16.07.2018

Sparkle



Hi there again! 
Join us over Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge making

ADD A LITTLE SPARKLE


As always you can win a $50 voucher and spend it


Since I am not a sparkle kind of crafter, this challenge was a tough one.
At the same time I really love the effect which Opal Magic paints give to different surfaces I work on, that's why I've chosen it for my sparkle detail.



I started with die cutting of the frame with a Sizzix Bigz 
which unfortunately is not available in the store but this could be 
any of the frames you have at home.

I cut it out from a very thick kraft cardboard 
which originally was a bottom cover of my watercolor paper block. 
I NEVER throw them away but store for future :-)

I covered it with very uneven layers of white gesso and modeling paste 
until I was happy with the surface I got. 
After the paste dried, I applied another layer of Nuvo Mousse 
and gave some touched of Ground Espresso paint. 
Then I matched the edges with the paint and covered the frame 
with Opal Magic Violet-Gold paint, uneven again. 


I cut the inside of my second frame with Stitched Rectangles
and started to give the color to my kraft piece.
I mainly smeared it with Ground Espresso paint 
and then touching with Opal Magic Violet-Gold paint.
I left this piece without any textured surfaces. It's plain. 

The inside of this frame is filled with the amazing Botanical 3D
embossing folder and a SSS Green Apple cardstock with touches
of Prima golden foil on the peaked details. 


Then I added some swirls from Tim Holtz Rubs, a paper dolls couple
and finally I placed a polish words meaning: Husband & Wife.
The chipboard also received an opal magic layer :-)
Is it shimmery enough? 







 

10 komentarzy:

  1. Gorgeous card Macarena :-) the husband and wife are such a beautiful couple and I love the textured background and all of the shimmer, the whole design is so pretty! :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. Amazing dimension and colors! Wonderful texture~

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  3. Awesome creation! I love how you added a little shimmer to your beautiful vintage piece!

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  4. Wonderful piece, Macarena! love how you keep your cardboard - me too. The opal magic adds a lovely sparkle to this! hugs Maura

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  5. gorgeous project Macarena, love the botanical embossed panel and that opal magic shimmer is truly magical, hugs kath xxx

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  6. Gorgeous project Marzena ~ the detail of the embossing and the gorgeous shimmer of opal magic really is stunning and creates an amazing background for this glamorous couple! <3

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  7. Such a gorgeous project! Love the pops of green and the subtle shine :)

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  8. This is really pretty! I am so impressed by your ability to combine rustic outdoorsy woodsy elements with such elegant touches. Truly stunning!

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  9. fabulous project Marzena! as always you chose incredible color combinations and they're always stunning! love your sparkle addition! barbara

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  10. what an explosion of textures!!! I am in awe!

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