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Friday, 5 February 2016

Glitter Butterflies

I have been playing around with glitter - well, what's better on a cold grey day?
This is the card I ended up with......

I just punched out some butterflies in white.....

Ran them through the xyron to make one side sticky.....

 and just dumped various glitter - use the extra fine stuff - in patches onto the butterfly

Then shake it off, and use a bone folder to burnish the glitter onto the sticky cardstock. Amazingly, it stays put, and you get a pretty two or three tone effect

I have a marathon unpacking session ahead of me today as my box full of new Fiskars products has just arrived - I'll be sharing some of the gorgeousness with you once I have fought with the packaging and emerged victorious from an epic  cardboard battle.....

See you tomorrow x


  1. I do love a bit of glitter - well, a lot of glitter is even better! The butterflies look so sparkly xxx

  2. Such a pretty card Enfys.
    Toni xx

  3. Your card is so pretty, and the glittered butterfly is gorgeous! I really should use glitter more often as that is a great technique.
    Enjoy your unpacking, I'm not really envious!
    Janice x

  4. Enfys ... this card is absolutely gorgeous! I love the wonderful effect you got by using a variety of colored glitters ... and the sparkle, wooo hooo! I do love bling on a card.

    Can't wait to see the delightful treasures you uncover after you have tackled the cardboard ... I know they are going to be fabulous!

  5. Don't get lost in there!! Love your glittery butterflies. Hugz

  6. Love, love this card Enfys. So pretty and simple.

  7. Beautiful Card...and fabulous technique..I forgot about my xyron, need to pull it out and make a few pretty butterflies! Thank You!

  8. Your card is gorgeous with those fab super sparkly butterflies! xxx


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Enfys x