Thursday, 21 April 2016

Pearl Ex Holly

This week's 52 Christmas Card Challenge is "Christmas Foliage".  I went with holly.


I used a Penny Black holly stencil with texture paste on black cs and sprinkled interference green Pearl Ex on the embossing paste while still wet.  I like the variegation in colour it gave.  I want to try other colours of Pearl Ex on embossing paste.

I trimmed down the panel and bordered it with pale green shimmer paper, and put it on a white shimmer card base.

Red glitter dome embellishments finish it off.

Another one ready for Christmas!





Supplies:  Penny Black stencil, embossing paste, Pearl Ex powder, red glitter dome embellishments, white and pale green shimmer cs, black cs



7 comments:

  1. So pretty. The pearl ex powder really shines. xx

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  2. Wow, lots of shimmer here! :) That's a great stencil. Thanks for sharing your card with us at 52CCT.

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  3. Beautiful card! I love the foliage against the black background. So striking! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT, April x

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  4. I absolutely love this card - the shine and shimmer is fabulous. Such a good way to use a stencil too. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week. Deborah, DT.

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  5. Très belle et si originale cette carte Susan, joli effet métallisé, merci de jouer avec nous chez 52cct, biz

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  6. I wonder if Perfect Pearls would work as well on embossing paste? This sure is pretty!

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    1. Bonnie, that's an interesting question. I have both Pearl Ex and Perfect Pearls so I might do a little experiment! I'll let you know.

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