#372 – Glitter and Sparkle

PE: Headliner (Winner) of The Paper Players challenge!!!

Fusion Challenge Honorable Mention

Bastel-Traum Silver Award Winner!!

Silver Award


You’ll know why I named this post so when you look at my card. Its shiny glittery overload. What’s more, I even thought of adding a few clear rhinestones to add some more sparkle on! Did I stop myself in time? What do you think?

Sparkle and Shine!

If you are thinking ‘What glitter’, then here’s a close with the glitter well shown –

Sparkle and Shine (Sparkly close up!)

I first picked a watercolor panel and watercolored the base in dark blue, light blue and teal. I then embossed the snowflakes using stamps from Simon Says Stamp Lots of Snowflakes and heat embossed it using Clear Sparkle embossing powder from Wow. I then added some more watercolor – I thought the snowflakes weren’t showing properly. What I should have done is heat embossing first and watercoloring later – I wasn’t thinking right. 😦

Anyway, since there was a lot of glitter showing anyway, I didn’t replace the piece. I then heat embossed the birds from Neat and Tangled My Heart Sings on some vellum, fussy cut them, added glitter using Wink of Stella clear glitter brush pen, adhered them to my card. I then added the die-cut sentiment, from Die-Versions Celebrate and added some glitter on that too.

Submitting this card to The Paper Players Chalenge #273: Tic Tac Toe (I played the middle horizontal – Blue, Sparkle/Shine, Embossing), Fusion Card Challenge: Blue Christmas (I tried a fusion again this time – used the snowflake and can you make out the v shape of the watercolor in the background? Please tell me you can! :D) and Bastel Traum Challenge #35: Glitter

Thanks for stopping by! 🙂


37 thoughts on “#372 – Glitter and Sparkle

  1. Ashwini this is a glitter joy!! I adore it! The birds just overlapping the edge of the card are a perfect touch. I would love to know how you got adhered them to the card whiteout anything showing. When you get a moment, could you let me know. And thanks for joining Fusion x

  2. Wow Ashwini – what a beautiful card! I saw that sketch and thought it was really challenging but you made it work so well with your design! The ombre is beautiful and the glittering snowflakes are amazing! Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players for tic-tac-toe this week!

  3. Ashwini, this is gorgeous. I love the shades of blue, those fabulous birds and just the right amount of glimmer and shine! Gorgeous. So glad you joined us at the Paper Players this week

  4. Beautiful card! The background panel is gorgeous and the blues really highlight the sparkle. Thanks so much for joining us at Fusion Card Challenge.

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