November 23, 2009

Look what I made....Crystal Ballz Santa!

Hey Crafty friends, I am back today to share this great new product that my bestest friend Dana got me hooked on. Maybe you have already seen Crystal Ballz but Dana showed it to me for the first time when I went to my friends house for the crop with all my crafty friends!
So I stamped off several of this great Santa image that she had and she gave me some of the double sided tape and a bag of Crystal Ballz that you can get from Class Act stamps and this is what I came up with. I can't tell you how super fast and easy this was to make and it looks very impressive IRL and you can't stop touching it either it is so smooth and lovely! This stuff is sooooooo cool...I just love it!!!!

So I coloured the image of Santa with my Copics trimmed it, inked the edges with Antique Linen Distress inks and applied the double sided adhesive tape that is crystal clear and is made to work with the Crystal Ballz. Then I sprinkled the Crystal Ballz over the whole image catching the excess in a coffee filter to use again. The Ballz are so tiny they just level themselves out, covering the whole image. It is that easy!

Here is a close up but this pic doesn't really do it's just so sparkly and pretty IRL! Well, I am off to make a phone call and get me some more Crystal Ballz, smile!
Thanks for stopping by and having a wee peek!
Hope you have a stampin' great day!


Crafty Chris said...

Hi Tara Fantastic card love the colours of the papers and the santa image is gorgeous. Christine x

Jane said...

Wow this is stunning! love this Santa stamp it is gorgoeus and love how you've coloured it! What an amazing product this Crystal Ballz sounds like, will have to keep my eyes open for it! TFS hugs, Jane xx

Lene said...

Wow - what a beautiful card! I love it !

Have a nice day!

Angela said...

Beautiful card, love the effect it looks really special!! I need to look out for some,
hugs Angfela x

dolcreations said...

Simply stunning. I love the Santa image! Beautiful work!

Riet said...

What a beautiful cards Tara,i love the images and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Paula said...

Your cards from the last 2 days are fantastic and very beautiful
Hugs Paula.

Jackie R said...

I'm glad you enjoyed the stamp Tara - it is one of my favourites!!

CraftyC said...

This looks really effective on the card and I love how you've coloured Santa's face. Gorgeous card Tara!

Kathy said...

This is gorgeous Tara!! I just love this Santa image ~ one of the best I have seen!! It looks really cool with the beads on it!! I haven't used them in ages!! I think I will have to try this out!!
Love your layout and the vintagey look!!
BTW ~ watched the AMA's yesterday and it was fabulous!! The best of all performed!! JayZ with Alicia, the Black Eyed Peas and Green Day was awesome!! I was just like you in high school!! No one now believes me when I tell them I loved Ozzy!!! haha He was my favorite!!
Have a great night!

Kelly Schelske said...

It's gorgeous Tara! I need some of that!

strawberry fields said...

Stunning card. Love the santa image and I really like the papers too.
fiona xx

Georgia said...

Oh wow, this is GORGEOUS Tara! The image is lovely and I love the glitter you've used. Loe those papers too, really Christmassy and festive! :)
Love, Georgia xx

JanMcNair said...

Love, love, love the Santa image,he is so life like, beautiful, I absoluty love the tilda card and can't wait to see what you do next, can't wait to try and find the little balls, thanks Jan

BA said...

this is really wonderful
love how you did the image with the crystall ballz
xoxo BA

Giò said...

Absolutely stunning card!!!



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