Monday, March 25, 2013

Papertrey Ink Blog Hop - Sequins: with love

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This month's challenge over at Papertrey Ink is to use sequins in projects.
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I had a lot of fun making cards with sequins and actually mailed off an Easter card with them but didn't have a chance to photograph it!  Sequins add a little interest and texture to a card and I am loving them!  I used to always use them on one of my holiday card designs - a red sequin worked perfectly for Rudolph's nose! :)
I finally bought the notched flower dies - at first I thought I didn't need them but then decided they would be a good way to use up some patterned paper.  I took some Amy Tangerine paper I had and cut the flowers, edging them with the Vintage Tea dye ink.
I added some foam tape (I bought a big roll at the dollar store that has been serving me well) to the layers and some gold sequins on top for the centre.  A sentiment from Mini Blooms stamped in Vintage Cream ink completed the card.

Have you used any sequins lately?  What are your favourite colours?

Supplies:
Paper: PTI Smokey Shadow, Amy Tangerine patterned paper
Stamps: PTI Mini Blooms
Ink: PTI Vintage Tea dye, Vintage Cream
Misc: foam tape roll, gold sequins

Papertrey Ink Blog Hop - Sequins: Birthday wishes

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This month's challenge over at Papertrey Ink is to use sequins in projects.
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I took out the fun graphic set Lovely Layers and stamped three times - twice with Fresh Merlot ink and once with Birch, a nice kraft shade.  I added gold sequins to the deep red medallions and a black one to the kraft coloured one. 
Then I added a sentiment from the Irresistible Ikat set - I bought that one almost as much for the cool font combo as for the images! :)
I love the fact that sequins are relatively flat so they make for easily mailable cards and since I send a lot of cards, mailability is pretty important!

So, have you made any cards with sequins lately?  How do you use them?

Supplies:
Paper: Staples 110lb white
Stamps: PTI Lovely Layers, Irresistible Ikat
Ink: Fresh Merlot, Kraft; Memento Espresso Truffle
Misc: gold and black sequins, Glossy Accents

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Gorgeous sequins for sale!!

I bought some gorgeous sequins and have extras for sale.  Each pack has at least 800 5mm sequins.  Just leave a comment for me with your zip/postal code so I can check on shipping for you.  I have one pack of each of the following colours and I am selling each for $2.  ALL HAVE BEEN SOLD - thanks for looking!




Have a great day! :)