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General Techniques

Accenting with Glitter - these techniques may be used with any of our glitters. Just click on the following link:

Ultrafine - Tinsel - Velvet


Using Brushable Glue

  1. Stamp image with Stazon ink (dye inks may bleed with the glue).
  2. Color image as desired or use the glitter as your coloring tool.
  3. Take the entire tip off the bottle and use a glue brush. Paint the glue on and sprinkle with glitter.  Tap off excess.  Work in small areas at a time an with one color glitter.
  4. Glue will dry quickly and clear.

This method works well with Semi-transparent glitters and will allow the image to show through when the glue dries.


Using Dimensional Glue

  1. Stamp image with Stazon ink (dye inks may bleed with the glue).
  2. Color image as desired.
  3. Use the tip of the glue bottom to apply the glue and sprinkle with glitter.  Tap off excess.
  4. Allow about 1/2 hour to dry completely.
  5. This glue will dry raised with dimension.

This method is good to outline, make polka dots, highlight where you want dimension.


Sakura Glue Pen

  1. Stamp image with Stazon ink (dye inks may bleed with the glue).
  2. Color image as desired.
  3. Use the pen to apply glue and apply glitter.

The glue pen is great for writing your message and covering with glitter.

Sticker paper and punches, sticker paper alone, Super Ahesive Sheets, 2.5" Tear-ific Tape, or any sizes of our Tear-ific Tapes may be used to create borders, elements, or backgrounds done in glitter.




Samples (click image to see full size card and details):

 

                     

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ALCOHOL INKS ON VELVET GITTER by Marie Berquist

This is a brilliant technique which may be used with or without masking

 

Supplies:

Cloud Nine Velvet Glitter (microfine) [GM2000]

2 1/2" Double Sided "Tear-ific Tape" [SAT11] 

White Cardstock

Butterscotch Alcohol Ink

Ink Applicator With Felt

Border Punch

 

1.  Add the tape to the white cardstock.  Remove the protective paper and use the border punch to create a mask and place the mask down the center of the tape.  Use a scrap piece of protective paper to cover and rub over the mask so it is firmly adhered.  Add glitter. 

 

2.  Add a few drops of alcohol ink to the applicator and apply to the glitter.  (Use only a little alcohol ink at a time and add more as needed to avoid making the felt too juicy, which can cause the edges of the mask to become overly damp and allow seepage underneath.)

 


3.  Remove the mask and add more glitter to the exposed adhesive.

 


Here is a card using these glittery strips.

 

You can create gorgeous backgrounds by using several colors of ink and applying them to a larger piece of cardstock, covered with tape (or Super Adhesive Sheets [SAS02]).  You will want to make the felt juicier with this technique so the ink goes farther, since you do not need to worry about a mask.

Click on the thumbnails below for complete card directions:





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Creative Backgrounds with fun tools! In this case, Belinda used Bubble Wrap, Chevron Stencil, Gesso and Glitter!

(to see more photos and additional information, please click here)

Close Up of the background behind other elements of the LO.

To create the background paper Belinda used bubble wrap, gesso, and a chevron stencil. She stamped the white cardstock with green paint using the bubble wrap as a stamp.  She stamp randomly around the page and let the paint dry.  Once the paint was dry Belinda laid the stencil on top of the page and covered the stencil using gesso. Remove the stencil and while the gesso was still wet she lightly dusted with Sparkling Snow glitter.  This really made a pretty background.

Last Close Up of the finished look.




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Covered with Glitter

Materials:


Directions:

  1. Stamp your image on card stock.
  2. Color your image with markers. Markers are better to use because you can see the image clearer. Make sure the ink from the marker is dry...heat set...dye inks will run so be careful when brushing on the glue.
  3. Coat image with brushable glue and sprinkle glitter over it. This will take time to dry. Try not to move your card you don't want the ink to run.
    or
  4. Place Super Adhesive Sheet over image peel back top paper and sprinkle glitter over Adhesive Sheet.


You actually get 2 different looks. The glue will dry clear and appear glossy and the Adhesive Sheet will have a totally different effect.

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DRY EMBOSSING ON VELVET GLITTER

by Marie Berquist

 

 

Glitter really adds to a card.  With the new velvet glitters you can use dry embossing to enhance it even more.  This technique can be used with glitter on Sticker paper, "Tear-ific Tape", or Super Adhesive Sheets.  The thickness of your adhesive does affect the depth of the embossing and how much detail shows up. 

 

1.  First you need to determine the size and shape of your adhesive.  Then you want to add your glitter.

 

In this example the sticker paper was die cut and then covered with glitter.

 

       


 

 

This is an example of a piece of sticker paper prepared for a complete background.

 


 

 

Sometimes you want a variety of color in you embossed image.  This can be achieved by adding small amounts of different colored glitter, one color at a time.  This used Goldenrod, Luau Green, and Frosted Carmine Velvet glitter.  The end result is a lovely piece that is ready to be used as a background or to be die cut.

 

 

   

 

 

You can also use alcohol inks to color the glitter to create some lovely coloring (see ALCOHOL INKS ON VELVET GITTER) .  This was created on a piece of super adhesive sheet.

 

     

 

2.  Once you have created your glittery piece, it is simple to emboss.

 

Our lovely Luau Green Velvet Glitter piece is run though the LifeStyle Diamonds and Dots embossing folder and used in this card.

 

    

The multi colored piece was die cut and embossed with a Spellbinder die to create beautiful fall leaves that were added to a tag.

