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All that glitters…..

So I don’t know if you had a chance to read earlier, but my challenge over at CKC was to change the colour on something. I was so happy with the way some of these items turned out, I decided to do some more. I dug out my glitter and a whole bunch of naked chipboard, sat down and started glittering! It was fun actually, and the evening zipped by. Here’s a couple of pics for you.

Here is my table with all my glittered pieces all over the place.

all glittered up

all glittered up

Then here are some shots of how the chipboard turned out. I used several different types of glitter, ranging from superfine, to chunky. I used the same glue on everything.

gold and white chunky glitter before

gold and white chunky glitter before


and then…..
gold and white flowers

gold and white flowers

Then I tried a couple of different kinds. The one on the left is a red white chunky glitter and the one on the right is a red, superfine glitter.

2 different glitters

2 different glitters

and here’s how they turned out.

how they turned out

how they turned out


You can really see the difference here in the different glitters.

Then I tried this glitter, which I just love! It is so pretty. Sorry about the blurry photo.

how will these turn out?

how will these turn out?

And just look how pretty they are when they are done!

so pretty

so pretty

I had also bought some neon glitter, so I tried that as well. Here is the yellow I used on some flowers. Its very fine, almost a dust, so not quite as thick as the other types.

neon yellow

neon yellow

So those turned out pretty good. I do have more, I didn’t take a picture of everything, you get the idea. I think I am also going to paint and mist one evening on my chipboard as well. I am far more likely to use a little red glitter heart, or yellow flowers on a layout than I am a piece of naked chipboard. I’ve had this stuff for years, time to do something with it!

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Comments on: "All that glitters….." (3)

  1. Great way to rejuvenate old stash! That’s what counterfeiting is all about :~D

  2. Those are some wonderfully pretty chipboard pieces! Great job using up that stash.

  3. Very pretty…as I shudder over the glitter (my scrappin’ nemesis…hate that stuff, but I always admire it from afar on other people’s work!!) LOL

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