I was playing around with my crafts over the weekend and this is one of the cards I made. The hello love stamp is from the Unity Warmth of Winter KOM stamp set. I love this set so much! I have set myself a challenge to try and make something with every stamp in this kit. I usually only buy kits for a certain stamp and never really use the rest of them. What a waste right? I am known to be quite frugal so I thought I would put it into practice ha! I want to use every single stamp in this kit and put it to good use. I started with this one which is a stamp I would not normally have used.
If you know me I love anything glitter so it was something I really wanted to try. Only none of my local craft stores sell it. So while we are on the subject about being frugal I decided to make my own version of it. I used what I had in the house which ended up being gesso and corn flour. I saw some other recipes for it online that used other things but this is what I had on hand so I went with it. I used 2 parts gesso and 1 part corn flour. Then added some water until you get a thick paste consistency you are happy with. You can also colour the paste too. I used Pink Raspberry distress ink to do that. Then to create the glitter look I sprinkled some glitter embossing powder on the top of it once I had stenciled it on to my card. I heat set it for the final look.
I really like the texture that was left behind and it dries hard. I will be making up another batch of this now that I know it works really well.
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