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A Glittery finish for the Blog Blitz
by Penny Ward

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Hello, hello.   Welcome to the last day of the March Blog Blitz.

Did you see the Inlay video Dave made using die cuts and glitter? If not check it out HERE.

After watching his video, I knew I had to try this technique, and wasn't it lucky I had everything I needed to create something like his. I will admit that I have had the Martha Stewart glitter in my stash for Y E A R S! I guess that stuff has a forever shelf life. :)

So here we go:0

I started with a Black card base, added a small strip of Lime cardstock down the side and ran it through my Gemini with an embossing folder.

 

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I die cut the Dancing Dragonly Collage from Black cardstock, then lined the backside with double sided sticky paper. (Dave used a sheet of Scor-Tape, I used a sheet of Sticker paper...I will be buying Scor-Tape...just sayin').

Now the fun begins.....pour small amounts of glitter and rub around with your finger. Keep adding different colors until you are happy with the look.

I loved his tip for using a Swiffer cloth to remove the excess glitter...who knew?

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Stamp and heat emboss sentiment from the So Many Things to Love set unto Vellum. Trim and adhere to card front.

It really is quite simple and gives your card a unique look.

So there you have it...a week full of new releases and inspiration to set your creative mojo into action.

If you enjoyed my card, please leave a comment as I am giving away the Dancing Dragonfly Collage today to one lucky person.

Comments close TODAY at midnight EST.

 

Happy Crafting,

Pennysignature


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Comments

What a spectacular design with that glittery background! I love the way the dragonflies stand out against all the color and shimmer!

Beautiful card! I love the glitter tips!

Very lovely card, Penny! Love the glitter with the dragonfly die. Thanks for sharing.

Oh WOW! What a stunning card to finish the Blog Blitz! A gorgeous die and I love all the glitter. xx

Love the glitter, I'm going to have to try this technique!

Those collage dies are so great because you have a card made in no time. I LOVE the glittery background!

Very pretty! My glitter stash has been sadly neglected but I may just have to break it out!

How pretty, I love all the glitter

AMAZING! Love the colors and always love "bling"...thanks for the glitter inspiration!

Wow! Your card is so cool. I really like the way you transitioned the colors. I'm inspired to give this technique a try.

A truly gorgeous card! Love all the sparkle & that beautiful die. Your choice of colors is wonderful!!

Love your glittery card. Thanks for your idea.

Beautiful card. Dragonflies are my favorite and I love the glitter technique. Great job.

Such a pretty glittery scene. love the beauty of nature you have created in this card!

I love, love this die and will absolutely add this to my collection of MB dies. I love glitter too and you did a great job!

That background shows off the die to perfection! I love this die!

Beautiful card. I love how the glitter blends together, so pretty.

I love this card Penny and love this glitter technique : )

Beautiful Card! Love glitter. Definitely will try this technique.
Thanks.

Wow Pam this is stunning the glitter gives a real magical touch and even though its sparkly it would still be perfect for a guy ,love it thanks for sharing.

Love the black color, and the dragonflies soo divien, love it..gorgeus card♥

Gorgeous die and I love the bling. Hugz

Wow, this is just gorgeous!

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