Poinsettia Flourish

Happy Friyay people!

It’s ridiculously hot here in the UK but I’m powering on with my Christmas in July cards!

For today’s card, I used a gorgeous Memory Box die and my current favourite product – Tonic Studios Nuvo Crystal Glaze. After colouring the petals, I added some Nuvo Aqua shimmer to the petals before applying the glaze – I just can’t seem to capture the shimmer on camera, unfortunately. It’s really interesting to watch the colour lighten as the glaze dries – the petals were coloured with dark red but clearly I must remember to make my colours evendarker before applying the glaze in future! The sentiment is by CAS-ual Fridays.

I’m entering this into the current Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge, Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge (both red, white and/or blue), the CAS Christmas challenge (poinsettia) and the CAS-ual Fridays challenge (heat embossing).

Thanks for stopping by!



  1. Saw this on IG and now I can give it some love here. 😉 Beautiful card and colouring, Lucie! Love the dimension and shine from the glitter and glaze! I’m a big fan of that Crystal Glaze too. Thank you for joining us at CAS Christmas Poinsettia challenge. x


  2. LOVE that gorgeous poinsettia Lucie! The glaze really adds so much shine and dimension. It looks like a piece of jewelry on your card. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Christmas!


  3. What a beautiful poinsettia, Lucie! I think the red is just perfect and I love how that bit of blue background makes the flower stand out so well! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Christmas!


  4. Beautiful poinsettia – love the technique of using the glaze! Thank you so much for joining us at CAS Christmas.


  5. Such a pretty card, the poinsettia looks amazing. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra


  6. Beautiful Christmas card its so elegant. Well done for crafting in the UK heat I’m really struggling with it at the mo.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.


  7. Oh, Lucie!!!! This is stunning!! I’m not sure how dark the red was before the glaze was added, but I think it looks beautiful. Especially next to the gold heat embossed sentiment! Thank you for joining us for the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!!


  8. It’s crazy hot here in Michigan too! Love the Nuvo Crystal Glaze and what you created with it. Gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge.


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