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Tuesday, December 05, 2017

{Spotlight Project} Becca Does Heavy Metal


It's a blizzard! Here in North Dakota we FINALLY have some snow on the ground and I celebrated by holing up in my craft studio and playing with my favorite thing - GLITTER. 



Today I'm going to show you how I made this textured metallic background to create a one-of-a-kind holiday showstopper. 


I took a piece of heavyweight cardstock and covered it with silver Texture Luxe by Faber Castell.



Next, I used a heat tool to dry the paste, allowing it to bubble and crack in areas. 



I added a layer of pearl Texture Luxe through the ARTplorations Confetti Circles stencil



And then I sprinkled it with GLITTER!!!



I embossed the wreath from the Joyful stamp set and colored it in with Spectrum Noir markers. 



I stamped a sentiment using some of the words from the set to finish out my look. 




Eep! So little time to write in these babies and send them off!

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6 comments:

  1. WOW!! Fabulous faux metallic EB paste and glitter background for your gorgeous textured wreath. You sure did have fun on your snow/cold day. TFS Becca. Hugs and Happy Holidays.

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  2. What a stunner Becca - love it!
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  3. What a pretty card and fun
    technique! I do want to try the glitter
    On the embossing paste.

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