 

The Frosted Carmine velvet glittered rectangle, also embossed with an embossing folder, made a lovely background on this oriental card.  The scalloped border was also embossed before being added to the card.

 

  


This last sample shows a glittered and embossed piece of "Tear-ific Tape" on cardstock.


Tip:  Sometimes in the process of being embossed, some of the adhesive will come through.  If you feel a little stickiness or some of the glitter sticks to your embossing folder, simply lightly add a little more glitter.  Also, buffing the glitter with your finger before embossing really helps bring out the shimmer without removing any detail of the raised embossing.

      




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Dryer Sheet Technique With Velvet Glitter

by Anne Temple

To create a sparkly project which is also loaded with texture, this is a fun technique to play with.

To see another project with an "ocean view" using this technique, please visit's Anne's blog post here. She has more step-by-step directions and lots of before-and-after photos.

Items needed:

  1. Image of choice
  2. Coloring medium of choice
  3. Super Adhesive Sheets, 2.5" Tear-ific Tape, or other double sticky adhesive
  4. Velvet Glitter

1. After image is stamped and colored, cover with Super Adhesive Sheet or other strong double-sided adhesive.

2. Spread a used dryer sheet on top and spread it over the image and the adhesive sheet.  It should look like the photo above (please ignore the die cut edges).  Tip: if the image will be die cut, it is easier to die cut after the dryer sheet has been added.  Otherwise, it will become necessary to fussy cut the dryer sheet edges by hand - causing an extra step.

3. Cover the adhered dryer sheet with glitter.  Here Cloud Nine Velvet was used, but any color will work.  Lightly burnish into the surface.  Shake off the excess glitter and return it to the bottle.  The result is a fuzzy, sparkly image.

4. Proceed to finish card as you normally would.




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Glitter On Acetate


This "Glue Glitter On Acetate" technique can be used for that special card when you want to show someone how much you care!

  1. Begin by cutting a piece of acetate large enough to stamp your image on, using Stazon Ink. Leave enough space around the perimeter of the acetate, to use four brads in the corners to fasten the acetate to a piece of cardstock, before mounting it onto the card front.
  2. Stamp your image with Stazon Ink, let dry.
  3. Use Brushable Glue and paint onto acetate to cover areas on your image for the first color of glitter that you will use.
  4. Sprinkle on your glitter, shake off excess and let dry.
  5. Repeat Steps #3 and #4 for each color of glitter that you use.
  6. Flip your acetate over and align onto a slightly larger piece of cardstock.
  7. Punch four holes in the corners of both the acetate and the cardstock with a 1/8 inch paper punch.
  8. Fasten the acetate to the cardstock with four brads.
  9. Adhere the cardstock and acetate to the front of your card

NOTE:  It will take the glue a bit longer to dry on the acetate, but will dry clear...watch as it dries and the glitter sparkles!



(click image to see full size card and details):

   

 

 


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Glitter Basics

Sparkle N Sprinkle Glues and Stickum Powder

We have 3 awesome glues - Brushable, Dimensional & Ornament that meet all your gitter requirements.  The Brushable Glue (#540) will add just the right amount of "pop" to your projects.  The Dimensional Glue (#539) will give that added depth and texture.  The Ornament Glue (#541) will jazz up your holidays when you make your very own glass ornaments. 

Sparkle N Sprinkle's Stickum Powder (EP300) is also an asset when working with glitter. It can turn virtually any stamp into an eye-catching glittered image. Stickum Powder is literally powdered glue that is activated when heated. The easiest way to apply it is to stamp your image using a very saturated Versamark (# 99702), pigment or embossing inkpad.;emphasizing the words, "very saturated" since it will give you a better image. After stamping your image, sprinkle Stickum Powder over the entire image and tap off the excess. Don't be alarmed if there are clumps of powder; after all, it is powdered glue! Carefully heat the powder, just until you see it melt. The glue is now activated and ready to accept your glitter or foil flakes. Pour glitter over the image and lightly press it into the glue with your fingers or a brush. Shake off the excess glitter and quickly re-heat to set the powder, then stand back and admire your work! 
    

Samples (click image to see full size card and details):







 


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Glitter Masking by Brenda Smalle

NOTE:  Use same procedure with flocking and also with embossing powders (with EPs - don't rub in - just pour over the sticky part and pour off - making sure everything is covered)

  • Start with Super Adhesive Sheets OR with any size of Tear-ific Tape.
  • When using the Adhesive Sheets - remove the paper-like protective covering and set aside.
  • Place Adhesive Sheets OR Tape sticky side down onto a piece of cardstock.

 

 

 



  • Use die cuts to make pretty shapes OR
  • If using the Tear-ific Tape, you can just lay it down onto your cardstock where you want it to be and procede from there.

    

  • Take the paper-like protective covering and scribble on the paper-like side.

  • Use punches and border punches to create masks from the protective covering (you can use these over and over)



  • When ready to glitter, flock or emboss your pretty shapes or your tape line - remove the protective layer and adhere your masks. (Save the pretty protective pieces for masks too)

 

  • Glitter the background, then remove the mask and glitter the next part.  You can have as many masks as you'd like - the possibilites are endless.

 

 

The beauty of the tape borders is that you're using tape and there's not a limit to the length you can make your beautiful border.  (Note:  - you can make masks from the protective backing on the tape also, but since it does wrap around itself, you'll find that it wants to curl and it also has more static and is thinner.

