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Here is a blog post from Christy from a few years ago for you to enjoy. Written in Christy’s words.


The other day I was working on this layout with the fabulous paper and embellishments from FarmHouse Paper company and May Arts ribbon and I really felt like the beautiful rustic quality needed to be accented and off set with a little glitter.

Perplexed with how to add it, I decided not to over think it and grabbed my trusty  Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L  tape runner and added stripes of the tape runner over the paper.


I then poured Craft& Glitz Glamour Glitter all over the tape and burnished it with my finger.


I poured off the excess glitter and my paper was ready to build my layout on top off. The glittery stripes add a great level of texture and interest.


This simple technique, done with a versatile adhesive that we all have on hand would be a great addition to many of your layouts.


Creative Scrapbooker Magazine is honoured to announce that we have started an ART Scholarship in Christy’s name. For those of you interested in honouring Christy Riopel and helping her legacy of ART continue, we are collecting donations for art scholarships for youth through the Boys & Girls Club of Calgary.


CLICK HERE to donate.

Thank you so much for helping us share Christy’s love of art and keeping her legacy alive.



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