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Monday, June 29, 2009

UHU and a Sketch



I came across the UHU product blog, Glue with UHU, not to long ago and they were taking requests for UHU product samplers. I quickly volunteered to have a go at trying whatever UHU product that wanted to send to me. That was on a Friday and by Monday I had this awesome envelope of goodies to play with. They don't usually add more to their packages but on the day I volunteered they said that they would be putting in some surprises.

I received the UHU stic. It's a photo glue stick and is ideal for pictures and paper. The instructions say to apply on the entire area especially around the corners and edges.



So what do I think? I think that it was very easy to use and spread around without getting my fingers sticky. I did miss a few corners and I had to go back and apply the glue in the spots that I missed. It wasn't that hard to fix. True to the packaging it does not bleed through the paper. Just for being objective, I've let my card sit for a day to see how it stays together. So far it's as good as when I first assembled it. I feel comfortable in recommending UHU stic for those projects that call for stick glue. I will definitely finish off the stic they gave me as well as the fun stash of supplies.

THANKS UHU! :-) Using your product was a wonderful excuse to make another card.

Here's the card I made with the UHU stic and Amy R's weekend sketch. Now I couldn't quite get my focal image to fit the exact layout but I tried to get the rest right on. I layered different colors of Stickles on the spots to add more dimension and sparkles. Can you believe that I managed to squeeze in four different shades to them little spots? Yep, four different colors!

Smiles,


CARD DETAILS:
Clear Dollar Stamps Gigi Giraffe & Pond Pals
Retired Casual Curls Sentiments
UHU stic for Photos & Papers
Papers & Ribbons from UHU
Palette Ink Noir Black
VersaMagic Thatched Straw
Color Box Lime Pastel Chalk Ink
Copic Markers: C1, C3, BV23, E57, R02, Y38, E43, E31, Y11, YR31
Stickles: Black Diamond, Cinnamon, Orange Peel, Yellow
Flowers with Bling (Can't remember the manufacturer. Sorry.)

11 comments:

Shar said...

Too cute! Love how you gave dimension to the giraffe and added the grass to him too! Great attention to detail and really fun card!

The Stamper's Touch said...

Totally adorable!!

Linda

Angel said...

supah sweet card!! and thanks for the info on that UHU stick!

2 Worlds said...

This stamp is cute , great card, tfs the review

Allison said...

How cute is that? And the ribbon is perfect!

Jeannie said...

What an adorable card and that ribbon is just perfect!

Thanks for the UHU product review, it's always good to hear about new stuff that's out there.

You do great work and your blog is fab!

Peace and Luv,
Jeannie

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Elena said...

Your card is so cute!!! I love everything about this - sweet and adorable stamp, awesome papers and ribbon!

stampcandy said...

Love this card, Nancy! Where on earth did you find the giraffe ribbon? Too cute!
Inky hugz!
Candi

Jacynthe said...

I totally love this!! You paid attention to every details! WOW!!!

Barb said...

LOVE the card! That giraffe is so cute!