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Glitter hexagons with love

This is the last of the cards I made for the Sparkle & Shine class. There are still a few techniques that I will get round to trying at some point, but I was just about glittered out by the time I got to this one šŸ™‚ I created an ombre effect on the hexagons… Continue reading Glitter hexagons with love

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Glossy flowers

I don't like to waste anything, so I needed to find a use for my patchy glitter kiss test piece. I had a search through my box of finished coloured pieces, looking for something that would go well with the shiny purple. And I found these flowers. I knew they'd been lurking around for a… Continue reading Glossy flowers

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Gilded triangle sunburst

Before I started the 30-day colouring challenge, I was >this< close to having got completely caught up with blogging my card backlog. I very deliberately stuck to colouring during the challenge so that I wouldn't end it with a stack of thirty cards that needed to be photographed and written up. I even blogged a… Continue reading Gilded triangle sunburst

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Gilding flake swirls

This technique gives gorgeous results. I am always looking out for interesting ways to use my stencils and this one is very satisfying. The background is definitely the star here. Most important tip for using gilding flakes: close all the windows and do not sneeze! They are incredibly light and will go everywhere given the… Continue reading Gilding flake swirls

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Make a splash

I'm used to using glossy accents to highlight eyes or make balloons shiny and things on that scale. I had never thought of using thin lines of it to create rain or water ripples though. For this card, I got out the pico embellisher instead of the glossy accents; it's much more liquid and comes… Continue reading Make a splash