cupcakes, bling and a good idea….(SFYTT & OCCC)

hi all!!! todays card combines two challenges – SFYTT –>
and OCCC – use some bling. my friend Suzanne *waving* was s o sweet to give me some images to color so today i have a tilda holding a little cupcake:

I think she turned out cutie patootie! i tried some experiments with shimmering mists over the weekends (will be reporting back on others as they are used) but on this particular one i made shimmery mist simply using brilliance pearlescent orchid reinker and encore metallic teal reinker and water in a mini mister. the colors are very good and the shimmer is wonderful! tilda is colored with copics. i added frosted lace stickles to the patterned paper as well as painting some pearl perfect pearls on in spots with an aquapainter – also did this for her wings. finished off with some liquid pearls dotted around the edges. LOVE LOVE those liquid pearls!!

one last tip for you from my experiments – dimensional pearls and water DOES NOT work for making shimmering mist!!!

be sure and check in tomorrow for an exciting announcement (it’s from studio G…..) and don’t forget i have big & juicy rainbow ink pads on sale!!!

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6 Responses

  1. Love it Marti! Fabulous coloring and I love the shimmer! TFS!
    Hugs, Christine

  2. Oh so CUTE — LOVE Tilda and the Design paper — so pretty! πŸ™‚

  3. Waving Back, Marti! Great job–she’s looks really cute!

    hugz,
    Suzanne

  4. This is just darling! Thanks for playing along and good luck!! Hugs-Jd

  5. Oh wow!! This is so very sweet!! Totally LOVE it!! πŸ™‚

  6. Awwww I love this!!! Sparklies and shimmers always have my vote!!! I’ve got batches of skitters coming..(I SWEAR these ones are being tracked!!!)

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