I really do think the free Sale-A-Bration foil sheets are fantastic in both Lovely Lipstick and Grapefruit Grove, I can’t chose a favourite and I have stocked up on mulitple packs of this gorgeous foil.
For this card I was inspired by the sample in Spring/Summer catalogue on page 47 which used the large doily from the Doily Builder Framelits to create a background. I wanted to use the foil so chose black for my die-cut layer to give the foil the biggest wow factor and boy does it shine, I love the colour changes of this card so so much.
I didn’t want to add too much else to the card so used various circular dies to build up an area for the sentiment. For a final embellishment I added some of the Share What You Love pearls in Grapefruit Grove.
If you haven’t picked up any of this gorgeous foil yet and you’re in Europe then place a £45.00 order now and you can have a pack for free!
This pair of cards are made completely with die cuts and no stamps. I’ve paired the Jar of Sweets Framelits with the Happy Birthday Thinlits and the gorgeous free foil from Sale-A-Bration to make these stunning cards.
Firstly I cut my foil matt layer and then adhered it to a sheet of the Multi Purpose Adhesive Sheets, this makes sticking intricate die-cuts like the Happy Birthday Thinlits much easier than using other adhesives.
I cut all the shapes from my adhesive foil so I only used a piece 14cm x 10cm for each card.
I mixed and matched the two colours of foil between the two cards, for an additional finishing touch I added some of the Grapefruit Grove Adhesive Backed sequins from the Gingham Gala pack.
I really love how these cards have turned out, the Grapefruit Grove Foil is stunning when the light catches it and makes it look iridescent. It’s free with any order over £45.00 and I think worth placing the order if you want cards with a bit of Wow Factor.
The pictures of today’s project don’t really do it justice as you can’t appreciate the gorgeous shimmer of the Champagne Foil layer and the stamping is done with Champagne Frost Shimmer paint.
Stamping with the Shimmer Paint is easy, just shake your bottle well then pour a little paint out onto a clear block and use a stamping sponge or a sponge dauber to apply to your stamp and then stamp. The images I’ve gotten haven’t been as crisp as they are with our normal inks but I love the effect they create. I used very detailed stamps on this project, a better result might be gained from more solid images.
The combination of Night of Navy gives these cards a very majestic feel which I think is perfect for Christmas cards. Have you had a go with stamping with the Shimmer Paint? If not I suggest you do as I love the shimmery effect it creates.