Sunday, May 8, 2011

Card: Happy Mother's Day!


To add a little shimmer to this card  I painted a wash* of Micro Pearl Pearl Ex over the large floral print paper.  The inside of the card was decorated with the inside of the oval that was cut for the front and flowers fussy cut from the large floral paper.

Lush Blue (My Mind's Eye)
confetti vellum

Card Stock
DieCuts With A View

Silhouette Shape
24_label_frame_tag_C00907_19210 (modified)

One Person (Verve)

Additional Supplies
pearl brad - Lush Blue (My Mind's Eye)
ribbon -  Lush Blue (My Mind's Eye)
white flatback pearls -  Making Memories
flocked dot tulle (Hobby Lobby)
teal ink
clear embossing powder
Micro Pearl Pearl Ex wash*

*Pearl-Ex wash recipe:
4 parts  Pearl Ex powdered pigment
1 part gum arabic
sufficient water to mix

Put these ingredients into a small container with a lid. This mixture can be allowed to dry into a cake and reconstituted with water to your desired consistency.