Jan 13, 2016

Lovely Snail Mail (Create A Smile Guest Design Call)

Hi crafty friends, I am back with this shaker card. I usually don't like pink but I love it in this card! It's perfect for Valentine's Day!

I started out with the background and used Dusty Concord, Seedless Preserves, and Picked Raspberry Distress inks on Canson Mixed Media Paper, blending the colors together from dark to light. After I was satisfied with the blending, I spritzed it with my Mini Mister which was filled with water and a bit of Perfect Pearls "Pearl" to give it a nice shimmer. I also sprinkled some waterdrops on it and dabbed it of with a paper towel.

To create the shaker card, I die cut a frame from white card stock using Avery Elle Double Pierced Rectangle dies. Behind the frame I adhered some acetate and loads of foam tape to give the panel the needed dimension. I filled the shaker with clear, irridescent beads and little letters from the lovely critters stamp set from Create A Smile stamped with Wild Orchid Dye ink.

To embellish the card I also stamped the adorable snail with Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Neenah Solar White card stock and colored it in with Spectrum Noir markers (EB1, EB2, GB8; PL3, PL4, PL5). I used a gold geld pen to highlight the little heart on its shell.

As a sentiment I used the beautiful "love" stamp and stamped it with Wild Orchid Dye ink as well as the smaller sentiment "sending you". I cut out the word "love" and the "sending you" in the shape of a little banner. I adhered the sentiments as well as the snail with glue dots to the acetate.

You might have already guessed (and if you haven't read the title... ;) ): this is, again, a card for the Create A Smile Guest Designer Call :)

Create A Smile " Lovely Critters" - http://goo.gl/jZZOAb
Avery Elle „Double Pierced Rectangles“ (SSS) - http://goo.gl/ItNkjK
Neenah Solar White Card Stock (SSS) -  http://goo.gl/n91NUi 
Canson Mix Media (Amazon US) - http://goo.gl/AzQ8Zn
Canson Imagine (Amazon Germany) - http://goo.gl/lPWRsf
Judikins Embossable Window Plastic Sheets (SSS) - http://goo.gl/c1fSoR
Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad "Picked Raspberry" (SSS) - http://goo.gl/W1nmlz
Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad "Picked Raspberry" (Scrobby) - http://goo.gl/kr45V6 
Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad "Dusty Concord" (SSS) - http://goo.gl/16Z5oU
Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad "Dusty Concord" (Scrobby) - http://goo.gl/nP5IK5
Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad "Seedles Preserves" (SSS) - http://goo.gl/rmKMbv
Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad "Seedles Preserves" (Scrobby) - http://goo.gl/iVvmMK
Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool (SSS) - http://goo.gl/PrDXk6
Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool (Scrobby) - http://goo.gl/btnZ75
Ranger Dye Ink Pads „Wild Orchid“ (Scrobby) - http://goo.gl/Z8WRgy
Ranger Dye Ink Pads „Wild Orchid“ (SSS) - http://goo.gl/3mBN6S
Uni-Ball Pen Signo Gel Gold (SSS) - http://goo.gl/4Tggnz
Uni-Ball Pen Signo Gel Gold (Scrobby) - http://goo.gl/s9PECc 
Scotch Advanced Tape Glider (SSS) - http://goo.gl/jvvHIZ
Scotch Advanced Tape Glider (Scrobby) - http://goo.gl/l9EkXc3M Scotch Double-Sided Foam Tape (SSS) - http://goo.gl/1WtDjq
Mini Glue Dots (SSS) - http://goo.gl/utu69y
Mini Glue Dots (Scrobby) -  http://goo.gl/V8RSjZ
Art Ingredients Glass Beads "Crystal" (SSS) - http://goo.gl/xla4BM
Ranger Inkssentials Mini Mister Spray Bottle (SSS) - http://goo.gl/KTJsK7 
Ranger Inkssentials Mini Mister Spray Bottle (Scrobby) - http://goo.gl/fl12Vn
Perfect Pearls „Perfect Pearl“ (SSS) - http://goo.gl/8Esrlb


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