Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Like Magic!

I followed the directions for the Faux Designer Paper technique in the latest Technique Junkies newsletter, picking my colors and stamps as I went. Like magic, I ended up with the swirly, pink, shimmery paper goodness that I used for the background on this card. I used shimmery cardstock as a base and Versamark Dazzle for the resist part of the technique so the whole piece has a soft shimmer that I wish you could see in the photo.

The green glitter swirls at the top of the card were my own brainchild. I had just taken my new Nesties out of the blister pack and wondered if the thick acetate would emboss. Yeah, it embossed great! Don't throw that stuff away! I flipped my piece over and filled in the debossed areas with green Stickles. Way cool, if I do say so!

I used a variety of inks on this one, and the stamps are from Inkadinkado. And of course, I couldn't resist adding a few Dew Drops. And speaking of Dew Drops...I know they seem pricey, but I have only two bottles of them, and I used them all the time. Both bottles still look full. Seriously. They go a loooong way!


  1. Donna, this is exquisite!! Soooo beautiful and elegant. What a great job you did!! TFS! Kathie McGuire www.kathiemcguire.com www.kathiemcguire.blogspot.com

  2. This is gorgeous! Your handmade designer paper is just beautiful. Love the idea with the nesties package!!

  3. This is absolutely stunning! Thank you for the kind comments on my card too!


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