 

Here are more samples of what you can do with glitter masking:  (see the technique Stamping on Glitter for the Happy Birthday tag)

      

       

   

 





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image(s).

NOTE: ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The text and images may not be
distributed, or republished, on any form from this website without first
obtaining written permission of the copyright holder(s).

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3016 E College Ave

Ruskin, FL 33570

Phone: 888-901-9173

E-Mail:  Margaret@sparklensprinkle.com



 


Glitter Masking and Landscaping by Margaret Myers 




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Glitter Ornaments

Supplies Needed:

  • Glass Ornaments
  • Ornament Glue
  • Glitters
  • Mica Powders (Pearl Ex)
  • Small plastic cups
  • Dimensional Glue (Optional)

Directions:

  1. Squeeze ample amount of glue inside ornament.  Roll around until covered.  Turn upside over cup and let drain until dripping stops.  About 10-15 minutes.
  2. If using Mica Powders, insert small amounts first.  Then follow with glitter, roll around until the inside of the ball is covered, tap out the excess.
  3. Or just use glitter alone and roll until covered.
  4. Let dry a 4-5 days and see the beauty of the glitters.

Optional

  1. Use dimensional glue on the outside of ornament and make designs and cover with glitter as well.

 

 


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Glitter Ornaments with Embossed Images by Marie Berquist

1.  Remove the ornament top and pour a water/bleach solution inside the ornament.  Allow it to sit for 5 minutes and drain.  Rinse thoroughly, drain, and allow to dry.


2.  Heat emboss the image on tissue paper in gold.  Cut out around the outer edge of the image, leaving a small border.  Clip into the edges of the paper every 1/4" or 1/2", including into the image to help it lay flatter on the round surface of the ornament.


3.  Gently roll the stamped tissue paper with the image to the outside and slide inside the ornament.  Use the brush to place the image where you want it and then squirt a small amount of glue inside the ornament to soak the image, using the brush to push the image against the glass.  Press the brush very gently along the image to remove any bubbles.


4.  Add more glue and glitter as instructed under Glitter Ornaments Part 1 in Tips and Techniques.  Let dry.

5.  Replace the top gently and add ribbon.

 



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Sparkle N Sprinkle

3016 E College Ave

Ruskin, FL 33570

http://www.sparklensprinkle.com/

margaret@sparklensprinkle.com

Toll free:  888-901-9173

fax:  813-642-0941

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Glitter Painting by April Williams

 

Supplies needed:

  1. Sakura Glue Pen
  2. glitters
  3. Versa Mark ink pad
  4. tulips stamp
  5. white card stock
  6. Black embossing powder

Stamp the tulips on white card stock using Versa Mark clear ink.

Add black embossing powder and heat with a heat tool.

Color the stems and leaves with copic markers. Color in some areas of a tulip with the glue pen. You can see a little blue where the glue is on the far right tulip.

Sprinkle on the first color of glitter.  Here I used Frosted Carmine velvet glitter.

Now color in the rest of the tulip with the glue and add the second color of glitter. I used Purple Potion velvet glitter. You may end up with some white showing through, but you can go back and fill in with the glue pen and add more glitter.

Here is the end result.

I think this turned out real pretty, but I wanted a brighter look so I tried another set of tulips with the SNS regular glitters. On this piece I used Lemonade, Autumn Medley, Pretty Princess and Impulsive Purple glitters. This is the piece I used on my card above.

 

Feel free to "paint" your entire image using glitters!   Works great on small images too...


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Copyright Notice: All text and images are copyrighted and
held by each individual person who created the text and/or created the
image(s).

NOTE: ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The text and images may not be
distributed, or republished, on any form from this website without first
obtaining written permission of the copyright holder(s).

Sparkle N Sprinkle

Margaret Myers

3016 E College Ave

Ruskin, FL 33570

Phone: 888-901-9173

E-Mail: 
Margaret@sparklensprinkle.com




"Glitter Paper" by Barbara Bruder

Creating your own Glitter Paper is fun, inexpensive, and allows for customizing every layer of cardstock on your project!

Glitter Paper may be created on text weight paper, card stocks, or the heaviest of cardboards! Surfaces to be glitterfied may be plain white paper, printed papers and cardstocks, heavy cardstock of any color, painted chipboard and cardboard, and even wall paper!

To create "Glitter Paper" check out Barbara's darling card below and her YouTube video here.

There is also a video tutorial by Demo Donna in the SNS YouTube library here.



Here are more samples. Please click the thumbnails for complete directions:

        



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Glitter Puzzle - Part Two by April Williams

 

 

 



Supplies needed:

  1. Sticky Paper or Super Adhesive Sheets
  2. die shape ( I used Spellbinders Labels 18 )
  3. acetate
  4. various colors of glitter ( I used Fascination, Blue Jewel, Shamrock and Autumn Medley )
  5. This project uses Ultrafine glitters, however, the velvet (microfine) glitters are amazing with this also.
  6. exacto knife
  7. cutting pad
  8. Staz On Jet Black ink pad

Cut your shape out of sticky paper using the die.

Place the shape on a cutting pad.  I used a lid from a small ink pad for the sun. With an exacto knife cut around the lid a little firmly, but not too hard to cut all the way through the sticky paper.

Next, cut wavy lines from the sun out to the edge of the shape.

Start to peel off layers one at a time to glitter. I started with the top layer.

Now that the shape is glittered, cut the shape again from a piece of acetate.

Stamp the birds onto the acetate using the Staz On ink.

