Saturday, May 15, 2010

A Little Bit of Magic

I just received my Presto Patterns Specialty Designer Series Paper last night and had to try it out first thing this morning. This vintage patterned paper has a glossy design which you can magically reveal using the new Smooch Spritz, an Aqua Painter, or a brayer and some ink. The actual paper appears white with clear white glossy designs. The first card I made I used the Gold Glow Smooch Spritz, but when I took a picture of it you couldn't see all of the detail. It looks great in person, but doesn't show up well in a photo. So next I tried my brayer and Melon Mambo ink and as you can see it really stands out. The paper measures 12" x 12" so one sheet can really go a long way. This paper would also be great for scrapbooking.

Coloring Tip: I use my blender pen to pick up the color on my ink pad if I don't have the marker in the color I want for my project. It works great and you can make the color as light or dark as you want. I used the blender pen today on part of the wings for the fairy.

To make this card I used the following:
Cardstock: Pretty in Pink #100459, Kraft #102125, Whisper White #100730
Designer Series Paper: Presto Patterns #117175 (Summer Mini Catalog)
Ink: Melon Mambo #115656
Markers: Blush Blossom #100037, Yo Yo Yellow #100050
Stamp Set: A Little Big of Magic #118613 wood mount, #120033 clear mount (Summer Mini), A Little Birthday Cheer #115018
Ribbon: Kraft Taffeta #109068
Punches: Modern Label #116630, Word Window #105090
Accessories: Brayer #102395, Blender Pens #102845, Dimensionals #104430

To receive your free copy of the Summer Mini Catalog from me, just send me an e-mail and I will be happy to put one in the mail for you. You can also view all of the products featured in the catalog by clicking on the Summer Mini Catalog picture on my blog.

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