Friday, 16 August 2013


Hi lovely bloggers - hope you are having a happy week. Mine has been rather busy again, due to grandchildren duties during the school hols.! Today is a "free" day -  time for crafting!

Just sharing a card which I made with the Belleek technique. It gives a fabulous porcelain/bisque effect. If you would like the "how to" details, and info. about the Belleek company in Northern Ireland, just click HERE and HERE

Materials used:-

White cardstock.
Stampin' Up Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder
Sentiment - SU "This Day Forward" set, inked with
Memento London Fog.
Hand-cut banner.
SU Elegant Butterfly punch.
Sizzix die - Ovals with Ornate Edges Frame.
Spun Sugar Distress Ink, and Speedball brayer.
My very old Cuttlebug machine - it's indestructible!
I am entering my card into the following challenges ~
Cuttlebug Mania - Embossing. 
Make My Monday - Dimension.

Happy Crafting everyone ~


Sasha said...

Such a fabulous effect, Sylvia. It reminds me of icing on a cake! Your card is so beautifully elegant! Love your embossing and those pretty dies x

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Beautiful card Sylvia love the soft colouring of your card and wow what beautiful detailing
jacqui xx

Anonymous said...

Wow Sylvia, stunning card and it really does look like porcelain! I think I will have to be giving this a try ;)
Hope your well, have a lovely weekend (we have sunshine here, yay!)

Vicki x

G Peplow said...

Hi there Sylvia, This card is absolutely gorgeous, timeless and classic, I love it!! Glad to see you've been making yourself useful LOL My turn this weekend and next week :D Hugs to you Gay xx

Stamps and Paper said...

Love the technique you've used Sylvia..your card is so elegant with the pastel colour.


brenda said...

Total elegance Sylvia and the soft colours you have used compliment the design so well.

B x

Loll said...

Hi Sylvia. Beautiful and elegant. Love this technique. Loll xx

Sue said...

WOW!! This is stunning Sylvia, such an effective technique. The delicate colours are so beautiful.
I hope you have a good weekend
hugs Sue xx

Sally H said...

How totally elegant, beautiful and delicate, Sylvia! Gorgeous card x

Viv said...

This is gorgeous Sylvia - stunning effect which I will have to attempt! x

RefRacBe said...

Great technique and really effective. The finished effect is really delicate. Rachel.

Kathleen said...

Very classy card, love the very delicate pink and a great sentiment banner. Wonderful.

Kath x

Canonbury creations said...

Gorgeous card Sylvia, such a wonderful technique and so delicate using the spun sugar :)
Val x

Mrs.B said...

Hi Silvia, Such a beautiful card, love the technique, thanks for the link - I will certainly give this a try.
Avril xx

Kerry said...

Goodness me, this is so elegant. I love the soft pink in the background. Thank you for joining in at Cuttlebug Mania this week x

coops said...

oh wow so stunning and elegant sylvia.the embossing and frame are fabulous :D

xx coops xx

Colleen Dietrich said...

Gasp! Stunning!

Pia S said...

Love how this card turned out - so classy, a great combo of elegance and simplicity!

Kimbo said...

This is just so beautiful. Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania x

Suze Bain said...

A gorgeous card Sylvia, I do love the EF you've used. Never heard of this technique, so I'll nip over and check it out! xx

Jannie said...


This is sooooooooo beautiful!!!

Thank you for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania!


Rossella said...

Such a stunning card, thanks for sharing with us at Make My Monday this week
Rosie x

Marlies said...

Absolutely Goreous!! A beautiful card with a lovely thechniek. Very stylish and elegant. Marlies

Fliss said...

This is really gorgeous Sylvia. Such beautiful texture and love the soft colour choice.
Thanks for joining in at MMM this week.
Fliss xx

Mau xx said...

I love the gentle soft look to it.
Hugs Mau xx

janet said...

Beautiful and very classy!
greetings from Janet

Bonnie said...

This is gorgeous with the soft pink and white! Love the frame and butterfly! Wow!

Marilyn said...

I love this card! Elegant, classy and so gorgeous!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Wow, this is a beautiful card, the embossing and frame go perfectly together and the design is so great.

Viv said...

Just seen this card Sylvia, it's so beautiful too, love it :) Viv xx

Home sweet home said...

It`s very very beautiful:D