“It is time for Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge(FTTC25)! This week Cindy Haffner is our host. This week at Flourishes it is all about Shimmerz so Cindy is challenging us to get out our little pots of Shimmerz, shake them up, and use them on our cards. There are so many wonderful ways to use these little pots of shine to add just the perfect touches of shimmer to a card. As always, if you do not have any Shimmerz, yet, no problem. All we ask is that you add some shimmer and shine to your cards. We cannot wait to see what you create!!!”
To create the background on this card, I used Shimmerz Spray in Bamboo. LOVE IT! I have to admit, I was a little skeptical using it, but it sprayed perfectly and gave a nice, even coverage. It does curl your paper a bit, so spray it, let it dry, and press the cardstock under a heavy book.
I stamped the palm trees in Versamark Watermark ink and heat embossed them with a clear powder. Then I used pigment chalk ink and sponged it on the cardstock. Using a paper towel, I removed the excess ink and allowed the palm trees to show through. Then I sprayed the cardstock with the Shimmerz and again removed the color from the palm trees. The rest of the card is pretty basic, but I have to say I am thrilled that the card came out looking the way I imagined! :) That doesn’t happen often! :)
I cannot believe that in one week I will be at CHA!! I am getting SO excited!! Have you been checking out all the sneak peeks? :) Have a terrific Tuesday and thanks for stopping by!
Supplies: Stamps-Flourishes (Beach Life), Cardstock-Papertrey Ink (Kraft, White), Brad-Basic Grey (Sultry), Twine-May Arts, Ink-Clearsnap (Colorbox Chalk Pumpkin Patch Que), Tsukineko (Versamark Watermark), Embossing Powder-Clear Detail Stampendous), Spellbinders Die Template (Labels 8 Available in early September)