My photo
A very warm welcome to my teeny, tiny part of the huge world of blogging. This is where I am hoping to share my passion for making hand made greeting cards. So - why "Always with a Heart"? Well this is for two reasons. Firstly, it is because every card I produce always carries a heart on it somewhere. This can be big and bold or small and almost hidden - the fun sometimes is just trying to find it! Secondly it is because I put my heart into everything I produce. I hope that any visitors enjoy seeing what I post. If you drop by then please leave me a comment so that I know you called. It would be nice to know that you have found my heart in what I do.


Tuesday, 3 November 2009


Hi Everyone

Here I am, still in Christmas card mode - I thought I would give you a break from holly today though LOL!!

Today's creation is a really quick Christmas card and one I think I will be making a lot more times over the next few weeks. I have already made three! Everyone who sees them loves them.

Everything on the card has come from the Pink Petticoat Download "Fairy Lights" other than the sentiment which was computer generated and the metallic cord and star dust Stickles which came from the stash box.

An ideal card if you have lots and lots to do and not much time to do them.

The tree is a paper pieced image on the download and it is on the download in other colours too.

So, off to make another Christmas card.

Have a great day - I hope the weather where you are is better than here. I have rain, rain, rain and more rain!!

Take care.

Love Jules xx


Dazie said...

Brilliant idea, affective and easy to do on a mass making scale!

Clare (Littlebear) said...

Brilliant card Jules. This looks like a must have Pink Petticoat download.
It's raining here too!
Clare x

Christine (Craftling) said...

Of COURSE everyone who sees them loves them! What's not to love? It's gorgeous! Loving that download. But noooooooooooo!! Step AWAY from the Visa card, Chris!! Sheesh! I can't keep buying all this stuff that you are all tempting me to!! At this rate, I am going to have to step away from Blogland!

I've spent more time stash-shopping this month than I have making cards!!

Nuff whinging. It's a fab card! (Ahem.. Just to make sure.. You have my address, don't you?)

wink, wink ;o)

Chris xx

gina g said...

Hi Jules It may be a quick card but its lovely card i love the Pink Petticoat images. Its overcast here but no rain just yet. luv gina xx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Jules that card is lovely, and so classic and elegant. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxxxxx

dolcreations said...

Jules this is so pretty! I love this card!
The sun is actually shinning for once here!

craftimamma said...

It might be simple Jules b ut it's no less gorgeous. Fab colours and papers!

Lesley Xx

Natalie said...

Great card Jules. x

Debs said...

Hiya Jules
Loving this card - the simplicity of it is somehow quite stunning.
Must have a go at paper piecing.
Thanks for the inspiration.
Take care hun.
Debs xx

Sally H said...

What gorgeous colours! It may be quick, but it's lovely!

Beryl said...

You shouldn't have let on about it being a quick make - it's gorgeous.
Beryl xx

Enfys said...

It's really gorgeous Jules, very different colours. I've missed this download, have to check it out.
En xx

Kath said...

gorgeous card Jules....delish papers from Liz and I love how you paper pieced the tree....big hugs kath xxxxxxx

Steph said...

Love this card. So funky!

Saskia said...

Beautiful card... so elegant!!

Saskia :)


Another really gorgeous card Jules, i love the sophisticated feel it has! hugs Linda x

Saskia said...

I love this Christmas card.
Hugs Sas

Tammi said...

That tree is so pretty, this card is so elegant, love it! x

loftylass said...

Beautiful card Jules - I have this download but I can't find a tree in those colours - did you print it out in various colours then cut it yourself - I am intrigued.
Congratulations on becoming a Funkyhand DT member and looking forward to seeing your creations.

Jules said...


Oh no - I didn't go to that much trouble!!!

I simply printed it off the download and cut it out!

Funny you should say about the colours though.

The one I printed and used on this card was from Fairy Lights 2 - Willow and Crimson.

I loved it so much that I decided to make more and took my laptop downstairs and printed it out from another printer and the colours were completely different.

The printer I have downstairs I have had for years whereas the one I have in my craftroom is only a few months old.

I commented to my hubby about the colour difference and we assumed my old printer was nearly ready to "give in".

So nothing technical - just printer differences!

Love Jules xx