I was really inspired by the Craft Creations Shimmer Paper in Lilac. It die cut beautifully, however if I use it again with a delicate design such as this sentiment, I would first mount the Shimmer Paper on double sided sticky paper. It would add some substance to the the Shimmer Paper and make it easier to adhere.
Above, you can really see the shine and texture of the Shimmer Paper. It comes in a few other pretty colors too! For my background, I started off by stamping one of the Elegant Borders from Stampendous with Wilted Violet Distress Oxide. I don't stamp with the Oxide inks very often, but I should because they are lovely for this purpose.
Then I added Distress Oxide ink to my glass mat in Picked Raspberr, Twisted Citron, and Peacock Feathers. I spritzed them with water, and picked up the colors with a brush and splattered them on to my background. Because of the straight edge left from the border stamp, I thought that the background was missing something, so I brushed a layer of Twisted Citron to the very top and bottom. Then I applied my sentiment with On Point Glue from Imagine. I also added some white highlights with a Posca pen. For some additional sparkle, I used some VersaMark ink on the edge of my card base and heat embossed Ranger's Holographic embossing powder and added a few sequins from the Vixen Sparkle Blend from Doodles Paper Playground.
I love the cheery colors of this card, the beautiful shine from the Shimmer Paper and other embellishments, and that lovely border stamp. You can get all of these products at White Rose Crafts LLC. Thank you so much for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!