Textured Flowers and Something New by Nikki Acton


Tomorrow sees the next That’s Crafty! Hochanda show and there are lots of amazing new products being launched. One part of this launch is some fabulous shimmer / metallic That’s Crafty! paints! Just as a little sneak peek I have used a few of them on today’s project. Don’t forget to tune in to Hochanda tomorrow (16th June) at 8am and 2pm to see all the new products.

All the stamps used on this project are from Rubber Dance – Textured Flowers. My base is a 6 x 6 inch white/greyboard panel that I gave a coat of white Fresco paint. I then brayered 2 of the new paint colours – Orange and Aquamarine to give a slightly shimmery, textured background. I also stamped the little flower in Archival ink. The edge of the panel was sponged with Copper paint to frame it.

I took some white card and painted one half with TC Orange shimmer paint and the other half with Copper and Aquamarine. I stamped the flowers and cut them out. To frame the flowers I die cut a ring (using to circle/scallop framelits) and painted it in Aquamarine before using one of the little texture stamps from the set.

In the corners of the panel I added some little leftover pieces of greyboard which I also painted with Orange and Aquamarine.  Finally I put it all together together and added some stickles for a little sparkle to add to add the shimmer!

See you next week.



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  1. Beautiful Nikki, love those new shimmer paints (fab colours!), thanks for sharing it! Deb xo

  2. Such subtle colour tones and the touch of shimmer is fab.
    Alison x

  3. Totally gorgeous Nikki xxx Love the layout and those paints look fabulous

    Looking forward to the shows
    Annie xx

  4. Really gorgeous creation Nikki and love the subtle colours, pretty flowers and the use of the leftover bits is very inventive.
    Fliss xx

  5. Love this colour palette, don't those paints look fabulous. I agree with Fliss great use of those leftovers.. another great make Nikki. Thank you for sharing..
    Tracey xx

  6. Great colour combo and a lovely showpiece for the new products
    Amanda x

  7. Fantastic creation, shows those fab flowers off perfectly :)
    Donna xx

  8. A truly beautiful piece Nikki, I love the composition, the colours and the touches of shimmer! Looking forward to seeing the shows... Anne xx

  9. Love love love everything about this. x

  10. So beautiful Nikki, the colors are so lovely , and such a great idea to use the leftowers in the corners- looking gorgeous !! xx

  11. Nikki, the colours are lovely, so pretty.


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