The ladies who come to my monthly classes like to get an early start on their Christmas cards so I start preparing a few each month starting in July. Here is one of the samples I prepared.
In the picture below you can really see the shine and sparkle.
To get my shimmery card, I first stamped my images and then covered the whole layer with Versa Mark Ink. I then sprinkled Iridescent Ice over that and set it with my Heat Tool. This is a really easy technique and really adds some sparkle to your card.
The following were used: