Thank You for your great entries to our spotlight on the spotlight technique especally those having a crack at it for the first time, easy isnt it! I shall be back with a winner later on and our winners for the birthday challenge as I'll probably be out today!
- A bottle of dazzling diamonds glimmer mist - This gives an excellent clear sparkle finish to your cards.
- A sakura stardust pen in clear - Great for adding highlights and is VERY sparkly!
- A quickie glue pen - Use this to add loose glitters or glamour dust when the glue is blue or let t dry clear and add foils, fab tool!
I used the colors Black,white,and red. I loved the mirror in the video, so that's how I came up with the shape. The black card front was scored on a diagonal in both directions and the I rubbed white pigment it across to make it pop. This pattern reminded me of the wire mess. Of course we have rhinestones, metal, and lots of pearl glimmer mist(hard to see) . I couldn't stop with the card front.
What I took from the Lady GaGa video was white, silver, a hint of red, and lots of shiny! I did a four part backing using two pieces of silver/transparent gauze-type material I bought a while ago, and two bits of silver - one holographic and one embossed. To this, I added some Prima flowers which have been edged in either silver or red glitter and finished with some jewelled brads I've been hoarding for a few years. Finally, I added some Wild Orchid Crafts flowers, another from Hobbycraft and some swirls I cut with my new Spellbinders swirls die set.
I've taken my inspiration from the colours white and silver with a touch of red. I embossed some silver card with the Cuttlebug Holly Ribbons folder and some white with the Swiss Dots folder. I edged the white with silver Stickles. The large snowflake is cut with a Sizzix die using silver card and white glitter card. The small snowflakes are punched. The sentiment is from Craftwork Cards and I edged it with a Sakura glitter gel pen. I added some red jewels, white organza ribbon, silver string and a red button from my stash.
The digi is Stars from Mo Manning coloured with a mixture of pink & purple ProMarkers & silver glitter Sakuras. Bronte (The Dog) has been decoupaged. Mounted onto some Bazzill Bling card with backing paper & a strip of ribbon from the Laura Ashley Traditional collection with silver Stickles Glitter Glue highlights & silver gem stars.
I have used Her Handbag and The Shoe images from Sketching Stamper, I love these images - I think they look so glamourous :o), and coloured them with Promarkers and just a little(!) of Champagne coloured Stickles, I also used Glossy Accents on the jewel clasp on the front of the bag. I then edged the white card with a small toning inkpad, cut around the shoe and used foam pads to stick it in front of the handbag.
My backing papers are from the aptly named All Dressed Up stack from DCWV and as they were already glittered they seemed perfect for this card. The sentiment is an old Stampin Up one and the oval and scalloped oval are cut with Stampin Up punches. The flowers are Prima and the centre is a small punched circle cut from the left over DP and covered with Glossy Accents.
I used a tall card with a pink glitter border, then added a black evening dress on it's hanger, a pair of shoes, gloves, a necklace, two different hats & handbags plus a ring, they are all in black & have silver glitter outlines & features. Finally, I added a thin line of red glitter glue round the edges of the card between the glitter border & the area with the clothes etc.
I've used a Lily of the Valley stamp, coloured with promarkers, with added shading using Koh-i-noor pencils blended with sansador. I've added sparkle to the image with glamour dust. The papers are My Minds Eye and are covered in glitter, the pink and blue cardstock is shimmery. I embossed a panel of the blue cardstock with a cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder, added a computer generated sentiment and some little punched snowflakes with pink stickles in the centres. Sparkle overload!!
Please add your entries to the froggy link below. Challenge closes at 9am on Monday 13th September. Maximum of 3 entries, no backlinking and please follow the challenge set of glitter & sparkles. Thank You!