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Happiness Wreath Card by Nancy

Hello! It's Nancy here with my first post for Sparkle N Sprinkle!

I'm excited to be joining this wonderful team, and promoting this great shop!
I'm looking forward to sharing my projects with you!

For my first project, I've created a card using a digital stamp from the February Release. This is from the new set called Showers of Tulips.

Here's my card:

Sparkle N Sprinkle Products Used:

New May Showers Digital Stamp Bundle, Digi 920-923J

New Showers Of Tulips digital Stamp Set, DIGI923J

New May Showers Digital Stamp Set, DIGI920J

1/8" Tear-ific Tape, SAT17

Brushable Glue, SNS540

Ultrafine Glitter Diamond Dust, G1116

Here's how I did it:

I began by choosing the wreath from the 923J set, and the bow from the 920J set. I used the Print and Cut on my Cricut Explore to print/cut them out. Then could be fussy cut by hand. The wreath could also be cut out with a circle die. I chose the sentiment from the 923J set and printed it out.

I created a 5 1/2" card base from matching green cardstock. 

Then I trimmed my sentiment down to 3 1/2". I rounded the corners to ensure nothing poked out beneath the wreath.  

Using a grid mat to ensure straight lines, I added a line of 1/8" Tear-ific tape around the edge of my card front. I placed the tape 1/8" from the edge. I crossed over at the corners, as shown in the photo. 

I peeled off the paper backing, and sprinkled the diamond dust liberally over the exposed tape. I burnished well with my fingers. It's so sparkly that it messed with my camera focus! lol

I adhered the sentiment to the center of the card front.

Using my fingers, I shaped the bow to give it some extra dimension. 

Then I added some Brushable Glue to all the spots where I wanted to add some glitter. I used tweezers to hold it, and liberally sprinkled the Diamond Dust over the wet glue. It will dry completely clear.

I added the wreath in place over the sentiment using foam tape. When the bow was dry, I also used foam tape to adhere it in place on the wreath.  

See how beautifully that Brushable glue dried on the bow?

Here you can see all the lovely dimension: 

One final look at the finished card: 

Thanks so much for stopping in today!
I'll be back next week with another Sparkle N Sprinkle project!

In the meantime, why not come visit us over on facebook and join the Monthly Creative Challenge.

Also, don't forget about the fun SNS Challenge Blog! Hope to see you there! 

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