If you have some areas that do not stamp well, you can use a black Sharpie pen to color them in.

It doesn't really matter, but I turned my acetate over to attach it to the glittered shape. I wanted the 2 birds in front of the sun instead of the 3. For some reason it looked better to me. LOL!

Check out Glitter Puzzle for a similar technique (video)


Cut sticker paper to desired size. On the paper side draw your puzzle and write the names of the glitters you will be using on each peice. Cut along the lines, crack and peel the sticker paper and cover with appropriate glitter.  Reassemble puzzle on background cardstock.
To add stamped images on top of glitter puzzle cut embossable acetate to appropriate size. Stamp  with Versamark and heat emboss with black detail embossing powder or stamp with Stazon.

 

 

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held by each individual person who created the text and/or created the
image(s).

NOTE: ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The text and images may not be
distributed, or republished, on any form from this website without first
obtaining written permission of the copyright holder(s).

Sparkle N Sprinkle

Margaret Myers

3016 E College Ave

Ruskin, FL 33570

Phone: 888-901-9173

E-Mail:  Margaret@sparklensprinkle.com


Glittered Inlay by Jill Jacobsen




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Creating Dimension and Layers with Glitter and Sticker Paper by Barbara Bruder

When it comes to mailing a card, we still like creating an illusion of dimension, while using a single postage stamp. Designer Barbara Bruder recently taught a class at StampAway showing how to do just that!

Engaging our very friendly Slim the Snowman and the magical Believe sentiment, both from the Merry Crows Christmas Set, Barbara has achieved the dimensional element by tearing Sticker Paper and applying glitter. To obtain an interesting affect, Barbara alternated the layers with Sparkling Snow glitter and Twinkling Clouds Sparkle N Soft (our flocking specially formulated with just the right amount of glitter).

To make a card using this technique, or a gift tag like these, please see Barbara's gallery. Other directions are listed below.

1. Remove backing from sticker paper and dip 1st sticker piece into Sparkling Snow glitter, dip 2nd sticker piece into Twinkling Clouds Sparkle N Soft Flocking

2. Tear each sticker paper in half longways. On bottom of sticker paper (not torn side) attach a piece of tape along bottom on the side that has no glitter or flocking. Do this to all 4 pieces

3. Starting from the bottom of tag, attach half of the glittered sticker paper. Next gently pull the unattached portion of the glittered sticker paper back away from tag and attach the 2nd torn piece. Next do the same for the 2 pieces that have the flocking on them.

4. Stamp snowman on white CS, using black dye ink, Color the image using markers. Trim image out using detail scissors.

5. Apply tape to back of snowman and nestle him on the left side of tag between the glitter and the flocked areas.




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margaret@sparklensprinkle.com

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A little "mini-class" regarding our Velvet Glitters.

What makes them so different from our sparkly Ultrafine Glitters?

(Adapted from our Winter 2014 Bingo Game)

Mountain Mint Velvet Glitter

Velvet Glitters are part of a class of glitters known as "microfine". The particles are tee-tiny. The result is that they have amazing sparkle and feel velvety soft to the touch. Their size allows them to be used in different ways from conventional glitters.

If the proper adhesives are used, the glitters never come off. These glitters also enjoy being "colored on" with assorted products:

Barbara Paints with Water Color PencilsBarbara paints with Water Color Pencils above.

  1. Alcohol Markers
  2. Copic Markers (solvent-based markers)
  3. Tombow Markers (and regular water-based markers)
  4. Watercolors, including pencils, tubes and crayons
  5. Applications of alcohol inks with traditional applicators
  6. If opaque mediums are used, the sparkle under the inks will not show.

Our T&T pages have examples for each of these techniques.

We've made Marie's Card extra large so that you can see the glittered areas. Details for her card are here.


Cut it to size and use it, to stay in the 1/4" max thickness and be able to use up your brands and ribbons, protecting your card.

Even bold images work great when stamped directly on top of properly adhered velvet glitters.



Because any regular and "alcohol" markers can be used on them, we can change their colors, or "antique" around their edges to produce interesting shading and combinations. Most inks work on Velvet Glitters, and even watercolor mediums (re-inkers, tubes, crayons, pencils). As long as your coloring medium is transparent or translucent, the sparkle will shine through. If the coloring medium is opaque (cannot be seen through), then the sparkle under the color will not show.


Click on Marie's photo to enlarge and see details. Directions are here.

You may want to click on the above photo to see the details. The 3 little bunnies are made on sticker paper. Cut a small size of sticker paper. Remove the protective layer. Apply Cloud Nine velvet glitter and burnish into the sticky part. Brush off excess into coffee filter. The bunnies were stamped with VersaMark and stamped directly to the Cloud Nine glitter. Teddy Brown EP was added to the VersaMark and heat set. Then the bunnies were colored in. It is EXTREMELY EASY to shade colors on top of Cloud Nine velvet glitter. The same technique was used on the big bunny on the card front. 


Combining techniques (like masking and using alcohol inks on Cloud Nine glitter) produces dazzling results!

Both of Marie's cards feature glittered, horizontal "panels" with white glitter. Both panels use the Masking Technique. Not your usual mask. These masks were made from the protective layer from sticker paper and Tear-ific Tape. This allows you to use your edge/border punches (or die cuts) to create beautiful, glittery panels. It is not a messy technique as long as coffee filters are used.

