I'd seen this technique for using colored glitter over at Stamp TV with Gina K, and I really loved the look, so I knew I wanted to try it. When I saw this stamp from Kaiser Craft, I thought it would be the perfect candidate for a card for my daughter Rachael. So, I began the hunt for a Quickie Glue Pinpoint Roller by Sakura, and finally found one at Scrapbooker's Paradise tucked away in the adhesives section (I'd been looking with the pens, for reasons I am not sure).
I began by stamping the focal image in Memento Tuxedo Black ink, then coloring it in with Copic markers that best matched the tones of colored glitter I wanted to use. Then I simply "colored" the individual portions where I wanted the glitter with the Glue Pen, then sprinkled the colored glitter over it, working one color of glitter at a time. So, I covered the top flower with Quickie Glue Pen, then covered it with yellow glitter. Then repeated with the green heart, then the lavender heart. I used Worn Lipstick Stickles to dress up the pink hearts, and put a little Cotton Candy Stickles on the two flowers at the bottom. It was difficult to capture the shine on this card, but it is gorgeous. To finish out the card, I cut and embossed with nesties, and popped the image up over some patterned paper matted on white cardstock. I attached two shimmery brads to the panel, then adhered the whole thing to the pink cardstock base I had created and embossed with the Swiss Dots embossing folders.
Cardstock: Paper Recollections: pink card base, white cardstock
Paper: MOD Designs #791395370235
Ink: Memento Ink in Tuxedo Black
Stamps: Kaiser Craft: Love Bloom
Embellishments: Doodlebug Design: Boutique Brads, Sweet Treat Assortment, Stampendous Fringe Benefit Kit: Yellow Pastel Glitter, Mint Pastel Glitter, Lavender Pastel Glitter, Ranger Stickles in Worn Lipstick and Cotton CandyBasic Supplies: Fiskars Guillotine Mini Trimmer, Tonic Scissors, Dimensional Foam Squares, Glue Glider Pro, Cuttlebug, Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, Nestabilities Classic Ovals Small, Sakura Quickie Glue Pen
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