Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Another Glittery Card

   So many times I find myself writing in comments on others' cards saying, "I love the sparkle!" but I either forget or choose to not make the mess using glitter myself.  However, I've decided to change that, and add the "sparkle" that I do really like.  So, here is another one.  It is done for this week's color challenge on SplitCoastStampers, which is Ballet Blue, Barely Banana and Old Olive.
   This card is done differently than those from yesterday.  I started with a daisy stencil by Dreamweavers.  I taped it to the Ballet Blue cardstock with removable tape.  Then I stippled Versamagic Spanish Olive, PTI Fresh Snow and Color Box Canary pigment inks through the stencil.  (I generally use dye ink, but I thought the pigment ink would cover the blue better.)  I added the embossing paste, carefully removed the tape and the stencil, and then added the glitter.  After it had dried, I didn't think the color was intense enough, so I put the stencil back over the paste and stippled on a little bit of Old Olive and Barely Banana ink.  The Barely Banana strip was embossed with a Cuttlebug folder and my Scor-Pal.  The sentiment is from Repeat Impressions and is stamped with Old Olive ink.  I added a little bit of Stickles to the centers of the embossed flowers.  (If you are interested in this technique, I have a friend who sells the necessary supplies.  She also sells what you need for yesterday's cards, and just about anything else you might be interested in!  Here is a link to her blog:  Heartwarmers From Vicki.  Tell her "Lynette sent you!" LOL!)
   Thanks so much for stopping by, and I hope you'll come back and visit again soon!

8 comments:

Sheri said...

Beautiful! Now I HAVE to get my stuff out again :)

bonnie32002 said...

Oh. My. The 3-d-ish-ness of this if fantastic, not to mention the sparkle.

I have got to convince you to start taking close ups so I can see just a portion of the raised image.

Wow. I think it is beautiful!

Heartwarmers from Vicki said...

Lovely card, Lynette. I love that stencil. I need to get out my embossing paste again too. Thank you so much for the referral!

Mary said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous!As soon as I saw your card I could tell that you had used the paste and stencil together. I could see the dimension of your stems and flowers. :) I've made many cards using this technique in the past. What a beautiful efect!

Mary

Danni said...

I {heart} sparkle! hehehe! Another fabulous card!

Dawn B. said...

Oh my gosh this is amazing.. It is so pretty Lynette.. I love it.. I have never tried this and think it may have to be on my to do list.. Gorgeous work..

Colorado said...

Wow, Lynette... you've really given me some inspiration with your glittery cards! I love anything sparkly and love using glitter, but your techniques from yesterday and today are new to me. I was able to get out and do some craft shopping today and I bought the sticky paper and a brass stencil so I could try that technique. Now seeing this one, I think I bought some embossing paste a while back! LOL!! I'll have to get it out and try this one too. Thanks so much for sharing. I always love your cards and read your blog every day hoping I'll get inspired to actually get back to crafting... I've been in a serious slump for too long now and need to just jump back in and create.

Leigh said...

Love it!! Now I want to get my stencils out again. lol