Friday, February 17, 2017


    I've been doing a little experimenting, trying to see if I can make my own glimmer paste. I have some Dreamweaver's translucent embossing paste and I wanted to make a pretty textured background for my card. I took about a tablespoon of the paste and added some Martha Stewart green glitter, about a teaspoon. I didn't measure it, but when I mixed it, it was very green. I used a stencil and pallet knife to apply the paste to my card and let it dry. I was thrilled at the result. I will definitely use this technique again. the best thing is no glitter mess coming off the card.
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     I stamped Altenew's One-Of-A-Kind mini flower on watercolor paper, colored it with my Zig clean color pens and fussy cut it out. I used a spellbinders die, and dimensional tape to pop-up the flower on the die. Then I used a 1" piece of white paper, stamped One-Of-A-Kind, and used my Ranger distress ink (Picked Raspberry) and my blender tool to color the strip and the edges of the frame. Then popped up the front panel on a white card with foam.
     Here's a close up of the glimmer
     Products used:
Altenew mini stamp One-Of-A-Kind
Dreamweaver translucent embossing paste    
Martha Stewart Malachite glitter
Spellbinders die
Joggles stencil#30-33714 (branches)
Bristol vellum surface paper By Strathmore
Core'dination cardstock
Craft foam
3m dimensional tape
     I will be entering this card in these challenges:

Happy crafting!
God Bless,


  1. Beautiful!! Thanks for sharing with Make My Monday Challenge.

  2. Your glitter paste is awesome! I've got some translucent at home too I rarely use - I'll try it!! Thank you for joining Sunday Stamps this week.

  3. Have fun with it Heidi, I've done it with alot of different colors and the result is beautiful.

  4. Karen, this is so pretty! I love the glitter paste! Such pretty colors! So happy you joined on Sunday Stamps! XX

  5. Very pretty!

    Thanks for playing along with us at Sunday Stamps!

  6. Another beauty! You nailed it!

  7. This is so pretty Karen!! Thanks for sharing this with us for the Altenew Inspiration Challenge!!