Liquid Drops 3D Pearls – Jowilna’s Favourite Things

One of my favourite products from The Wholesaler is the Liquid Drops from Couture Creations. Now in the traditional sense I am not the type of crafter that will make little pearly drops using this medium – somehow it just doesn’t make sense to me. But the product is a favourite of mine for creating mixed media backgrounds.

The product offers a beautiful pearly effect perfect for creating a variety of projects.


  • Step 1

    You will need a variety of colours – the more colours the better for me.

  • Step 2

    Use any piece of white cardstock that you have handy. I always keep my scraps from other projects and even pieces that I have tested colours and effects on. These are great for creating beautiful backgrounds.

  • Step 3

    Add some Liquid Drops onto your cardstock.

  • Step 4

    Use a palette knife or old credit card to smooth out the pearls randomly onto the cardstock.

TIP: Leave some thicker parts and spread other areas out really thin for a nice coloured but translucent effect.
  • Step 5

    Add a second colour to your cardstock. I generally leave the pearls to dry for a few seconds in between layers.

TIP: The thinner you spread the pearls the quicker it dries.
  • Step 6

    Keep on spreading colours over the white areas. Create a patchwork using the different colours to make a rainbow effect.

  • Step 7

    I used a piece of cardstock with some stencilling on as well as a cleaner piece with more white areas, you can clearly see the difference between the two pieces of cardstock. Both give an amazing effect but with totally different looks.

And that is one of my all-time favourite effects using one of my favourite products ever – Liquid Drops.



Post by The Wholesaler’s Designer Jowilna Nolte. We are very proud to introduce you to our first designer, Jowilna Nolte. Jowilna is a true creative and she will be sharing some of her passion and creativity with you. “I have been in the industry for 15 plus years now and have loved the more than interesting journey it has taken me on so far”…Read more about Jowilna here.


  1. jowilna

    thank you Elsa 🙂 and Couture for the lovely liquid drops xxx

  2. Absolutely beautiful. Going to try it straight away

  3. Sharon Valentini

    Thanks so much makes me want to try this technique

  4. Denise Johnstone

    You have just given me new ideas to revive my liquid pearl drops and i will be using them in a whole new way!
    I love that you find more than one use for a product other than the way it was intended. Thank You so much Jowilna 🙂

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