• Bonnie Crane

Spellbinders October, 2022, Glimmer of the Month

Updated: Nov 2

Hello everyone! Spellbinders' Poinsettia Spray is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! This corner floral image is large and easily takes centre stage on a card. I did some faux water colouring which always makes for a relatively quick card. This set also comes with three sentiments and coordinating dies for the spray and sentiments.

  • The floral image and sentiment were foiled with Aura Glimmer Hot Foil on Bristol Smooth card stock. I chose this paper because of the faux water colour I would be doing. Bristol Smooth can withstand a small amount of moisture without pilling.

  • A pretty lattice from Curved Christmas Glimmer Border was foiled with Aura on black cardstock. The panel was trimmed to 4 1/4" wide and cut with the coordinating die.

  • The Poinsettia Spray was coloured with Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Pens for a faux water colour look. Colour was added to the base of the leaves and petals and pulled up to the tip with water on a paint brush or a lighter coloured pen. Fast and easy!

  • Both the foiled images and white sheet foam were die cut with the coordinating dies. The images were adhered to the foam.

  • The black panel was adhered to gold foil and trimmed to card front size, 4" by 5 1/4", before being adhered to a top folding, A2 sized card base of white card stock.

  • The foam backed floral spray and sentiment were adhered to the card.

  • The card was embellished with Peach Opalescent Sequins and finished off with Nuvo Crystal Drops Morning Dew .


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