Are you ready for spring? Every year, about the middle of February, I am mentally finished with dreary gray days, and ready to fill my eyes with brightness and color. We have an old window frame, which gets an occasional update for seasons and holidays, and it was definitely ready for a spring makeover.
You probably can’t tell by this photo, but the letters are all iridescent and shiny, depending on where you stand, thanks to some gorgeous CutCardStock Curious Metallic Card Stock.
Here’s the story.
I stripped the window of its previous trimmings, leaving, well, a plain window frame.
Here’s my favorite part of the story–at this point, I decide I want the letters to have variegated coloring. But will the metallic shine show through? After a little experimenting, it turns out the answer is a resounding YES!
So, a little spritzing of spray inks and misting of water,
a few flecks of my favorite gold paint,
and several colors of crayon around the edges later, you can see the glimmer of the metallic–again, depending on your angle–with the opaque flecks of gold and stamping and crayon seeming to float on top of the iridescent finish:
|See? Different angles, different lighting = a change in shine!|
|The letters are on top of the panes, the papers behind.|