Hello once again. I have a card to share utilising a technique I haven;t tried for ages – years in fact. It is the ‘caught in crystal’ technique I first saw from Sue Wilson.
The current challenge at CASology made me think of that technique again – so I went hunting through my stash for products I could use. Here is one of the results:
I started with a piece of acetate and added some glue, smoothed it out a little, then added alcohol inks, mica powders, ink sprays – well, I added a whole load of stuff to the background, but tried to keep it a deep red/purple look, as I knew I wanted to use this Simon Says Stamp ‘Streaming heart’ die – a recent purchase.
I then added some pink tissue paper – I didn’t have any white, so used the pink. Once dry it looked like this on the tissue paper side:
And on the shiny acetate side it looked like this:
It’s very difficult to picture the shine and metallic look to this – but I promise there is some in there somewhere………..I chose which area of the acetate piece I wanted showing through the die-cut heart, cut out a square piece, and glued it down beneath the white heart piece.
The sentiment is from an Altenew set called ‘Wishing You’ – I wanted a short but sweet sentiment.
I shall be entering the following challenges:
CASology – Crystal
As You Like It Challenge – anything goes
Mowing Along With The Times – all things new (heart die)
Stamplorations CAS January Challenge – CAS option metallic
Aud Sentiments – anything goes with a sentiment