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Catered Crop - Glitter Recipe Challenge

On my way home from work last night, I was thinking about my blog post and all the fun, witty things I had to say, especially about glitter.    I got home, made dinner, cleaned up, took care of my daughter, dog and parrot, threw in a load of laundry and FINALLY sat down to type up my post.    And guess what?   I can’t think of a single fun or witty thing to say.  So, I guess I’ll just get down to business.

 

The current recipe swap at the Catered Crop is all about glitter.   Show us your beautiful, sparkly creations.  For my project, I covered Thickers alphabet stickers with red glitter.    I kept my card design pretty simple so that the glittery letters could really shine. (Pun intended!)

 

2013-04-18 CC Glitter wm

 

Linda put together this beautiful board on Pinterest to give us all some glittery inspiration.  We would love to see your glitter project.  You can link up your glitter project and see the recipe details at the Catered Crop.

 

 

 

Do you love glitter? I know some of my crafting friends love it. Or should I say, LOVE it. Personally, I love it on other people’s projects, but hate using it myself. After one little project, I always have a huge mess. And I keep finding glitter everywhere for days. And days. And days. In fact, I see some red glitter twinkling in my key board right now. So, what are your thoughts on glitter? Love it? Hate it? Any tips for working with it?

 

Thank you for stopping by!  Have a fabulous day!

 

Supplies:

  • Papers:   Papertrey white CS, My Mind’s Eye Lost & Found 3 – Ruby paper pad
  • Tools: Fiskar’s edge punch
  • Embellishments:  Misc. glitter, American Crafts DIY Thickers Poolside,  Cosmo Cricket Tiny Text, Provo Craft Alphabitties, Kaiser gemstones
  • Other:  Clear acrylic sealer

 

Challenges:

Comments

Kathy and Lucky said…
Always love glitter, of course it is usually stuck on me and my desk, but still love bling and shine :) You card is wonderful and so shiny, love it.
Tracy said…
Looks amazing to me. CAS and bold. Great job Cheryl!
Annette said…
very pretty..love the glittered sentiment..
Davi said…
Ha Cheryl, had to laugh about thinking on all the witty things and forgetting, glad Im not the only one who does that ;) Love the big glittered letters and simple design, very striking!
1CardCreator said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl, the letters really do stand out! I love glitter, I love Stickles too! I use Art Glitter Glue when working with glitter, it really holds up nicely. ~Diane
GiGi said…
Fabulous card! The different styles of fonts is wonderful and I love the glittered "love"! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot!
Kim S said…
I hear you about the glitter - even the next day, I'll see sparkles in my eyebrows!! I love your glittery "love" - gorgeous with all of the natural colors!
Pat (mspfd) said…
Oh Cheryl, this is a beauty! Love all the glitter. Great CAS design.

I just posted some blog candy. Hope you stop by!
Donna Mosley said…
Great card Cheryl, love the glitter.

Donna x
Beautiful card Cheryl!
Great for a CAS challenge, love it.
Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges!
Hugs,Sandra
Sonia said…
Just gorgeous creation my dear^_^
Big hug,
Sonia
Leikkaan Mervi said…
Thank you Cheryl for sharing this beautiful card at Craft-Room's " So Sentimental" Challenge, welcome again;-))m
Audrey Pettit said…
This is such a pretty card, Cheryl! I really like all the white space and love how you did the sentiment. Those glittery letters are so eye catching.
Glitter is definitely a love/hate relationship with me. Love how it looks, but hate working with it. :)
crafty-stamper said…
love your CAS card and the glittery letters-thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
Carol DT x
Dramatic and elegant all in one! Thank you for entering the Craft Room challenge this fortnight. Wishes, Suzanne
Tammy said…
Beautiful CAS card Cheryl! I love all of the sparkle!
Tammy x
Tracey Murphy said…
Your post made me smile Cheryl! I'm exactly the same - think of amazing, funny things then, when push comes to shove, I get brain freeze!! Your card is gorgeous! Loving the striking red glitter. I adore glitter - not sure the rest of my household does :)
Thank you so much for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create and Good Luck!
Hugs, Tracey x
Elena said…
It's so cute! I'm visiting from MIM
Karin said…
Awesome simple card! Yes, I love glitter on projects, but it gets everywhere and you can't get rid of it. It's the "herpes" of the crafting world :)
Julia said…
I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

My entries are #9, #18, #234, #235, and #243.

I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by JuliaMe and Myself on the Dark… and My Art... Healing The Soul and become a follower.

Hugs,

Julia
Linda McClain said…
I love, love what you did with all the luscious red glitter. (I'm sorry your keyboard had to make the sacrifice.)
Zoe Sanderson said…
Lovely stylish card Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe
Riet said…
So wonderful card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx
So pretty Cheryl! LOVE that glitter!!! Thanks for playing along this week at My Craft Spot!!!

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