04 December 2016

Seasons Greetings


Lace impression in black and white glitter makes a nice background for a gold foiled greeting.

Challenges

More Mixed Media Challenge: Use Black
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas challenge: Vintage
52 Christmas Cards: Pick a Challenge from 2016 (November Stash - Glitter)
Southern Ridge: Christmas
Penny's Paper-Crafty: Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge: Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Work It Wednesday: Use Dies

Supplies


Putting It Together

I made the lace panel several weeks ago and set it aside for a future project. When I was looking at this Way With Words die, I thought it would be an elegant pairing.

Making the lace background is actually very easy. A bit of nylon lace, cardstock, adhesive sheet, a fluffy makeup brush (a cheap one from the dollar store), and Microfine glitter are all you need.


I applied the adhesive sheet to the card stock and removed the release paper to expose the sticky. I applied a piece of nylon lace over the adhesive and used the release paper to burnish it down on to the adhesive. 


I cascaded black Silk Microfine glitter over the lace. I used the makeup brush to brush off the excess that didn't fall off in the cascade. I then burnished the black glitter with my finger. 


I cascaded warm diamond over the lace, brushed, and burnished it. 


And that finished the lace. I trimmed it to fit the card. And matted with foiled gold cardstock with a linen-like texture before adding the elegant sentiment.



5 comments:

  1. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 310 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for December - I'd love to see it there too x

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  2. A beautiful Christmas card. Thank you for sharing it with us at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge
    Anne DT

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  3. so elegant! thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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  4. What a fantastic way to use glitter - so very elegant! Lovely work. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this month! Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Hugs, Deborah, DT.

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  5. Great card Rijacki! Thanks for playing along on the Southern Ridge Trading Company Blog.
    -Katelyn DT member at Southern Ridge Trading Company

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