Today I want to share with you a card I started last week and finished today, I was having a play with
some Sparkle Texture Paste by Cosmic Shimmer.
I used Spellbinders Grate Effect Die to Cut a piece of White card, I used this as a mask, I taped it over a piece of Periwinkle Colour card using Scotch Removable tape on all four sides, leaving the piece across the top to act as a hinge, once taped down I used a spreader tool to apply the Sparkle texture paste across the mask, ensuring that an even coat was applied all over, I then scraped any excess back in the pot (waste not, want not)! I then removed the tape from the bottom and sides of the tape and gently lifted the mask up using the 'hinge' to check that the paste was evenly spread, I
removed the piece of periwinkle card, set it to one side to dry over night, by the way I wiped the excess paste off of my removable tape and stuck it to my grand calibur to use to secure my dies as usual, (no need to waste it) ! I also put the white card mask to one side to dry too and it has turned out really pretty, I have the gorgeous die cut with a hint of sparkle all over, so I haven't wasted that either!
I cut another Spellbinder Grate Effect die cut, this time in Cream card and layered it over the matching sparkle background, I continued to matt and layer with cream and periwinkle card using the Score Pal, Score Buddy to make the little perforations all the way around the penultimate cream matt, I love this little tool, the process is so much quicker than piercing all the way around! So worth the few pounds that it cost, I love it when we find these little gems!
I then cut two of Sue Wilson's Finishing Touch Flourishes popped them onto the side of the card and then added a double Blue Bow topped with a little cream double bow and a sparkly flower made from
Creative Expressions Camellia Dies (5 in total), I spritzed the smallest one with water, and squished it into a 'bud', I popped that into the centre of the next Camellia layer, followed by Three more layers, I applied some Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue to the petals and dipped the whole flower into the
Cosmic Shimmer 'Iced Snow' pot and 'sparkled' it up, it looks so effective and adds the perfect finishing touch, alongside a few Blue flat back pearls and a couple of Beautiful 'Sue Wilson' Finishing Touches Stickpins in complementary Blue!
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