Meet guest designer Pearl Liu

It’s time for our November guest designer. This month it’s Pearl Liu from Singapore. Pearl has a great style and brought beautiful projects for us. You can see more of her fun designs later this week!

Pearl is using the  Merry Mr. Snowman for her projects. We want to celebrate this set by offering you a 10% discount when you place an order including Merry Mr. Snowman during this week (Nov 22-28). Just use snowman10 in the checkout under discount.

And now, please meet Pearl:

Hi everyone, I am Pearl Liu from sunny Singapore!

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For my first card – Joyeux Noel – I wanted to capture the joyful expression of Merry Mr Snowman – and even make it seem like he’s wheeee-ing down a snowy hillside . Hence the snowglobe-like background that I mounted him on. I tried out a little paper piecing and gave our Merry Snowman a dotty scarf chosen from a coordinating piece of pattern paper by WRMK .  I went to town with Stickles on the snowy hill and the top hat for Mr Snowman. For a finishing touch, I used Glossy Accents on the top hat, nose and buttons on Mr Snowman.

Here’s a simple set of quick tags to make – to give away or  to attach to your presents  at Christmas.

Using a medium sized shipping tag size, I used the same simple design using coordinating papers from a single line for all 3 tags. I used SEI’s Kris Kringle Jolly Holidays and assembled the papers unto the tag. Using the present and candy cane stamps I made some fun, customized embellishments.

For the first tag , I glued on microbeads using glossy accents on the bows of the present for a fun texture. After drying , I gave the microbeads another coat of glossy accents to ensure that they stay on.

For the second tag, I gave the bow an entirely different treatment, using green Stickles to color the bow of the present and when dry, I added some paper curls for a fun, dimensional effect to the foam mounted present on the tag.

For the final tag , I stamped 2 candy cane images on white cardstock with red ink  and after cutting them out , I applied red Stickles  on the red bands of the canes. When dry, I applied Glossy Accents all over one candy cane , and on the other , only on the red distress  stickled parts. Really love the dimension and shine from using the Glossy Accent here.


I added the Joyeux Noel sentiment, gingham ribbon & twine to finish the tags off and presto, done!

I hope you liked my projects for today, there will be more from me later this week :)

Pearl

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Comments

  1. Monique says:

    Gorgeous projects Pearl!!! LOVE what you did with the stamps!!!

  2. Wonderful projects Pearl. Enjoy your stamps!

  3. basement gal says:

    How adorable, I love your projects Pearl.

  4. Agata says:

    So nice to meet you, Pearl! Beautiful projects, so much fun and yummy details!

  5. Allison says:

    WOW Pearl! You knocked this one out of the park! Love your use of glitter and beads! Each piece is so unique and fun!

  6. carisa says:

    wow, pearl, this are gorgeous!!

  7. Jolene says:

    Hi, Pearl! I haven’t bumped into you online for quite some time – it’s great to see your work again. I love your shiny candy canes and will be using that Glossy Accents idea. Great job on your projects!

  8. Pearl Liu says:

    Thanks , everyone , for the lovely comments !

    Hey , Jolene ! Yeah , great to “bump” into each other here ! lol ! will catch up ! ;)

  9. Cari Locken says:

    Gorgeous projects!! Just beautiful!

  10. stephanie says:

    These are amazing – love the candy canes!!!

  11. That card is amazing!!! so many layers and textures :)
    jessica gabriel
    okotoks

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