Monday, 30 January 2012

What's this? Bling?!

Valentine’s Day looms and this card would work for that occasion or for a birthday. It uses the Perfect Postage stamp set from the Spring Mini, the co-ordinating punch (which, as you can see, fits on top of the existing Scallop Square Punch) and what’s that? A bit of bling? Yes, the new Glimmer Paper from the Spring Mini, too!

Now you know me and glitter – they do not go together and one of the reasons is that I always end up with it everywhere. The glimmer paper completely eliminates that problem. I saw a few people at the Stamp-a-Stack having a surreptitious rub of the paper, to see if the glitter would shed. They found, just as I did when I did the same, that it just doesn’t budge! Highly recommended at just £3.95 for two 12x12 sheets – unless you have a total bling-fest, the pack will last and last. Oh, and you can put it with just about any red and it looks fine – here it’s with Cherry Cobbler, but I’ve also used it with Poppy Parade and it looks great next to Real Red, too. Not tried Riding Hood yet but that’s probably not such a good match.

Stamps: Perfect Postage, It’s Your Day
Cardstock: Rose Red, Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler
Ink: Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Ruffled Ribbon – Pool Party, Boho Blossoms Punch, Small Heart Punch, Itty Bitty Punch Pack, Postage Stamp Punch, Scallop Square Punch, Basic Pearls, Big Shot, Polka Dot Embossing Folder.

All products by Stampin’ Up!®

1 comment:

  1. Very pretty! I agree about the glimmer paper! I hate glitter, but LOVE this stuff! I've used a lot and still have over half a package left!


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