Monday, March 18, 2019

Captured | Brianna Lepper

Hey y'all!  Brianna here to show off the exclusive cut file by Paige Evans that comes in the Missy Whidden March Edition kit!  The kit is $17.95 and it's such an amazing deal!! As soon as I saw it, I knew I wanted to use it as a stencil!  Here's my layout along with the products I used:



I cut the gorgeous cut file on some thick cardstock using my Silhouette.  I added a little bit of adhesive to the back of it so that it wouldn't slide around once I added the Paste-Eez.  I absolutely love spreading paste over a stencil.  It's so satisfying!



Once the Paste-Eez dried, it was time to add some color!  I started by spraying Tuscan Sun followed by Razzeldazzle Berry, Ruby, Frost Bite, Jeni B Bleu and finished it off with Oh Say Can You Sea.  I let the colors blend and loved how it turned out!!  There's just something about using paste in a stencil and topping it with a bunch of beautiful colors!



When it was time to embellish my layout, I went with the tone on tone method.  It's fun to go through your supplies and match them up with your background.  


I love how the Ruby Spritz blended so well with the Vibez Frost Bite.  


Here's a close up of some fun tone on tone embellishing.  


 This layout was so much fun to create!!  Don't forget to check out this fabulous and popular kit as well as the other Color Kitz that are available in the shop.  They are truly a great deal! Check out my process video below and don't forget to leave my name in the comments/notes section of your order and you'll receive a free gift.  (The Kitz aren't eligible for additional discounts/freebies)




Saturday, March 16, 2019

Simply Enjoy Life Card | Melinda Beltran

Happy Saturday Shimmerz friends!
Melinda here with you today and i'm excited to share this fun card I created.
Here's a look at my card. I started by creating an A2 top folding base from some white cardstock. I then cut a mat from some medium purple cardstock. 



Next, I went to work creating my background. I used a piece of white cardstock and then painted several colors of Shimmerz and Inklingz paints onto the background to create this background. Once the paints were dry, I added a layer of Puttin' On The Glitz Pasteez. This added a layer of sparkle to the shimmer.

Here is another view of the mat. It is so pretty in real life with the shimmer of the Shimmerz paint, the pearly look of the Inklingz and the sparkle.


Next, I added some scalloped heart die cuts, some tiny flowers and some butterflies. I also added a strip of ribbon with a bow.

I added a variety of butterflies in various colors and sprinkled some sequins around them.

I finished off my card by adding a sentiment from the Simply Enjoy Stampz set.

Here is one last look at my finished card.



SUPPLIES USED

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March-April Color Kitz

The March-April Color Kit includes the following: 
1 package of Spiegelmom Scraps Sequins in One in a Melon
1) 2oz bottle of Pink Moscato Vibez
1) 1 oz jar of  Celery Shimmerz 
1) 1oz jar of  Good as Gold Inklingz
1) 1oz jar of Pining for You Creameez


Missy Whidden March Kit

The March edition of The Missy Whidden Kit is the first edition to this collection. We are partnering with Paige Evans to bring you an exclusive cut file, along with 1 new Shimmerz Paints Product, Dotz!

This kit includes the following:
1 exclusive downloadable cut file created by Paige Evans
1 exclusive package of Shimmerz Paints new product, Dotz. This package comes with 3 epoxy dots.
1 2oz bottle of Razzle Dazzle Berry Vibez
1 1oz jar of Red Necking Creameez
1 1oz jar of Miner Miner 49er Inklingz
1 1oz jar of Colder Than Ice Shimmerz

March-April Cardmaking Kit
The March - April edition of Shimmerz Paints Color Kitz: Card Making Kit, is now available for retail purchase. This kit is available at 20% off retail cost per individual products. This kit includes the following:
  • 1 Pink and Main "Life is a Circus" Stamp Set
  • 1 Pink and Main "Life is a Circus" Die Set
  • 1 2oz bottle of Granny Grey Spritz
  • 1 1oz jar of Great Fruit Creameez
  • 1 1 oz jar of Ride the Tide Creameez
  • 1 1oz jar of Lettuce Get Together Creameez

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As always, thank you so much for stopping by. Be sure to come back by and see what the rest of these incredibly talented designers are creating! Until the next time, you have a wonderfully crafty day!

Friday, March 15, 2019

March Card Making Kit | Julee Tilman

Hi Shimmerz friends! Have you checked out the March Card Making Kit yet? It's a darling little kit that includes circus themed stamps, coordinating dies, AND a fabulous spring color palette all at a steal of a price! If you want a close up look at things, I created a little walk through video of what's included, which you can view below or on my YouTube channel.



