i might've gone slightly overboard.
i know, i know, you're *SHOCKED* aren't you, at the thought of my being over-excited by this week's ♥JINGLE BELLES♥ prompt in which we invite you to create cards using rhinestones, beads, pearls, studs, glitter, stickles and/or any other sparkly shiny thing which takes your fancy! afterall, it's so unlike me!!! :)
what can i say, this one had LAUREN written allllllllll over it, and i reveled in the opportunity!
(transparencies: hambly; patterned paper: ki memories, basic grey; chipboard snowflake & rub-ons: basic grey; poinsettia: we r memory keepers; snowflake punch: ek success; metal & glitter snowflakes: making memories; brad: my mind's eye; bling: oriental trading co; sparkly wired ribbon & pink acrylic paint: michaels; adhesives: tombow monorunner, sewing machine)
i adorned my giant basic grey chipboard snowflake with glimmery pink paint, smothered it in white rub-ons, and loaded it with really sparkly (but almost totally flat) pink and silver flourishes from oriental trading company; and then i covered a lot of that up with flowers and die cuts and a pearl brad. go figure.
seeing as some of the snowflake's embellishments got hidden by successive layers, i added pink shimmery patterned paper, glitter-embellished wired ribbon, and rhinestone flourishes to a white grid hambly transparency base. when left in a dark room by itself, this thing emits a subtle yet comforting glow, lol!
so what do you think? will you try to beat my record for the sheer number of glittery things on *ONE* christmas card? or go very understated and elegant like miss stephanie, and just choose one perfect, dramatic, sparkly element? whatever you do, c'mon over to ♥JINGLE BELLES♥ before next wednesday night and help us BLING ON THE HOLIDAYS!!!