Thursday 14 November 2013

Sparkle and Shine in the Sugar Bowl

Hello All,

Its time for another challenge over at the Sugar Bowl. This month we are looking for sparkle and Shine.

This is one of these cards that is fairly plain and simple but took me ages! I started with the fabulous Leanne Ellis - True Love image I stamped and embossed with black embossing powder, I used watercolour pencils to do the background and edges with distress inks, the image has been coloured with a combo of copics and prisma's , unfortunately due to the stamping with embossing powder I ended up with a weird grey shadow under her chin that I couldn't get rid of so I painted over with acrylic's it still shows but I am hoping I got away with it.

All the circles have been filled with Anita's Glaze and sprinkled with glitter. The background paper is handmade, I have used twinkling H2o's I have overstamped with a Bo Bunny script stamp, and I have used a Katy Sue stamp for the flowers  again I used Anita's glaze over them, I finished off with doodling and more glitter .... I struggled getting the "sparkle and shine" to show up on the photo's so I have done a couple of close ups just to prove its there!! lol ...

I also would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge - Add sentiment
Daring Card Makers - All the other reasons
Sister Act - Anything Goes

As always thanks for looking
Hugs Juls


  1. What a great woman (the one in your previous blogpost too!) and a great artistic card Juls

  2. It's the c&p lady, fingers crossed things will get back to normal in a few weeks,but promise I have still taken a good look at today's lovely work.

    B x

  3. So lovely colouring, your card is wonderful Juls !

  4. Gorgeous artistic card Juls.
    Debs xx

  5. Stunning colouring Juls, love it!

    Donna x

  6. This is gorgeous - love the image and colours. Hugs, Claire x

  7. So pretty! Love the burst of color!

  8. This card is so 'arty' and fabulous! I love the glaze effect you've used and blends of colour. Really striking gorgeous card. Hugs, Wends x

  9. A lot of work but well worth the effort. The image looks great (can't see a shadow myself) and your bp is brill.
    Beryl xx

  10. so gorgeous juls.i love the colours and gloss and really stunning image and design :D

    xx coops xx

  11. It's an awesome card ...don't worry about the shadow ...nobody can see it !!!

    Big hugs,

  12. love your chosen colour scheme Juls, so warm and cosy.

  13. Gorgeous Juls, love the sparkle and shine. Isn't it funny how what seems like a simple card can take so long to make!

    Have a lovely weekend.

    Kat xx

  14. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "add a sentiment" challenge & good luck in the draw…
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge on Wednesday.

    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

  15. This is gorgeous Juls!!
    hugs and xxx

  16. Gorgeous! Love the beautiful colours. keeleyxx