Before starting, I made myself a little colour swatch on a piece of scrap paper to see how my purples would work together and to decide which ones to use.
This is basically a one-layer card, which means I stamped directly on my base card.
I started off by twice stamping the script in Sweet Plum Memento ink having wiped a little ink off along the bottom edge before stamping the second time.
Next, I added my splashes in Dusty Concord Distress Ink and stenciled my rose using Dark Orchid Starlights Metallic Paint. Seeing that some of my stamped splashes could make perfect leaves helped in the positioning of the rose.
I then stamped my sentiment in Elegant Eggplant, added some more stamped texture using stamps from the Mixed Media Elements set, and sprayed a fine mist using a marker pen and spritzing tool. I then finished off by rounding three corners and adding some extra sparkle in the form of gems and sequins.
Here is a close up of the rose, as you can see the paint is very sparkly which adds lovely interest to the finished project.
TIP: If you haven't got any ready made paint, you could try adding glitter to acrylic paint which should give you a similar effect.
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