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Distress Glitter Product Review

Hey kids!  Cindy back on the SBC blog today with a product review of Tim Holtz Distress Glitter.  Don't you just love glitter????  I sure do!!  We are getting a bit messy here today--but it's fun!

TiP:  When inking the edges of a glittered item apply ink to your craft mat so you don't get glitter on  your ink pad.

Tim Holtz Distress Glitter ( I used spun sugar)
Tim Holtz ink applicator or sponges work, too
Tim Holtz Distress Ink  ( I used spun sugar)
Glossy Accents

Apply Distress Ink, Stain or marker to your item to be glittered.

Apply a wet glue such as Glossy Accents to the item to be glittered.  I used my fingers to get good coverage--told you we were getting messy...LOL.  Using a wet glue allows for the most sparkle power since the glitter particles wont lay completely flat.

Apply your Distress Glitter :-)  Love that sparkle!!  And you can even use your heat tool to speed the drying time with this glitter.  It won't melt like other glitters.  YAY!! 
A really cool thing about this Glitter is you can apply ink to it to create a vintage look.  In my case I just wanted some more color on my butterfly.  I applied ink to my craft mat and then used a Q-tip to color the edges of my butterfly so I wouldn't get glitter on my ink pad.

And I created a tag to use my butterfly on.  I applied Distress ink to this tag and then sprinkled a few drops of water on it and then moved it around a bit to get the drippy effect.  Then I used my heat tool to dry it.  I stamped my stamps and then applied my distress glittered butterfly :-)  I also inked my ribbon to match the colors on the tag.

Add'l supplies:
Tim Holtz Distress Ink in worn lipstick & tumbled glass
Ranger Heat tool
Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Artful Things clear stamps
MS All Occasion Cake Art Cricut cart - butterfly@1"
Tags, Bags, Boxes and More Cricut cart - tag @5"
White organza ribbon (I colored this with the Distress ink, too)

This Distress Glitter is fabulous!!  I hope I've inspired you to get out your Tim Holtz Distress products and play today!  Thanks for stopping by.  If you have any questions leave a note in the comments for us.  If you're on Facebook you can join SBC there as well because there is always something fun going on :-) 

I hope you have a blessed day!

Cindy---In Love with PAPER


  1. thanks for the tips! I don't have any of this product and I have most of TH's products, so your review has helped in making my decision to purchase. thanks!

  2. Love this technique Cindy! Great post.

  3. Thanks for the tip and what a pretty tag:)


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