The results are so sparkly, with all that beautiful glitter to capture
your attention! It's easy to do, and the bold lines of these designs
from our Handcarved Autumn collection work beautifully here.
"One tip is to stamp on acetate
with Stazon ink," suggests Michelle.
"Glitter the back of the image starting with the darkest color of
Keep your glue as thin as you can. The first time I did it on the
acorns, the glue was too thick and it dried, and [now] I can see a white
smudge where the thick glue was."
"Gradually work your colors lighter as you go," she continues, "tamping off the excess glitter from the image well in between. I do this while wet
because it would take FOREVER [to wait for each section to dry]
otherwise. I don't have a problem, as long as I'm careful not to get my
fingers in it."
Stamps from Nancy's Scissor-Cut Scenes collection also
work very well. In this main image from 11220MC Bear & Bees Clear
Set, Michelle used a variety of contrasting glitter colors that work
"Once [the glittered image is] dry," says Michelle, "I trim my images out and then attach to my card with glue dots."
That's exactly what she did in this version, where
the main image is colored more conventionally with Copic markers and the glittered pieces serve as a bright accent:
Today's final card is a mix of both sparkly and smooth elements, which work together in perfect harmony:
"Bonus...you will have glittery dust bunnies after doing this technique!" tempts Michelle.
Have YOU made your own Sparkly Stained Glass cards, Inky friends?