Who doesn’t love glitter? I love it! I love the sparkle, glitz and shine of glitter! What I don’t like is the mess. I can’t tell you how many times I hear “you have glitter on your face”. In fact, I’m looking at glitter on my pants and desk. Well I don’t think there’s any way to completely avoid getting glitter where you don’t want it, but Silhouette has these awesome double-sided adhesive sheets that help you get the glitter where you DO want it! Why didn’t I know about this???
Do you see in the photo how crisp and clean the lines of the letter are? I love that! And it’s so easy! Any shape you want to cut with your Silhouette can now be glittery! I’m so excited about this, can you tell?!?!
You simply place an adhesive sheet (yellow side down) on the cutting mat and cut your shape using the recommended settings.
Once your shape is cut, carefully remove the yellow backing then place your shape on where you want your glittered shape. In my case, I adhered it to a 5 x 7 piece of black card stock. Then you remove the white backing and your are left with the adhesive. (By the way, a shape almost identical to the one I made is available in the Silhouette Online Store, but I made my own using Bebas Neue front and welded the letter shapes together. I own their shape but wanted it to be a little thicker).
Shake on your glitter, then tap or brush off the excess and that’s it!
I cut the black card stock to 5 x 7 so it would fit on this frame.
Oh my goodness, does that old photo bring back memories! Those little guys are now 30 and 26 (and not so little ; ) and probably thrilled that I posted this photo here, I’m sure ; )
I put the framed Boo To You on my Halloween Mantle along with the glittered spiders that I made using the double-sided sheets, too.
This post is part of the Silhouette Challenge, a monthly collection of Silhouette projects made members of the Silhouette Challenge Facebook Group.
Want to Check Out More Silhouette Projects?
My Silhouette Challenge buddies are all sharing projects today on their blogs, so peruse the links below for a blog-hopping good time.
Birthday Invitations Homer Simpson Style by Black & White Obsession
DIY Planner Dividers by The House on Hillbrook
3D Haunted Forest by Chicken Scratch NY
Pumpkins and Peacocks Fall Mantel by joy & gladness of heart
DIY Cheers Garland by Rain on a Tin Roof
Wedding Gift Wrapping by It Happens in a Blink
Glitter Monogrammed Pumpkin by unOriginal Mom
Halloween Family Rules by Tried & True
Faux Stitched Speech Bubbles by Get Silvered Craft
A Mario Bros. Backsplash by Please Excuse My Craftermath…
Halloween Spooky Eye Luminaries by A Tossed Salad Life
Addressing Invitations with a Silhouette Cameo by My Favorite Finds
Halloween Party Treat Bags by The Thinking Closet
“Create” Wooden Pallet by Lil’ Mrs. Tori
Spooky Halloween Bats Garland by TitiCrafty
Decorated Pumpkins by Tanya’s Creative Space
Cute Wedding Card by Zanaree
Learn to Tie Your Shoes by From Wine to Whine
Fussy Cutting Making You Fussy? by My Paper Craze
Cut Fabric With Your Silhouette by Cutesy Crafts
Cookie Lee Jewelry’ Gift Bags with a Purpose: Sharing Thankfulness by An Elegant Touch
Halloween Banner by Sowdering About
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Stephanie @ The House on Hillbrook says
AMAZING! I haven’t ever thought of playing with this medium but it looks like it is a must. Maybe for my gift tags! Would love to do some gold glitter! Great job! And I love your mantle…pinning!!!
Thanks so much for pinning Stephanie! Oh, using this for the gift tags is a great idea!
LOVE THE VIGNETTE! It is so pretty, but I love the silhouette project too. I’m so wary of glitter because of the mess!
Thanks Emily! I was happy with how it turned out – not too scary ; ) and I hear ya about the glitter mess, but the doubled sided adhesive really helps keep it under control.
Glenna Anderson says
Wow, such a great idea! I’ve never tried the double sided adhesive cardstock but I will now!
Thanks for the great tutorial!
You gotta try the double sided adhesive….I love it and can’t wait to make more holiday projects using it. Thanks for stopping by!
Trisha D. says
Stopping by from the Silhouette Challenge. Gahh, such a cute project!! Simple Halloween projects are right up my alley.
Your mantle is to die for (har har).
Oh and did I mention I love glitter too?! Fortunately I somehow manage contain the mess every time, knocks on wood…
Thanks Trisha! Yep, the simple projects are my favorite ones! And everything is better with glitter!
I love this. I have been cleaning up glitter in my kitchen for 2 weeks after a kids pumpkin craft. I love your mantel. I would love something like that in my kitchen to switch out the decor for each holiday or season!
It is hard to contain the glitter mess, isn’t it? But I love glitter! Thanks for the sweet comment! I need something in my kitchen, too. I’ll have to work on that!
Jacquelyn Wallace says
I LOVE IT!! I love anything glitter- matter of fact it’s my very FAVORITE color!!! I have the double sided pack but wasn’t sure what todo with it… But I think a framed glitter monogram may be just what my office needs!!
Thanks for the tips. Love your decoration!
Ha, ha Jacquelyn, love that: glitter is your favorite color! And a framed glitter monogram is a great idea!
Carrie @ My Favorite Finds says
That is super awesome! I love it!
Thanks Carrie! Everything is better with a little glitter ; )
So pretty! I will have to try out the adhesive and glitter!!
Thanks Tori…you will love it! My brain is spinning with ideas!
Girl, this is so awesome….I love the display that you made. I used the double-sided adhesive too! Isn’t it awesome?!?!!
Thank you so much Tanya! That double-side adhesive is awesome!
Pam- GetSilvered Craft says
You entire Mantle display looks awesome. The glitter project adds a lovely extra touch of sparkle to it.
Thanks Pam! It’s hard for me to not get carried away with glitter ; )
Randi Sowders says
I love this!!!!! I am not a fan of glitter because it’s just messy but I love how this came out and it makes me want to try it!
Lynden Blossom says
Cute, simple, ‘Bright’ idea! Will have to try the adhesive paper one of these day!
Thanks Lynden! Definitely give it a try, I think you’ll like working with it.
I love the double sided adhesive for glittering. It keeps things so crisp and neat. Love your glittery spiders too 🙂
Hi Valerie! You’re right, I love the crisp and clean edges that you get from using the double sided adhesive!
How cute! I have these supplies, I might need to make one too!
Thanks Jessica! Yes you must make one, too!
Alecia @ Chicken Scratch NY says
I love your sign! I’m dying to get my hands on some of the double sided adhesive, I want my own glittery signs lol
Thanks Alecia! Yes, get some – you’ll love it!
Lauren @ The Thinking Closet says
I chuckled at your opener because we ate dinner outside tonight on our back deck atop a table just glistening with bits of glitter from my Silhouette project last weekend; ha ha. It does get EVERYWHERE, but it’s oh so much fun to play with. Especially with that double-sided adhesive! Oh, and I loved your little stack of glitter. Those details aren’t lost on me, friend!
Fantabulous project as always, Jeanie! I hope the bike ride was epically awesome!
Thanks Lauren! Yep, I’ll put up with the bits of glitter ’cause I just love the look! The bike ride was awesome for sure; it was the hardest thing I’ve ever done, but I loved every minute of it!
I love anything glitter and I love Halloween decorating! This is fab!
Glitter makes everything better! Thanks Jenna!
Super cute!! I need to play with my Silhouette. Appears you can do so much with it.
Oh my goodness Shalana, the possibilities are endless
stunning love love love how this turned out