Monday, January 15, 2018

Sparkle N Sprinkle January Reveal


Welcome to the January 2018 
Sparkle N Sprinkle New Reveal Blog Hop! 



We are pleased to reveal the following new stamp sets this month.

The sets are:


Cherished Moments - Bride 875
Digital Version: DIGI875B

Roses In My Heart 879
Digital Version: DIGI879FS

Ornate Greetings 880
Digital Version: DIGI880DE

Cara and Mouse Friend 881
Digital Version: DIGI881SG

Hello Foxy 882
Digital Version: Digi882B

You are definitely going to want both the digi version as well as the rubber version because when you purchase the digital versions, there are lots of extras that aren't available otherwise.  These extras can include additional images, additional sentiments, digi papers (in some cases), and a cut file.

The new sets are 20% off until the 20th of the month.  Head on over to the SNS store once you've finished the Blog Hop and start shopping.

SNS is always adding new products and new product lines to the store.  So stop by often to see what's new! 

One GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be announced on the 17th of the month.  One of the Designers is our Mystery Host and the winner will be selected from comments left on her blog.  You must leave a comment on each of the Designers' blogs in order to be selected as the winner, as you never know who the Mystery Host will be.  This is checked for compliance.

The GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be announced on the SNS Facebook page and on the SNS Blog and will receive a $20 Gift Certificate to the shoppe!

The Blog Hop order is:
(Tip: if you have difficulty with a particular link, try clicking on the Designer's blog title to be directed to their Home page.)

  Belinda
Anne
Chris
Jess
Donna
Diane
Shona
Eret

We hope you enjoy the New Reveal Blog Hop as much as we enjoy creating new projects for it.  Be sure to visit the SNS Blog for even more inspiration.  Something new is posted most every day.



Did you know that SNS has a You-Tube Channel?  If not, then you are in for a real treat.  Subscribe today to get all the latest tips and techniques!












The Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge group is on Facebook.  

This is a closed group (just trying to keep out spammers), but we want anyone who to participate to join.  Click on the link and join in on the fun today! 

The Creative Challenges run from the 1st - 25th of each month.  A SNS image (either rubber or digi) is required.  If you don't have any yet, there are freebies located on the Home page of the SNS website.  Just scroll down the page a bit to see them.

The Creative Challenge Winner and Top Three will be posted on the last day of each month.  The winner will receive a $15 Gift Certificate to go shopping at the SNS store.

Please review all the Challenge Rules before submitting your photo 😀.  We can't wait to see what all you create using SNS images.


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And now to my card. I made a pocket card with stamps from the Cherished Moments - Bride 875 Stamp Set. 

Materials used:
SNS GlittersFascination [G1030], Cloud Nine [GM2000], Peruvian Lily [GM2014);
SNS Embossing PowdersSatin Velvet [EP209];
InksVersamark, Distress Ink (Tattered Rose);
Dies: Spellbinders (Radiant Rectangles);
Coloring Medium: Promarkers;
AdhesivesSakura Glue Pen, SNS Sticker Paper [99558], SNS 1/2" Double Sided Tear-ific Tape [SAT04];
Cardstock: White, Vellum, Tonic Craft Perfect Mirror Card (Burnished Rose);
EmbellishmentsNuvo Crystal Drops (Morning Dew);
Others: Lace, Corner Rounder, CraftConsept Embossing Folder (Budding Vines);

On the card front I used Glitter Lace Background technique: First I lad lace on top of the Sticker Paper. After making sure that the lace is laid down well, I poured Cloud Nine Microfine glitter on top and rubbed it on to the Sticker Paper well. I brushed off excess glitter and removed the lace. Rest of the sticky parts was covered with  Peruvian Lily Microfine Glitter.
For the matting layer, I used Burnished Rose Tonic Craft Perfect Mirror Card. 
Did you know that it is possible to heat emboss on top of the Microfine Glitters? Here is a proof! I used Tim Holtz Stamp Platform, but you can do it without it as well. I placed the flower image towards the bottom, closed the lid of the Stamp Platform, inked the stamp with Versamark ink and stamped it once to the glittered background. Then I rotated the background upside down and repeated the stamping. I covered images with Satin Velvet Embossing Powder on and heat set it with a heat tool. The sentiment was stamped with same ink in between the images. It was also heat embossed with Satin Velvet Embossing Powder.
All the edges of this layer was covered with Sakura Glue Pen and Peruvian Lily Microfine Glitter



