Friday, May 1, 2015

Sparkle N Sprinkle May Reveal

Welcome to Sparkle N Sprinkle's
 May 1 New Reveal Blog Hop!


 This month we are doing something a little different.  Instead of releasing new stamp sets, all the Designers have been creating projects with Dreamweaver
stencils, using various techniques and products.


Be sure to visit the SNS Blog all month long, as well as the Designers' blogs (you can click on the Designers' names to go directly to their blogs) to see different techniques used with the stencils. Each Designer always posts 2 different projects to the SNS Blog and 4 different projects to their personal blogs each month.  
Some of the techniques you see throughout the month is dry embossing with your stencil; double glitter technique; combining embossing pastes with glitter, embossing powders, flock, and/or guilded flakes; using the embossing paste as a resist; double embossing paste technique and lots of other fun ideas.

 All Dreamweaver stencils, soap, and embossing pastes are 20% off until May 3.  So once you finish the blog hop, head on over to the store and start shopping.
Large Feather is the stencil featured with this month's Technique Video Kit.


On May 3, one GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be selected from the comments left on the Designers' blogs.  Please leave a comment with each Designer in order to be eligible for the Grand Prize.  You never know who the Mystery Designer will be that has the winning comment.

The winner will be able to choose $55 worth of any products listed under the Stencils and Templates category, plus mica powders (Pearl Ex) and of course, glitters, embossing powders, flock, and sticker paper or adhesive sheets.

The Grand Prize Winner will be announced on June 3 on the SNS Facebook page, the Designer's blogs, and here on the SNS Blog.

We are pleased to have Diane and Ashley, two of our 2015 Guest Designers,  joining us again this month. They will be our Guest Designers for the months of April, May, and June.

The Blog Hop order this month is:
 Eret (you are here)
 (*Tip: if you have difficulty with a particular link, try clicking on the Designer's blog title to send you to their Home page.)

We love reading your comments and hope that we have inspired you as well.  If you can not leave a comment for some reason, please email icinganne@yahoo.com with your comment and the name of the blog or the Designer you are commenting about.




The Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge also begins today.  There are lots of prizes and recognition badges.  Come check out how you can become a SNS Featured Artist as well.  The theme is always Anything Goes using Loose Glitter, Embossing Powder, and/or Flock.
 

 
 
 
It was very difficult to choose which stencil and which technique to use. They are all very beautiful and fun to play with. As first card this month I decided to use Dreamweaver Wisteria stencil with glitters. Here's a video tutorial by Jill for this technique.
 

Super Adhesive Sheets are fabulous for covering large areas with glitters. You can cut it as big as you need. I used Meadow Spark glitter for leaves and Lacy Lilac for the blooms. After removing the stencil I covered rest of the sheet with Waterfall glitter.


This lovely dragonfly is from Simply Beautiful Stamp Set #589. It is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black and colored with markers. I added Brushable Glue to the wings and covered them with Lavender Iris glitter.
Edges of the matting layer are covered with 1/4" Double Sided "Tear-ific" Tape and Meadow Spark glitter.


The sentiment is also from Simply Beautiful Stamp Set #589. It is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black to the white card stock. I inked the edges with Summer Sky ink.
Only embellishments I used on this card are little Blossom Sequins.

 
 
We hope you enjoy the New Reveal Blog Hop as much as we do.  Thanks for joining us and remember to comment on each of the Designers' blogs to be eligible for the Grand Prize.  
Last month Diane was the Mystery Designer with the winning comment.  Wonder who it will be this month???? 
The next stop on our blog hop is Anne.
 
