Gel Press & Shimmer Powders

Hello friends and welcome back! Today I’m having some fun with my gel press and shimmer powders. This is something I saw demonstrated at Creativation and wanted to give it a try. It might not be a “new” technique but it’s new to me.

I also have to preface that this card looks way better in person then in pictures. I don’t think my camera likes holographic cardstock and just throws everything off lol .

VIDEO

I have a video walking you through this card that you can view down below or HERE on my Youtube channel.

Since I walk through the card in detail in the video HERE, I will briefly go over the supplies ued.

The core of this technique is my gel press and Nuvo Shimmer Powders. I’m using Atlantis Burst and Meteorite Shower Shimmer Powders.

I layered together white cardstock cut using the Secret Garden die and then off set one layer cut from holographic cardstock.

One of the layers, I added a pierced detail by running it through with the Spring Leaves Pierced plate.

The sentiment comes from the Thinking of You Big Time stamp set which I absolutely love!

I also added a border around my frame by lining up a couple of the layers from the Sweet Stacks Rectangle set and die cutting from white cardstock.

Gosh I wish you could see this person. It’s so much better.

I really combined a few techniques in this card so hopefully one of them inspired you!

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3 Comments

  1. Really Beautiful!!!

  2. You’re so funny, Mindy… It needed something else, just one more thing, nope, it needed yet another touch… and another… it came out beautifully! Great work!
    Lori S in PA

  3. Your cards are soooo pretty!

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