“Glistening” Ornaments and Anniversary Wishes

Today we have two projects created by our Artists In Residence.  Get into the Holiday spirit with a card idea inspired by Maureen as part of our month long themed projects using Authentique Paper’s “Glistening” paper collection.  And Tenia’s anniversary themed card is perfect for anytime of the year.

“Glistening” Ornament Card

By Maureen


  • IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko: Brilliance Pigment Ink Starlite Silver, Sheer Shimmer Spritz Craft Spray Sparkle, Memento Luxe Mixed Media Pigment Ink Tuxedo Black, Embossing Powder Clear
  • Authentique Paper: “Glistening” paper collection
  • a|Muse Rubber Stamps:  “Not A Creature”
  • EK Success: tree punch, scalloped diamond edge punch
  • Cardstock: kraft (card base), gold, silver
  • Miscellaneous: 1-½˝ circle punch, 3˝ circle punch, vellum, baker’s twine



Step 1  Cut/score/fold card from kraft cardstock to finished size of A@ (4-¼˝ x 5- ½˝).

Step 2  Punch two 1-½˝ circles from “Glistening” papers.

Step 3  Mist circles with Shimmer Spritz Sparkle and edge with Brilliance Starlite Silver.

Step 4  Punch one 3˝ circle from “Glistening” paper.  Punch tree from center of the circle.

Step 5  Punch one 3” circle from gold cardstock.

Step 6  Adhere tree punched circle on top of solid gold circle.

Step 7  Edge completed circle with Brilliance Starlite Silver.

Step 8  Cut background layering piece from “Glistening” papers sized 4˝ x 5-¼˝; edge with Brilliance Starlite Silver.

Step 9  Cut three small rectangles from silver cardstock ¾˝ x ½˝ in size.

Step 10  Adhere one each of the small silver rectangle pieces to the tops of each  circle.


Step 11  Add a piece of baker’s twine behind each ornament, from the top of the ornament to the top of the background layering piece.

Step 12  Adhere the two smaller circles to the background with dimensional tape and glue baker’s twine to the top of the background layering piece.

Step 13  Layer the large ornament above the smaller two ornaments.  Repeat steps with baker’s twine.

Step 14  Cut a strip of “Glistening” paper for the top of the card 1″ x 4” in size.

Step 15  Mist with Shimmer Spritz Sprakle.

Step 16  Punch one long side with the scallop diamond punch and then edge with Starlite Silver ink.

Step 17  Align with the top of the background layering piece and adhere.

Step 18  Tie bows with baker’s twine to the top of each ornament, using the existing baker’s twine as a base for each bow.


Step 19  Cut a piece of vellum measuring ½˝ x 4-½˝.

Step 20  Stamp sentiment onto vellum with Memento Luxe Tuxedo Black.

Step 21  Carefully heat emboss sentiment with clear embossing powder.

Step 22  Wrap edges of vellum around the sides of the background layering piece at the bottom of the card over the top of the largest ornament; secure in place.

Step 23  Adhere background layering piece onto the kraft cardstock base.

“Happy Anniversary”

by Tenia


  • IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko: Memento Luxe Pear Tart, VersaFine Onyx Black, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Sponge Dauber
  • Stamps: Studio Calico
  • Paper: Solar White(Neenah), Orange(World Win), Patterned Paper(Studio Calico)
  • Markers: Spectrum Noir
  • Embellishments: Enamel Dots(MME)
  • Adheisve: Scrapbook Adhesive
  • Stencil: The Crafter’s Workshop



Step 1  Using Memento LUXE in Pear Tart, apply ink to white cardstock using a stencil  from The Crafter’s Workshop and an Ink Dauber.


Step 2  Adhere patterned paper to white cardstock.


Step 3  Stamp sentiment onto white cardstock with VersaFine Onyx Black Ink.


Step 4  Stamp pears onto white cardstock using VersaFine in Onyx Black and color using Spectrum Noir markers.


Step 5  Adhere white cardstock panel onto orange cardstock. Cut pears and adhere to card using pop up dots.


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