Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Merry and Bright for Sparkle N Sprinkle

Hello, everyone!! It's my turn to post on the Sparkle N Sprinkle blog and I have a couple of cards to share with you featuring the New Christmas Baubles stamp set.


On the base of the card, I applied Tear-ific Tape ½” to the edges and then heat embossed it with Gold Detail embossing powder. For the next layer, I again covered it with Tear-ific Tape ½” and then covered it with Gypsy Red glitter.


For the next layer, after using a Anti Static Bag over the surface of the cardstock, I used a Tim Holtz Stamp Platform to stamp the holly image from the Christmas Baubles set several times with Versamark Embossing Ink Pad and then heat embossed it with Gold Detail embossing powder. I also embossed the sentiment with Gold Detail embossing powder. I used Tim Holtz Distress Ink to highlight the embossing.


The berries are Nuvo Crystal Drops Red Berry.


For the poinsettia, I covered a Wild Orchid Crafts poinsettia with Brushable Glue and then covered it with Starfire glitter. Isn't the sparkle amazing??!!


The ornament was stamped with a Tim Holtz Stamp Platform with a Versamark Embossing Ink Pad and then heat embossed it with Gold Detail. It was then colored with watercolors and once dry, I used a Nuvo Aqua Shimmer Glitter Gloss Pen to give it shimmer. I then used Nuvo Crystal Drops SimplyWhite for dimension, and while it was wet, I sprinkled it with Cloud Nine glitter for some added sparkle. Using Tonic Spring-Cut Fine Tip Detail Scissors 6.5”, I cut the ornament out and popped it up with foam tape for dimension.


SNS Products Used

Stamps: Christmas Baubles 00-891P6

Glitter: Cloud Nine (2000); Gypsy Red (2005); Starfire (1017)

Embossing Powder: Gold Detail (EP168)

Adhesive: Tear-ific Tape ½” (SAT04); Brushable Glue (54)

Other: Tim Holtz Stamp Platform (1707E); Nuvo Crystal Drops SimplyWhite (651N); Nuvo Crystal Drops Red Berry (667N); Nuvo Aqua Shimmer Glitter Gloss Pen (888N); Versamark Embossing Ink Pad (VM001); Anti Static Bag (99512); Tonic Spring-Cut Fine Tip Detail Scissors 6.5” (404) Wild Orchid Crafts Flowers; Watercolor Paints

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Thanks so much for stopping by!! Have a great day :)

40 comments:

  1. Pretty card !!! It's shining up :)
    Agnieszka

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  2. Wow wow wow Lisa!!! These cards really are delicious!!! Amazing colour for the background, love so much the gold embossing and they match so very well with the bauble and the poinsettia!!! Wow!! Love the whole design!! The bauble looks fantastic and the glittered poinsettia makes me blowing up! Such wonderful look it has! The Nuvo Drops details are just perfect! Love, love really so much these cards!

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  3. Hi Lisa oh boy your cards are amazing,love these so pretty,love sparkle,well done my friend xx

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  4. Stunning cards Lisa and the 'berries' are absolutely perfect, so real looking...love this my friend...have a wonderful day!!

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  5. Beautiful cards!! Love the background and gold embossing!
    Have a great day!
    Marilyn❤️

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  6. So beautiful cards, just love it <3

    pimentamaisdoce.blogspot.pt

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  7. Wow beautiful design, loving al the sparkle and gorgeous colours

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  8. Oh wow, Lisa, these are beautiful. Soft color for the background and lots of embossing. The layers are so pretty in gold and red and those crystal drops made perfect berries. Love these! I'm starting to think last Thursday and Friday were our spring!

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  9. Loved the colors !! Gold embossing looks beautiful.

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  10. So GORGEOUS! LOVE the nuvo crystal drops for texture!!!

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  11. Gorgeous Christmas card. I love the gold embossed background with a space for the sentiment, and I love the blue on the ornament. Very pretty.

