Life that Sparkles

Happy Thursday!  Today I have a card to share with you using the new Hope Blooms set and this week's SCS sketch challenge {SC329}.


Some gorgeous new Webster's Pages paper arrived in my mailbox the other day and I just had to play with this rose print paper as soon as possible!  I wanted a soft, aged look, so I stitched a piece of vellum over the paper, then sponged with antique linen and vintage photo distress ink.  I embossed the life is good sentiment from Hope Blooms on the vellum, then used a pearl border sticker as a divider.  The flowers are also from Hope Blooms and are embossed onto pink card stock, then cut out, Stickled and dusted with glass glitter.  Then, as if that wasn't quite enough sparkle, I added a little Fruit Punch Stickles to the edges of the whole panel and then covered with more glass glitter!

The scallop rectangle is cut from Kraft Glassine paper and I added some liquid pearls to each scallop.  The background layer is stitched, sponged and distressed, then has a brown mat and is on a 4.25 x 5.5" card base.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Have a fabulous day!

Enabler's List:
Stamps:  Hope Blooms (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Ladies and Gents/Trendsetter Collection (Webster's Pages), Kraft Glassine (Tim Holtz), Vintage card stock (Coredinations), Vellum Card stock (SU!)
Ink: Vintage Photo, Antique Linen (Ranger Distress)
Accessories: Scallop Rectangles Nestabilities (Spellbinders), pearl sticker border and large pearls (Recollections), glass glitter (SU!), clear embossing powder (Judikins), liquid pearls (Ranger), sewing machine, paper distressing tool

12 comments

  1. Wow, it's beautiful Julee. Lovely colors and I really like the patterned paper.

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  2. Sooooo Pretty!!! Love the glittery flowers.
    Hugs~

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  3. This is beautiful, love the vellum and the soft touch it adds. Those flowers look fantastic all glittered up!

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  4. This is gorgeous. I love the look
    of softness that the vellum gives your card. I think I will have to borrow that idea for my Easter cards. Beautiful.

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  5. This is really beautiful! I can't wait to play with my new Verve too!

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  6. Loving all the sparkle and how the vellum softens the image on the DP. Great take on the sketch. Doing my happy dance as I just got back from p/u my order over the line :) Guess what I'll be doing today LOL! Have a blessed Easter weekend (((hugs))).

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  7. Beautiful! I like the elements and the softness the vellum adds.

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  8. I love the way you muted the card by using vellum. The sparkly flowers are so pretty Just a gorgeous card!

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  9. What a gorgeous card Julee.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  10. Absolutely BEAUTIFUL! Julee, that paper and those flowers are stunning!!! Fabulous card!

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  11. You are SO incredibly talented, Julee! Your creations are creative, and so intricately detailed! I really want to be you when I grow up!!

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  12. Oh, and did I mention that you had me at vellum? :-)

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