Hello Beautiful: Spellbinders PA Scribe Glimmer Plates

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Don’t you just love rainbow stuff? Ahh, me too! I painted a lovely background for today’s card to show off this fancy PA Scribe Glimmer Plate sentiment. Isn’t it beautimous?

To get this going, I taped down a piece of Arches Watercolor Paper and painted stripes of rainbow color with Peerless Watercolors. If you haven’t used this type of paint before, you’re in for a treat. It’s concentrated pigment dried onto heavy paper; you just wet your brush and dab!

Peerless watercolors are hard to find nowadays, but a good alternative is Viviva Colorsheets.

When it was dry, I peeled off the Purple Tape and gave it a quick spritz with my favorite Sparkle Spray. Then, I trimmed off the edges so the piece would measure 3.75″ x 5″ and fit under the white top frame.

Next, I ran it through my die-cutting machine with the Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foil System. My sentiment is from the PA Scribe Glimmer Plate “Hey Beautiful!” set and the frame is the second-largest plate from “Gilded Nested Rectangles.” To cut out the window in the middle, I used a slightly smaller die from the “Gilded Nested Rectangles” die set.

To finish up, I trimmed the top layer to 4″ x 5.25″ and adhered it over my rainbow panel with Thin Foam Squares. Then, I added the completed card to an A2-sized card base, which I cut from Neenah Solar White.

There ya have it! Ugh, I am so in love with the sentiment set – “Handsome” is in there, too… can you imagine it on an anniversary card? Gorgeous, I tell ya.

Thanks for reading today! Go ahead and pin this on your inspiration board for later, and happy crafting!

PS – Here’s another project I made with same Gilded Rectangle Glimmer Plates & Dies!

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