My twin daughters gave me a gift certificate to Michael's for Mother's Day and one of the things that I bought with it was a set of Perfect Pearls. I've seen some projects using this product that were absolutely stunning.
My first use was small - insignificant, even - but fun nonetheless.
I stamped the image with Versamark and then used one of the brushes that comes with the Perfect Pearls to apply the powder. I had purchased the Metallic colors and used the bronze for this image.
The instructions say to set it with a mist of water, which I did. I discovered, however, that it still rubbed off a bit when I touched it, so I also sprayed it with a finishing spray that I often use to set the colors when I use chalk on my cards. It worked great. I love the metallic finish from the Perfect Pearls. It truly seems to glow!
The enamel dots in the upper right corner were made by melting pony beads and the bottom purple section was embossed with my Cuttlebug D'vine Swirls embossing folder. I also inked the embossed paper a bit with some Dusty Concord Distress ink. It helped to deepen the color of the swirls and to hide any little paper cracks that happened when I embossed.
I hope you enjoyed seeing my first Halloween card. More to come!
Thanks so much for stopping by, and remember to laugh--a little or a lot--every day.