Tuesday 3 January 2017

Sugary-Sparkling Card

Hello friends,

This is my first post of this new year and I wish may everyday of this year glow with good cheer and happiness for you and your family...Have a very Crafty year ahead!!

This post is all about Sparkling dust and Frosted Sugar powder which are newly launched product by Dress my Craft under Crafters Corner...Along with these two paper packs are also launched by Dress my Craft for flower making..
1.Floral Exotica Collection
2.Floral Oriental Collection

So gals! What comes to your mind when you think about using Sparkling dust and Sugar powder..
I am sure the most common thing that comes to our mind is to use it with Flowers to give it a nice frosty effect...and you all are aware of this. Also you must  have seen Anita Kejriwal's post with Floral Exotica/Oriental Collection and how they behave with embossing, stamping and Flower making, Shalini Jaiswal Mam's live video for how to make flowers and enhance them by using Sparkling dust and Frosted Sugar Powder, and Shalini Di- Navjot Gujral Di's live video using these powders with cute lil miniatures.

So, today I am going to do little more experiment with the Sparkling dust and Sugar Powder which I am listing down
  • Using it with Flowers
  • How to color the Sugar powder /Dust and choosing correct ink (Use Colored Sugar Powder to enhance the flower or to fill in the glass bottle with cork head )
  • Making your own 3D glittered sentiments
  • Using it with Stamps(Don't get confused with embossing as these powders are not for heat embossing)
  • Making glittered frames 
So first let's have a look of the end project,

 I will be presenting a video tutorial but before that let's get into little detail of how I have done it and important tips and techniques to note down..Along with every point I will be putting up the picture.

Using it with Flowers: You all must be aware of this process as it is very common. Just make sure you use transparent glue to stick the sparkling dust/Sugar Powder. You can use multi matte gel, Crackle Paint or Glossy accent. My favourite is glossy accent so I will be using the same in this project.

How to color the Sugar powder /Dust and choosing correct ink: It is very important to choose correct ink to color the sparking dust or Sugar powder. If you use distress ink to color the powder/dust then you may get it colored but you will find moisture in it...and the original powder/dust effect will not intact. So, Always use Alcohol ink for coloring it as it gets evaporated fast and will not leave lumpy effect and moisture in the dust/Powder. You can put these colored powder in glass bottles with cork head, this really is going to enhance you project. I have done the same in my project by filling up the glass bottle with red and green powder.

Making your own 3D glittered sentiments: This process is very simple and quite interesting. So you can use this technique when you need to put sentiments in your cards, mixed media projects and don't have stamps for the same then this is really going to be a fun..Watch out the video for the same.

Using it with Stamps(Don't get confused with embossing as these powders are not for heat embossing): Yes this powder is not for embossing but still you can manage to use it with stamps provided that you use some big design stamp for it. The detailed process is in the video tutorial..

Making glittered frames: Well it's really going to give a glittery effect on your project. All you need is Frames die and transparent glue.

Here is the video tutorial,



I hope you all enjoyed watching it and please share your reviews, I would love to hear from you.

Happy new year once again!!


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