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The Cat’s Pajamas

To continue practicing the awesome tips brought in the Online Card Class, Sparkle and Shine, today is shimmer day! I mixed Jennifer and Debby’s tips into one – using an adhesive as the backer to a Tim Holtz stencil to hold Perfect Pearls. I love the effect and can see mass producing cards this way! I finished it off with some ribbon and a saying.

Stencil: Tim Holtz

Perfect Pearls (shimmer): Ranger

Stamp & Die: The Cat’s Pajamas

Day 3 of the Online Card Class, Sparkle and Shine, was full of liquid applications for sparkle and shimmer. I worked with the Nuvo crystal drops and Wink of Stella shimmer pens that you can pick up just about anywhere. The dots of color and clear are the Nuvo drops. The shimmer on the ombre panel is from a bath of Wink of Stella clear. I love how the shimmer enhances the color while blending it a tiny bit. It looks great in the afternoon sun!

Stamps: The Cat’s Pajamas

Ink: Ranger Distress

Wink of Stella clear pen

Tonic: Nuvo crystal drops

This week’s challenge at The Cat’s Pajamas was a photo one, showing lots of flowers and colors of white, coral and mint green. My inspiration came in the form of an ATC using the Patterned Petals set to stamp then adding some small Prima flowers and white acrylic paint from Ranger. It was fun and I can use what I learned this time to make my next acrylic project even better!

The Cats Pajamas

With the latest release at The Cat’s Pajamas Rubber Stamps, came more terrific flower stamps. Every time I see more flower stamps I think “nope, you don’t need more” but then there are coordinating dies, super cute samples by the DT and of course a great “buy now” sale. OK, so I DID buy more flower stamps! But aren’t they awesome???? This card came together super easy and quick, hope you like it.

The Cats Pajamas

This card is for the TCPTUES288 color challenge on the blog.




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