Another fun technique is to use "outline" style stickers. Prepare your Glitter base, then firmly press the sticker in place. The following card shows stickers which have been colored in with watercolor crayons and a Dove Blender Pen. Even the edges of the white glitter panel have been colored with watercolor crayons.

Card Directions here.

TIP: try not to scrub your images while coloring. Over saturating the glitter with water or alcohol markers might cause problems with the adhesive holding the glitter in place.

We hope this overview affords a sampling of what can be done with these fun glitters!




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Outline Stickers and Velvet Glitters by April Williams

In a recent Blog Hop I made the following card using outline stickers and coloring on SNS Velvet Glitter. It is a sparkly technique which especially conducive to Christmas!

Supplies needed:

  1. 2  1/2 inch wide Tear - ific Tape SAT11
  2. Cloud Nine Velvet Glitter GM2000
  3. copic markers or water based markers
  4. outline stickers
  5. white card stock
  6. Dove Blender pen  99535 if using water based markers

Adhere a strip of the Tear-ific Tape to one side of your white card base.  Peel off the protective cover and add Cloud Nine glitter.  

Peel off stickers and add them over the glitter and color inside the stickers. I used copic markers .  Start with a color around the edges of the sticker and use the blender pen to pull the color into the image. This helps it look more dimensional.  Then you might want to go in again and use a little darker color in some areas.

Here is the finished piece.

I also tried coloring with water based markers and they worked well also.   I started coloring with the lighter shade of blue first.

Then I added a darker blue around some of the edges and used the Dove Blender pen to blend the darker color into the lighter color.

I did the same with the orange on his belly.

Thank you for stopping by.  I hope you liked this easy technique and will try it on some of your cards, scrapbook pages, and other projects. Have a great day!

Another samples using watercolor crayons and a Dove Blender:


Click the thumbnails below for complete directions.

 




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Punched Glitter (sections 1 & 2)

Punched Flocking (section 3)

Punched Embossing Powder (section 4)

by Keri Brown

This tutorial encompasses techniques with die cuts and punches in both "positive" and "negative" applications using the above SNS products:

Positive - punch out and use the punched piece by applying glitter, embossing powder or flocking.

Negative - punch out a pattern, and keep the paper punched from, to create backgrounds, windows and borders.

There are four separate mini-tutorials on this page, to show how glitter, flocking, and embossing powders may be utilized to achieve marvelous results with your punches and die cuts.




1. Punched Glitter with Sticker Paper

 

This is a fun, creative, sparkling way to use your punches and dies. The first set of directions is for using Sticker Paper, which contains adhesive on one side. The second set of directions explains how to use Tear-ific Tape or Super Adhesive Sheets, which is sticky on both sides.

1.  Cut a strip of cardstock slightly larger in width and/or height than the size of your punched image(s).  Be sure to cut the piece of cardstock the right size to become a panel (layered piece) on your card or layout. Punch as many "openings" as desired for your project from this panel. You may use one punch (as shown here) or mix your punch images to create an interesting panel. Save the punched out pieces for another project. For this technique, we will be using the panel from which the pieces were punched.

2.   A non-stick Craft Mat is helpful during this step, but not necessary. Cut a strip of Sticker Paper just larger than the opening of your punched out areas and scribble on the back side, to make the non-sticky part easier to see.  If the punched out areas are small, save on the amount sticker paper used by cutting pieces, rather than an entire panel, to cover the punched out parts. Peel off the protective layer and cover openings on the back side of your panel. If your panel is plain, it may not matter whether the sticker paper is applied to the front or back, but if the panel has been stamped on, or if printed paper is being used, then be sure to apply the Sticker Paper to the panel's back side .  Once applied, the scribbled side of the sticker paper will be visible on the backside of the panel. Be sure the sticker paper is well adhered to the back of the panel.



3.  Place the prepared cardstock panel on top of a coffee filter (scribbled side down) and dredge the glitter onto the exposed adhesive.

4.  Make sure you have a good solid coverage by rubbing the glitter into the Sticker Paper with your finger. This is called "burnishing the glitter" .


5.  Use a chubby brush to wipe off the excess glitter from the now-glittered cardstock panel.

6.  Finish card.

 



2. Punched Glitter with Tear-ific Tape and Super Adhesive Sheets

  • Cut a piece of cardstock into the desired size panel for card. Stamp or digi-print image and color with medium of choice.

  • Use a die or "anywhere" punch to create openings around the stamped images.

  • Place a strip of 2 ½” “tear”ific tape (or appropriately sized tape or Super Adhesive Sheet, depending on sized needed) on back of stamped image to cover all the punched openings, leaving the protective cover in place.

  • Place stamped cardstock panel on coffee filter.
  • Dredge glitter to exposed adhesive behind the punched out areas.

  • Use your finger to rub/burnish the glitter into the adhesive for good coverage.

  • Use a chubby brush to wipe off the excess glitter from the cardstock panel.

  • Finish your cards as desired. (The protective layer on the back of the now-glittered panel may be removed and used to hold the panel to the card base or underlying layer panel.)

 



3. Punched Flocking with Tear-ific Tape and Super Adhesive Sheets

  • In the sample shown, die cut butterflies were used. Two dies were employed - one solid, and one detail-cut. The solid, larger butterfly die cut was made using a Super Adhesive Sheet because of the die’s large size. Both protective coverings were left in place while the SAS was run through the die cutting machine.
  • The smaller, detail-cut butterfly was cut on cardstock.

