Thursday, July 1, 2010

one more glitter project

before you put that glitter away. we have one last project to share.
it's very similar to yesterday's project just...  well... a little different.
 

here's what i used:
-- little wooden letters. $1.99 at hobby lobby. (this week they are even 50% off)
-- cheap 5x7 frames from walmart
-- red glitter
-- red spray paint
-- one sheet of scrapbook paper
-- glue



this project is pretty self explanatory. but here's a quick run down.
 
i just sprayed my letters.
painted on glue and covered in glitter ... then let dry.

i cut three 5x7 pieces out of my paper.
(i used so sophie,  gracious greenery paper by my minds eye)

 
 
then i just stuck the paper in the frame with the glass behind it.
covered the backs of the letters with glue.
and centered them in the frames.
 
 
i love the way they turned out!

18 comments:

  1. I shared your toppers on my blog today as a great idea. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  2. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [01 Jul 12:00pm GMT]. Thanks, Maria

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  3. Very cute! I love the idea!

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    EnJOY your day!
    Stacey

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  4. I always love your projects! Thanks for starting the blog to share them all with us.

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  5. Oh, I really like this. I just bought some fun chunky frames at the thrift store yesterday that I could use for this project. Love the glitter too. Makes that USA sparkle.

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  6. OK! This is CRAZY CUTE!!! I'm in love with your blog!
    Smiles from Texas!

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  7. I love BOTH of your glitter letter projects! I'm just now getting in to some crafty stuff, and I think this is easy enough that even I could do it. Love your blog, and subscribing now! :)

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  8. Oh I love glitter....come check out my glitter cup at www.blogntell.blogspot.com

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  9. These glitter projects are beyond fabulous. I love it! So much patriotic punch. Thanks so much, I'll be linking.

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  10. I love this idea in the frames!! I am going to do the same for Halloween with "BOO"! Won't that be cute??

    Thanks for sharing!
    Carrie

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  11. Love this- featured it today on my blog http://ificould-ificould.blogspot.com/2010/07/usa-glitter-decor.html
    thanks for sharing another great idea!

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  12. Super cute!
    P.S. Your "leave a comment" button wasn't showing up for me; I had to bypass the system.

    ((fellow CSI crafter))

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  13. hi, love your ideas. Could you share what you spray paint on ? I've been just using newspaper, but it looks like what you use might be a little less like to stick to the items?

    thanks!

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  14. I have passed the Sunshine Award on to you. Check it out on my blog:
    http://www.pbandjoy.com/
    Enjoy your day!
    Stacey

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  15. So I made my USA yesterday. What is the secret to keeping the glitter on the letters? I used Mod Podge, just 'cause I had it. Is elmer's glue better? And I used the same stuff to adhere the letters to the glass. I even had my husband spray the letters with polyurethane to keep the glitter on, but that didnt' work as well as I had hoped. I am guessing it's the stray glitter coming off, as the letters still look really cute! THANKS!
    p.s. And Emelie CUTE idea with LOVE!

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  16. Beautiful!!!




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  17. Great project! One of our stylists made this and we are linking to your site. Such a cute idea!

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