Glitterlettertin Love those sticky cuts letters….

This is totally based on a project that we did at convention last year… Stampin’ Up! is selling a 3 pack of these great tins for $12.55 (that would be 1 to give away and 2 to keep for yourself!!)  Perfect for holding cards, memorabilia, photos… the possibilities are endless!

Certainly celery designer series paper, backed with chocolate chip… the sticky cuts letter (that’s a lower case "L", not a number 1 as my mother first thought…) is coated with cosmo fine glitter; flowers from the pretties kit finish off this project.  The smaller flower was dyed by applying re-inker with an aqua painter.  My current favourite tool, the crop-a-dile punches through this tin like butter….to create holes for the chocolate satin ribbon.  That chocolate satin ribbon that we all fell in love with at Christmas time is available as part of the Theatre ribbon originals, by the way!!!  (OK, so not a full roll but still, it’s there).

When you use your sticky cuts letters (or numbers, or images – there’s a heart, flower, star on the sheets as well) – you will want to peel off the white waxy backing first (the backside of the letter) and apply it to the project or cardstock, then remove the red plastic layer off the top of the letter and apply your glitter/beads/embossing powder etc.  I think it’s easier to deal with that way, less mess for sure.  You can also save the red liner (or for that matter, the white waxy liner) and use them as masks for sponging on a separate project!  (oh, should have saved that for a Frugal Friday tip – well, maybe I’ll do a pictorial on that one some Friday).

Off to finish up the masterpieces for my classes this week – I have a FUN project for them that highlights a set from the new Occasions mini!  (will be sure to post it at a later date, need to keep it a surprise for the attendees in the meantime!)

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