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Barbara Trombley, glitter artist extraordinaire, in Glitter Artistry, shows you how to use this readily available material to lend sophistication, elegance, and charm to cards, tags, and gift bags and fabric. (Hint use on quilts too) Enhance vintage labels, flora and fauna, butterflies, and other designs to create lovely projects that celebrate birthdays, weddings, and other occasions.

This glitter technique uses tiny micro glitter in metallics, opaque polyester and transparent colors. The micro glitter gives new meaning to glitzy glitter and enriches the beauty it can bring to a project or quilt

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Glitter Artistry
Bags, Tags, and Cards

Author: Barbara Trombley
Pages: 127
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11 1/2"
Publisher: Chappelle
Cover: HARD
Item Code: 4Q0500
Weight: 1.80 lb
MSRP: $24.95

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Instuction PageTake paper crafting from ordinary to extraordinary with a little glitter magic! Barbara Trombley, glitter artist extraordinaire, shows you how to use this readily available material to lend sophistication, elegance, and charm to cards, tags, and gift bags. Enhance vintage labels, flora and fauna, butterflies, and other designs to create lovely projects that celebrate birthdays, weddings, and other occasions.

AuthorAbout the Author

Barbara Trombley started her glitter cards in 1982. Since then, she has made major innovations to her own glitter methods. She created her own glitter colors, starting with metallic glitter and then to opaque polyester, and transparent colors. She has numerous color combination kits for artists to chose from, created by her own company, Art Institute Glitter, Inc.


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Table of Contents

Chapter 1
8Organic Leaf Card68
Glitter10Autumn Leaf Medallion70
Adhesives10Snowman Gift Bag72
Tools11Summer in the City Retro Card74
Techniques14Winter Medallion Card76
Advanced Techniques17Chapter 5
Bugs, Beetles & Butterflies
Chapter 2
Travel & Vintage Inspired
22Butterfly Glitter Lace Card80
Vintage Label Card24Spring Moth Card82
Recycled Gift Bag26Flying Fabric Butterflies Card84
Faux Rhinestone & Pearls Card28Neon Bugettes Card86
Vintage Tags on a Tag30Glittered Moth Gift Bag 88
Travel Collage Tag Book32Transparency Card with Butterfly90
Pressed Flowers Card33Feather Card with Butterfly91
Antique Photo Tag34Buzzing Bee Card & Gift Bag92
Chapter 3
Flora, Fauna, & Fish
36Dragonfly Embellishment 94
Grapevine Fabric Card38Gold Leaf Dragonfly Card 95
Fisherman Quilt Card40Chapter 6
Cat & Dog Gift Bags42Gold Graduation Card98
Embroidered Bird Cards44Recycled Gift Tags100
Rose Scrapbook Card46Wedding Gift Bag102
Cat in Victorian Window Card48Anniversary Card 104
Vivacious Violet Medallion48Embossed Heart Card105
Fish Gift Tags52Space Birthday Card106
3 Tags on a Card54Retro Gift Bag & Tag 107
Chapter 4
The Seasons
56Personalized Baby Girl Card108
Stained Glass Spring Card 58Personalized Baby Boy Card 109
Spring Tag 60Button Card Frame 110
Summer Tag 61Cheers Card 111
Autumn Tag 62Clip Art 113
Winter Tag 63Where to Find it124
Spring Gift Bag64Index126
Floral Gift Bag66  

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