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TLC62 - Dazzling Diamond Dust
I posted early so that you have something to DO while we wait for the retirement list to be posted.
Check out this cool technique: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/re...iamonddust.php
Can everyone please upload their gorgeous creations of this technique to the Technique Spotlight Gallery for Dazzling Diamond Dust? It's at the bottom of the alpha listing, after the "W's" when you are choosing your gallery to upload to. Then we'll have a wonderful gallery to showcase this awesome technique . . . thanks!
As always, if you have questions, please ask. If you have suggestions, please share!
When you upload, please put TLC62 in the keyword section when you upload, and then post a link to your card here in this thread. If you need help uploading or posting a link to this thread, check out this link: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/fo...ad.php?t=39488
If you are new to the challenges, please feel free to do this one or ANY of the challenges at any time. There is no time limit. They are not races to see
who can do one first, nor are they contests of any sort. All the challenges are simply to provide inspiration and to get us STAMPIN' !!
You are braver than you believe,
stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
Last edited by showmestamper; 05-01-2006 at 09:43 AM..
I don't know anything about Chuck, but I'm so glad you picked this technique! I have Iridescent Ice ep on order, but in the past I have used DD and clear ep. I tend to overheat it though, it doesn't sparkle as much when I do. I hope the II EP works better for me.
I'm going to try and get to this challenge early tomorrow morning! I think it will go great with the Prima's ways to use it challenge!
Here's one from my gallery and I used regular cardstock. I don't think it allows the diamond effect to show up as well as glossy would but I wasn't smart enough to read all the directions when I tried the technique. On Regular Cardstock
Also for anyone that has a Micheal's near by, they do have a irredescent ice look alike that works just as well, here is what I posted in another thread:
I did get some Stampendous embossing powder that is called Kaleidoscope, and it is a very similar match for Irridecent Ice. The one I got from Micheal's is a 1 oz jar and I used a coupon. I find that I can not tell the difference when it is on the card. Now, I do have both of these, and the stampendous equivilant of Hologram Highlights as well. As always these are just my opinions. I had a hard time finding the Kaleidoscope when this one ran low. One thing I noticed, it is harder to tell with the Kaleidoscope when it is heated ok. I have burned it more then once, with the SU one you can definately tell when it is heated and set.
Lisa C., Mom to 4 great kids, 19,17,11 and 10! My Gallery
I just did a search and Julia S uses 50-50 ratio. Give it a try and report back.
I do???? Maybe it was julia s (all small letters)
Anyways...I love this technique so it will be lots of fun. I have also done it with dazzling diamonds and the heat and stick powder and just on whisper white cardstock instead of the glossy. Wish I'd checked this thread last night!!
I used the kalidescope EP though I don't know how well it shows up in the scan. Also, in honor of the newly posted 2006 retirement list, I dusted off my Bug Builders set which retired last year. Dusted Retired Bugs