  • Pull off one of the protective layers from the solid butterfly die cut. Lay it down so the sticky side is up. Carefully adhere the smaller detail butterfly to the larger “sticky” butterfly. The edges of the stuck-together butterfly are now sticky, as well as all the detail-cut-out areas in the middle.

  • Place butterfly on top of coffee filter, sticky areas up. 


  • Pour flocking over entire butterfly image and burnish with fingers to get good adhesion.

  • Use a chubby brush to wipe off excess flocking from the butterfly.

  • Finish card as desired.

 





4. Embossing Powder Punch with VersaMark Ink, Super Adhesive Sheets, Tear-ific Tape or Sticker Paper

1. Cut a strip of cardstock slightly larger in width and/or height than the size of your punched image(s).  Be sure to cut the piece of cardstock the right size to become a panel (layered piece) on your card or layout. Punch as many "openings" as desired for your project from this panel. You may use one punch (as shown here) or mix your punch images to create an interesting panel. Save the punched out pieces for another project. For this technique, we will be using the panel from which the pieces were punched

2. Cut a sheet of white cardstock slightly smaller than the strip of punched cardstock. This will be covered with embossing powder. If a dark color of EP is desired, it may be easier to use a color of cardstock which is similar to your color of EP.


3. Press white cardstock strip firmly into Versamark Ink pad to get a good coverage. Completely coat this panel of cardstock with VersaMark. 

4. Place panel on coffee filter, VersaMark Ink side up, and dredge with embossing powder. Heat set.

5. Align punched strip on top of embossed strip and attach with “Tear”ific Tape. Now the punched images feature a textured, embossed center.

6. Finish card as desired.


Note:  Super Adhesive Sheets, Sticker Paper and “Tear”ific Tape may all be used with embossing powders instead of Versamark Ink.  The embossing powder sticks to the adhesive and can be heated in the same manner.



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Glittered Ribbon by Marie Berquist

To create custom sparkly ribbon, I came up with a fun technique. 

Select the appropriate sized width of  Tear-ific Tape

Pull off one side of the tape's protective cover, and burnish the exposed tape with glitter. Use one color, or several.

Shake or brush off excess.

Peel off the tape's other protective layer to add glitter to the other side.  I used this to create the hanging ribbon and then tied a piece into a bow for the top of the ornament.  It worked great, but you do have to pull gently because it is “Tear”-ific tape.

Another technique is to adhere Tear-ific Tape or Red-line tape directly to ribbon by pulling off one of the tape's protective layers. Adhere to ribbon and card. Peel off the remaining protective cover and burnish with glitter, flocking or embossing powder (and heat set). Brush off excess. In this way, ribbons can be custom designed to match a scrapbook page or card project.




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Velvet Glitter and Shimmer Sheetz by April Williams

Supplies needed:

  1. translucent shimmer sheet (translucent is the only one that works)
  2. 2   1/2 " wide Tear-ific Tape
  3. bone folder
  4. Cloud Nine velvet glitter
  5. embossing folder
  6. white card stock

Cut the shimmer sheet 2   1/2" wide and the length you want it.  Run the sheet through and embossing folder. I used a folder with various circles.

Cut a piece of tape to fit the size of your sheet.  Peel off bottom layer of tape and adhere to a piece of white card stock the same size and your shimmer sheet.  Peel top layer off of tape, turn embossed shimmer sheet upside down and adhere it to the tape.

Rub over the sheet with a bone folder.

Peel off the shimmer sheet from the tape and some of the shimmery color from the raised embossed areas will stick to the tape.

Now add Cloud Nine velvet glitter to this tape piece.  Rub the glitter over the tape with your finger and brush off. Now you have a beautiful, shimmery background!

Keep the leftover shimmer sheet. You will see that there are white areas that were taken off by the tape.  This is also a neat background to use on a card.

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you have enjoyed this technique and I hope you will try it out on some of your Christmas cards. Have a great day!

April

Sparkle N Sprinkle supplies used:

  1. Cloud Nine velvet glitter  GM2000
  2. Pengie in a Hat 3554-438C
  3. Tear-ific Tape  SAT11

  




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SPARKLING VELVET GLITTER DOTS by Debi Brile

Have you ever wanted to add some bling to your project and nothing matched? 

Or you were in a hurry and couldn't wait for that dot of glue and glitter to dry? 

Or maybe your project is all finished, it's beautiful, all it needs is a glitter dot and the glue comes out too fast and now you have a blob with a tail instead of a perfect little ball?  

You can make Sparkling Velvet Glitter Dots ahead of time and keep them on hand for times like these.

Here's how....

1. Save the paper you remove from the SNS Tear-ific tape or a Super Adhesive Sheet. (Wax paper would work, too)

Using Sparkle N Sprinkle Dimensional Glue, place dots of glue on the shiny side of the paper.  

  

2. Generously cover the wet glue dots with Sparkle N Sprinkle velvet glitter. (Shown here Jasper Blue GM2012 and  Reflection GM2007)

 

3. Allow the glue to dry.  This will depend on the size of the dots of glue.  When dry, tap off excess glitter.  Remaining will be your Sparkling Glittered Dots.

    

4. These can easily be picked up with a tweezers and, with a small amount of glue, added to your project.

You can make your dots bigger and more dimensional by allowing your glue dots to dry without glitter.  Once dry, add more glue.  You can do this multiple times until it is the size you'd like – then add the glitter and allow it to dry one final time.

The premade Sparkling Velvet Glitter Dots can remain on the paper strip in a small plastic bag until you need them.  

