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MIM #44 Glitter Masking 1

This week's Make It Monday has proven to be one of my very favorite techniques. This super-duper-ultrafine glitter is fantastic, but do not inhale it! Here's my first take on it:
For the stripe on the ornament, I masked with a small strip of backing paper. For the polka dots, I masked first with the big circle, then after the green glitter, I punched holes in the circle mask with my Crop-a-Dile, sprinkled red glitter, then removed the mask and sprinkled white glitter. The sentiment is stamped first on cardstock then covered with a scor-tape die cut and glittered. I thought the background paper needed some bling, so I colored over some stripes with the Sakura Stardust red pen. Silver cord is threaded through a small hole made by my paper piercer, and bows are adhered with scor-tape.

Paper: PTI White, Candy Cane Prints
Ink: PTI Pure Poppy
Stamps: PTI Christmas Blessings
Other: PTI double-ended banner die, Sakura Stardust pen-red (for stripes), 1 1/4" circle punch, 1" circle punch, 5/8" circle punch, SU silver cord, Scor-Tape sheets, Ultrafine glitter

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  1. Wow! You did such a fantastic job with all that detail, especially the ornament with the polka dots.

  2. OMG! This is SO beautiful! You did a great job! Thanks for sharing your project. Makes me want to get the glitter out...

  3. Wow! Great card- love the effect!

  4. Oh, wow, this is fantastic! I love all these glittery details--how lucky your recipient will be!

  5. YOur ornaments are super cute. You did a great job with that challenge.

  6. Oh wow! What an awesome job you did on the challenge! I'd already decided I was going to sit this one out, but you're making me want to change my mind, this card is so great!

  7. This is wonderful. Now, I want to try it.

  8. Gorgeous, Cheryl! I love how you even added a stripe and polka dots!

  9. Wow! Your card came out GORGEOUS! This is one MIM I was not going to make, but your card makes me want to give it a try.

  10. GORGEOUS! Love how you did this...if I can FIND my table (covered in Christmas cards right now) I'd like to give this a try! :) Awesome job!

  11. You totally nailed this technique! Wonderful card!

  12. Can I say that I have thoroughly enjoyed your last three glittery posts . These ornaments are absolutely beautiful. I do like a bit of glitter, but your creation has me nearly wating to dive right in. Again, beautiful!


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