In Bristol we have painted Gromits, we took my nephew Gromit Spotting and came across the very glittery Gromit which fits this challenge really well! I went with the gold to match the photo, using everything shiny or glittery!
Glitter is not one of my favourite supplies I have to admit - not because I don't like it, but because of the mess that it can create (you can ask my cat Lola - she decided to lay on my experiments with glitter and she was sparkling for some time!).
So this time I decided I wouldn't avoid it and actually I did enjoy it quite a lot. For the glittery background I used stencil, mod podge glue, palette knife... and of course glitter. I added a couple of details i.e. stickles on the cat-paperclip and rhinestones.
Feeling a bit lost? For this challenge I really did felt a bit lost - but I am quite pleased with the outcome! I really love using glitter (especially in the colder months of the year) - don't get me wrong - as long it is not the loose version which creeps deep down into your carpet, in your hair behind your ears and underneath your fingernails to live there forever!
So I decided to go for the "safe" version: Glitter Thickers for the title and yellow and pink Stickles dots as accents! And yes, it is all on a boy's page - everything is possible!
Don't be afraid to overdo the glitter & bling: I have used glitter cardstock, some cutouts with glitter, sequin trim, individual sequins, glitter trim, bling and Stickles
Some close up photos:
I love the resurgence of gold at the moment, so for the glitter challenge I used some Crate Paper Ephemera, and then made a little vellum pocket of sequins, as well as my glittered thickers and a some glittery stickles on the bunting!
I went wild with gold on this page with lots of help by the borders from the Vintage Finds collection by Teresa Collins. I also added some golden letters and stamped a golden rose. Altogether lots of gold and glitter.
Teresa Collins Vintage Finds
Crafter's Workshop Mask
Stamp made using the Photocentric/Teresa Collins stampmaker
Distress ink from Ranger
Gold ink from You Do
How strange that most of us ended up using gold glitter!
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Amazing layouts girls! I LOVE glitter!ReplyDelete