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  12. GORGEOUS. I love the color combination and gold embossing powder. Have a great day.
    April

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  13. WOW, Lisa!! What a BEAUTIFUL cards!! I love the colors, the gorgeous background, the ornaments and all the details!!! Have a great day.
    Gerda

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  14. So many amazing details in your creation! Really love how you've colored your bauble!! So pretty! Thanks for sharing!

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  15. Beautiful Christmas cards,Lisa.Love the sparkle and the stunning background.Enjoy your day.

    Hugs,Sylvia

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  16. Beautiful embossing and
    love the glitter!
    Carla from Utah

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  17. Wspaniałe karteczki :) jak cudnie się błyszczą :) Pozdrawiam wiosennie :)

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  18. Beautiful cards Lisa, a fabulous embossed background and gorgeous bauble - such a lovely colour combination.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  19. WOW Lisa! Your Christmas cards are STUNNING!! I love the gold & red sparkle and I love the gold embossing as well... the bauble is gorgeous and the poinsettia just POPS!!! Very Elegant my friend! Have a wonderful Day!

    Theresa
    Theresa’s Crafty Creations

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  20. So beautiful cards! Amazing colours! Big hugs! Maria ;-)

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  21. Oh so beautiful!! I love the colors and the sparkles, gorgeous Christmas card!!

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  22. Gorgeous cards and beautiful embossing and glitter Lisa..Loz

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  23. How gorgeous, love all the sparkle and every detail - I tried to pick a favorite detail to comment on and I just could not do it! Hugs, Donna

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  24. WOW, is this ever GORGEOUS!!! The background is incredibly gorgeous and the bauble is fabulous! The colors and sparkle are amazing Lisa! Your creations are over the top...always!

    We are finally having warmer temps..hehe, like 35-40 for now, haha! We just got hammered with a foot of snow on Sat/Sun. I swear I will have snow til May in my yard by the time all this snow melts! Hope your having better weather there?!
    Hugs,
    SHerrie K

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  25. OMGoodness, Lisa, these cards are amazing. Love the design and all the sparkle. My friend, you can put me on your Christmas card list :-) Gorgeous cards! Loads of hugs,
    Lena

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  26. GORGEOUS Lisa, the colours are amazing and the background is fabulous.xx 💖 [Aussie aNNie's Blog]


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  27. Wow! So gorgeous! I love the pretty background! The sparkle and shine is so beautiful, I just love the embossing!

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  28. Hi Lisa,
    2 stunning glittery cards.
    Your work is excellently created as always.
    Love those wonderful stamps and your super design.
    Such a clever idea the heat embossed matts and layers.
    Hope you are having a great week.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  29. Absolutely gorgeous Christmas cards - love the background and layout thanks for sharing!

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  30. Wow...just beautiful! Love the stamps and the traditional Christmas colours...

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  31. Very elegant Christmas card. Love the way you heat embossed the background and ornament with gold. The red glitter really adds texture and beauty. Whoever receives these will be very lucky. Love them both my friend. Hugs

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  32. A truly beautiful combination of colours on the baubles, the poinsettias are stunning and the red berries are gorgeous - such a gorgeous pair of cards Lisa !! xxx

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  33. Pure gorgeousness and utterly magical! xx

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  34. Lisa, you could tip me over with a feather! these cards are so elegant and so very, very beautiful! I love the background color with the delicate gold embossing and those pops of red. The ornament looks like one of those beautiful expensive Cloisonne ones; the details are so perfectly done! Lisa, I cannot tell you just how beautiful I think these cards are in words! Hugs!

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  35. Oh my goodness, Lisa!! They are absolutely BEAUTIFUL! I love the gold embossing.I think it adds an elegant touch to your beautiful cards. Love the pretty background,poinsettias and ornaments too.Beautiful job my fabulous friend!
    Have a wonderful day,
    M'
    Crafting With Creative M

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  36. Gorgeous Christmas cards. Love all the glitz and glimmer.

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  37. Love the background embossing everything just pops off your card. And the color choices are perfect!

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