maandag 7 november 2016

Shine Bright card with video tutorial

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Hi everyone,

It's Monday and that means a new Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! This week it's all about "Shine Bright Like A Diamond". And we're showcasing Tim Holtz products. You don't have to use them, but if you have them, we would like to see them in your projects!


Lately I am beginning to act like a magpie, because I love shiny things more and more, same in crafting. So this challenge is right up my alley. And that also goes for Tim Holtz of course. I started with the emboss with a stencil, the Diamond Circles stencil from Simon Says Stamp. I actually prefer this subtle embossing look is much than with embossing folder look.

 
With different shades of blue I've colored  the background: Faded Jeans, Stormy Sky, Chipped Sapphire and Broken China Distress Ink. Then I colored the edges with Chipped Sapphire Distress Crayon. After that I 've applied Ground Espresso Distress Ink and the look immediately changed from Delftware to vintage.With different stamps from Tim Holtz (Dapper and Urban Grunge) I stamped randomly. The effect is very cool if you don't press too hard while stamping. I then put the stencil back in place and sprayed with Perfect Pearl Mist. What a Shine is in there! Everything immediately became much lighter in color.

The Layered Dragonfly (thanks, Marzena!) is such an amazing die and the embossing folder gives it such a cool effect. I used the dragonfly with 2 of the same blue tones as the background. With Ground Espresso I've gone over the raised areas and then sprayed with Perfect Pearls Mist. Some of the steps I've repeated until I was satisfied with the result.


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Thank you for stopping by! Love to see you next time!

Hugs,
Sandra

14 opmerkingen :

  1. I love all the shimmer on your card, Sandra. Beautiful design and love the dragonfly, it's one of my favorites.

    Cathie ♥

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  2. I didn't know about a Magpie's affinity for bling but I am attracted to this creation in similar fashion! Such a good point about random, light stamping--I forget about this excellent technique and appreciate the reminder. Also, I have to say that you've used the best, most excellent washi tape ever (IMHO) and no one works it better than you.

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  3. Gorgeous card Sandra, the dragonfly is stunning and I love the background and sparkle, absolutely fabulous :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  4. Lovely card, Sandra! Your dragonfly is just beautiful and so shimmery, just like in real life! Maura xx

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  5. Absolutely fantastic, Sandra! I love all the shades of blue blended with my fave brown : ground espresso. Te perfect pearls looks amazing here! I need to add it to my wish list, that's for sure, the effect is brillant. Hugs, Marzena

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  6. I just love your card! Could you tell what are the two mats that you use to "emboss with a stencil"? Thank you for sharing

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  7. Wow wow! Awesome! Love everything about this..

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  8. That dragonfly just pops against the bright and gorgeous background...nicely done. Beautiful card. You must have a huge stash of washi tape...lol! Love that!

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  9. Love the subtle shimmer! This is gorgeous :)


    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  10. As always I love your work! This card is absolutely fabulous, you're the Queen of Washi tape! I adore your signature with these little wood circles! fab project! Barbara

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  11. This is STUNNING! The colour is gorgeous and I love the subtle shimmer which is so beautiful ~ fabulous work as always, Sandra! Hugs... :)

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  12. gorgeous project Sandra..I love the shimmer you created on the background and the stunning dragonfly...hugs kath xxx

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  13. Wonderful project Sandra! I love the gorgeous background and the dragonfly. And your fun magpie comment. Hugs!

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  14. Love your beautiful creation, Sandra. The texture on the background is fabulous. Love the pretty dragonfly, too. :)

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