Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Sparkling Stars




The word "sparkle" immediately made me think of stars so it seemed a great opportunity to use a new SU set called Bright and Beautiful, and a new stencil from Hero Arts.

The background uses the stencil with pearlescent embossing paste with glitter sprinkled over it while wet.  I didn't have a gold that blended in with my glitter cs or my gold embossing paste so I mixed gold glitter with clear glitter to tone the gold down.

The large star is stamped, heat embossed, and die cut, and then topped with a smaller star die cut from gold glitter paper.  Repeated the gold glitter paper for the background for the sentiment, and as luck would have it, I had the perfect sentiment with the word "sparkle" in it!

Supplies:

Stamps: SU Bright and Beautiful, A Muse sentiment
Ink: ColorBox Gold
Paper: gold glitter and cream cs
Size: A2
Accessories: Hero Arts star stencil, Dreamweaver Pearlescent embossing paste, Glitter Ritz gold and clear glitter, Judikins Egyptian Gold embossing powder, foam tape

7 comments:

  1. This is so pretty Susan. Lots of sparkle and shine on this card. Love the layered star ... and your pretty stenciled background. xx

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  2. Susan, this is beautiful! Gorgeous sparkle and what a wonderful design! xx

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  3. Susan - I love those two stars together. I wouldn't have thought to do that - truly brilliant! :)

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  4. So pretty... I love how it sparkles. That Gold really makes it POP great job

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  5. This really does sparkle. Love the double star design & the delicate pattern on the outer star mat. The tiny background stars add more detail, and the wonderful golden tag is perfect to hold the sentiment. TFS --- (On the soap & plastic stencils, after my problem, I contacted a SnS DT member. She tried it with plastic and it worked for her! I will be sticking with Versamark for the plastic, but will try the soap on brass later on).

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  6. Beautiful, beautiful sparkle, Susan! I love how you've layered the stars and the background stars are perfect!

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  7. Very elegant card. Gold is so strongly associated with the Christmas. Impressive card.
    hugs,
    BozenA

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