Wednesday, 19 March 2014

LIM... with lots of glitter!! :)



Hello :)

I'm back to share another Less is More card with you... I am so enjoying joining in with the challenges over there again!! :) This card is far from perfect but I had such a lot of fun making it that I decided I would share it anyway- here goes...


This week Jen and Chrissie wanted to see us use Stencils or Masks... I don't actually have any of the newer thin stencils (yet- I am (im)patiently waiting for delivery of a Simon Says Stamp order that should remedy that!!) but really wanted to try that type of thing... so I used the only one I had, which I created myself on my Cricut a couple of years ago (for this card) with an improvised paper circle mask and some acrylic paints. Only trouble was, as the stencil's Doeflex, it's actually a bit thick for using with the paints... so I have blobby hearts :( But I still kinda love it :)


I doused the paint in Glamour Dust before it dried and then, in an attempt to camouflage the blobbiness a bit, I went around the hears and filled in the rest of the circle with lashings of Clear Wink of Stella... didn't work fabulously but it's definitely sparkly!! lol


Such pretty sparkle... I don't think I've made a card without my Wink of Stella since I got it- and that's fine by me!! :)


{The List}

Cardstock - Papermill Direct - Black Smooth
Heart Stencil - homemade 
Colouring Medium - Docrafts - Artiste Acrylic Paint - Lagoon and Blackberry
Dies - Nestie Circle; Simon Says Stamp - Holiday Shapes (little heart); MFT Die-namics - Happy Hellos
Tools - Cuttlebug, sponge aplicators
Embellishments - Glamour Dust
Finishing Touches - Clear Wink of Stella


I'm entering this over at Less is More - Masking or Stencilling :)

Okay, so that's me done- I hope you'll excuse the blobby hearts and just enjoy the fun design along with me for this one!! :) Thanks so much for stopping by today!! :)


4 comments:

Michelle said...

Stunning card Rachel, the colours really pop against the black. Hope that SSS was ordered before your spending ban started ;) xx

Sandra H said...

Rachel your card is really beautiful x

Jan Ltc said...

This is gorgeous xx Jan

Anne said...

Rachel this is so dramatic, fab card!
Thanks for taking the Less is More Challenge this week
Anne
(Guest commenter LIM)

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