I ended up with one image being upside down. It was totally ok because I wanted to cut it out anyway. Actually, I planned to cut them both in the way that only dotted circles will stay. But after cutting the first one, I decided to pop it up with foam tape to the second image. I covered the flowers with Nuvo Crystal Drops (Morning Dew)



I stamped the same image on the vellum with Versamark ink and heat embossed with Satin Velvet Embossing Powder. I coloured the flowers and leaves from the back side of the Vellum. To the front side, I adhered a bit of Fascination Glitter with Sakura Glue Pen. This Vellum piece has adhered behind the circle window. The Burnished Rose Tonic Craft Perfect Mirror Card, which was used as a matting layer, is peeking through the Vellum. 



I decorated the inside of the card as well. Left side is covered with a piece of Burnished Rose Mirror Card. A bottom of it is embossed with an embossing folder. 1/2" Double Sided Tear-ific Tape has adhered across the layer and it was covered with Cloud Nine Microfine Glitter.
For the sentiment layer, I cut a decorative oval with a die from Spellbinders Radiant Rectangles set. I added some colour to it with Tattered Rose Distress Ink. It was inked while the paper was still inside of the die.
The sentiment is also from the same stamp set. And again, I stamped it with Versamark ink and heat embossed with Satin Velvet Embossing Powder. To finish off this layer, I  drew an oval near the edge with Sakura Glue Pen and covered it with Peruvian Lily Microfine Glitter.
I made a pocket on the right side to hold a gift card.


I'm the last stop on the SNS Blog Hop. If you joined in from the middle, please go to beginning, to Belindablog, to see and comment all the wonderful projects you have missed. 

Thank you for the visit!
Hugs & Smiles
Eret

23 comments:

  1. WOW! Stunning card! I love your lace technique and how you added the vellum! Amazing job - as always friend!

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  2. This is absolutely amazing! I love this card, and the inside was an incredible surprise too. The lace technique really makes this whole card come together, and the colored rose image and glitter is adorable and so pretty. Another gorgeous card. LOVE it!

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  3. The glitter/lace technique you used turned out stunningly! Love this!

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  4. You are INCREDIBLE, Eret! I love everything you do, but this is wonderful with the combination of techniques and beautiful colors! I love it! hugs, de

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  5. Eret I am always amazed by your lovely projects. This is stunning. I love the lace glitter technique and how you stamped on top. Just gorgeous

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  6. A beautiful creation, Eret. The lace details are incredible. The Satin Velvet embossing powder is so pretty along with the Peruvian Lily glitter. A stunning color combination!

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  7. WOW! I love this! What a great idea to use the glitter lace background technique to showcase these images.

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  8. Stunning project. Love the glitter lace technique. Great color combination

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  9. I think this is my favorite card on the hop. Very unique. Gorgeous. Love the background and the color of it.

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  10. Beautiful and nicely done! Great techniques used. Very different and I love what you did with the vellum coloring. Thanks for sharing 😀

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  11. This is so beautiful! I love the vintage lace and the 🌹 roses!

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  12. Love the vintage lace technique! The color combination is perfect!

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  13. ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS card!
    LOVE your DELICATE sparkling lace background (I really do NEED to try this technique), LOVE your roses and sentiment too!

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  14. What a gorgeous card! Really love all the elements of texture with your embossing as well as the shine and sparkle! Very unique design too! TFS

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  15. Beautiful, love the lace background. Thanks for sharing your technique.

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  16. Beautiful and elegant card. I really learned a lot from your techniques...TFS!

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  17. Gorgeous card! Love your elegant design!

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  18. This card is absolutely beautiful! Love the lace look! Going to try that. Thank u!

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  19. another wonderful card and alternate way to use a stamp set. love it

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  20. Your card is so stunning and beautiful! I love it!!

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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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