Monday, April 30, 2018

Sparkle N Sprinkle Tulip Square Window Acetate Card [04.30.2018]

What a wonderful spring day! Sparkle N Sprinkle revealed the Tulip Squares stamp set in April, and here is the card I made using this new stamp. I also used Embossable Acetate and made a window see-through panel for the front of the card.

Supply List:
Sparkle N Sprinkle Tulip Square stamp set [00-894P5]
Sparkle N Sprinkle Clear Embossable Acetate [99602]
Sparkle N Sprinkle Butterscotch glitter [GM2051]
Sparkle N Sprinkle Burgundy Glitz glitter [G1047]
Sparkle N Sprinkle Black Magic embossing powder [EP255]
Nuvo Smooth Precision Glue Pen [206N]
Tonic Tim Holtz Stamp Platform [1707e]
Tonic Scalloped Square Layering Basic Die Set [1453e]
Tonic Tangerine machine [138e]
Tonic Easy Clean Craft Mat [1514e]
Sparkle N Sprinkle Glitter Brush [SG1400]
Versafine Onyx Black ink [VF-82]
Anti Static Bag [99512]
Stazon Jet Black ink [TSZR31]
Versamark ink [VM-001]
Harvest Gold High Gloss Mirror Cardstock [9457e]
Honey Gold Satin Effect Mirror Cardstock [9487E]
Nuvo Ebony Black Crystal Drops [650N]

I started by stamping out the Tulip Squares stamp image, with Jet Black Stazon ink, onto Clear Embossable Acetate, using my Tonic Tim Holtz Stamp Platform. I removed the Acetate from my Stamp Platform, turned it over, and colored the tulip, leaves, and lady bugs with Copic markers. Then, still on the back of the acetate, I rolled on some Nuvo Smooth Precision Glue Pen onto the backside of the tulip, and sprinkled on Butterscotch glitter. I let that dry, then rolled on more glue onto the lady bugs and sprinkled on Burgundy Glitz glitter. The flower and lady bugs sparkled a lot! I die cut out a square from the front of my cardstock base, using Tonic's Scalloped Squares Layering Basic Die Set and my Tonic Tangerine machine. I also die cut out a scalloped frame and adhered the frame over the acetate and to the card base.

I stamped out the ladybug stamp onto white cardstock, and stamped it with Versafine Black Onyx ink, again using my Tonic Tim Holtz Stamp Platform. I sprinkled on Black Magic embossing powder and heat set it. I fussy cut the ladybug out, then rolled on more Nuvo Smooth Precision Glue Pen onto the ladybug wings and sprinkled on more Burgundy Glitz glitter. Once it all dried, I squeezed on some Nuvo Ebony Black Crystal Drops for the ladybug dots. I stamped out the sentiment with Versafine Black Onyx ink and sprinkled on more Black Magic embossing powder. I heat set it, and then die cut out the sentiment with one of Tonic's Scalloped Squares Layering Basic Die Set. I also cut 1/4" and 1/8" strips of Tonic's Honey Gold Satin Effect and Harvest Gold High Gloss Mirror Card Stock, rolled some glue onto the back of them, and layered them across the front of the card. I mounted the sentiment block onto some foam tape, and layering it over the cardstock strips. 

Here is a close up of the tulip and lady bug glitter (which is on the backside of the acetate).

And, another look at the full card, to see how it all came together. This was a really fun card to make!

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I really like the look of this see-through window card and I love how the glitter on the back side of the image really sparkles. What fun! Gonna definitely be doing this again.

Thanks for stopping by. Have a magical day!


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  1. Wow! Gorgeous card, Chris, and wonderful use of acetate!

  2. Love what you did with the acetate Chris! Your little ladybug is so sparkly and sweet too!

  3. I love love your card and couldn't wait to see how you did the acetate as I tried the same thing but it didn't work for me, can't tell you how many times I tried and I made a mess every time, so seeing yours made me know it is possible, but I just must be a dummy at it LOL. Anyhow, beautifully done!! OH and seeing your previous card made me purchase that die too..stop it, you are making me go broke..LOL!!

  4. Oh fabulous idea!
    Love it. The glitter
    looks awesome.
    Carla from Utah

  5. What a very clever design! Really love that sparkle on your images! :) Thanks for sharing!

  6. Love the effect with the acetate! Pretty card!