Thursday, December 13, 2018

Shimmering Christmas Tree

Twelve days until Christmas.  And here I am with another Christmas card.  I'm sure there are some last-minute crafters out there, looking for card ideas.  If you like sparkle and shimmer, this is it....
I used Technique Junkies stamps Christmas In Dots and All Is Calm.  
I created the background on watercolor paper..  I rubbed distress inks in broken china, mermaid lagoon, and salty ocean.  Then I spritzed it with Shimmering Bliss Sprays in Dolphin's Cove, Lapis Lazuli, and a little Mardi Gras Purple.  The shimmer!!!  Oh, my.  

I dried it bone dry with my heat tool, then embossed the 
Christmas In Dots in silver, and while it was out, I embossed the verse All Is Calm onto eggplant card stock. 

I layered the panel onto silver sparkle card stock, then onto an eggplant card.  I used foam tape to add the verse to the front.  I kept un-embellished, with the exception of one gem piece with the verse.
I wish it had photographed better, so you could appreciate the shimmer and shine between the Shimmering Bliss and the silver embossing and glitter card stock.  Difficult to capture on camera.

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