Monday, October 20, 2014

Do It Yourself Sequins

I recently saw a video on the internet which showed how to make your own sequins. I had to try it myself. You can see the video here: DIY Sequins. One of the members at Stamp TV linked us to this video and I am thrilled. I made a simple card design and dressed it up with my sequins I made from Haliographic Mirror card stock. That paper picks up colors from it's surroundings too so it is very versatile and works with many projects.


I happened to have some mirror card stock on hand so I knew as soon as I found the time I wanted to try this technique out. I think it is so cool! My images are from Gina K. Designs as are the inks. I have lots of music and guitar lovers in my family so I know this card will be a great collection to my own stash of cards.

I hope you can view the video and find ways of making your own sequins. It is a great way to use up scraps and save money too!

Thanks for stopping by and hope your day is wonderful!

God bless,
Verna

10 comments:

  1. Wow Verna - I love this card. My hubby is a guitar nut - he is fiddling with it at present. Will email you with a little story - too long here lol
    Fabulous....

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  2. I saw Lindsay's tutorial at Youtube just the other day and wondered if I had any mirror paper in my stash. Glad you made the sequins. Are there any tips for making them in addition to Lindsay's?

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  3. Fabulous, Verna, love it! I have that GKD set too, but haven't used it much. Yikes!

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  4. LOVE it Verna! You really did it!!! Was it fun? Great guitar card and the sequins are the perfect embellishment!!!!! Kind of like strobe lights!

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  5. What a unique and easy way to make the perfect embellishments for a card. Thanks for sharing Verna and love your example card.

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  6. Another great one Verna. Love it, Agree with Rosy, kind of like the strobe light thing.

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  7. Thanks for the link to the DIY Sequins! I'll have to try them. Great card. Love the music notes.

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  8. That is just pure genius, Verna. Awesome card and the DIY sequins .... perfect!
    hugs, Asha

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  9. Such a cute card for a musician or music lover. Thanks so much for the link to the DIY sequins. I gotta try that!

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