Saturday, February 12, 2011
Make Your Own Glimmer Mist, Glimmer Glam, and Glimmer Glaze!
There are bottles of Glimmer Mist, Glimmer Glaze, Glimmer Glam in this month's Inspiration Kit(s). We had one question before re-creating our Counterfeit Kits...WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE??? Since we didn't know the difference, we thought you might not know the difference either...
In the following video the demonstrator explains AND shows the differences beautifully http://vimeo.com/9100809
OK...on to the tutorials!!!
Glimmer Mist Tutorials
Time Holtz has a tutorial for creating Glimmer Mist here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zm5JTf2Oxs
Here is the recipe I use...
Glimmer Glam/Glimmer Glaze Tutorials
I'm not srue whether to classify the following tutorials into "Glimmer Glam" or "Glimmer Glaze"...so I just grouped them all together.
Thicker Glitter Glaze Paint http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjeUvJQtxW8
Home Made "Twinkling H2O Water Color Paint" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0vq6tD2oBA&feature=related
Creating Shimmer Water Color Paints http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zep2692JRR4
Glimmer Glam http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5AClDAKGF0&feature=player_embedded
Really SIMPLE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toUyfvtmdnE&feature=related
Uses for Glimmer Mist, Glimmer Glam, and Glimmer Glaze
Now that you know how to make the Glimmer Mist, Glimmer Glam, and Glimmer Glaze here are some greate uses for it!
Paint/spray on paper to change the color and add glimmer
Use to paint white embellishments to add color and glimmer (think silk or paper flowers, fabric, chipboard)
Use with stencils or masks
Add color and glimmer to ribbons and lace
Add color and glimmer to a canvas
Use to *stain* wooden embellishments