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SDC31 – acetate

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You may recall last week I got confused and made a project with something clear but not Acetate.  Silly me.  So I had to make something else for the challenge over at Stampotique.

The little wings are the Marianne Creatable swirls that I love, and I did the little trick using LetraTac.  Applying the adhesive dots to the FRONT of the acetate, I dusted over some Pearl-ex. The adhesive grabs the mica powder, giving it a nifty little dotty sparkly pattern.  It’s very subtle, but I just love how it looks.  I want to give it a go on dark cardstock because I think it could look very cool. You can see it a little better here, in front of the rainy window.

And maybe a little here on the other wing, showing the flower and those sweet crystal sprays.

Phew.  Reminder to self to read more carefully in the future LOL!

We had a lovely day out in Oxford yesterday (ok, rainy, yes, but still fun) with a browse thru many, many bookstores, lunch at Jamie’s, and a visit to the museum.  I saw an exhibit about Eccentricty that looked like it would have been fab, but Bank Holiday Monday and it wasn’t open.  Oh well.  An excuse for another visit, I guess. DD and I really enjoyed an anime film called The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, and found the newly released live-action version (Time Traveller) so that is the afternoon plan for us.

12 thoughts on “SDC31 – acetate

  1. So clean and simple but very gorgeous! Thanks for joining the Stampotique designer’s challenge

  2. Beautiful card. Very clever 🙂 Thank you for joining us at Stampotique Designer’s Challenge.

  3. Wow, what a great technique, thanks for sharing 🙂 A great card – love the flower and crystal spray. Thanks for joining the challenge, Kate

  4. fantastic card, thanks for joining us at the stampotique challenge

  5. Great use of the acetate, love the flourish wings. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designer’s Challenge.

  6. Lovely and fabulous piece! Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designer’s Challenge # 31.

  7. That’s a clever and very effective technique!

  8. Love your card….the wings are really effective! x

  9. Brilliant card!Love the background.

  10. I love this, the wings are so subtle and pretty. Thanks forjoining us at Stampotique.

  11. Love your creation! Great technique with the Pearl-ex! Awesome!

  12. ooooh that exhibition looks really interesting, thanks for the heads up!

    love your little chap’s delicate wings

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