Glitter Window Technique

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Today’s card was a sample I showed my class at the Techie class on Monday night and Tuesday morning.? This was the Glitter Window Technique and one of the techniques they learned in class.? This was a Back to Basics technique and I made a video tutorial for you to enjoy.? Here is the card sample showing the glitter window technique.


Here is a close up of the Glitter Window:

I have a few disclaimers on the video tutorial.?? My son Dean is the cameraman again for me (he’s 10), he was a little heartbroken I didn’t mention him in the video so I’m mentioning him here. :)? We had to do retakes about 5 times before we ended up with this video.? It isn’t perfect by any means, we have mistakes and bloopers but we made it thru and that is what homemade is all about not perfection but having fun and sharing our ideas.? We had lots of laughs as we started over and over again and finally just kept rolling.? Dean said we should make a bloopers video and put that out, hmmm maybe someday. :)? Enjoy! 🙂

Also, I should make sure to mention that the Close to Cocoa and the Pink Passion inks, card stock, and re-inkers are retiring very soon and going fast, if you need any of these items make sure to order it SOON!

Supply List:
CS:? Chocolate Chip #102128 $5.50, Close to Cocoa #101341 $5.50, Pink Passion #102762 $5.50
Ink:? Chocolate Chip #100908 $5.95, Pink Passion #101212 $5.95
SS:? Sweet Scoops #117078 $18.95 wood mount #120078 $14.95 Clear mount, Upsy Daisy #111710 $18.95
Accessories:? Square Lattice Impressions Folder #119976 $7.95, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter #102023 $4.50, Wide Oval Punch #112082 $15.95, Large Oval Punch #107305 $15.95, Scallop Oval Punch $114889 $15.95, Big Shot #113439 $99.95, Chocolate Chip Grosgrain Ribbon #109051 $7.95, Packaging Tape

You can place your order for these items on my website here:? gcalkins.stampinup.net.

Have a Great Day!
Glenda

7 thoughts on “Glitter Window Technique

  1. Christy in NC says:

    What a great tutorial! Bloopers and all! 😉 You made this look so easy ,and I can’t wait to try it out. Thanks for posting this!

  2. Suzie Q says:

    Wonderful work from the stamper and the video guy!!! I’m going to show this technique! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Karen says:

    Great tutorial. I haven’t used that technique in ages. I guess it’s time to bring it back. And Dean did a nice job video taping.

  4. cathy warhank says:

    Thanks so much, Glenda.
    This is a darling card! The glitter window is such a fun idea.
    I love, love, love that your camera man is your young son. He did a great job!
    cathy

  5. Sandy says:

    What a wonderful card! I love the simplicity of this technique. It’s looks like it would be harder to make than it is.

    Thanks for the WONDERFUL video tutorial! Tell your son he did an excellent job video taping!

    Sandy

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