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Glitter Glue -Tips and Ideas

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Glitter glue is an essential ingredient for all sorts of crafters. From Christmas decorations to scrapbook pages, to greeting cards, it’s been the go-to for everything creative. There are a myriad of possibilities when it comes down with glitter glue.

Like the name suggests, glitter glue is a form of glitter that has been suspended within liquid glue. Since glitter is suspended in the glue carrier, items such as Stickles as well as Nuvo Drops may be opaque or translucent.

It is available in plastic bottles that come in various colors. The bottles typically contain nozzle tips with small diameters which allow you to obtain the exact amount of product that you require.

Smaller bottles are available of the glue like Stickles along with the larger glitter glues that look like the ones from Elmer’s. I have found that larger bottles have a smaller quantity of glitter inside the glue. But, every glue is useful, depending on the application and product you’re applying it to.

Elmer’s glitter glue can be washed and is not recommended to use on photographs or unpainted metal submerged surfaces, or heated surfaces.

Glitter glue is simple (and secure) to apply on a wide range of materials, including chipboard, paper, wood canvas, and many more!

There are also glitter tubes glue available in sets. These tubes come with small nozzles that are attached to them.

You can also buy glitter glue with larger sizes. These bottles come with bigger nozzles, but they are priced more per ounce.

Glitter glue is available in a wet form and glitter glue sticks that you can put with your craft glue gun

If you are using glitter glue that has transparent white surfaces, my preferred idea is to apply a dab on over the surface with a small amount of glitter glue and then dry. This way, you’ll be able to see what the color appears like after drying.

The Benefits Of Utilizing Glitter Glue

There are numerous advantages of using wholesale glitter glue over glue that has glitter added on the top. Here are a few ideas:

It’s far cleaner. Since that the glitter mixes into the glue this creates less mess than when using loose glitter.
It’s a kind of adhesive. A portion of the mixture is actually glue. Although it isn’t a very strong adhesive however, it does possess adhesive properties.
Saves you money. It is also less waste since it’s already in the glue.
It dries faster than the usual methods of securing glitter.

Create Glitter Glue Flowers

It’s easy to make yourself glitter glue flowers. cut out flowers of your choice on thick card stock. Apply the glue over the flower petals. Allow to dry. Add a half gem on the top. Ideal for scrapbooking or even a card.

Where to Apply Glitter Glue

There are many ways to make use of sparkle glues or pastes. Here are some suggestions ideas to get your creative flow:

Scrapbook Pages

Glitter glue is more convenient to use on scrapbook pages. It’s much more simple to work with in comparison to glitter and glue. You can draw a headline or embellish it. Frame an image with glitter glue.

Greeting Cards

Then, highlight the stamped images or create dots to add an artistic touch. You can also use glitter glue to highlight your sentiments. Create a background using stencils. You could also stamp with glitter glue , if your stamp has a simple outline. (make sure to clean the stamp immediately with the soapy water and wash it off )

Art Journals

There are endless ways to use glitter glue for your art journal pages! Use it as paint. Create sparkle glue-like buttons. Use the stencil to make them !

Design A Frame That You Customize

You can design a custom frame using a wooden frame as well as any other. Use glitter glue and paint your frame. Choose a single shade or mix various shades. Simply put tiny drops of glitter glue to the frame. Apply the glue using a brush and allow it to dry.

Decorate a Pumpkin

After you scrub all dirt from the pumpkin, you are now able to embellish it in any theme you want to with glitter glue

Make-up Pin Magnets for Clothes

Decorate a clothespin with glitter glue. Then, attach magnets to one side of the pin. It’s a great idea for a unique gift your children can make.

Decorate Glass Jars

It is possible to use glitter glues to add sparkle to glass containers. This is a fantastic reuse idea. Just make sure the jar is spotless. Apply the glitter glue to your design or pattern. Let it dry. Apply Modge Podge on top to make sure that the glitter glue is sealed.

Decorate Rocks For A Garden

Make your garden by applying glitter glue on some nice size rocks. Make sure the rocks are free of dirt. Put the glue on the rocks. Let it dry, then decorate your garden

Create Glitter Butterflies

One of my favourite methods of using glitter glues is to make glitter butterflies. Make a butterfly shape with the stamp and embellish with the glitter you prefer

Uses For Glitter Glue

Create cards that highlight specific areas using glitter glue
Scrapbooking-decorate decor, use on a title
On a coloring page
Bring life back to the old Christmas decorations
Glaming ribbon
Outline Letter Stickers – You can personalize any letter sticker that you own with glitter glue.
Use glitter glue to make stencils
Make patterns using stripes, polka dots, and circles
Crafts with embellishing felt
Paintings on flower pots
Accentuate and decorate according to match any accessory
Make glitter glue drops on a non-stick mat. Make circles with them
Use pre-made glitter glue drops to create a faux shaker card
Create glittery pebbles. Make use of large drops in glitter glue make tiny pebbles or use the non-stick material. Leave them for a minimum of 2 days.
Make use of strips of paper that have similar to planks. Cut the edges rough with scissors. Place them on the dark or black shade on a base of card. Utilize different colors of glitter glue as a grouping of colors
Outline letters with an inscription on an album page
Place them over buttons or brads to make them shine.
Make a special icing using the help of cards and die cuts
Make them a border for a scrapbook page, or on a card
Make them the centerpiece of flowers.
Make stencils instead of ink
Utilize them to block the sun’s rays
Create an enthralling rainbow

Glitter Snowflakes

Glitter Drying Time of Glue

Glitter glues, actually, require some drying time. Based on the humidity of your work area and the thickness of the glitter glue could be as long as for a night.

Even if you’re attracted to use the heating gun to speed up the process avoid doing. A lot of the heat needed to dry quickly Stickles and Nuvo Drops can cause the glitter to burn. The same thing can lead to bubbling in the glue carrier. Worst case scenario, you might burn your project.