How to Make Your Own Glitter Sentiments

Posted by Dana Joy
It's so easy to make your own glitter sentiments for your papercrafting projects! Learn how with this quick video from Blitsy.

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Can't find the exact sentiment you need? Want one with extra sparkle? Well, it's so simple to make your own. With a few quick steps, you'll be covered in sparkle, shine and glitter.

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  • Thermoweb iCraft Deco Foil White Foam Adhesive sheets
  • Elizabeth Craft Designs Silk Microfine Glitter - Green
  • Paper Smooches Hello Die- Hello Words
  • Prima Marketing Mixed Media Watercolor Pencils - Spring & Fall
  • Sizzix Big Shot Machine - Gray & White

Making your own sparkle sentiments could not be any easier. You don't need to raid your craft room for a ton of supplies. This technique is really easy. All you need is some Thermoweb iCraft Deco Foil White Foam Adhesive sheets, white cardstock, microfine glitter and a sentiment die cut. Adding the foam adhesive sheet to a piece of cardstock just gives your sentiment a little more re-enforcement. It also ensures that your sentiment runs smoothly through your die cut machine.

After you have die cut your sentiment, release the paper backing from the front of your sentiment and sprinkle generously with your favorite glitter. Can you image all the gorgeous sparkling sentiments you can create? Now you can use up all that pretty glitter that has just been sitting in your craft room. Time to show that glitter some love. I use a coffee filter underneath to catch all of my glitter. You can pour it right back in the container. Don't want to waste any of that pretty stuff.

After you have rubbed the glitter into the adhesive, gently wipe away that excess. See how easy that was? Now you can have a colorful array of sparkling sentiment is ready for a card, a scrapbook page or a fancy home decor project. Just store them in a small ziplock bag and pull them out when you need them.