Materials used:
Stamp credits: Simply Beautiful # 589
Stencils: Dreamweaver (Wisteria);
GlitterMeadow Spark (G1014), Lacy Lilac (G1003), Waterfall (G1071), Lavender Iris (G1061);
Inks: Memento (Tuxedo Black, Summer Sky);
AdhesivesSuper Adhesive Sheets (SAS02), 1/4" Double Sided "Tear-ific" Tape (SAT01), Brushable Glue (540), Dimensional Glue (539), Foam Tape;
Coloring Medium: Promarkers;  
Cardstock:  White;
Others: Blossom sequins; 
 
Thank you for the visit!
Hugs & smiles,
Eret

30 comments:

  1. Eret, this is absolutely stunning! I love the double glitter technique you used and your color choices are fabulous.

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  2. This is so pretty Eret! Love the sparkly background and the gorgeous wisteria stencil. The colors are awesome as are the embellishments.

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  3. I love the dark purple and dark green against the waterfall glitter! IT just makes it pop!

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  4. Love, love, love the sparkle of the dragonfly and the wisteria. Thank you for having the video so now I know how you created the different colors of the wisteria, you have inspired me to try it!

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  5. So very beautiful, looks so very detailed, I hope whoever receives this card truly appreciates all of your hard work, just gorgeous!

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  6. ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS card Eret!!!
    Your wisteria is SO BEAUTIFUL and your SPARKLE a DELIGHT, LOVE IT ALL!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION and this AMAZING technique, I will definitely be looking out for some coconut soap now!!!

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  7. Eret, this is absolutely gorgeous. This wisteria is one of the few dreamweaver stencils I have. I so pleased to see it used to create something so beautiful

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  8. This is so pretty! I love the colors you used and the overall project is just stunning! Great job!

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  9. I love your card! The colors are gorgeous! Just beautiful!

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  10. This card is so beautiful! I love the colors and the sentiment. The techniques are really eye-catching. I will be back to see the video tutorial.

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  11. Card is Absolutely Gorgeous

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  12. BEAUTIFUL. LOVE ALL THAT GLITTER.
    ragloria1@gmail.com

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  13. such a beautiful card. Thanks for the inspiration

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  14. The wisteria looks just like the bush that used to be in my back yard. The colors are perfect.

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  15. OMG this is just gorgeous! I love purple and wisteria is an all time favorite in purple flowers. You don't see many wisteria in NE Ohio so your creation really put a smile on my face! LOVELY!! Thanks for inspiration and a fun hop!
    Darlene
    DAR'S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  16. Love your use of glitter with this stencil. Colors are beautiful.

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  17. Love this stencil and colorful glitters...

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  18. Wow! This is stunning! Love the glittery look :)

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  19. Your use of the wisteria stencil with glitter made a beautiful card.

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  20. Beautiful design. Love all of the sparkle. Even the dragonfly is shiny.
    Hadn't thought about using a stencil for a project like this but it worked well.
    Something to try on my next card.
    thanks for sharing.

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  21. Absolutely stunning! I love all the sparkle! I have just started using stencils - thank you for the inspiration!

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  22. Wow i am so new at using glitter...this is so amazing..love it

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  23. How incredible, Eret! I love your sparkly beauty here, and the pretty color choices! Thanks so much for the inspiration! hugs, de

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  24. This is gorgeous, like the stencil and the sparkle!

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  25. This is such a beautiful card! I love the petal sequins you added too. LOVE!!!

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  26. Oooooo, I love that waterfall glitter. So pretty. I love the hanging wisteria. So graceful and the dragonfly was perfect for this card layout. Well done!

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  27. Beautiful. Color choices are great. Makes my creative side want to get up and run.

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  28. Eret, your card is stunning. I love the stencil you used and the little dragonfly on the front.

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  29. Eret - Truly stunning! I love this card. Your colors are fabulous and perfect. It is so beautiful. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  30. Eret, Lovely card for spring! Love your color combinations. I love seeing what you girls come up with each month. Hugs, Jan

    Margaret has encouraged me to join in on this blog thing, so I am attaching my link...
    any advice or help would be appreciated. http://www.janmahew.com

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Thank you so much for your comment. It is always so nice to read them. Hugs and smiles. Eret

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