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Hot Shotz Cards Round 5 (Subtle Shine)
Hot Shotz Cards Round 5 (Subtle Shine)

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Registered: August 2005
Posts: 8,884
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Here's my card set for my entry. This was a difficult entry for me. I had an "idea" in my head what I wanted to do, but when I went shopping for the supplies I discovered that nothing I wanted was even in stock. BIG disappointment. So I had to work with what I could come up with - which wasn't much. There's actually a lot more work that went into these cards than it appears. I'll explain, firstly though I wanted to add that the pics don't do these cards justice. My camera isn't liking the shine/white cs...making some of it look very 'creamy' color. The base is white Bazzill Metallic Pinstrip cs. The patterned paper wasn't bought with the glitter. I wrote over each letter with a versamark pen and applied glitter and embossed. For the dots on the i's I added a gem. The image I stamped and paper pieced the black/red/orange pieces and added Irridescent Ice for glitter. Then I pop-dotted them for dimension. The scallops are handcut and more glitter embossed on. The sentiment stamps are also embossed over with glitter. Here's some more pics for details:
Shows dimension, glitter, etc.:
Shows paper piecing (hopefully)
Card #1:
Card #2:
Card #3:
Bazzill Metallics white pinstrip cs
Bazzill cs - other colors
Stampin' Up! snowman stamp, ink, irridescent ice embossing powder
Hero Arts gemstones
?? Sentiment stamps
American Traditions "Holiday Cheer" pp
Pop Dots
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Keywords: Hot Shotz Cards Round 5 (Subtle Shine)

Creative Team

Registered: August 2007
Posts: 22,614
Thu May 8, 2008 12:59pm

Very pretty! So much work, but really worth the effort!

Registered: September 2007
Posts: 1,690
Thu May 8, 2008 1:31pm

Beautiful! Glad you included the close ups. Love the look of the glitter on the words and the paper piecing on the snowman
Creative Team

Registered: April 2007
Posts: 38,062
Thu May 8, 2008 3:14pm

Stunning Tammy! The close-ups definitely show your intricate attention to detail with all the embossing, paper piecing and irridescent glitter. The glimmer cs definitely gives a feeling of a shimmery snowy night! Great job! Good luck!
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Registered: August 2005
Posts: 31,329
Thu May 8, 2008 3:31pm

How sweet are these? Love the glitter and the raised snowmen...very fun!!!

Registered: July 2007
Posts: 1,175
Thu May 8, 2008 4:47pm

Wow, those are beautiful! Great work. The close-ups really help. I need to learn how to add those into the post!

Registered: October 2005
Posts: 6,592
Thu May 8, 2008 4:58pm

Tammy, these are just beautiful!! I love all the shine and the great holiday colors. You have done amazing work in this contest.

Registered: June 2007
Posts: 8,911
Thu May 8, 2008 6:30pm

Love how festive these are Tammy! I really like all the glitter and shine and how you raised your image. Very, very nice!!
Creative Team

Registered: September 2005
Posts: 8,161
Thu May 8, 2008 8:30pm

WOW! What a lot of work you have done. So glad you added the deatil shots as they sure show off all of the finer details. Great work on the piecing and "glitterizing"!

Registered: May 2007
Posts: 13,079
Fri May 9, 2008 5:59am

Great job Tammy! I love all your embellishments on that cute snowman!
Good Luck!

Registered: February 2008
Posts: 1,316
Fri May 9, 2008 11:43am

Gorgeous cards, love the piecing!!!

Registered: August 2005
Posts: 2,296
Fri May 9, 2008 7:53pm

You did a great job Tammy...good luck!

Registered: April 2007
Posts: 5,073
Fri May 9, 2008 8:10pm

Beautiful...simply beautiful!!! Great work!!!
Creative Team

Registered: September 2005
Posts: 47,190
Sat May 10, 2008 11:03am

Very cute snowmen! Love the shimmer!

Registered: August 2005
Posts: 13,967
Sat May 10, 2008 4:00pm

Bling Snowmen! Couldn't be cuter! Good Luck!

Registered: September 2005
Posts: 12,594
Sat May 10, 2008 9:20pm

I like your bling snowman too! They look awesome Smile
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