Faux Mother of Pearl for Mothers Day

Below is a card I have made using the faux mother of pearl technique for Mothers Day.  It also is made using the new In Colour Rich Razzleberry......which I love (I think I have told you this before).  I had to scan the card to get a reasonable photo as trying to take it with the camera I kept getting to much shine coming off the pearlescent shimmer.

This technique is quite simple it uses a white pearlescent based acrylic paint to create a resist and give the mother of pearl appearance.  Than with some simple sponging of a light pink toned ink and a little bit of rubbing off you are left with the beautiful shimmer effect of mother of pearl.

This is a great subtle way to add a bit of glitz to a card without going overboard.  It works great for Sympathy cards as well as does this Stamp Set Fifth Avenue Floral.

This card was created using the following:-

Cardstock:  Rich Razzleberry (NEW), White Gloss
DSP:  Cottage Wall (NEW)
Ink:  Rich Razzleberry (NEW)
Stamp Set:  Fifth Avenue Floral
Other:  3 Pearls, Tattered Rose Distress Ink, Acrylic Pearlescent Paint

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