Gold Glitter Sign from Girl Loves Glam {Spring Fever Series}

Gold-Glitter-Wood-Slice-Spring-Sign-Tutorial

I am so excited to be partying with all of you Crafting Chicks readers today! I am McKenzie, a lifestyle/beauty blogger from Girl Loves Glam. I can't even tell you how excited I am that it is finally Spring! Even though the weather in Idaho isn't as happy and springlike as I would hope, I still enjoy adding some springtime charm to my house to make it feel bright and fresh. I knew I wanted to create a sign that also had some sort of natural element in it. I absolutely love wood grain so I chose to create a super cute Spring sign on a wood slice. Of course I needed to add some gold glam to it too! I am kind of obsessed with how it turned out. It is modern and fun! It was so easy to make too. Here is what you need to make your very own... *Wood slice *Vinyl (Just a scrap of vinyl will work because you won't actually be using the vinyl for anything other than a stencil) *Vinyl cutter *Gold paint *Gold glitter *Glitter glue First, cut out the word "Spring" out of vinyl and … [Read more...]

Glittery Valentine Candy Dishes

Glittery-Valentine-Dishes

Disclaimer: This project is sponsored by Elmer’s. Do you love this playfulness of Valentine's Day like I do?  I love to add a little fun flare to my Valentine's decor and what better way then with GLITTER! I decided the best way to do that this year was to add that fun sparkle to some plain white dishes, some in cute heart shapes.  I snagged some Elmer's Craft Bond Glitter and got to work. I followed all package directions and made sure my dishes were clean and ready to go. Applied the included glue, just a thin layer, and then let the glittery fun begin. I shook off the excess glitter and then let the dishes set so the glue could dry completely before I did anything else. Next, I took some Elmer's Glue-All and put a thin layer of that over top of the glitter so that it would seal it in.  I don't plan on washing these pieces in my dishwasher so it shouldn't be a problem that way. If you are wanting to wash I would suggest hand washing. Here a … [Read more...]