Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge- Smitten

Welcome to the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge!

We have an awesome sponsor, Linnie's Blooms, who supplied each of the crew gals with a package of Faber-Castell Gelatos!  These amazing little "chapstick"-like watercolors bring about the most beautiful colors!

The LEAD of the Smitten challenge will receive a gift certificate to use at the Linnie's Blooms store!

Happy New Year!  I was so excited to finally play with some Gelatos.  They are way too much fun, and there are a million techniques you can use with them.  On my project I chose to use Silver and Watermelon.  I started by covering the top of my cardstock with the watermelon Gelato, then I pulled the color down the rest of the way with a wet paintbrush.  I'm impatient so I dried it with my heat gun.  Next I used my Silver Gelato and randomly drew the swirls to mimic our inspiration picture, then I just blended it in a bit with my finger tip.  I die-cut my snowflakes using my Uniko Studio Snowflake Dies and covered them with Gelatos, and again, blended with my finger.  To finish, I stamped my sentiment and added the amazingly pink sequins that I got as a gift from my amazing friend Stacey. =D  I am a big fan of Gelatos, and can't wait to buy them all!  I love that the colors are so bright and saturated.  I want to try more mixed media projects this year, and I think my Gelatos will get a ton of use!


  1. Just LOVE your card, Amber!! Wonderful use of the pink and liver and that snowflake is beyond yummy :) Great take on the challente!

  2. Happy New Year! Such pretty card Amber. Those snowflakes are awesome! I also like the background. Great technique with the Gelatos.

  3. Beautiful card, Amber!! Love the snowflakes and the fabulous background you created with the Gelatos...want to try this technique next!! Happy New a Year!!

  4. Awesome card - love that cool background!

  5. Your snowflakes are fantastic! Love pink, especially for winter cards!


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