Saturday, February 12, 2011

Dream Card

by Erika Taylor

Dream Card

Isn’t there something so wonderful about sparkly things? Just that touch of magic that you can add, to a project really make it “shine”. For this card I used the following products available at Frantic Stamper:


  • Cardstock
    • American Crafts Cardstock, Chestnut     ( AMC-CSP-71048   $0.50)
    • Bazzill Sweet Pea, Smoothie texture     ( BAZ-1-168   $0.59)
  • Patterned Paper
    • Pink Paislee, Parisian Anthology Paper, Lovely Lace     ( PKP-PPA-00404   $0.99)
    • Pink Paislee, Parisian Anthology Paper, Parisian Elements     ( PKP-PPA-00408   $0.99)
    • Fancy Pants Designs, Road Show, French Press     ( FP-P-165   $0.89)
  • Inks, Mists and Paints
    • Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist, Dragonfly     ( TAT-dragon   $6.95)
    • Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist, Suede     ( TAT-suede   $6.95)
    • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad, Spun Sugar     ( RAN-DP-Spun   $5.00)
    • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad, Brushed Corduroy     ( RAN-DP-Cord   $5.00)
  • Embellishments
    • Creative Charms, Vintage Gem Brads, Clear     ( CC-BR-1223   $2.99)
    • Melissa Frances, Set of 4 Keyholes, Newcastle     ( MFR-EMB-647W   $2.99)
    • Fancy Pants, Road Show Rub Ons     ( FP-RO-156   $4.99)
    • Ribbon of Choice
  • Glitter
  • Tools
  • Adhesives


  • Cut 5 ½” x 8 ½” brown cardstock and Score at 4 ¼”. Set aside

  • Cut 4 1/8” x 5 3/8” pink cardstock, 4” x 5 ¼” patterned paper. Layer and adhere. Distress edges.

  • Cut 2 ¾” x 3 ¾” pink cardstock and 2 5/8” x 3 5/8” patterned paper.
    Using blending tool and distress inks, color patterned paper.
    Adhere together, and then adhere to card front.

  • Wrap ribbon of choice around card front and adhere to back side.

  • Cut out scalloped oval from brown cardstock and classic oval from Pink Paislee Parisian Anthology paper.
    Adhere together with dimensional dots.
    Adhere to card front.

  • Paint Artesian Swirl with glimmer mists.
    Once dry, apply stickles.

  • Cut out butterflies and dress form from pattern paper using scissor.
    Apply Rock Candy Distress Stickles to each piece.
    Let dry.

  • Apply Fancy Pants Dream rub-on to card front.
    Apply Rock Candy Distress Stickles to top of rub-on.
    Let Dry.

  • Add brad to top of card and rub-on buttons.

  • Finish card with Melissa Frances resin charm and bakers twine.
Rock Candy Distress Stickles adds that perfect vintage shimmer to any material. Try it on papers, metals, plastics and rub-ons for a very shabby chic look. Thanks for stopping by today.

Erika Taylor

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