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Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Glittery Thanks--inspired by Jennifer McGuire

Hello!!

The amazing fantabulous Jennifer McGuire posted a video HERE just yesterday and after I watched it (three times in a row), I hopped straight to my craft desk to whip this little number up.


i used picfx on my iphone to get the bokkah :)

Its nowhere near as cute as Jennifers, but it was so fun to make. I used some really cheap (and old) glitter that I had around, and I think it would be pretty easy to do a whole set of these.

The trick seems to be burnishing (rubbing very well) over the glitter once it's stuck down. I put a piece of paper over the top, then used my bone folder to do it. Worked a charm. Now very little of the glitter comes off if you rub your fingers over the card. I'm sure with the finer glitter Jennifer used, it would work even better.

Be sure to give it a try!

Thanks for looking :)

Linda xoxoo



       
           
                                           
       
       
           
                                           
       
       
           
                                           
       
       
           
                                           
       
       
           
                                           
       
       
           
                                           
       
       
           
                                           
       




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9 comments:

Joy said...

Gorgeous card Linda, I can definitely see Jennifer in this card...I tried it the other day this technique and I just know I am going to be addicted..hugs

Mary Dawn said...

beauty

Chari Moss said...

Lovely! I have this die...have I used it yet...NO! Maybe I need to! :)

Laurel said...

Oh I love this. It's fantastic! WOW!

Elizabeth said...

Ok so I was waiting to get the right glitter to give it a go myself-but yours is absolutely beautiful, so I am going to have to go ahead and give it a try. I just LOVE yours!

febe said...

Sweet CAS card :)

http://www.papertracer.blogspot.com/2012/06/glittery-thanks-inspired-by-jennifer.html

Lisa Carroll said...

So so pretty! Great colors! I love glitter... hate that it gets everywhere, tho. LOL But I will try your trick next time! :)

Lucy Newton said...

Gorgeous! I am definetely trying this one!!!

Simone said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Linda! Love that glitter! Will definitely have to try this!