Ideas using clear iridescent sequin flowers

August 23rd, 2011

Hello Everybody,

We have a special offer on crystal blossom sequins this week. 30% off . I’m using the iridescent sequins today because they are my favourite sequins to use, so versatile, I use them on wedding cards, birthday cards, Christmas cards, baby cards.

I’ve also got a great idea on how to use the sequins on Christmas baubles, but at the moment the idea is just simmering away in my craft laboratory :) . . . so watch this space!

iridescent blossom sequins

Close up of iridescent blossom sequins

I used the sequins as a border around my sentiment, I love the effect the iridescent sequins give when you stick them onto a coloured background, they’re like little chameleons they just seem to pick up any colour. On some cards that i make they remind me of small bubbles.

Peel off snowflake stuck onto acetate

Peel off snowflake stuck onto acetate

I have used a 6×6 square card and covered the front with a free Christmas paper from a craft magazine. The scalloped aperture was cut out using a nestabilities die. I have finished off the card with matching turquoise polka dot ribbon.

Diamante gems stuck onto peel off snowflake

Peel off snowflake stuck onto acetate

Behind the aperture, I have used acetate to create a window effect. I then stuck this snowflake peel off on which i bought from the Stamperama Craft show at Stevenage a few weeks ago. I’ve then used sticky gems to bling up the snowflake, using a mixture of colours including light blue gems, pink gems and a selection of clear gems from a pack of mixed sized clear gems. I think the colours go really well together . . . bling . . bling !

5 Responses to “Ideas using clear iridescent sequin flowers”

  1. Jane says:

    Ha! craft laboratory . . . fantastic !
    I’m going to get my husband to make me a plaque and rename my craft room to the CRAFT LABORATORY !

  2. Thanks for this idea, I bought some of these sequins from you a while back but never found a good use till now lol….. Thanks for my new lush red ribbon and the saddle stitch ribbon is fab

  3. JULES says:

    Hi Just to say these sequins are gorgeous i bought some from you a couple of weeks ago.

  4. Christine says:

    Lovely card, such a great idea.

  5. lauren says:

    i think that the wreath christmas card was pretty hard i struggled with it very much hopefully soon i will be able to do it thank you anyway for trying to teach me and sending me this email i will try some of your other cards and so will my friend. i will tell other people to look at this website and try making one of the cards.
    thank you very much

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