Wednesday, November 27

Day 27 - Sparkle and Glow

I had a great time creating this single layer card... even though my hands looked like they belonged on a Smurf by the time I was finished!  I masked off the "window panes", sponged on lots of blue ink, stamped some trees and birds then added lots of glitter, shine and sparkle.  I was aiming for a wintery night with frosty windows and the soft glow of Christmas lights.  I don't know if that's exactly what I achieved but it's close enough to keep me happy!
 

YOUR TURN: Pull out all those bottles of glitter, glitz, sparkle and shine and create a card that glows and twinkles with holiday cheer!
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28 comments:

  1. Beccy , I love this card. I would never thought to radiate the colors of the bulbs on the tree. I cant wait to try this. Such a wonderful warm card. Thank you for your creativity.

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  2. This is just stunning Beccy..I love the sparkle and beautiful glow fron the tree lights..fantastic card.

    luv CHRISSYxx

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  3. I love this Beccy - definitely worth you resembling a Smurf! Great idea with the lights - so much more realistic. Living in NZ which has Christmas in summer, I can only dream of a White Christmas!!

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  4. oh wow I love the "snow" on the window...beautiful card!

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  5. WOW! I love your card... gorgeous stamping and the scenes is amazing!
    Hugs,
    Ardilla :)

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  6. You did achieve your goal.... very beautiful!

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  8. What an atmospheric card, it´s wonderful.
    Greets
    Gabi

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  9. This is stunning Beccy, definitely worth getting all messy for! The design is wonderful, I love the colours and gorgeous sparkle too.
    Sue xx

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  10. Wow, this looks really great.
    Hugs
    Melodie

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  11. Beautiful work, love how the lights on the tree look like they are glowing.

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  12. Gorgeous card Beccy and it looks like a wintery night outside whilst warm and cozy inside. The tree lights look wonderfully effective too. Thank you for your continued inspiration this month, even if you did end up a bit like a Smurfette!
    Helen x

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  13. What a beautiful winterscenery. Great Christmascard!!
    xxx Marianne MW

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  14. WOW... love love love this card!!!!

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  15. This is lovely, Beccy. What a beautiful scene you have created. I would like to thank you for what you are doing this month. The daily inspiration, the daily giveaways, the weekly prizes, and of course the monthly challenge. Plus you take the time to leave a personal and meaningful comment on each entry - thank you for that. I am enjoying your celebration very much. I love seeing who the daily winners are - I've already won myself, so I love it when I recognize the names of the winners - so happy for everyone who is taking part in your festivities. You are bringing joy to many - thank you!

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  16. Nice! I really like window cards and this turned out pretty! And like KT Fit Kitty I would like to thank you also!

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  17. This is such a lovely winter scene you have created! I love the frosty window panes and the glowing Christmas tree lights! Beautiful!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  18. I am stunned with this one. It's absolutely beautiful. I am curiious how you made the lights on the try twinkle like real Christmas lights. Amazing card!

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    1. Hi Donna,
      The "lights" are rhinestones. Before adhering them to the card I used a dauber to rub on some ink in a matching colour for the "glow". I know they look as though they are actually shining in the photo, but I think that's just the flash from the camera.
      Cheers,
      Beccy

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  19. This is very very nice, loved the windows and the sparkle and that gorgeous tree.
    Hugs Astrid

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  20. Love the card, the window is so pretty

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  21. Fabulous work as always. TFS
    Hugs,
    Trish x

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  22. this is stunningly beautiful.
    it's just like the lights in the tree are lit and the look out through the windows is just like real. so clever!! love it!!

    thank you so much for the inspiration. would love to make something like this.

    hugs,
    kitty

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  23. You pulled it off perfectly Beccy! This is awesome. As Donna said....how did you make those lights "twinkle"
    Hugs, Renee

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  24. This ist just beautiful! Love it.
    Hugs Dörte

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  25. Love it. Might just need to get myself an appropriate tree stamp to try this

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