May 13, 2010

$$Frugal Friday Tip$$

How to make your own glimmer mist masks by Amy

I used my cricut machine to cut out different sizes of snowflakes as my masks. You could use any type of die cut, it doesn't have to be from a cricut machine. I chose to use a cardstock color that i usually don't use for my masks. If you chose a color that you like you could not only use them as a mask but use the die cuts with another project!

Next I chose a neutral color background cardstock. Lighter colors show the mist better. Also, note that textured cardstocks tend to be more absorbent than non-textured. I used a repositionable adhesive, Zig 2-way glue. I just dabbed the glue on the tips of the snowflake so that they will stay flat during spraying.

Remove your die cuts and reveal your cute and custom patterned paper!!!

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  1. Awesome tip! I love it- thanks for sharing!

  2. This is great! I really have to get some and try this. I got a gc for AC Moore for Mother's Day so I am going to get me some glimmer mist. tfs

  3. Good idea to make your own masks. I need to remember this before buying those silly expensive ones!!

  4. I am so dumb...or ignorant I guess, what is a mask and what did you spray with?

  5. A mask is something that you cover another item with. You spray it with spray ink, like glimmer mist, smooch or maya mist. HTH. :)

  6. This is a great tip - and if I were to do it It would be outside my BOX!

    Thanks Amy for sharing!

  7. those snowflakes are so pretty; the paper after spraying can be used for so many different things, my mind is turning. I would cut out the masks in white then they could be used as is, or blinged up or sprayed darker. Theres about a thousand things to do with the leftover masks. Brilliant.

  8. This is a great tip! Your paper turned out beautiful!