Thursday 11 September 2014

Peacock Sparkle

     After a busy summer spent dashing around I have settled back into routine and found some time to craft for fun.
     I would like to thank my DT friends and my followers for their support recently, crafting has certainly helped me keep it together after the loss of my Father.
     This is a card style that I have made before, acetate and glitter are perfect together and this feather is stunning. This is a very simple card in that it has one image floating mid air. The worst bit is waiting for the glue to dry before adding the next colour!
     I have used a Chocolate Baroque stamp with black Stazon on to acetate. On the reverse I have used Art Institute dries clear glue and various glitters.
     To show off the feather to its best it has been backed with black card, a white card square has been added to the inside to write on. It is hard to find a way of fixing acetate without having it show, for this one I have tried Invisidots, which aren't really, as I don't think brads would have looked right.
     This technique is great for Christmas cards too and you can have several on the go at the same time while waiting for glue to dry.

I would like to add this card in the following challenges:
Lexi's Creations - Sparkle and Shine
Make My Monday - Indian Summer
Loves Rubber Stamps - Glitter and Sparkle
Inkspirational - Photo Inspiration ( Peacock, Blue)


  1. Wow. This is gorgeous and stunning and gosh I'm lost for words. Love it. Hugs Mrs A.

  2. Rocky, this is GORGEOUS!!! LOVE your use of acetate and I adore all the glitter! Fabulous card, friend! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  3. WOWSER! That is a really stunning creation Rocky. I've not used acetate for a long and, unusually, I have that stamp and the rest of that CB set. It is a really beautiful creation - I'll have to try using this stamp like that soon. Hoping life settles more for you now Karen x

  4. Wow. This is stunning. I love the glitter and sparkle. Wonderful work. So glad to read that life is settling back into a routine. Hugs xx

  5. This is absolutely stunning, such gorgeous colours and I love all of the sparkle.
    Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational.
    Pauline GDT

  6. This is gorgeous Rocky what a beautiful stamp and love the glitter!
    Thanks for joining in our Sparkle and Shine Challenge at Lexis, good luck! Susan x

  7. Stunning! I used the glitter on acetate technique for the very first cards I made after seeing it on TV! Talk about jumping in with both feet!

  8. Wauw, stunning!! Amazing combination of the glitter image and the acetate card - I certainly learned something new here.
    Thanks for playing with us at INK for the photo inkspiration challenge. Hope you will join us again next time.
    Pia xx

  9. What a fabulous technique you've used - quite inspiring - and a really gorgeous result. Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges. Come back next time! Marina

  10. Such a Fabulous Design! Thank You so much for joining us here at Loves Rubber Stamps! Your creation is amazing and I wish you luch and send you hugs, DT, Dangina

  11. This looks so fun! I am really impressed by this technique. The glitter looks fantastic! Thanks so much for playing with us at Inkspirational!
    - Shauna

  12. Wow - such patience, this is gorgeous and soooo glittery!! It's lovely to see you here at MMM - thanks for joining in this week and I really hope that life continues to settle for you for a while - Jacqueline xx

  13. What a gorgeous creation, beautiful colours.
    Thanks for sharing at Lexis.
    Hugs Julie x

  14. Congrats on getting top picks at Inkspirational. We loved your card x

  15. WOW!!! You should make a tutorial about this - I keep staring at it - fabulous!!!! Congrats on your win at Inkspirational!


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