Friday, December 11, 2015

Virginia's View #21--All About Glitter


If you're a follower of Virginia Lu's blog, and play along with Virginia's View
Challenges, you know that she's taking a little break at the end of the year.
A much deserved break.

I love Virginia, and I'm proud to say that I've known her for years, and I knew
that I was definitely going to join her December challenge--All About Glitter.


Since I'm not allowed to play with actual glitter (long story) I decided to use
some glittered card stock that I had on hand.


After die cutting one of MFT's stitched stars, I made it dimensional with
scoring and folding. Here are the steps.


  1. Draw lines from the tip of each point to the "corner". Use a stylus to score the lines.
  2. Mountain fold the points, valley fold in between.
  3. Crease each fold well.

I gold embossed the sentiment on a piece of Grout Gray cardstock, then stamped
Balloon Strings Background over it with Versamark ink. I die cut the panel
with the rectangle element from Blueprints 24 and adhered it to a 
Grout Gray card base. 

I adhered the star to the panel by rolling up glue dots and placing them under
each star point and at the corners, then pressing down firmly. At the last minute, 
I decided to adhere the mini star sequins. Aren't they cute?

Sprinkle some glitter on your project(s) and link it up here by December 24th
at 11:55pm EST. Two winners will win a $25 Simon Says Stamp gift voucher.
Hope to see you in the gallery!



16 comments:

  1. This is so neat Donna. I can't tell...but could one use this star die to make tree ornaments or gift tags? BTW: I'd love to hear your glitter story. I have one tale too. You tell yours and I'll tell mine. LOL.

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  2. Okay, I also want to hear the glitter story, please! Bet it's a good one! Your star: glorious! Your card: stellar. I love this...LOVE it!
    Hugs`c

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  3. Oh dear...I am totally in love with this gorgeous, clean card.

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  4. Well, Donna, you are just amazing and so creative and sweet!!

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  5. This is so gorgeous and elegant. And, the best thing about glitter paper is all the glitter and none of the mess, and you gotta love that!

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  6. Oh WOW!! That gold star is just amazing. I want to know the story about WHY you cannot play with glitter. I bet it is a hoot. Thank you for sharing your stunning creation!!

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  7. What a fabulous card, Donna! Love the tiny stars too.

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  8. There are those fab balloon strings - yes, still OOS, but I am a patient girl - LOve your dimensional, glittering gorgeous star!
    =]

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  9. Your star is GORGEOUS, Donna! I love all the tiny stars in the background, and the subtle balloon strings are fabulous! Really beautiful card!

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  10. Donna, you really have to divulge the glitter story now :-P
    Your 3D star is gorgeous, as all of the card - really like the delicate background!!

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  11. Soooo pretty!! I made one with gold and white, too, and I love it! :)

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  12. WOW Donna I love this card, the star is stunning, love the added dimension.

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  13. Thanks for the photo tutorial. It is so helpful, Donna! You are my favorite card-maker, that. is. all.

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  14. Oh my, this is AWESOME! Love how you've created the dimension, and what a clever way to adhere that star. I'd never have thought of glue dots.

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  15. Awesome, that dimensional star is brilliant ♥♥

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