this fortnight at ♥JINGLE BELLES♥ it's time to "bling on the holidays" so we're making cards that feature jewels, gems, beads, sequins, pearls, glitter, stickles or, if you're *me* very possibly ALL of the above, lol; but for ordinary cardmakers who are NOT part magpie, pretty much anything sparkly will work!
as you know, i've never really met the sparkly embellishment i didn't love, so i've used a few different ones here: i've got a (smallish) rhinestone frame that i cut apart to use like photo corners; i've got a pearl brad; i've got a glitter snowflake (you can't really tell from the pic, but it's glittery, honest!) and my very very all-time favorite thickers, which are not just candy-striped, but also GLITTER ENCRUSTED!!! i'm not sure there's as much bling in one place anywhere outside the las vegas city limits! :)
i used the current retro sketch (#199) for my layout: