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Glittered Photo Birthday Cards

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2009


Even the glitter minimalist has cause to celebrate with these handmade birthday cards. Just a touch on family photos highlights charming elements like a birthday cake or just-blown bubbles.

Apply glue to the details using a fine-tipped bottle, and sprinkle with glitter in the color of your choice. The black-and-white images were sized to fit envelopes, printed on matte heavyweight photo paper using an ink-jet printer, and affixed to colored card stock. You can also add glitter to photos to frame and display.

24-piece Essential Colors glitter set, by Martha Stewart Crafts, available at and Michaels

Glittering glue (craft glue) with fine-tip applicator, by Martha Stewart Crafts, from Michaels

Baking cups (to hold glue), from

Dust-off XL disposable duster, by Falcon, from Staples

Matte double-sided presentation paper, by Epson, from Staples

A7 envelopes, from

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