Tips & Techniques

Fun Technique Using Double-Sided Tape & Glitter

Hello everyone, its Wednesday which means another fun project using my Hobbybase Club monthly Kit and this time I have been using a fun technique with double-sided tape & glitter to produce fun backgrounds.


I mixed up my January & February kits for these cards and I’m really pleased with the results.

All you need is double-sided tape and glitter. I find the fine glitters work best and used the Hunkdory Ultra-Fine Glitter from the January kit. I also found the red double-sided tape gave better results due to it being very sticky.

I used my 6 x 6 card base which was in the kit and then cut a 5.3/4 x 5.3/4 mat to stick on top.

The Birdcage Die was in the February kit and the Dovecraft, Natures Grace stickers are from the January Kit

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Check out my full tutorial below to see how I made them.

The designs are endless with this glitter technique, and if you don’t mind getting a little messy then this is a very fun process.


I played around a lot creating little clusters of interest and particularly like the birdcage die and contrasting colour of the ribbon and paper.


I found that as long as you covered the area well with glitter and brushed it all after that the glitter adheres very well and doesn’t fall off.


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Happy crafting everyone and enjoy your week.




2 thoughts on “Fun Technique Using Double-Sided Tape & Glitter

  1. Thank you Sam for sharing this technique with us crafters. It is a technique i have seen before but I haven’t used and needed reminding of. Thank you again for demonstrating this to us crafters. :O)

  2. Hi

    Thank you for sending me this email with the link to your blog post – Fun Technique Using Double-Sided Tape & Glitter

    I watched your You Tube video tutorial and loved it! The projects were great too. I wrote a comment on your You Tube channel and your blog post as well.

    Looking forward to seeing what project comes next.

    Till your next email




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