I got the new shimmer paints from page 27 of the Holiday Mini Catalog over the weekend and oh-my-goodness! I L-O-V-E them! I have an uncontraollable urge to shimmer everything in sight. The only thing I don't absolutely love about them is it seems pretty impossible to capture how gorgeous they are with my camera!
So you understand-this card is breathtaking in person. It is literally one the best cards I have ever made....I mean, so much so that this baby is staying right here in the craft room, just for me! I turn 30 today so I guess I'll consider it my birthday card to me, right!?!
I used the Little Leaves Sizzlet and some scrap paper to make a stencil. Holding the stencil down on my card stock I first sponged Old Olive, then the shimmer paint to create two fronds in the background. I then used Old Olive Textured Cardstock and cut out a third little frond using my Big Shot. The contrast of textures is awesome!
I matted my little leaves on Soft Suede and then a Pale Plum card base scored at the top. A Soft Suede Polka Dot Grosgrain Ribbon and sentiment from Of the Earth finished it off!
Sorry to gush, but this is my favorite card ever. If you don't like it, I don't know if we can be friends. (Okay, maybe we can be friends, but we might require therapy to get past this.)
Leave me a birthday comment please!!!!!
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