So Bright You Gotta Wear Shades

Recently, I received some Happy Mail from Pretty Cute Stamps.  One of the sets was the Gingerbread House.  I was wondering how I could use it just by itself, without adding some Gingerbread people to the scene.  I decided it might look nice if it was painted in quite intense colours.  I am always looking to use something that I have that might be considered “collecting dust” in my stash.  My Wink of Stella Glitter pens fit this criteria.  Not the Clear one, of course;  I think I have painted my way through four of them so far, but all the other colours, that I thought I needed as well.

I actually like the result.  It is both intensely coloured and glittery.  These pens are not easy to paint with (other than the clear one), so for me, it is a triumph to have a “keeper” painted with them.

I covered the gumdrops in Pico Embellisher in Shimmer and the roof in Pico Embellisher Wedding Dress.  The whole card is one layer and easy to mail while still having a bit of a WOW factor.


About DebSelby

I am a Mom to three great sons, a grandmother to seven great grandkids and a totally addicted scrapbooker, cardmaker now that I have retired from paid work.

Posted on December 19, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Pretty Cute Stamps, good luck!!! Amy DT


  2. Oh wow! This turned out beautiful! Love all of the vibrant colors! Thanks for joining us at Pretty Cute Stamps!


  3. Lovely job!! The blue background really makes it pop! Thank you for joining us for the Pretty Cute Stamps challenge this month! Hope to see you again 🙂 DT Karla I


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