Thursday, April 7, 2016

Shimmer, Sequins and a Stencil

Welcome

Thank you so much for your well wishes regarding my DH - he is at home and recovering slowly.

This is a card is made with a stencil, rather than stamps for a change, but still using 'that' silver shimmer spray that you see so much recently, and some other silver touches.


The stencil is Bold Florals by ARTplorations, and I sponged it using Worn Lipstick and (I think) Fired Brick Distress Inks.  Before I removed the stencil, I sprayed it with the aforementioned silver shimmer spray.


The sentiment is an old Hero Arts stamp silver embossed onto the die cut, that was sponged before being removed from the S/B Floral Doily Accents die.


The finishing touches were some sequins and lace, and edges of  all the layers were wiped over the edge of a silver ink pad.


This view shows the shimmer on the card - I was very happy with how this turned out.

I am linking this to:
(Spellbinders Die)
(The background is the feature of the card)


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26 comments:

  1. Glad to hear about your DH! Maxine, the card is looking fantastic- I loved the shimmer!:)

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  2. Power in prayer Maxine is why Hubby is feeling better...
    This is one gorgeous card, love everything about it and very creative.xx
    {aNNie}

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  3. ah glad to hear that Maxine a blessing indeed lets pray it is on the improving all the way... clever stencil card, lovely glimmer lights too, well done :D
    Thanks so much for sharing.
    Shaz in Oz.x

    {Shaz in Oz – Calligraphy Cards}

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  4. Gorgeous background. Love the shimmer

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  5. Glad to hear your husband is feeling better!
    what a gorgeous card! I love all this shimmering!
    xoxo Olga

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  6. Maxine, this floral card is BEAUTIFUL! Love the sparkle!

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  7. Such a pretty card Maxine - I love stencils and this has worked perfectly with the shier. Great to hear that Kelson is home - praying for complete recovery for him! {{{hugs}}}

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  8. Oh, Maxine, that shimmer spray really added so much to your already pretty card! Love the laces, too! Thanks for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  9. Love how you used the stencil and added all the shimmer to it. Beautiful. Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Mod Squad Challenge Blog.

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  10. Fab card! The sparkle is wonderful! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

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  11. Beautiful card. Nice embossing and I like all the shimmer!

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  12. Bold and tropical! Very nice. I like the added touch of the shimmer.

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  13. OH how beautiful!! I love how your shimmery background looks. I like the addition of the sequins. Hope you have a blessed day today!

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  14. Gorgeous card! I love the sparkly flowers that you made with the wonderful stencil! Thanks for playing along with us at Scrapy Land Challenges!

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  15. So beautiful Maxine! Happy weekend to you!

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  16. Fab card!
    Thanks for joining in with us at Stampotique this week :)

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  17. very nice! Thanks for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons. Good luck.
    Bye,
    Groetjes van Ine (DT)

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  18. Beautiful card! The shimmer is awesome.
    Thanks for joining us at the Stampotique Challenge this week :)

    xx Arwen

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  19. I love this!! Such bold beautiful gorgeous colors and the shimmer is just the right touch!
    glad the hubby is doing better ♥ God is good!

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  20. Ohhh I love the colours and thew shimmer!

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  21. So shimmery and pretty, Maxine!

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  22. The spray effect is outstanding, such a pretty spring card!

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  23. How cheery- love the colors and the shimmer! Beautiful!

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  24. Such a lovely card. Great with the flowers.
    Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration destination.
    Good luck, Michelle (DT)

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  25. lovely, Thanks for joining the Stampotique designers challenge

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  26. That glitter makes it a special card! Great idea! Enjoy the week!

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Thank you for taking the time to comment - it is very much appreciated and your comments are treasured. Maxine D