Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Acrylic Sheets and Pearl Bling!

I love acrylic...yep, I will say it again. I love acrylic! When I received this fun acrylic sheet fromWant2Scrap I knew I wanted to make some sort of home decor sign, but was not sure what...since we had about 4 feet of snow in February...it became a winter sign.


To heat emboss acrylic is not tough. You just have to pay attention and be sure that you don't over heat it so it warps. Want2Scrap has thick, quality acrylic so it worked like a charm. I simply used a watermark pad and ran it around the edges. Sprinkled on the embossing powder and heated it. I love the snowy winter look this added to my sign. Here is a close up of the edge.


Here are a few of the products I used on this project...


To dress up my flowers I added Stickles, glitter, micro-beads, spray ink and crushed glass...so much better than just plain flowers, don't you think?


Here is a close up of the flowers...


To simulate snow, I added lots of Want2Scrap pearl bling in 2 sizes as well as tri-dots of Stickles to add a little winter detail.

I received an amazing box from GCDStudios. Be sure to check out all the Chip Art products ...they are not only gorgeous but inspiring! Check the blog starting April 1st for lots of inspiration using the new lines and products!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

23 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

omygosh!!!! this is gorgeous mimi!!!!! i loveeeeeeeeeee it!!! and those photos are fab!!! I loveeeeeeeeee that U added flowers to this! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Lynette said...

This is so pretty Mimi...I would not know where to start if I should work with acrylic.

Marlene said...

Wow - this is gorgeous!!! Love the flowers, especially...because I am a freak for flowers. ;)

Jocelyn said...

Love this Mimi....you are so talented with acrylic..it scare me!!

Wishing you a great day!!

ellen s. said...

this {almost} makes me want winter back! ;) it is just too cute, i love it...esp the flowers

JessiW said...

This is so beautiful!! I have always wanted to try acrylic, but for some reason haven't gotten around to it. Can't wait to see what you do with all the gcdstudios products:) Love, Jess

Jingle said...

This is really gorgeous! Wow! Beautiful work!

CINNIBONBON said...

Oh I love it!! Plus I know exactly how that snowman feels about winter!!hehe, he is adorable.

Thanks so much for the well wishes, I had that procedure done yesterday and I do n't ever wish that for anyone! I'll keep you posted.

Melonie said...

Cute!!

Damaris said...

LOVE IT!!!! What a great project.
hugs,
me

Rebecca said...

Ooooh, those flowers are just gorgeous!

Melanie said...

This is such a stunning sign Mimi, I love the embossing "snowy" feel to the edges.

eMeLiNe Seet said...

Beautiful Mimi !! So lush and love the details :) Enjoy your weekend!

Suzanne said...

Wow! This is amazing!!! Tons of details here! LOve it!

Casey Wright said...

This is beautiful! I love all of the layering and the detail work - so unique!

Jenneke said...

WOW Mimi, this is gorgeous!!
LOVE your flowers!! What a stunning project!!

XXXJEnneke

Bethany Kartchner said...

What a stunning layout. I love how it is so light and yet there is so much there! Great job!

deana said...

That is stunning, Mimi! The acrylic is such a perfect background for SNOW photos!

Hope you're having a great weekend!

Hugs...

Christiane said...

this is amazing, mimi!!

Wati Basri said...

gorgeous!!!

I AM A Scrapaholic said...

Amazing!
Your winter sign came out fantastic!

~Lynn

Sarah Lou said...

oh I love this wintery goodness. just makes me want winter to hit that much quicker. just magical!

marcibun said...

Beautiful!