Wednesday, 6 February 2008

At last ... the nifty glitter trick


I mentioned that, at the Birmingham Open Night, Shelli Gardner had a really nifty glitter trick. Well here it is at last.

See those blingy brads? Look expensive, don’t they? How wrong could you be?! Take a mini glue dot and mould it around an ordinary silver brad, then simply dip it into your glitter pot: glittery brads!

I’m not a big fan of glitter but even I love this trick – especially as it doesn’t leave you covered in glitter for days.

The stamp set is Alison’s Simply Said. I’m enjoying using this while I can because, pretty soon, she’s going to realise I still have it and demand that I return it.

Stamps: Simply Said (p39), Sincere Salutations (p61)
Cardstock: Regal Rose, Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink: Regal Rose, Rose Red
Accessories: Gingham ribbon – black (p86), Brads – silver (p85), Stampin’ Glitter – Dazzling Diamonds (p82), Mini Glue Dots (p81).

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11 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing this trick ;) Fabulous card, with or without glitter!

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  2. fun trick!! i like that the glitter won't get everywhere - i hate to clean it up!

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  3. What an awesome trick- I never would have thought to try that! Cute card!

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  4. Neat trick! Such a cute card too!!!

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  5. Okay, now that's impressive! I'm embarrased to say I didn't know that little trick but now I do. Thanks. Nice card too! CC

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  6. Way cute trick! Thanks for sharing!

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  7. This is really cute. I'll have to try that trick.

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  8. Clever trick. I use stickles cause I hate messing with glitter. I would try this trick though! TFS!

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  9. What a COOL trick! Thanks for sharing that!

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  10. Awesome! I've got some red glitter that I might do this with on my Valentine's Day cards!

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  11. This idea is AWESOME! I use glue dots all the time and have never thought to do this. Thanks for sharing. I just LOVE BLING!!!

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