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NAME: Stephanie Ackerman BLOG: Homegrown Hospitality TYPEPAD MEMBER SINCE: 2006 WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: Stephanie Ackerman is creating a life that reflects her dreams, and living a Life that defines her purpose. As a teacher... Continue »
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Sometimes things just don't go the way you want them to and this craft was one of those! I wanted to use the new Valentine Angel Clip Art to make something special to give to a few of my friends who I know don't eat chocolate... and since everyone can use another magnet.. when I saw these flattened glass pieces called clear glass gems... along with a project sheet at one of my local craft stores... I knew I had found what I was looking for. So once I glittered the angel's dress... all sparkly and cute... I was ready! It sounded so easy peasy... just punch or cut out your picture... use a dime size amount of Diamond Glaze on the front of your image... place the gem on top of the glaze and picture... let the glaze spread to the edges... easy peasy... NOT!! What a mess I made!! I couldn't get the glaze to spread to the edge of the paper evenly so I tried pressing on it to fill the gaps, but of course that made it ooze out the sides and onto the table, my fingers and then onto the glass... and it still left... Continue »