Hey friends, Laura here today with a fun tutorial to share today, and a few tips along the way.
The other day I thought I would try to make my own "enamel dots" which I have done before and shared here. That time I used Glossy Accents and Nail Polish. This me I thought I would try to mail glittery dots. So I grabbed some Stickles, waxed paper and a stencil with small circles on it.
You might be able to tell my first mistake right off the hop, here. I didn't choose a stencil with perfect circles. Doh! Oh well.
I randomly squirted some Stickles into several of the circles of the mask, making a tiny little mound on the waxed paper.
Then I lifted the stencil straight up to avoid catching my Stickles on the stencil and wrecking their shape. Be sure to wash your stencil right away at this point.
Then I put my little dots aside to dry. Right aside, as in across the room. I am famous for putting papers on top of my drying Stickles! Please tell me it is not just me!
The next day, I picked each little dot off of the waxed paper, they came off perfectly and easily. And they are not overly misshapen seeing as I started with the wrong stencil. In the photo above they are pictured in a little dish. I think these little beautifies would look perfect on a card or layout. A little drop of adhesive from a glue pen will stick them down just perfectly.
In the interest of full disclosure, I will tell you that I also tried a
few other stencil shapes. FAIL! They were too brittle when they dried.
Live and learn!
Thanks for visiting today!