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Shimmering Daisies

May 30, 2014

Daisies Card Front Side View

Created by Mary Dimercurio Prasad for the Elizabeth Craft Designs DT.

I love the look of shimmery paint! I decided to try painting on black paper with Perfect Pearls.
The silver Daisies in Oval Peel-Off is the perfect subject for this technique!

Making the Card

1. Cut card base from black cardstock, 4 1/4 inches by 11 inches and fold in half.

2. Remove the Daisies in Oval Peel-Off from the backing sheet and stick to black paper.

3. Use the main die from the Accordion Oval Card to line up and cut around the Peel-Off.
Cut the tabs off so you just have a shadowed oval Peel-Off sticker.

4. With a small paintbrush and water, apply the Perfect Pearls to the daisy Peel-Off as shown.
You only need a very small amount of Perfect Pearls.

5. Cut a piece of Silver Metallic Shimmer Sheetz to 3 3/4 inches by 5 inches. Emboss with Swirly Curves. Apply black acrylic paint with a paper towel. Rub off excess. Some should stick in the grooves giving an antiqued/distressed look.

6. Cut a length of white ribbon to go around the bottom of the embossed piece of Shimmer Sheetz as shown; adhere it down, wrapping it around the sides. Adhere this to the black cardstock base.

7. Using the Accordion Oval Card accessory dies, cut the scalloped oval from black cardstock and the smaller stitched oval from the Silver Metallic Shimmer Sheetz. Make sure to use the Metal Adaptor Plate when die cutting Shimmer Sheetz. Adhere the silver stitched oval to the center of the black scalloped oval.

8. Die cut 3 copies of Hello from the black cardstock and adhere them on top of one another. Adhere this to the center of the silver stitched oval. Assemble the rest of the card as shown.

Shimmering Daisies Card Front

It’s easier to see the shimmer in the above photo. Have a sunny day!


Elizabeth Craft Designs

Other Supplies

  • Black Cardstock
  • Perfect Pearls, various colors
  • Black Acrylic Paint
  • White Ribbon
  • Small Paintbrush, Water




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  • Reply Daria January 9, 2016 at 6:31 pm

    This is lovely. TFS.

  • Reply kellyboothKelly Booth June 7, 2014 at 8:15 am

    Gorgeous Card such a Great Idea…I Love this!

  • Reply Sandra ltb May 30, 2014 at 10:18 pm

    very pretty – had not thought of painting with the perfect pearls- will give it a try – thank you for the inspiration.

  • Reply Frances May 30, 2014 at 3:38 pm

    Fabulous card Mary, using the peel-off on black looks great.

  • Reply Karen Aicken May 30, 2014 at 10:52 am

    Just beautiful, Mary! I have used Twinkling H2O’s to paint the Peel-Offs, but never tried the Perfect Pearls. What a beautiful effect! Love that pop of black, too.

  • Reply Judi Kauffman May 30, 2014 at 10:04 am

    Elegant, a great color combination and mix of materials, and the instructions are so easy to follow!

  • Reply Debra Hensley May 30, 2014 at 9:51 am

    Such a beautiful card, Mary! I love the perfect pearls on the black and the embossed Shimmer Sheetz is gorgeous!!

  • Reply Charles Bailey May 30, 2014 at 9:09 am

    That is a very beautiful card.

  • Reply Rita Edwards May 30, 2014 at 9:08 am

    What a fun project! Love that you painted the daisies! Xxx

  • Reply Raquel Mason May 30, 2014 at 9:03 am

    What a great idea to use the Peel-Offs on black cardstock. The Silver Shimmer Sheetz looks fabulous embossed and painted.

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