Sunday, 10 December 2017

AAA cards challenge #105: sparkle with video

This time the theme is: sparkle.
Our sponsor this time is Happy Little Stampers and you could win a $20 gift certificate.

And you get more time than the usual two weeks.

For my card I masked of about half (little less) on the cardfront. I intended to make a horizontal card, but it  turned into a portrait style card, oh well.

I inkblended Distress ink on the card ( picked raspberry, wilted violet, mermaid lagoon, mustard seed, twisted citron and candied apple) with the mini inkblending tools.

Then I grabbed two stencils ( Simon Says Stamp dotted circles) and one I made with nesting circle dies. and applied Lawn Fawn Yeti pigment inks over the background.

The idea was to make a sky full of fireworks, and then the bokeh effect as if I took a photo.
I don't have a fireworks stamp, you might need a bit of imagination ;-).

I heat set the pigment ink after applying it and then I layered other dots in top. It's important the biggest dots are the faintest and the smallest the most intense white.

After that I positioned my sentiment stamp from Wibra perfectly, and then I moved the cardbase...urgh..but I evened out with some glittery enamel dots.

I stamped the sentiment in Versamark ink and applied Wow! vintage peacock and heat set it. It's a fabulous glittery  powder, that just reinforces the theme of our challenge.

For more information on the AAA cards challenge, or to play along, see this


  1. Gorgeous bokeh effect, love the colours and how they echo the challenge badge pic.

  2. Love that bokeh! Stunning! Such an eye-catching card, Maaike!

  3. Love all the wonderful colours! Such a pretty card.

  4. Very beautiful bokeh effect. So wonderful.

  5. Beautiful bokeh and love your colors. =) Tracie

  6. I love the bokeh effect and I will watch your video after Christmas. Beautifully done!

  7. Love the Bokeh effect in rainbow color background, so pretty!

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