Magical Shakers Background with Caroline

Hi lovely people!

Caroline with you today to share a fun technique to make your own backgrounds with the new Magical Shakers! If you don’t have those already I suggest you to give them a try, they are so fun to work with!!!

It’s quite simple and I suggest you to watch the short video I’ve filmed that is at the end of this post, an image worth thousand words they say!

 

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I’ve started with a 140lb watercolor paper and I’ve sprinkled some Magical Shakers over it. You don’t need a lot of powder, this product is highly pigmented. A tiny amount is enough to obtain that fabulous look.

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The key is all in your way to spray your water over it. You need a gentle spray of water, one that will spray a light mist. I always start from about 8 inches from my paper and I add water just enough to make the powder react.

I LOVE to see the individual pigments and I don’t want them to blend totally. Add water a little at a time and let the powder and the paper react together.

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Look at this beauty! With only 2 Magical shakers color I’ve got so many gorgeous shades! I used here Oom pah pah pink and Polka purple and I got to say that I’m totally in love with those color!

I made a layout with this amazing background to show you the effect on a scrapbook page.

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I used Polka Purple Embossing Powder to match the title to my background and the color is so rich! I love the fact that the new color of embossing powders are quite opaque, it make the embossing of chipboards soooo easy! One coat of powder is enough.

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Do you see the stunning sparkling in the background? The Magical shakers are shiny, just a little, to make a look even more fabulous!

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Here’s the video I made to show you the technique, it’s only a few minutes and you will see the easy steps! You can watch it over the Lindy’s Youtube channel here too!

 

 

Lindy’s Products 

Other products

  • Flowers: Kaisercraft, Recollections – Dies: Prima, Cheery lynn – Stamp: Kaisercrafts – Chipboard: Cuts2luv – Badges: Cuts2luv – Wood veneer: Studio Calico

 

I really hope you will give this fun technique a try in your future creations!

Thanks for watching!

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