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Shimmer and Shine Snowflake Artist Trading Cards | 12 weeks of Christmas Week 9

Thank you so much for joining me for this Shimmer and Shine Snowflake Artist Trading Cards tutorial, Let's jump right in.

I started with a piece of 5x7 watercolour cardstock and sprayed on Tumbled glass Spray Stain and two colours of Mica spray stain in Merry Mint and Fortune Teller, working between colours and water until I was happy with how it was looking. Once the panel was dry, I used snowfall grit paste through a snowflake stencil to add a fun texture to the background.

While my background panel was drying again I cut out 12 snowflakes from white glitter cardstock to add on top of the ATCs once cut down. I cut the 5x7 panel into four 2.5 by 3.5 inch ATCs and added 3 snowflakes to each card with a mix of liquid glue and 3d foam squares for added interest. I cut little notches out of the ATCs and curled up the edges to add a worn texture and look to the cards.

For a final bit of shimmer and shine, I added Icy sparkle crystals to the centre of each snowflake and some mica flakes around the cards for an even wintery look. I am pretty happy with how these ATCs came out, but sadly, the pictures do not do them justice.

Thank you so much for stopping by for this quick look at my Shimmer and Shine Snowflake Artist Trading Cards. If you would like a more in-depth look please check out the video below, I also have a complete supplies list in case you want to know exactly what I used. I hope to see you again very soon!!


Strathmore Ready Cut 5x7 watercolour panels

Lawn Fawn Pixie Dust Cardstock

Splat box

Distress Sprayer

Ranger Heat Tool

Tim Holtz Glass media mat

Tim Holtz paper trimmer

Tumbled Glass Distress Spray Stain

Distress Mica Stain Merry Mint

Distress Fortune Teller Mica Stain

Sizzix Switch Die cutting machine

Sizzix Standard Multi-purpose Base

Sizzix Standard Plates

Sizzix Chrome Precision Plate

Simon Says Stamp Snowflake Cluster Stencil

Tim Holtz Snowfall Grit Paste

Glad Press and Seal

Palette knife

White Distress Crayon

Thin 3D Foam Squares

Bearly Art glue

Tim Holtz Mini Paper Snowflake Dies

Glitter Duster

Distress Rock Candy Glitter

Tim Holtz Mica flakes

Studio Katia Embellishment Wand

Studio Katia Embellishment Tray

Studio Katia Icy Sparkle Crystals

Tim Holtz mini Snips

Reverse Tweezers

Tim Holtz Craft pick

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