We're big fans of glitter cardstock at 12x12 Cardstock Shop and we've curated all the best colors of glitter paper and brought them to the shop, so whether you need red glitter paper for Christmas, neon glitter cardstock for summer parties, or gold glitter cardstock for layering, you'll find just what you need.
Here's tons of ideas for how to use glitter paper on your paper craft projects.
Glitter Cardstock Ideas for Cake Toppers
Cake toppers are a great way to make your desert stand out, especially when you use glitter cardstock! They can be used for a variety of events like birthdays, holidays, graduation parties, and more. Here are some ideas for using glitter cardstock in a cake topper.
This Fourth of July cake topper really pops! The use of red glitter cardstock in the lettering makes July stand out. This cake topper is sure to be a hit at your next patriotic party.
Naomi's neon glitter cake topper celebrates everything bright and sparkly. The neon green glitter catches the light in a really spectacular way. Oh, and did we mention it lights up? Check out the link below and see how she did it!
I have a confession to make; I'm a sucker for anything space-themed! This intergalactic cake topper makes great use of glitter cardstock. From the rocket ship to the black hole, this cake topper shines like a galaxy full of stars.
Glitter Cardstock Ideas for Handmade Cards
Glitter cardstock is great for any paper craft, including card making. Add some extra sparkle to your handmade cards without the mess with these fun glitter cardstock ideas.
This faker shaker card not only uses gold glitter cardstock, but some fun gold sequins as well! Kate will show you how to make a sparkly faker shaker card using printed acetate and some metal cutting dies. Check out the link below for the full tutorial and supply list.
This sparkly birthday card is just darling! These die-cut letters are actually inlaid in the card, adding depth and texture to the surface. The color palette of pastel glitter cardstock is sweet and joyful, just like birthday cake!
Mailing handmade cards can be tricky. Too many layers and it can't go through the mail. This card, however, is specifically designed to be mailed. The gold glitter cardstock honeycomb makes a wonderful background for this cute bee card and it's anything but boring despite the simplistic design. See the link below for a full tutorial and supply list.
Sequin glitter is a unique way to incorporate glitter cardstock into your handmade cards. What would be a fairly simple card design is elevated by the use of glitter cardstock.
Fine glitter cardstock is a must-have for every crafter, and we love using this Mirri Sparkle no-shed glitter with die cuts! The colors used on this card are so vibrant and fun. Combined with the black background, the glitter cardstock really shines to its fullest potential.
What's better than an envelope of balloons? This glitter balloons card is so fun and festive! It shows off the many colors of glitter cardstock we carry and it's sure to make someone's day extra special.
Glitter Cardstock Ideas for DIY Party Decor
DIY party decorations are an affordable way to give your events a unique touch and it's a great way to show off your paper craft talents a little. Glitter cardstock helps your handmade decorations pop in a way that guests won't forget. Here are some party decoration ideas using glitter cardstock.
This amazing safari party banner uses a mix of glitter and foil cardstock. Each section of the banner is its own layered shadow box - how cool is that! Check out our safari banner tutorial and make this stunning glitter cardstock banner for yourself!
Even Alice loves to sparkle! This glitter cardstock off the mat character is a great wall decoration at parties. With the shimmer of our blue and holographic white glitter cardstock your guests are sure to notice Ms. Alice wherever she's at. This post comes with a video on how to strengthen large cardstock creations.
These chunky glitter butterflies are super cute and super easy to make! All you need is some cardstock and a Cricut machine. These butterflies can be used on banners, walls, table decor, and mixed with a variety of other DIY party decor projects!
Glitter Cardstock for Paper Flowers
Paper flowers are a great way to add some handmade flair to your home or event decor. Plus, they don't wilt! Here's a paper flower idea using glitter cardstock.
These layered paper leaves are a fantastic way to fill in negative space between paper flowers. The glitter cardstock catches the light and draws the eye to the flower in the center. Our American Crafts glitter paper cuts great on Cricut, making it perfect for projects like this.
Glitter Cardstock Paper Gifts
Chances are, you've got everything you need to make something special from paper for someone. Paper presents are a fun way to show someone you care and work out your paper crafting muscles. Here's an idea for a paper gift using glitter cardstock.
This glittery dimensional paper coffee cup is perfect for the coffee lover in your life! Our glitter cardstock not only cuts well, but can fold into beautiful 3D paper crafts. Try stuffing it with candy or a gift card to a local coffee shop!
Glitter Cardstock Ideas for Graduation
Graduation is an important moment in a teenager's life. Celebrate their accomplishments with a heartfelt paper craft. Here's some graduation themed crafts with glitter cardstock.
The gold and green glitter cardstock really stands out on this slimline money card! Your grad will be dazzled by this handmade graduation card. And if gold and green aren't your school colors, no problem. We have tons of other colors of glitter paper for crafters. Follow the link below for a tutorial and supply list.
This glitter cardstock graduation party favor is a small way to tell your guests "thank you" for supporting your graduate! The green and gold glitter cardstock really sets it apart from other party favors. What are you waiting for? Get crafting for your graduation party!
This cake topper will make your graduate feel really celebrated! The black glitter cardstock and holographic sparkle paper make this side cake topper look both elegant and fun. Make your graduation party shine with this sparkly cake prop.
Glitter Cardstock for Halloween
It's never too early (or too late) to get into the Halloween spirit! Break out your creepy papers and glitter cardstock for this Halloween craft.
Parties are a highlight of the Halloween season. Make yours extra special with this haunted glitter cardstock cake topper! The neon cardstock colors really stand out against the black background. See the link below for the supply list.
Glitter Cardstock Ideas for Christmas
Spread the cheer with these glitter cardstock ideas for Christmas. Glitter cardstock will make your handmade cards and other paper crafts merry and bright all season long. And did you notice we're creating for Christmas with colors other than red and green.
Poinsettias are an iconic Christmas flower. These pink glitter cardstock flowers are both delicate and festive, and they look amazing as Christmas package toppers. With a variety of glitter cardstock colors to choose from, you can make these poinsettias any color you like!
Well there you have it, lots of ideas for using glitter paper on your paper craft projects. If you're looking for glitter cardstock that cuts great on Cricut, try our Glitter Luxe Cardstock, Sequin Glitter Cardstock or Mirri Sparkle Glitter Paper. All of these are favorites for die cutting.
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