I am totally IN LOVE with this new alphabet from My Favorite Things. It will be available to order on Wednesday night at 10 PM Eastern, and for $16 it's a total steal! Today we're bouncin' to give you tons of tips and tricks and ideas for using this set.
I decided to make a thank you card for my project today. Since I don't have a Hot Fix tool yet, I'll show you how I applied my crystals with some tweezers and a handy dandy Quickstik.
When working with a clear alphabet set, you can make sure your word or phrase will fit, lay the letters stamp side down onto your cardstock.
Once you're happy with the placement, press your acrylic block onto the stamps, sticking the back of the stamps to the block. (hmmm...methinks it's time to clean my blocks...)
Now you're ready to ink up your stamps and stamp! I've assembled the tools for my project - Swarovski Crystals, Tweezers, Quickie Glue Pen, & my Quickstik.
Ready to go? Add a bit of glue to the first circle with a Quickie Glue pen. (Sorry for the blurry pic.)
To use the Quickstik, remove the cap and twist the top until the green adhesive starts to push out of the top. Once there's a little TINY bit of adhesive showing, loosen the top to stop the flow of adhesive. Then pick up the crystal with the adhesive.
Next, place your crystal onto the adhesive. Hold the crystal in place with your tweezers and lift the Quickstik away. Make sure before you start that your tweezers are clean and free of adhesive residue (learned that the hard way). Otherwise, when you move the tweezers, the crystal will come with them!
Don't worry if your crystal shifts a little. You can move it back into place with your tweezers.
Once you're finished applying the crystals, you're ready to assemble your card! I made a little card measuring 3 1/2" x 5 3/4." I added a couple of primas and a button, and layered the main panel onto the striped Spring Digi Paper. Do you likey?
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