Wednesday, August 17, 2011

How did I do that ..Jolaine glitter roses

I don't know about you but I love the frosted roses included in the LE kit this month. I wanted to recreate the look to add more sparkle and dimension to the other roses. This is what I did:


-Nonstick mat
-Flowers to be altered
-Smooch Spritz in Vanilla Shimmer
-Diamond Dust (found in the floral section of your local craft store)
-Glossy Accents
-Heat gun

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1. Ink the edges of the flower very lightly. Leave stems on for easier handling.

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2. Spray your flower with Vanilla Shimmer spritz. This will give your flower a wonderful, colorless shimmer and will cause the edges to 'bleed' adding a more natural two-tone effect. Dry your flower with a heat gun.

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3. Apply Glossy Accents in random spots.

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4. Roll your flower on the Diamond Dust and let air dry. This may take 20 - 40 minutes depending on how much Glossy Accents you applied. Try and be patient now, if you use the heat tool the crystals can burn and become opaque.

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5. This is what the finished roses look like. Love it! Hope you guys try it!

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Christina Carnoy said...

pretty pretty pretty!

Pendra said...

Gotta go get diamond dust... this is gorgeous, thanks for sharing!

Lean said...