color shine + color magic tutorial

Color Shine + Color Magic | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp

Hey everyone…I am here today to share an oldie but a goodie…Color Shine and Color Magic. It’s been a little while since I pulled these Heidi favs out and just played. But I love Color Shine for so many reasons. Whether it’s to add color to a white background, or spray it over a stencil for stellar results, or simply change the color of a white embellishment to something shimmery and shiny.

Color Shine + Color Magic | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp

Well today is your lucky day if you are new to Color Shine and Color Magic, or if you just need a reminder how wonderful a color tool these are. You for sure want them in your ‘makers’ supply drawer. Must have for sure.

Grab a cuppa and let’s walk through a few fun ways to use both Color Shine and Color Magic products found at Michaels. These items can be found right now with all the Gallery Wall goodness. You will for sure want to stock up.

First we are going to play with a stencil and the Shine.

 

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Color Shine + Color Magic | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp

For this little tutorial you will need a Color Magic Doily, the solid one, Color Shine: I chose Gold and Sweet Mint, a stencil + a heat gun.

Color Shine + Color Magic | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
1. Lay stencil over a Color Magic Doily.

Color Shine + Color Magic | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp

2. Spray first with a little bit of Gold Color Shine.

Color Shine + Color Magic | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp

3. Leave stencil in place and spray with the Sweet Mint Color Shine. You don’t want to drench your surface, just a few passes will give you the color you want.

Color Shine + Color Magic | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp

4. Carefully lift stencil and you have a beautiful pattern on the solid doily. Use the heat gun to dry or set aside for a few moments.
TIPs: For easier clean up lay doily on a paper towel before spraying with Color Shine.
Be sure and shake Color Shine well.
Less is more.

Next, let’s do another doily a little different.

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Color Shine + Color Magic | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp

For this mini tutorial you will need a Color Magic lace Doily, Sweet Mint Color Shine, and a heat tool.

Color Shine + Color Magic | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp

1. Lay doily on surface (paper towel if you prefer).
2. Spray Sweet Mint all over the lace doily.

Color Shine + Color Magic | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp

3.  Use heat gun to dry thoroughly. Now you have what was a white doily customized for your project.
TIP:  Use a paper towel to blot the excess Color Shine from the doily.

Color Shine + Color Magic | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp

For my scrapbook page I was also needing a ’17’. Using the first tutorial above, I added stripes to the Color Magic Jumbo Numbers.

Color Shine + Color Magic | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp

You can see the results of that ’17’ here on my project. Using the Color Shine + Color Magic creates customized embellishments that I can color to suit the mood of my story and page. I love the freedom that those color tools bring me and my craft. Be that a scrapbook page, a card, or a planner page. The possibilities are endless.

Supplies: Color Shine: Gold and Sweet Mint. Color Magic: Doily, Jumbo Numbers. Stencils. Decorative Paper Pad. Heidi Swapp Stickers. American Crafts Butterfly Punch.

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