tami sanders * paper crafter

tami sanders is a paper crafter that teaches locally and does design work for a few companies…


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“smooched” ornaments…

 i found some plain plaster ornaments and thought it would be fun to BLinG them up!

i knew Smooch Spritz and Smooch Accent Ink would be the perfect product to add the SpaRkle and SHimMer that i wanted. plus they are both very easy to use.

first i spritzed the plaster ornaments with Smooch Spritz to lay down a background color; i used Sun Kissed on the stocking, Limolicious on the tree and Mixed Berries for the ornament…

then, i used a heat gun to quickly set the Smooch Spritz, you could also just set them aside to dry for 10 or 15 minutes. the drying time will depend on the plaster. these ornaments were made of a VERY dense plaster and were buffed very smooth, so i decided to heat set them to speed things up.

then, i used Smooch Accent Inks to embellish them…

 

i used Pool,Taffy, Kiwi, Sassy Pink, Carrot and Grape Soda to color in the details on the ornaments, then used Moonlight and Tuxedo to add the highlights, stitching lines and outlines.

this would be a great project to do with the kids too! so if you are trying to figure out how to get some “quiet time” next week when they are out of school {or if the grandkids are visiting } give it a try!

please be sure to visit the NEW CLEARSNAP BLOG for lots of great projects; there are TONS of ideas for the holidays up! Clearsnap also has a NEW FACEBOOK PAGE, please join up and get all the info on new products, contests and more!

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