Friday, 21 July 2017

Pick a Pattern DSP with glittery embossing



I’m going through a glittery embossing phase, and it all started with a video by Kristina Werner, which inspired me to try some sparkly techniques. While Kristina’s techniques didn’t directly translate to Stampin’ Up!® supplies, the concept certainly did, so I set to work.

I began by watercolouring a background in some bright colours, the die-cut a circle using the fabulous, must-have Stitched Shape Framelits. I embossed the greeting on top in white, then embossed the whole thing using a mix of clear embossing powder and Dazzling Diamonds glitter. Sparkly!


The only ribbon I had in a relevant colour was Crushed Curry, which didn’t quite look right, so I turned to my talented team for some help in finishing off the project, and this suggestion was put forward... curly strips of cardstock. I love it! And it means you can create fabulous embellishments from the bits you’d normally throw away. 


Here’s the card to go with the present – another sparkly greeting and the same fabulous Designer Series Paper. I’m so glad I finally plucked up the courage to start using this paper, instead of just looking at it.

2 comments:

  1. This is such a cool card & gift combo Helen - love the twiddly card ribbon and effect on your sentiment is brilliant! Per chance would you have the gift box instructions or link please?

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    1. HI thanks for your nice comment. I don't have the measurements for the box as I made it to fit the contents but if you google "no fold box" you should find something similar. Sorry I can't be more hell but I don't have access to my computer at the moment

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