Category Archives: Found on Etsy

Glass Glitter, is there anything it can’t do?

Il_570xN.472649215_2g1dHere we have German Glass Glitter making this front door look 100 times better, which I think goes to the question "is there nothing that Glitter does not improve?" Now of course, the fact that September Tree created this great Patriotic Burlap Bubble Wreath (available in their Etsy store) as a way to "display" the glittery star was a nice touch as well….. (Smiley Face goes here!!!) 

Il_570xN.471293838_hrd8Now, one of things everyone should know about German Glass Glitter is that it will tarnish over time and is prone to fade if in direct sunlight. So, you will want to cover the glitter with a good coating like these varathanes or other good sun protectors.

Il_570xN.398177159_j7yoAnd of course, for all interior projects and decorations, (like this nice card on the gift wrapped Wreathe) German Glitter is the natural first choice! Thanks to The September Tree for sharing these projects with us and for using our products in their wonderful designs!

Found on Etsy: Vintage Shakers with Glass Glitter

Il_570xN.382015131_5ajoEtsy continues to amaze me with all the great items you can find there. Not only great finished projects and supplies, but also great vintage "stuff". Here is a great set of Glitter Shakers (anyone who have followed my blog for a while knows I love vintage shakers), but I found them too late. Sold! Oh well, I can still enjoy the pictures! Want to see more great (non-Glittery) vintage treasures? Check out Caity Ash Badashery on Etsy.

See the pretty ladies, all in a row. And Beads as well! Found on Etsy!

Il_570xN.387578485_jkl1Ok, shoot me for not being politically correct, but come on now, have you ever seen a more beautiful sight? Lovely vials, all filled with glass glitter.  Makes you want to put these on your crafting shelf, not to use them, but just to bask in their glittery glory.


And thanks to Paula at ginderellas (etsy store) these and many, many more are ready to be called home to your craft workshop where you can also bask in their glittery glory as well!


No Hole Tiny Glass Beads from Germany!

While not as glittery as glitter, these beads also make for a great presentation. Just 1MM in size (for you non-metric types, this means small!) and with no holes, these beads are a great additional "tool" in your crafting toolbox. And Paul has them all! As we say around here, come for the glitter, stay for the vials! Thanks Paula!

Found on Etsy: Winter ornament, Vintage tart mold with glass glitter

We are always surfing Etsy, looking for the cutting edge of projects that use Glitter and to inspire us with new concepts and new ideas that we can all use. And if we help a Etsy seller, make a sale, even better!

So, today we are happy to introduce Little Beach Designs who found these tarnished tart tins at the flea market and turned them into daring vintage ornaments. Check them out Etsy!

Back to School Time – Make your child’s teacher feel special!

Il_570xN.371392186_ijmoGerman Glass Glitter "Teacher's Name" Garland

I am always checking out Etsy to see what designers and crafters do with German Glass Glitter. As a glitter junkie, it's just something I am compelled to do. I always find something that is unique and this is one I wanted to share with my readers.

With all our kids going back to school, the idea of giving your child's teacher a personalized garland with their name on it is just wonderful! It's a gift that will set you apart from the other parents and something the teacher can use for years and years.
Il_570xN.371402635_hiimA great ice breaker and a smart way to help little students remember how to spell their new teacher name! I just like it a thousand times over! And at MariesMarketplace you can order one with your teacher name and have in time for back to school night. Thanks Etsy! And thanks Marie!