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Anyone else HATE glitter Xmas cards????

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Candleabras Mon 14-Dec-15 20:55:33

I've been sent 3 so far. I fucking hate them. The first one caught me unawares. I opened it and it must have been about half a thimble full of silver and green glitter fell out of the envelope and scattered all over the BLACK work surface and floor. Work top cleaned up OK, but the floor shock

Textured tiles. Have swept, vacuumed, washed, and can still see it hiding in the nooks and crannies. I have a dog, so not really really houseproud, but I am oh so slightly over obsessed Aarrrgghhhh! Give me muddy paws any day.

Glitter cards should be illegal.

They must piss others off too surely, or is it just me?

wasonthelist Mon 14-Dec-15 20:57:24

No, I like em, tackier the better.

SuckingEggs Mon 14-Dec-15 20:57:28

Just you so far.

Open cards gradually in future and chuck them and their wishes in the bin.

TimeToMuskUp Mon 14-Dec-15 20:59:59

Love them. I have the glitter-tendencies of a drunk magpie, though, so anything spangly wins in this house.

JeepersMcoy Mon 14-Dec-15 21:00:01

Dh's dad has an obsession with getting the most amazingly tacky glittering cards. They are the highlight of my Christmas grin

Candleabras Mon 14-Dec-15 21:05:13

You have got to be kidding! You don't mind the glitter all over the place ?shock

TimeToMuskUp Mon 14-Dec-15 21:06:46

My DCs made their own cards this year and put glitter all over each and every one. It's still all over the floor tiles in our kitchen, I'm just going with the it's-christmas-everything-should-sparkle thing.

SuckingEggs Mon 14-Dec-15 21:07:58

Life's too short to worry about glitter, surely?

waxweasel Mon 14-Dec-15 21:10:17

www.sendyourenemiesglitter.com

anotherbloomingusername Mon 14-Dec-15 21:12:18

Love it. But i did have a relative that was prone to putting strange confetti type stuff in cards, to sprinkle out when you opened them. I may have filled her Christmas card with an entire jumbo packet of shiny stars one year in return.

megletthesecond Mon 14-Dec-15 21:13:12

I don't mind sequins but glitter would annoy me a tad.

WhoKn0wsWhereTheMistletoes Mon 14-Dec-15 21:16:06

I don't mind it, it goes eventually but is pretty while it lasts.

BondJayneBond Mon 14-Dec-15 21:24:16

No, the glitter's lovely and festive.

Inkanta Mon 14-Dec-15 21:26:33

Aaaah I love the glitter.

whatdoIget Mon 14-Dec-15 21:27:39

I love glitter too fsmile

FranKubelik Mon 14-Dec-15 21:29:30

The more glitter, the better. I have no glitter limit.

thugmansion Mon 14-Dec-15 21:29:45

Hate it with a vengeance. It's a control thing. I love christmas but the whole season is spoiled for me by glitter.

dementedpixie Mon 14-Dec-15 21:31:19

I love glitter too. Not a lot of glittery cards on offer this..was very disappointing so I used up my leftover stock from last year. I looked very sparkly after writing the cards

SpendSpendSpend Mon 14-Dec-15 21:33:35

I was just thinking this today.

Dd whos 3 likes messing with the xmas cards and it ends up everywhere.

Hate the stuff

Smoothyloopy Mon 14-Dec-15 21:35:16

I love glitter. I like it if i'm at work & & I notice a bit has stuck to me by accident. Lightens the day.

Lenazabaglione Mon 14-Dec-15 21:35:26

Another glitter lover here. Am a child of the seventies, so very retro for me.

pictish Mon 14-Dec-15 21:36:03

Glitter makes everything better. Yabu.

Greebosmum Mon 14-Dec-15 21:36:53

Glitter all the way here.

SoftBlocks Mon 14-Dec-15 21:39:30

Love glitter. Having a small dd is fantastic because of all the glitter opportunities she brings.

Candleabras Mon 14-Dec-15 21:42:42

No no no, there's only spend and thug with me. Wtf?grin

wax, that link is hilarious. Need to send tons to the glitter lovers that send me the glittery fuckery cards.

Now sequins, someone mentioned sequins. Would let that pass...

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