January 02, 2013

Crafty with Glitter

Glitter is the herpes of arts and crafts! I heard that somewhere and I stole it, because it's true. But I'm okay with it because of the holiday season and it's pretty much unavoidable.

Speaking of which, I hope everybody had the most wonderful time celebrating the beginning of the new year and I wish you good health, prosperity and happiness!

I started these ornaments....in 2011 and just forgot about them until sometime before this past Christmas. I had found these awesome acrylic circles at a plastic store for 10¢ a piece, took them home, drilled a hole in each of them and primed them. Fast forward one year later, I finally got around to painting on faces!

Then I decided to use glitter and I'm pretty sure I'll be finding random bits of it throughout the year. It will remind me of Christmas and snow. Not such a bad thing, right?  




Aside from sparkly ornaments (which I have many of), I've recently become completely infatuated with using gold powder on my nails. It basically looks like finely milled gold. I love it but it gets everywhere, because the particles are so tiny and light- they float away! Totally worth it though.  The photos don't do it justice, so you're just going to have to take my word on it. :)


What I wore: a rich dark navy/grey polish behind the luxurious gold powder and a soft rosy salmon polish with blackened purple mica sprinkled on the tips and gold on top of that. <3 


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Hi, I'm Janetta from Toronto. I cook, bake and make big messes. I photograph nearly everything and those photos will most likely end up being posted here. I've got a little black cat named Tank, who's super cute and a little bit nosy. You'll see a lot of photos of her too!

Contact me at: jubesandtank@gmail.com

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