Monday, January 30, 2012


   This comes from www.iheart2stamp.com .  A lovely idea to make something more dementional, not just letters but almost anything else.  Good luck!

That’s what I love about this industry…you are able to learn something new {almost} everyday. Sometimes it’s can be something simple, sometimes it’s something really cool and other times you smack yourself on the forehead and say, “Why didn’t I think of that before!?” Well, the other day I was at Scrapper’s Boutique, my local scrapbook store where I work and teach, and the owner showed me this cool technique that she had done on chipboard with glitter and Diamond Glaze/Crystal Effects. It was one of those “Wow this is cool AND why didn’t I think of that?” moments, so I thought that I would share.
I’m actually going to start with the finish product/project and work my way to the details. This is the card that I made with the letter S having the Glazed Glitter technique {that’s just the name I came up with, call it what you will} applied…


By the way, the paper that I used might just be my new favorite. It’s the Quite Contrary line from My Mind’s Eye. I LOVE LOVE LOVE it! I got picked mine up from Emma’s Paperie.
Here’s a detail shot of the S tag on the card…


This technique is really quite simple, but I thought that I would show the step outs on how it is done. It’s so much easier to show things in pictures instead of trying to “show” them just in words. I wish I had the time to make more tutorials. Maybe this is a start! ;)


Supplies needed: chipboard or thick cardstock die cut, Diamond Glaze/Crystal Effects, fine glitter, adhesive to apply glitter {the MS glitter glue that came with the glitter is shown}.


Apply adhesive to your chipboard. NOTE/TIP: I used a foam brush to ensure that I got a thin, even layer over the entire piece. Generously sprinkle glitter and shake off excess…


Apply Diamond Glaze/Crystal Effects over the top of the glitter…


Allow to dry thoroughly and then attach to project.


Here are a couple more detail shots of the S. Pictures really don’t do it justice! It’s so smooth, shiny and glittery all at once. I really wish that I would have learned this before Valentine’s day so I could have done it on hearts on Valentine projects. I’m pretty sure that I will be doing this on just about everything that needs a little bling!


So what do you think? Pretty cool, no? Let me know if you use this on any of your projects, as I would love to see what you come up with, too.


  1. Would this work on the wood letters? I tried to do the yarm wrapped letters but didn't like how it turned out and now it is a mess from taking the yarn off. I wanted to do something with hte letter and I think this would be perfect.

  2. Yes it would I would prefer using wood letters, because they last longer and are more durable than chipboard or cardboard.

  3. So sad that the picture did not show up. at the time of my visit

  4. I would love to be able to do this craft! It's exactly what I'm looking for! Any chance that the pictures are still available?

  5. I wanted to do this but no picture???????

  6. I can't see the pictures either, would love to get a better idea of what to do.


  7. i cant view the images, too. :(