Sparkle, Sparkle, Sparkle

Welcome to the Club Scrap's Artist Team Blog Hop. If you've arrived here from the very talented Donna's blog you're in the right spot. If not, make sure you start at the beginning to see what Karen has created for you.

Do you wonder where I get many of my ideas for cards, layouts and projects? Well wonder no more...it's the Club Scrap Forums!  It is filled  with amazingly talented crafters. We have monthly challenges that push me to think outside the box, try new techniques or just plain use up my stash (so I can buy more.)
 
Today I've chosen to show you how much fun the Tools and Stash challenge can be.  This challenge is designed for you dust off those long forgotten tools or embellishments. This month we're challenged to use a liquid form of sparkle.  Stickles being the most obvious, but I wanted to push myself a bit. Don't get me wrong...I have nearly two dozen Stickles colors.
 
This first creation I used Stickles on the berries just to warm myself up and get going ;-)


Club Scrap papers, tags and ribbon. K&Co. snowflake. Darice embossing folder.
 
This second beauty's sparkle is created by using a little bit of water on a paint brush and painting on silver PanPastel. A little trick we learned in Retreat from Jac several years ago.


 
Club Scrap papers, tags, stamps and ribbon. Dazzles stickers.
 
The next card has liquid sparkle I concocted by mixing several drops of the the metallic silver re-inker with water in a mini-mister, creating my own metallic "glimmer mist". I spritzed the background panel allowing several large drops to form for character.




Club Scrap papers, ribbon, ink and tags. Sequins.

And last but not least my new favorite...Wink of Stella pen!

 
Club Scrap papers, ribbon, stamps and snowflakes. Wink of Stella pen.
 
Thank you for taking time out of your day this busy holiday season to join us! We would love for you to join us for some challenges. While you're on the forum, check out the gallery for some great inspiration.

 Please continue to the amazing Tina's blog to see what she's crafted for you.

Happy Holidays!

Comments

  1. gorgeous cards! I love those berries! Merry Christmas!

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  2. Beautiful cards Lisa!!! Love how you used the pan pastels, I have never used them before, might have to add them to my wish list!
    Hugs
    Cheryl

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  3. All of your cards are stunning. Just a little sparkle makes everything more beautiful!

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  4. Beautiful cards. The berries just pop.

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  5. I really really love stickles - just adds soooo much to ones' projects! These are beautiful cards!!

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  6. Beautiful cards Lisa - I love all of the cards you glitzed up!

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  7. Wow, the spritzing you did was awesome! Guess I need to invest in some of those spritzers!

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  8. The pan pastel looks like ice! Gosh that's pretty! I am going to test out your metallic mist! I have a bunch of bottles of CS metallic ink. How cool!

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  9. Love all the glitter and shimmer!!! Pretty!

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  10. Such wonderful added touches to each of your cards. Beautiful!

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