background, I’ve just decided it’s a must have.
    Annette x

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  6. Absolutely gorgeous John. It’s a lovely range of goodies.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  7. Hi John
    A lovely card, stunning poinsettia.
    B xx

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  8. What a gorgeous card, John.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  9. Love this John...just waiting for my die so I can get playing xxxx

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  10. John this is stunning this would make a beautiful wedding card the die is beautifully
    You deserve all the great feedback you get you are gifted kind and you share your gift
    Thank you love June Horrocks xxxxxx

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  11. Morning John,
    Stunning card.
    Lydia
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  12. Gorgeous card John, Loving the new dies and your gel mat stamps. They have gone on my must have list. :)

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  13. Hi John, I love this card, it is ust so elegant and beautiful.

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  14. Hi John wow! I love this card simple elegant & very classy x

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  15. Hello John,
    This is fabulous. Your dies are so gorgeous that it'll be hard to make a rubbish card - but rest assured, I shall try ha ha.
    love Maureen xx

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  16. Love all of this elegant and the finest of gold layer is perfect any wider I realised would have drawn the eye away from the frame,clever John x

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  17. A beautiful card John. Very classy. Thank you for all your inspiration. Enjoying my new dies and stamps. Hope you are taking it easy today after your busy week. Take carexxx

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  18. An elegant card in gold and white.

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  19. Hi John, Absolutely stunning,and very typical John card.You deserve all the acclaim you get,you work hard for it but also bring products and ideas we all love,so Thank you.Have a good day stay healthy and happy,Lots of Love Barbara D xxx

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  20. How elegant John, completely stunning, Kate x

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  21. Stunning JOHN I love that you’ve used gold as the shadow rather than use it as the focal colour

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  22. Hi John. I absolutely love this frame die. It makes such an ornate card without too much effort. Just my sort of thing.

    Lisbeth

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  23. OH WOW John this is totally gorgeous and so very elegant, i am really loving your new dies x

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