Sponge Coloring Technique with DIY Shimmer Mist- New Video Tutorial

Sponge Coloring Technique with DIY Shimmer Mist- New Video Tutorial


Hi there! We’re wrapping up the last of the twelve cards* in the BIRD BALLAD Card Series today with a fun and easy sponge coloring technique for an ombre’ background that’s stunning. The video tutorial includes lots of savvy tips, along with my DIY Shimmer Mist recipe that you are going to want!

*Tune in for next week’s video tutorial featuring a bonus project that’s practically free!
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If you missed any of the earlier cards in the series, find the links below.

Enjoy this week’s video tutorial…

If this doesn’t play in your browser, watch it on You Tube HERE.


Here are the color combos I used for the cards in the BIRD BALLAD gift set:





Here’s the card made in the video (below). The camera does not do it justice… trust me, it’s STUNNING in person. I’m going to decorate this one and show it to you again soon!


DIY Shimmer Mist Recipe

  • Stampin’ Spritzer
  • 4-6 Drops Shimmer Paint: Frost White or Champagne Mist
  • Isopropyl/Rubbing Alcohol (70-90%) 
    • Readily available in the Pharmacy Section at your local store
    • Fill Spritzer only 3/4 full
    • Shake before use to redistribute the shimmer 
    • Dries quickly without warping paper

Want to make this? You CAN! 

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Thanks for joining me today! I’m going to be enjoying a week out of the office for a family reunion and will be back on the 29th.  Hubby and I are really excited… should be fun and relaxing. Two of our kids and their family’s will be joining us, which we’re thrilled about. My Paper Pumpkin kits are packed to share; this girl’s just gotta craft!  🙂

Are you ready to try this sponge coloring technique and DIY Shimmer Mist???
What’s your favorite tip from the video? Leave me a comment below… I’d love to know!❤

About Tammy Beard

Stampin' Up!® Independent Demonstrator who loves crafting handmade happiness with paper, stamps and ink!❤ SHOP Stampin' Up!® in the USA @ StampinSavvy.com/Shop

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