Aren't the kit colors just dreamy together? The kit includes Great Fruit, Lettuce Get Together and Ride the Tide Creameez, Granny Gray Spritz, and the beautiful Life is a Circus stamp and coordinating die set from Pink & Main. Normally, just the stamps and dies alone would cost $31.00, but you can get the whole kit for just $34.95! That's a 20% savings!



Below are a few of the cards I created with the kit.


For this card, I pulled out a Fabriano watercolor note card and created a simple wash with Ride the Tide and Lettuce Get Together Creameez. I then splattered with Granny Gray Spritz. Next I stamped the elephant and seal images from the Life is a Circust stamp set included in the kit and watercolored using just the four colors in the kit. When my images were dry, I die cut them with the coordinating dies. The You're the Greatest Friend On Earth sentiment is embossed in white on black cardstock and then cut into a thin strip and layered onto the card. I roughed up the edges of the black mat to mirror the edges on the notecard to finish things off.


My next card is a sweet little birthday card I made for a friend's child.


For this card, I started by watercoloring stripes across a white panel with all the colors in the kit, repeating the granny gray on the top and bottom. I cut this into a rounded rectangle shape and matted with gray cardstock.  The monkey image and the balloon image are watercolored with the kit colors and cut with the coordinating dies. I embossed the Have the Greatest Day on Earth sentiment in white on gray cardstock and then cut the ends of the strip in a banner shape. I finished with a white card base dry embossed with the use of an embossing folder.



My final card is a fun little shaker card. This one was so much fun to put together!

I used the leftover piece of watercolored stripes from cutting the rectangle on the last card as the start of my shaker card, layering a piece of acetate below it.  I splattered all of the inks on white cardstock for the background to the card, then added some sequins inside the shaker. Next I watercolored the elephant, balloons, and cannon with the Shimmerz colors, highlighting in a few places with some coordinating markers.  The Life is a Circus Enjoy the Show sentiment is masked off to split on two lines to fit a ticket strip I had in my stash. I finished off with some distressed edges and a seam binding bow.


I hope you enjoyed this little look at the March Card Making Kit. Be sure to check out all of the fabulous March Color Kitz in the Shimmerz shop!





Thursday, March 14, 2019

Hello Card by Isha Gupta

Hello Shimmerz friendz, Isha here still sharing a floral spring theme card today. 
I decided to use some pretty pinks, green and teals to create my card using  Creameez: Pining For You, Berry Hot and Dandy-Lion; Shimmerz: Sugar Plum; Inklingz: Blue Lagoon


I started by creating a white card base.Cut a mat layer from watercolor paper. Stamp and emboss flowers and leaves using versamark ink and white embossing powder. Use various colors to watercolor the images and let it dry. Die-cut the word hello using once using black and then white cardstock. Stack them together keeping the black slightly off-set. Adhere this mat layer to a white cardbase and adhere the word.


This card is full of subtle shimmer which is so difficult to capture in the photo!

Thank you for stopping by!! If you decide to add some shimmery goodness in your stash, please don't forget to put my name "ISHA GUPTA" in the comments and get a free surprise freebie :)

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Baby it's Cold Outside | Niki Rowland




Hi Shimmerz Fans! Niki here today and I have a cold, wintery, icy layout to share today. I almost always put a border around the edge of my layouts but for this one I decided to stick to mostly white so I have a super white background to do justice to the snowy photo.


I started off by making a water color effect background. I did this by using the packaging technique. I applied light shades of blue, pink and yellow. The colours I've used are:


Once I had applied the paint to the background, I added splatters of the same colours to make my background a bit bigger and also to get some small dots of intense colour.


I then used a snowflake stencil and added white snowflakes using the very gorgeous Spun Sugar Dazzlerz. 

I also mixed the same colours I used to create my water colour effect background, with Spun Sugar Dazzlerz, so that I had a texture paste in each of the same colours. I then pushed all the colours through a dotted stencil onto a separate piece of white card. I overlapped the colours in some places so that I got a two tone effect. Once dry I cut this into strips and used it as part of my photo cluster.


I built my photo cluster onto my mixed media background. I added tangles of silver thread and I used cute ice skates and mittens Perspextives by Bramble Fox. I also added a title 'Baby it's cold outside' Perspextive underneath my photo cluster.


Here's another look at the completed layout. I finished off with a few small embellishments  (oh and that massive blue arrow I've had for years!) and fussy cut some snowflakes from patterned papers. I added another small title using alphabet stickers and handwrote my journaling above it.

Thank you so much for joining me today. I hope you've enjoyed my cold wintery layout...let's hope there is some warmer weather coming soon!

Happy scrapping and don't forget to enter my name in the comments of your next order and you will get a freebie! xxx 

Products used: 
Lemoncello Shimmerz