Thursday, December 19, 2013

Create a Snowy Effect on Your Clear Scraps Acrylic

I've been wanting to create a snowy effect on some of my Clear Scraps Acrylic and I thought that this time of year was perfect.  Today I am going to show how to do just that!
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This is what you will need:
Clear Ultra Thick Embossing Powder
White Embossing Powder
Glossy Accents
Perfect Pearls
Diamond Dust
Embossing Glitter
Rubber Glove
Acrylic
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First off you will need to combine all of the dry ingredients into a bowl.   I would use this formula and it depends on how much snow you need for your project.  
1 part White Embossing Enamel
1 part Embossing Glitter
2 parts Clear Embossing Enamel
1 part Diamond Dust
1 small scoop Perfect Pearls (I used white) 
Mix it all up.
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Next you will want to add your Glossy Accents until you have the desired consistency.  Mix everything up using a popsicle stick.  Mine ended up the consistency of cookie dough.  You want to make sure that all of the ingredients are sticking together really well.  I used quite a bit of Glossy Accents.  Make sure you use it right away because the Glossy Accents is a glue and it will dry up.  Also make sure to wear gloves while applying the snow mixture to get it from sticking to your hands.
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Pick it up with your fingers and just apply where desired.
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You can make this dimensional by adding several layers.  Don't worry, it will stick very well to your project once it dries.
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I used the Clear Scraps XL Scallops Shape and the Holiday Word Expression.
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This was so much fun to do!  Give it a try and see how fun it looks.  Make sure you checkout the Clear Scraps Store to get all of your acrylic needs for your projects. Thanks for stopping by!


1 comment:

Laurie Leahey said...

Love it love it love it! Turned out great!