But that's not all you can make.....

5. Would you like some glittered  letters or shapes?  Just follow the same steps.

Here I made some letters:  

and a star :  

I used 5 Goldenrod GM2006 on this card.

Can you see the 3 Reflection colored Dots at the top of the next card?

It was too special to take a chance making the dots right on the card.  And they match the silver bells perfectly because I used the same glitter on both.





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As shown from the March 1, 2014 Video Technique Club, Jill Jacobsen demonstrates a different way of "spotlighting" a stamped image.





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 STAMPING & COLORING ON GLITTER by Brenda Smalle

With a touch of Glitter Masking thrown in for good measure!

(for additional information about glitter masking, please click here)

The following are all suitable for these techniques:

  • Velvet Glitter or Ultrafine Glitter
  • Flocking
  • Sparkle N Soft

Did you know that you can stamp directly on top of glitter and flocking?  The technique opens up a whole new sparkly and/or fuzzy world, setting your projects apart from the "mundane".  The glitters work best if they are a light color. SNS semi-transparent glitters work great. For a slightly different appearance, light-colored opaque glitters will also do the trick.  Our new velvet glitters with their velvety finish are also especially suited with the coloring techniques, providing a slightly different texture and look. They all provide that special texture and look paper crafters are constantly on the look-out for.

How to do it?  Easy Peasy

  • Take a sheet of Super Adhesive Sheet (SAS02) - remove the protective backing off one side (preferably the paper-like side) and save that(for the Glitter Masking technique).
  • Lay the sticky side down on a piece of cardstock.



  • Use die cuts (or just trim to square or rectangle size needed) for the shape you want for your background

  • Peel the other remaining protective layer off (save that for the Glitter Masking technique)

  • From the original protective covering that you removed (the paper-like side) - scribble over the non-glossy side and punch out an oval.
  • Place the oval (glossy side down) onto the die cut.
  • Add glitter to the exposed areas of your die cut. In this case, it's the purple glitter shown below. Rub in well with your fingers.
  • Brush off any excess.

  • Peel off the mask and cover the masked area with a lighter glitter color and rub in well with your fingers.

  • Stamp your image in the center with Staz-On Ink or with Memento Ink. Please remember that Copics and other Solvent Markers don't play well with Staz-On, but are friendly to Memento Inks. Therefore if you are going to color the glitter with markers, the type of ink you are stamping with makes a difference. If no Copic or Solvent markers are being used, Staz-on is fine. But if Copic markers are used, please stamp with Memento Ink.

VOILA!!!

You can also do the same technique using flocking....

 

NOTE:  You can do this technique using any of the various sizes of Tear-ific Tape - here's an example using the 2 1/2" Tear-ific Tape (SAT11).

  

Shown Above: Start the same way by placing the tape sticky-side-down onto your cardstock base

Shown Below: Apply the protective covering only from a die cut to the now sticky cardstock base.



Shown Below: Spoon on (red) glitter to the areas not masked by the protective covering. Carefully rub circularly so that all the red remains in the background area. This technique is called "burnishing the glitter".  Tap off excess. Then remove the protective (mask) covering, applying the lighter color glitter, burnishing again. Tap off excess. 

The sample below was created with Ultrafine Glitters, but Velvet Glitters may also be used, producing different textures. Masking shapes and punched borders creates an interesting background. Image was stamped with Memento Ink and colored with Copics.  (Please be sure that the stamped image has completely dried before coloring it to prevent smudges.)

After coloring your image, it may be further embellished by applying Dimensional Glue in appropriate areas and adding glitter or flocking, creating more dimension.

 

The following image was colored with Copic Markers:

Here are more samples. Please click the thumbnails for complete directions:

       



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Stamping with Mega Tack Glue and Glitter

by Jill Jacobsen


Stamping with Velvet Glitter on Candles by Cheryl Bennett


Supplies: 

Velvet Glitter

Versamark Ink Pad

Stamps- I used Playful Pengies SS 438

Optional:  Tear-ific Double stick Tape and/or Brushable Glue

 

1.   1.   Ink stamp with Versamark ink pad.

2.   2.  Pour a little glitter on a piece of paper, and press inked side of stamp into glitter.

3.  3.   Leave stamp glitter side up on table.

4.  4.   Use heat gun to warm side of candle where you will be stamping the glitter.

5.  5.    Gently press and roll candle over glittered side of stamp. 

6.  6.   Optional:  Use Tear-ific double stick tape to create a borderline around candle, roll over glitter, and burnish with finger. 

7.  7.   Optional:  Paint Brushable glue on candle; roll in glitter and let dry. 

8.  8.   This is a very easy technique, but mistakes are also easily corrected.  The glitter can be scraped off the candle, and the candle re-stamped following steps 1-5. 

9.  9.   Easiest way to clean glitter off stamp is to wash off, then dry and use scotch tape to pull off remaining glitter.  The scotch tape also can be used to pull off any stray glitter on candle.






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STAZ-ON AND VELVET GLITTERS by Shona Erlenborn

 

1. Apply a strip of 2 1/2” Tear-ific Tape to a piece of white cardstock.

 

 

2. Remove the protective backing and apply Cloud Nine Velvet Glitter, burnishing in with finger.

 

  

3. Stamp your image (a bold one works best) on top of the glittered piece with Staz-On color of choice.

  

4. Stamp words with Staz-On Black.

  

5. Cut and emboss with appropriate die.  (Spellbinders 2010 Heirloom Ornaments was used here).

 

6. Put a piece of wax paper between the stamped image and the B plate (my plates are pretty cut up and the wax paper keeps the image clean).

