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Serena Mermaid By Melanie

 

Welcome Back Friends,

 

DT Melanie here with you today to share the beautiful Serena Mermaid Stamp Set that we carry. As soon as I saw this stamp I knew I just had to color her.

 

Products Used:

 Serena Rubber Stamp Set 00-477P5

1/4" Double Sided Tear-ific Tape SAT16

Blue Jewel Opaque Glitter G1113

Hanauma Bay Opaque Glitter G1039

Poolside Cosmic Semi Trans Embossing Powder EP303 (1st layer)


Bracing Blue Cosmic Semi Trans Embossing Powder EP366 (2nd layer)

Tim Holtz 7" Scissors

Now lets show you how I created this glittery background...it actually is pretty simple and gives your project a "WOW" factor.

Step 1: Place your first piece of 1/4" Tear-ific Tape at a diagonal in the center of your card front. This will give your a starting point.

 

 

Step 2: Turn your paper so that your first piece of tape runs along a straight line (I have used my self healing mat for my straight line.) Then begin placing extra strips of 1/4" Tear-ific tape until you have the entire piece of card stock covered.

 

 

Below it shows you the entire card covered in tape.

 

 

Step 3: Using a piercing tool carefully lift the card w/ tape, off the surface it is stuck to.

 

 

Carefully lift until it all releases from your mat.

 

 

Step 4: Turn your piece over and carefully trim the excess tape using your Tim Holtz scissors.

 

 

Step 5: Now the fun begins.... Remove the release paper from every other piece of 1/4" Tear-ific Tape and burnish in the first color of glitter. Do this over a coffee filter so all the excess can easily be funneled back into your jar.

 

 

Step 6: Remove the rest of the release paper and do the same thing with the darker color of glitter. The result is truly magical!

 

 

 

Here are some close up photos of my work. To see more click HERE to go visit my personal blog.

 

 

 

 

 

Like my work? I would love for you to visit my personal blog at www.fairystampland.com and become a follower :-) Make sure to use my coupon code below as well to save 10% when you shop for some of these amazing products!

 

 

Hugs, Melanie

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