Monday, February 29, 2016

CardMaker Blog Team and Faber-Castell!

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What fun! The CardMaker Blog team was generously given some products from Faber-Castell, products I’ve never had the chance to work with, so this was a super treat!
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I also want to take this time to express my condolences to the Faber-Castell family in the loss of Count Anton-Wolfgang von Faber-Castell, the eight-generation family entrepreneur.
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Paper Flowers Kit-90 Pieces
Gelatos! What fun! And a flower kit, even more fun!
I took this from their website
Nothing on the market today compares with Design Memory Craft Gelatos®. Compact acid-free pigment sticks glide on creamy smooth for vibrant color and coverage. All Gelatos® blend easily with or without water. Try this unique medium on paper, canvas, or wood!
  • Gelatos are unlike any other product on the market today. This dynamic medium is a compact, acid-free pigment stick that glides on creamy smooth for vibrant color and coverage. Gelatos blend easily with or without water and work well on virtually any porous surface!
  • Creamy, Vibrant pigment
  • Water-Soluble
  • Permanent
  • Transform opaque Gelatos Colors into translucent tints or mists with water.
  • Great for adding color and sheen to any surface, including paper, canvas, chipboard, wood, fabric, ribbon, journal boards and many others!
So, here is the card I made with some of the contents of the kit!
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I used 3 of the Gelato colors to paint my flower, and used the Texture Gems Ice Liner on the flower center.
So shimmery!
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Be sure to stop by each one on the hop to see their awesome creations and a giveaway from Faber-Castell!
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And here is a peek at Gelatos used for a background, to see the full card, stop back tomorrow!
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Thanks for stopping by!
Dawn

21 comments :

Debbie Odle said...

I love this kit. You can make so many different things with it. I have to have it! It has that wow factor! I've seen 3 differ things now and my imagination is running wild!

Troppo Stella said...

:-))))) WWWWWOOOOWWWWW THIS CARD IS FABULOUS!!!!
:-)))) thank you so much for blog hop Faber-Castell

My Kraft Kloset said...

Gorgeous card. I love the flower and all the details.~Kim Klinkovsky

Janis said...

Oooooh....that shimmer is just gorgeous!
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Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Your flower is beautiful. I love the shimmer

barbara c said...

I really like how your card is and just sweet..thanks for me to see..

Linda Compton said...

Love love love Gelatos. Beautiful shine Dawn. I am teaching a gelatos class tomorrow. They are the most versatile product out there.

Amy#8546(TheTigersHaven) said...

I love gelatos and your card is beautiful. Love the flower, it's perfect.

Jean Bullock said...

Fun and pretty at the same time. Well done.

Sue D said...

Beautiful flower petals with the Gelatos.

karenajo said...

Spectacular card - thanks for sharing all this great inspiration for these fun products !!!

Amanda Rhodes said...

What a beautiful flower!!

D.Ann C said...

This is terrific! Love that flower!!

Linsey R said...

Oh, Dawn!!! What a gorgeous card you've made for today's special hop!!! I just love how those Gelatos shimmer and make the petals on your flower pop so beautifully!!! thanks for sharing your always gorgeous inspiration!!! :)

Brooke said...

Very pretty!

Helen Gullett said...

WOW!!!! Stunning and gorgeous flower! Love your color for the flower.

Auntie Em said...

Your card is so sweet! Thank you so much for sharing :)

Anonymous said...

Love how realistic this flower looks. Looking forward to trying this product.

Linda Rubarski said...

Love how you did the flowers.

Jean said...

Simply gorgeous!

Deborah said...

Wow I love this card! I don't know why but for some reason the color and flower you used look like wood. It really kicks it up a notch. You did a great job with this kit!