Saturday 24 January 2015

Blue and white Muse

Afternoon all, thanks for stopping by.
I've been looking at this week's Muse card by Marion Vagg all week trying to come up with a suitable entry.
Problem was that my stock of dark blue card is limited and my choice of border stamps also. In the end I settled on this entry -

and this is Marion's card

As you can see I went with my diecuts, inlaying a white MB Tessatina border then adding some Marianne flourishes and a MB butterfly. I left off a sentiment just as Marion did but added a few blue sparkles on the body of the butterfly.

This is the same card from a different angle. The card was a pearlescent finish and a bit tricky to photograph but it does show the inlay better than the first.
I didn't go with the heart theme as I'm all Valentined out at the moment, I've got quite a collection of them now if anybody wants them!
Anyhow that's about it for the moment, see you back here soon for some more exciting news.


  1. The delicate white die cuts look lovely against the blue!

  2. Jules, now I'm waiting for the news.... but have to say this is so stunning! The inlaid die-cut does a beautiful job of mimicking stamping... gorgeous butterfly!
    =] Michele

  3. I think that's really pretty mum. Reminds me of one of my old dancing costumes! Do you know the one I mean?

  4. Beautiful card, Julie! Very elegant take on the Muse card :)

  5. I really love the simplicity of this one - the colour choice is brilliant.

  6. Love it - you've captured the pretty elegance perfectly, while still making it your own! So glad you joined us at Muse this week, Julie!

  7. Elegant and fabulous design, Julie! Looks like blue Dresden reverse :)

  8. This is a beautiful take on the Muse!

  9. What a stunner, Jules. The inlaid die and the butterfly are beautiful against the blue. Wow! xx

  10. Yummy! Julie this is superb! Total elegance and sophistication.
    Great take on Marion's card. X

  11. This looks so elegant! I love the inlaid die cut border, a technique I've never tried myself, but I'm definitely going too!

  12. So very pretty. I love the white on the blue!


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