Simple & Shimmery Love Card ft. Glitter Brush

Dec 13, 2019Love & Valentines Cards3 comments

Simple & Shimmery Love Card ft. Glitter Brush

Dec 13, 2019Love & Valentines Cards3 comments

It’s always the right time for love

Yes, I’ve moved on from holiday projects. That’s just what happens when you’re a crafter! I started back in July, so I think it’s time to look forward to other holidays, events and needs. That’s the funny thing about love. So, we have a holiday for it, but really, any time is a good time to put together a card with a love theme. Perhaps these could even get sent as a thank you for an extra special holiday gift I might receive…

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Simple & Classic

Scaling back on textures, layers and embellishments can take a card from overdone to uber classy. I find that I tend to err on the side of too much, so I’ve been working on scaling back on some projects. Like Coco Chanel said, “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.” Well, I’ve been taking her advice and leaving off at least one “extra” embellishment to a project. Wow, what a difference it makes! I would have added some gold thread behind the heart cutout. Well, it would have looked great, I’m sure, but I think this clean version looks stunning! 

Shimmer, not Glitter sent me their new Glitter Brush Marker to try out. Well, as with most everything they make, it is a fabulous tool! Glitter is messy, and generally doesn’t have a place in my craft room. So, unless it’s glitter paper, or embossing powder, or a glitter brush, it’s a no-go for me. The great thing about this glitter brush is that it’s more of a shimmer brush. The glitter is micro and spreads evenly across projects. For that, it’s perfect to add some unexpected shimmer to any project.

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Project Tutorial Video

So, let’s see that shimmer in action! In today’s video, you’ll see how this new Glitter Brush Marker takes adds an unexpected boost in two different ways!

Shimmer all the things

Are you ready to add some shimmer to all the things? This is another one of those little supplies that fits the “stocking stuffer” bill. It’s small, and inexpensive, but the perfect thing to add to your favorite crafter’s holiday list! If you’re looking for any of the supplies I used for today’s project, I’ve got them all linked below.

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Simple & Shimmery Love Card ft. Glitter Brush