 

7. Ink up the inside of your embossing folder.

  

8(a). If you were to run a piece of white cardstock through the folder. This is the result:

 

(I decided to discard this idea, and tried to clean off the folder, by spraying with Staz-On Cleaner.  I noted that the folder became wet, and decided to run another piece of paper through (wrapped in paper towel so as to not get ink everywhere), and achieved the look I was hoping for. See 8b.

8(b). Spritz the embossing folder on the inked surface with Staz-On cleaner, insert a piece of white cardstock and run through embosser wrapped in paper towel, in case any of the ink leaks out.

 

Now see the difference - that’s a background worth keeping!

9. Ink up the edges of the card front with the same colors of ink and edge with ½” Tear-ific Tape.

 

10. Remove the protective backing and center the December panel.

 11. Apply Cloud Nine velvet glitter to the exposed edges.

12. Attach the ornaments with dimensionals.

 

13. Enjoy your finished card!

 




 

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Stencils, Embossing Paste and highlighting with Glitters

(please see the 2nd half of this video)

by Jill Jacobsen




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Stencils, Tear-ific Tape and Glitters or Flocking

by Jill Jacobsen




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Stickum Powder, Glitter, and Chipboard by Anita Scroggins


Supplies:

VersaMark Ink

Stickum Powder (EP300)

Glitter of Choice

Chipboard Pieces

 



1.  Using VersaMark, cover the chipboard pieces, making sure that you cover every little piece. Cover with Stickum Powder.  In the photo above I have done this step and you can see the Stickum Powder on the chipboard.


 2.  Heat emboss.  The powder will turn shiny when done.


3.  Immediately burnish the chipboard piece with glitter.  Reheat to set.  Opaque glitters work very well with this technique.  Semi-transparent glitters give a little less coverage and are almost see through, so inking the chipboard before embossing is necessary.


This technique can also be used on paper, wood, or pretty much anything else you would normally heat emboss.  The punched paper strip above was burnished with Surf Glitter (G1117).

 

Flocking also works with this technique.




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Tied Up Glittered Ribbon And Lace by Keri Brown

As shown in the September 1, 2014 Technique Club video, Keri demonstrates how to create a card using a combination of the Glittered Lacy Background technique and the Ribbon Glittered technique.  This card features the Magic of the Season stamp set.

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Tissue Paper Background with Velvet or Ultrafine Glitter

by Cheryl Bennett


Supplies: 

White Tissue paper

Spray inks with glimmer

Brushable Glue or Dimensional glue. 

Velvet or Ultrafine Glitter

 

1.     Cut tissue paper into desired size sheets. 

2.    Place on non-stick surface (I used non-stick foil on a cookie sheet). 

3.   Spray with glimmer ink.  Use colors from same color family to avoid muddy colors.  Let dry.  Add more ink if desired.

4.    When paper is dry, apply Brushable glue or Dimensional Glue.  Apply in dots, lines, or swirls as desired.   Pour glitter over the tissue paper, and shake off excess.  Let dry. 


      5.  Makes a gorgeous background paper.  Crinkle paper as desired.  Warning, this is one of those techniques where it is hard to stop, because you keep wondering what if you add a different color, or make different patterns of glitter, etc.!

  

 

 

Here are some other fun examples:

 




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Watercoloring on Velvet Glitter by Barbara Bruder



1. Start with a piece of the double sided adhesive sheet cut to the size you need or you can use the 2 ½” double sided tearific tape. (For this tutorial I used the 2 ½” tearific tape). Attach a piece of the tearific tape to white cs and remove the protective covering. 

   

2. Cover your exposed adhesive section with the velvet glitter. I used Cloud Nine since there is no color in the glitter. Make sure you cover all the adhesive area and burnish it in all over. I just used my finger to burnish.

    

3. Next I trimmed the glittered area. I used a die but you can use scissors to cut your shape.

4. The next step is to stamp on the glittered area. Using a permanent ink friendly to water like Staz-on or India Ink, I inked up my stamp and stamped directly on the glitter. 

      

5. Coloring is next. I use watercolor pencils and a #5 round water color brush.

6. To begin, I start off by tracing the area of the image I want to start coloring, using a water color pencil.

  

7. Next I use my brush, damp, not drippy, and start to bring the color from the outline to the center of the area. (If your brush is too wet, use a paper towel to remove some of the water.

        

8. After you are through with the area, change colors and change your area and outline the next portion of your image to be colored. (In this picture I have traced the stem and outlined the leaves.) Again I use my brush, damp, not drippy, and start to bring the color from the outline to the center of the area. If you are just working with a line area, like the stem on the flower, just trace over the penciled area with your damp brush.

  

You can also do shading by adding another hue of color. I did that on the leaves on the stem. Next, it’s time to trace, switching color, another area that you want to color. (See the petals on the flower.)

9. Again you want to be tracing and pulling that color into the area to be colored by using your damp brush.

10. If you feel that the color is not deep enough, you can pick up color directly on your brush by running your damp brush directly over the water color lead of the pencil.

After you’ve added more color to the brush go ahead and recolor the area to add more intensity of color.

11. And you can add additional colors to incorporate shading, as I did below.

12. When you are satisfied then finish the project as you normally would..

Water coloring on Velvet Glitter is a fun and easy way to color and use another coloring medium that you have in your stash.

 




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