Monday, June 15, 2015

International Ambassadors Unofficial Victorian Garden Blog Hop

Welcome to the  International Ambassadors Unofficial Victorian Garden Blog Hop! As you have have caught on the International Ambassadors are getting together to 'play' with Spellbinders Dies every month and it comes around so quickly - this Blog Hop is purely for fun and inspiration, totally unofficial and an opportunity for you to get top know us (and our styles) more.

This month we are using the gorgeous Victorian Garden Dies - I love this range and am sure you do/will too!

Spellbinders Products:
Cross Promotional Partners:

Other:  Flower embellishments; Flocked Wallpaper; Vintage Lace; pink cardstock

1. Cut/emboss two (2) Labels Forty-Seven in pink cardstock
2. Score one (1) pink Die Cut at 1.5 cm and fold forward
3. Attach double sided tape to the scored portion
4. Line up the second cream card and adhere - making sure to line up the edges

5. Cut/emboss one (1) Decorative Fancy Diamond #3 (#1 being the smallest) in white cardstock
6. Use the Die as a stencil and sponge around the edges using Desert Sand and a Sponge Dauber
7. Cut/emboss one (1)Fancy Diamond #5 (#1 being the smallest) in  recycled wallpaper

8. Layer the Decorative Fancy Diamond Die onto the card base using 3D Foam Squares
9. Layer the Fancy Diamond onto the layered Base.
10 Cut/emboss one Decorative Fancy Diamond #1 (#1 being the smallest) using pink cardstock
11 Cut/emboss one Fancy Diamond #1 (#1 being the smallest) in white cardstock
12  Use the Die as a stencil and sponge around the edges using Desert Sand and a Sponge Dauber
13 Adhere the Dies to the card base using 3D Foam Squares as shown above
14 Attach lace around the center of the layered card using liquid glue
15 Adhere paper rose using liquid glue
16 Add pink pearls along the lace as shown in the main photo.

I have used:

hope you have enjoyed my tutorial, make sure you pop in and visit the other International Ambassadors - these girls are amazing - each one is picked to be an Ambassador for their country because they are seasoned designers and so inspiring!!  The list of International Ambassadors is below, in case you get lost along the way.

Linda Lucas (you are here)
Thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!



  1. What a lovely card - the colour scheme is so pretty

  2. Good morning.
    What a gorgeous little card. I love it.
    These dies are very attractive. I might have to go shopping :)

  3. What a beautiful card, thanks for the tutorial

  4. Hi Linda, thanks for sharing your lovely card, you girls are all so clever

  5. Absolutely beautiful card Linda!!!

  6. Hi Linda, stunning card, love everything about it, especially the wall paper idea, I have used wallpaper on my cards before but never the puffy type!! Thanks for the ideas.
    Regards Liz.

  7. Gosh another beauty such lovely color and style , you girls certainly know how to please Thank you All.
    Elaine H X

  8. A very pretty card, for the blog hop.

  9. Such a pretty card and would be lovely for any occasion. Love the lace and pink is always a winner for me Cxx

  10. Beautiful and always creative Linda! Your tutorial is also easy to follow. Thank you!

  11. Hi Linda, thanks for sharing your tutorial with us on the making of this very beautiful card. Janelle x

  12. Hello, I am a Christina Griffiths follower and so here I am via the blog hop. I really like your card, it's quite small and very feminine, in its delicate look with lace and pearls. Perfect for a favourite female within my friends and family. X Ros

  13. Beautiful I love spellbinders and the colors are great.

  14. Linda. Love, love, love this card. Thank you for showing off this die.

  15. How beautiful! I love the colors and textures! So very feminine and lovely! TFS!

  16. Very pretty and I love the idea of using wallpaper!

  17. Love this card and the dies are absolutely gorgeous. Dianne

  18. Hi Linda
    Beautiful card Linda. This range of dies is so pretty - I can feel a purchase coming on.

  19. Good afternoon. Linda
    I'm visiting your sight through the bloghop, I am a follower. Of Christina Griffiths too. Your card is so delicate and pretty,love the colours used.
    Joan from Newcastle upon Tyne

  20. Another pretty card on the bloghop, thankyou for the detailed tutorial.

  21. Oh wow, what a beautiful feminine card, just love those subtle colours...the embellishments are so complimentary too.....luv Ursula xx

  22. Hi lovely Linda love your card on the blog hop lovely seeing all the different cards produced by you all.
    Kind regards
    Anne Owens

  23. Wow this card is so gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiration.

  24. Hi Linda, these dies are lovely and you have given us a tutorial for a beautiful card. X

  25. Hi Linda, Lovely card, dies are beautiful.
    Di B.

  26. Hi Linda, Love your card, the dies are beautiful.
    Di B

  27. Love your card Linda and the way you've used all the dies.

  28. So very feminine and absolutely gorgeous Linda.

  29. Gorgeous card, I love your style, and I love this Victiorian collection. Using that flocked wallpaper is inspired and has got me thinking about some fab flocked paper I have from Anna Griffin. Thank you.

  30. So pretty. Loved the stenciling technique you used with the dies. Such beautiful layers.


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