Friday, January 23, 2009

Pearl Tutorial Day 6

Yayy!! Welcome to the last of the 6 Pearl Tutorials. Please leave a comment to be in with the chance of winning a bundle of Blonde Moment Goodies.

You will need one of the prepared backgrounds that we made on day 1. If you missed it you will find the instructions HERE.

Materials used

Blonde Moments

Pearl pigments - Sugar Floss, Festive Copper, Spring Orange, Sugar Pink
Stamps - A Little Bit of This, Just plain Stripy, Sweet somethings, Bordering on Love
Clear embossing powder
Spritzer bottle
Princess brad


Spiced Marmalade Distress ink pad
Raspberry Adirondack ink pad
Carnation Archival ink pad
Black perfect medium Pad
Heat resistant mat
White Opaque Gel pen
Star Dust Stickles
Glossy accents
Cut n Dry Foam


Step 1. Ink up the flower background stamp ( A Little Bit of This), with Carnation Archival ink and stamp onto prepared background.

Step 2. Ink up the stripy stalk stamp (Just Plain Stripy) and stamp onto the background.

Step 3. Faux stitch around the edge with the Opaque white pen.

Step 4. Add decorative accents with the Opaque white pen.

Step 5. Ink the edges with the Raspberry Adirondack ink.

Step 6. Ink up the stripy flower stamp (Just Plain Stripy) with Black perfect Medium and stamp onto white card. Sprinkle with blonde Moments clear embossing powder.

Step 7. Heat emboss the image.

Step 8. Dip a wet paintbrush into the Blonde Moments Pearl Pigments.

Step 9. Mix on the heat resistant mat to a creamy paint.

Step 10. Paint in the image. Repeat with the other colours of pearl Pigments.

Step 11. Cut out the image leaving a small border.

Step 12. mount onto orange card and trim leaving a small border.

Step 13. Add a Princess brad through the centre of the flower.

Step 14. Mount the flower onto the Atc.

Step 15. Add decorative accents with the Star Dust Stickles.

To make the card.
Step 1 . Ink up the border stamp (Bordering on Love) with Spiced Marmalade Distress ink and stamp across the bottom of the card.

Step 2. Re stamp the border butting it up to the previous border.
Step 3. Re stamp one more time

Step 4. Ink up the quote stamp (Sweet Celebrations) with Carnation Archival ink and stamp up the side of the card.

Step 5. Add the Atc to the card, and ink all the edges with Raspberry Adirondack ink.

Step 6. Add the diamantes with a tiny spot of Glossy Accents along the border.

The finished card.

Two other colourways
Raspberry and Teal

Teal and Orange

And that's it all 6 tutorials done. I hope you enjoyed the samples and that they have given you lots of inspiration.
To win a bundle of Blonde Moments goodies please leave a comment.


Cath said...

I love these and will have to give them a go.

Unknown said...

Loved these tutorials Dyan and the use of your stamps (ive got them all so can play away lol)Looking forward to the 12th Feb too coming with 5 crafty budies who have never entered the treasure trove of you studio.

Elaine said...

these ideas have been fantastic Dyan - I have done everyone of your tutorials this week (not all exactly the same stamps..but similar!)I have also done lots of background pages in various colours - now I am ready to go at any time!!!
thanks for giving me the inspiration - your blog is just what I need to keep me going on these horrid winter days!!
love Elaine x

Anna said...

fab tutorials Dyan
Fingers crossed I win the goodies!

Unknown said...

I have enjoyed all these, Thankq for sharing them again.Made lots of background to have a go just finding time for the rest.
see you soon

pigglet said...

wow these are great, i love your creativity thank you for sharing with us all.

Tontodollydog said...

This has been an education for me as I have to confess it didn't cross my mind that I could paint with the pearl pigments duh- so glad I followed your tutorial - guess what I will be doing this weekend?
I have got my ticket and coming down from Glasgow to see you on the 12th and meet Sir Tim Holtz we are not worthy. ;-)

Julie Smith said...

Really loved the tutorials. Your ideas are great, just what I need to kick start my brain into creating

Julie Smith said...

Really loved the tutorials. Your ideas are great, just what I need to kick start my brain into creating

Elaine said...

Loved the teal and orange sets and painting with pearl pigments!

angie's blogspot said...

thanou Dyan for taking the time out of your extremly busy life to share your fab tutorials with us, I actually made a card using your papers and pearls, but it was a last minute card for my friend and didn't get chance to photgraph it. thanks again xx

Debo said...

Thank you for sharing your ideas! I would now like All the Blonde Moments stamps and the pigment pearls in ALL the colours!! The wishlist grows ever longer...
(P.S. Which ink did you use for the teal variation?)

Dylan said...

Thanks everyone for your lovely comments. The inks for the other colourways are Adirondack Pool and Raspberry. And Pool and Spiced Marmalade Distress.

Anonymous said...

can't wait to give these techniques a go! Booked for Tim too! yay!!

cla16e said...

These tutorials have been soooooo addictive!!!
Thanks for showing us how to do them & different colourways.

Clare with paint in her hair said...

Fab tutorials, thank you for sharing

Anne Essex said...

Thanks for the tutorials. I really enjoyed making up the card from part one using an oriental theme.
I have the 'little bit of that' stamp set so I'm going to use that next.
Looking forward to Kirsty's Feb workshop and a bit of retail therapy.

Katy said...

Fab tutorials, the cards are so versatile and just look fantastic


Craphty said...

Going to prepare loads of backgrounds then I'll be ready for any cards I need to make. Great ideas thanks Dyan. Hope you will do some more later in the year.

Ali M said...

Brilliant..and so gorgeous too..!
Will you be at The NEC show in March..?Most of the things youve used are on my list of things I just NEED!!!

thekathrynwheel said...

These are really fab. So, how come I never thought of actually painting with my pearl pigments?! Doh!! Kate p.s. fabby journaling workshop today :-)

Laura said...

Love the tutorials - especially the orange and raspberry colourway!The finished cards look fantastic, can't wait to give them a go!

Annette said...

Fabulous - loved the tutorials. Have been inspired - thanks so much for sharing.

kiwikris said...

Loved all the tutorials, am raring to go after a wonderful Fabby dabby weekend with loads of inspiration, shame am not around to meet the famous Tim, am off to see my Mum in NZ!!!!!!!

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