Good evening, thank you to everyone for the fantastic response to the Starlights paints. It has been an exciting & busy two days as we have packed & sent out all the orders.
In the midst of all the busyness Sue made a video about the Starlights & earlier today sent out the link with a newsletter. If you haven't received the newsletter, worry not, here it is.............
We promised that we would let you know when we had
stock of the fabulous new Starlight gilding paints and there is great
excitement here, as at last, they have arrived.
Also, to help you to get the most out of your Starlights, Sue has done a
quick video of some techniques to get you started on YouTube and here is the
If you have never used Starlight paint it is a revelation in
paint technology. These beautiful shimmering paints can be used for brayering,
painting or sponging with Cut and Dry Foam or a brush, onto Die Cuts, Punched
shapes, MDF, Imagination Art-Cutz, glass bottles, candles and most other
The paints are made with
crushed metal gilding flake and as you paint or brayer you will see the shimmer
of the flake coming through the colour.
Their light reflecting properties are incredible and Sue has devised a
great ‘Gilding, gold leafing technique’, that is so quick and simple and
doesn’t involve messy glue and lots of flakes floating about everywhere. Get yourself comfy with a cup of something
hot or a glass of something cool and watch her on YouTube to get some ideas
and inspiration. Everyone who has been
lucky enough to get their paints is raving about them and in 20 years we have
never seen anything so shimmery and bright!
A note on the colours to help you choose, as even on
YouTube the true tones are sometimes a bit difficult to see.
Dark Orchid and Turquoise are really rich and
deep, Orchid is purple and Turquoise is a very dark, deep bluish colour which
flashes with jade tones when it catches the light when dry. The new Topaz is an incredible colour,
incorporating a deep chocolate, bronze tone with gold crushed gilding flake
The deep Blue is
well represented in the video and the White Gold is pale and bright. Menthol is a light soft shimmering green and
if you want to make a statement, Orange Oxidised is a burning hot flash of
metallic orange – we love it.
Trying to choose the colours you like the most is really hard, you will all have
your own personal favourites. If you
need any advice please feel free to ring us.
Here is the link to Sue's video again............
Thanks once again & we hope you have lots of fun creating with your Starlights.