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If you are working with glitter, how can you live without our Glitter Clean up cloth?   No more glitter in the hair, on the doggie, cheeks, shoes or kids, unless you put it there!   CHEAP and EFFECTIVE!CLICK here for glitter cloths


Fun techniques with glitter and tape.    Our double side tape is perfect for utilizing glitter on your projects.   You can use differing widths that are also perfect for attaching ribbon to paper.   We have 1/8 inch, 1/4 inch and 1/2 inch widths available. click here for our adhesives and tapes

The glitter lines are created by attaching the glue tape to your decorative paper, then peel top layer of protective paper pour on glitter, burnish, brush and peel off more, add more glitter.   Always burnish the glitter, pressing it into the glue tape to make sure it adheres, using a paint brush to remove excess glitter is a good idea.   Always work on a surface that allows you to pour the glitter back into it's container, i.e. a piece of copier paper - fold in half and open again, allowing you to create a funnel-like pourer.  Beautiful cream cards and envelopes are waiting for you at http://www.alteredpages.com/                     
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