Thursday, November 22, 2012

A Small Gift of Gratitude

Hello, Charlotte here with you today to share a quick and easy gift of gratitude for a special friend using Piccolo Card Decor and More Chipboard Charms and Piccolo Enamel Powder. 
G&P Products
  • Piccolo Embossing Powder Adhesive
  • Piccol0 Bright Blue Sky Enamel Powder
  • Piccolo Gilded Rose Metallic Enamel Powder
  • Piccolo Card Decor and More Birds, Butterflies and Flourishes
  • Piccolo Card Decor and More #10 set

Other Products
  • La Blanche Stamp
  • ColorBox Graphics 45 Decades Bon Voyage Blue Stamp
  • Lindy Starburst Spray Tibetan Poppy Teal
  • Top Boss Watermark Embossing Ink
  • Recollections Paper Blooms
  • PaperStudios Card Stock

  • Apply a coat of the Piccolo Embossing Powder Adhesive to the front of the Card Decor and More frame. Immediately after applying the adhesive, sprinkle Piccolo Bright Blue Sky Enamel Powder over the entire surface of the chipboard. If you are using a tidy tray, gently tap the corner of the charm on the tray to remove all the excess embossing powder. A folded piece of paper works just a well.
  • Cut a piece of coordinating card stock to the size of the frame. Stamp a background design with a stamp on the piece of cut paper. Now, adhere the stamped background to the the back of the frame. Distress the edges of the frame with dark blue ink distressing ink.
  • Gently remove the Piccolo #10 Card Decor and More Flourishes using tweezers, needle or toothpick.  After you have removed two small and one large flourish, coat each flourish using Gilded Rose Metallic Powder. Tap off excess metallic powder use tweezers to keep the pieces in place and melt the powder with a heat gun.   Repeat this process on all three Flourish Chipboard pieces. When all pieces have completely cooled, glue the flourishes to chipboard frame. 
  • Adhere paper blooms to the front of the frame.
  • Add adhesive words to the front of the design. 

Thanks for Stopping By!


linda said...

So pretty! And, what a wonderful little gift idea.

byondbzr said...

That is beautiful!

Mae Lewis said...

Gorgeous! Its a little piece of art!

Chrissy said...

So pretty! Love the colors and the flourish.