Posted: January 10th, 2017 by

Sparkle in the Rain

Hello! Thank you for coming to visit our blog.

Corrie Herriman has a fabulous project to share with you today…

Hello everyone,

Today I am sharing an art journal spread which I made for Visible Image.


I made this on two separate pages that I later glued in my journal. Sometimes it is better to work out of the book especially when you are heat embossing. I have had paint on previous pages bubble up when I put the heat gun on the page I was doing. So by using loose paper you don’t run this risk.

The colour of these pages was put on by brayering 4 colours of PaperArtsy Fresco Chalk paints. I used two shades of green; a light and a dark, a turquoise and a plum colour.  Just start with the lightest and build up the colour. Make sure to have some white page left after every colour to fill with the next. You also could use white to reintroduce white space. After the paint dried, which takes no time at all I stamped the background with similar colours of ink. I added some holographic embossing powder over the plum ‘sparkles’, and sparkle they do !

I also stamped the word ‘sparkle’ and embossed it with white fine embossing powder by WOW.

I changed the sentiment by stamping bits of it, straight on the page and adding some doodling around the words.

The girl with the brolly was stamped straight on the page and on a separate piece of paper, cut out and adhered on top. I coloured some paper in the same colours as I used for stamping the background and used a hole puncher to get some polkadots for the brolly. I glued these on and added some white doodling on the umbrella. A few doodle lines around the pages finished it off.

I heat embossed the ‘sparkles’ with holographic embossing powder over the plum coloured ink. You can see the sparkle here…

and some more here, so pretty !

The sentiment.

The girl with her polka dotted brolly.

And the finished pages again.

I have used the following stamps:

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Fabulous pages Corrie! Thank you ♡  Loving all that sparkle!  You will find more of Corrie’s awesome projects over on her blog.

Thanks again for visiting today! We will have more stunning inspiration for you on Thursday!

Mark & Helen xx


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