Thursday, May 27, 2010

Stamp & Create Product Spotlight ~ Shimmerz

Happy Thursday! Today I want to show you a card that show-cases some of my very favorite things! The product spotlight over at Stamp & Create is Shimmerz! This is the perfect and easy way to add some sparkle to your project. I just mix my little pot of Shimmerz very well and then apply it to my image using a small paint brush.

For the next two weeks, all Shimmerz products will be on sale for 25% off over at Stamp & Create, so now is the perfect time to pick up a few of them! I have quite a number of them but my very favorite ones are Angel Wings & Candlelight.

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For my card, I inked up these cute Swiss Pixies that I just received. They are really so sweet and innocent and I love working with them. I saw these three grouped together somewhere in blogland and just fell in love with the combination and so the idea is not mine but I cannot remember whose it is!  The front piece where the image is opens up into a mini-card which is the perfect place to slip in a gift card. You can see how it opens up where the ribbon is untied. I think you also get a better idea of the effect that Shimmerz gives.

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I couldn’t resist adding another sweet image to the inside along with a happy sentiment. I paper pierced around the edges just to give it some added interest.

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Once again, the bottom photo is taken from a different camera angle and you can see the Shimmerz effect. I thought it would cute on her eyelids as well as on the wings and the flower!

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Thanks for swinging by today and taking a look! I hope this inspires you to try out Shimmerz if you have not already used it before!

Have a fantastic day!

9 comments:

Jannie said...

Your card is absolutely stunning Jeanette!!
So beautifully coloured and your paper and design is gorgeous.
Have a nice day.

Hugs Jannie

Maria Therese said...

Abesoluterly gorgeous!

Riet said...

Ohhhh wowww Jeanette,So BEAUTIFUL card,i love your images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Renkata said...

Very beautiful. Great layout and colouring.

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hi Jeanette,

Oeh, I love this card, beautiful! Love that you also did a stamp on the inside, wow, that makes it really special to open it up and a surprise on the inside! Lovely!! Yes, the glitter is beautiful, I understand you love it! I also use Ranger Glossy Accents quite often, also because I love the touch of it. No glitter there, but shiny surface and feels smooth, when you let it dry. Do you know that?
Love this card!!!

Hugs,
Wendy

Heather x said...

What a beautiful card Jeanette, love the cute images that you have used and your colouring is amazing, I will be happily gazing at this awhile as I try to colour blonde hair, you do it so wonderfully it looks realistic :0)
*hugs* Heather x

Marina said...

It's soooo beautiful Jeanette!
I love all images and the papers and design are gorgeous.

Hugs,
Marina

Christina C. said...

Absolutely ADORABLE, Jeanette!
Beautiful design and expert coloration, as ALWAYS!!!! Your work is stunning!

little angel said...

wonderful card!

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