Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Wondrous Wreath with more WOW!

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Before I got my Wondrous Wreath set… one of my ladies commented that the wreaths appeared “flat”on the samples she had seen on the web… so I set to to give my wreaths a bit more life….

The process started off with the berries or just a few leaves being randomly glossed up using Crystal Effects as per these cards shared earlier in the week…

But then I went the whole hog…  so this card has every leaf glossed up… and boy does it shine and pop off the card! Definitely not flat! You just need a bit of patience – but it does makes great therapy!

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In fact I didn’t stop there… even some of the flowers are “glossed up” too….

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SU! Supplies Used

Stamps – Wondrous Wreath, Pictogram Punches, PL Holiday Cheer

Dies – Wonderful Wreath

Punches – Itty Bitty Accents Pack

Colours – Old Olive, Garden Green, Blackberry Bliss, Pink Pirouette

Embellishments – Crystal Effects, Basics Gemstones

4 comments:

  1. So tempted to buy this now. Lovely. k x

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  2. Looks lovely. I didn't buy this one !!! x

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  3. Really pretty Amanda. How did you stop the ink from bleeding once you added the crystal effects please. Thanks for visiting my blog too! ZX

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    1. Thank you for popping by Zoe... Good question... but I didn't need to do anything... it just didn't bleed... either on the berries or the leaves... apart from very slightly around one leaf where I "splodged" over the edge with my Crystal Effects! So guess it is a case of less is more...

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