Tuesday, September 21, 2010

DT Projects Plus An Easy Technique

Good Tuesday morning everyone!!

Today, I want to share a couple of Design Team projects, including a quick and easy technique showing you how to add glittered polka dots to any of your projects, using Helmar Zapdots. Who doesn't live polka dots, right?

First up is a project featuring my 2 boys, Donovan and Xander, that I created for gonescrapbooking/examiner.com. I mixed products from several Pink Paislee and Basic Grey lines to create this layout.

Sometimes being a brother is better than being a superhero. - Marc Brown

No matter which direction life takes you in, always remember to look after one another. Stick together and you can help each other through life's many obstacles. 9.7.10

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Next, I created my card using Preferred Partner Products from Lily Bee Design, Clearsnap, PK Glitz, Hambly, and Maya Road, along with Helmar Zapdots and Professional Acid Free Glue.

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1. I Started by randomly placing the zapdots on my card.

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2. I sprinkled glitter over the zapdots and then tapped off the excess.

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3. The glitter adheres really well to the zapdots.

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4. Tip: I heated the zapdots, as if embossing them, so that the glitter doesn't fall off over time.

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Here's the finished project.


Thanks so much for stopping by the the blog today!! Happy scrapping!


curlyqmosaics said...

I have never even heard of Zapdots! What a super cool product, I will have to rush out and buy some! Also, the layout and card are truly inspirational. Magnificent work, thanks so much for sharing!

Diana said...

Loving the extra touches on your layout with the stars and arrows---GREAT idea of heat embossing the glue dots! Never would've thought of that myself! :)

k.miller said...

wow that's great, i have to try that sometime!

Taj White said...

super cute technique and card. I want to try helmer so bad but no one here sells it :( Maybe they'll start selling it here soon.

Daisymeh said...

I am in love with that layout! Also, what a great technique - pulling my ZapDots out to try this tonight!

Tiffany said...

Very Cool! I have to go out and buy one of those heat guns and some zapdots! Great look!

Sasha Holloway said...

Now I need some zapdots. That was so cool. You always come up with some creative uses for the product. Love the layout girl ..

Brown English Muffin said...

Thanks for the awesome zapdots idea

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