Monday, September 15, 2008

All That Glitters

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The last couple days have been very busy and I haven't gotten any stamping done at all!    And although I don't do well stamping late at night, before I went to bed, I really wanted to try this technique of applying glitter with Versamark and Heat & Stick Powder that was today's SCS challenge.  It is messy, but the end results are awesome.  My photography just doesn't capture how really pretty this is!

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The base is Whisper White, front panel is Baja Breeze stamped with Versamark, sprinkled with Heat & Stick powder and then heat set.  The backgrounder is Leaves #3 from Cornish Heritage Farms.  I applied some Fine Cosmo glitter  and heat set it again, then bushed off the excess.  I did the same for the snowflake, which is from SU's Best Wishes & More, except that I stamped it in Craft White.  I mounted it on a plain circle of Baja Breeze and attached it to the card with some retired silver cord.  Very simple but you need something simple with all that glitz! 

Now hopefully tomorrow I will get to play some more and will have some fun stuff to show you!

12 comments:

  1. Heat & Stick Powder - I don't believe I've heard about that yet. Is it the same as embossing powder?

    Loved your card - even if you made it late at night, your talent still comes shining through.

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  2. Oh LeAnne..this is so beautiful & sparkly! I love the colors & your background stamp! Awesome job!!!

    Have a great day!
    Wendy

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  3. that is incredible. i love your sample, now I may try it...

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  4. Oh WOW!! I love this LeAnne! Amazing results and a fabulous stamp choice! Love the sparkle!

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  5. LeeAnne, Just gorgeous - love the colour and how it sparkles - Cornish Farms have the most beautiful range of background stamps don't they!

    Cheers, Jean

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  6. LeAnne, this is stunning! Love the monochromatic look. The backgrounder is fabulous. I don't have anything from Cornish Farms yet. Hmm.... ~smo

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  7. How beautiful, love the sparkle!

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  8. Wow LeAnne, this is gorgeous! I'll bet you need sunglasses to look at it in real life!

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  9. The glittered background is to die for! Very pretty and elegant card.

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