Sunday, April 30, 2017

Oh How I Love Glimmer...Mist

I absolutely love bling on my card creations and normally, I use embellishments like Stampin' Up! Pearls or Rhinestones, or the Tonic Nuvo Drops  (absolutely love BLING in all forms and fashion).  I've been hearing a lot lately about Glimmer Mists and wanted to try them.  Of course, if you know me, you'll know that once I discover something, I jump in with both feet!  (Oh how true this is!)  So off I went on the hunt for Glimmer Mists! 

 I found there were several brands (Tim Holtz, Heidi Swapp etc), but I found the Tattered Angels Brand in Tuesday Morning for $2.49, but in the other craft stores for over $5 each.  This was not going to sit well with my budget...so what's a crafty crafter to do?  I scour YouTube for ways to make my own much more cost effectively...and these are the results...I am slowly amassing glimmer mists in all of my favorite colors...metallics, glitter, pearlized...you name it, I'm going for it...(see why buying them wouldn't make my budget very happy?)  So I paid my local Hobby Lobby a visit...and low and behold, there was 30% off 2 oz acrylic paints..what's a girl to do?  I just couldn't pass up the opportunity so...I shopped!




Here's what you'll need to make them (or rather the products I used):

Folk Art Paints - Metallics
Folk Art Paints - Extreme Glitter
Water
2.7 fl. oz spray bottles (I got mine at Hobby Lobby 2/$1.99)
3-4 6mm glass beads (these are purely optional, but highly recommended)

Happy Misting!