Messy Color™ Little Boy Blue Ltd Run

511561 - Sold Out

Little Boy Blue Ltd Run (511561)<br />A muted opaque blue with gray tones.

A muted opaque blue with gray tones.




"This bead was testing how Double Helix Skiron silver glass would react on a base of CiM Little Boy Blue. I superheated the bead and it produced highlights of purples and magenta. Definitely will be trying some further testing with these two glasses. The spacer beads are CiM's Little Boy Blue." Read more at Darlene's blog. – Darlene Collette

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CiM Little Boy Blue
Gloria Sevey
CiM Little Boy Blue
Alexis Berger
CiM Little Boy Blue
Melanie Graham
Baked Alaska rolled in Val Cox's newest 104 Silver Glass frit blend, Elsie encased and Little Boy Blue hearts
Michelle Veizaga
CiM Little Boy Blue
Suzy Hannabuss
CiM Little Boy Blue
Juliette Mullett

Messy Tester's Feedback

  • Little Boy Blue is an attempt to replace Duck Egg [now sold out]. Testers say we came very close.
Little Boy Blue is meant to be a replacement for CiM Duck Egg. I’ve only ever used Duck Egg once so I’m going by my colour memory here but I reckon Little Boy Blue is pretty flipping close to it, so mission accomplished, Creation is Messy! – Laura Sparling
Originally intended to be a re-make of Duck Egg, it's close but Duck Egg is lighter and has more green/grey tones. That said, if you are out of Duck Egg, Little Boy Blue will be a fabulous alternative for you. – Trudi Doherty
Little Boy Blue is a new color to the 104 palette. It is similar to Duck Egg, but a bit more blue/green. – Paula Schertz
This color fills a gap in the 104 line. – Caroline Davis
  • Special thanks to Pati Walton & Caroline Davis for providing the photos in this section.

See Kay Powell’s frit testing samples.
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Check out Miriam Steger’s CiM color charts.
Consult the CiM resource page on the Kitbitz Art Glass site.


"Reducing silver glass frit is pretty on top of Little Boy Blue, and it really stands out as an excellent base of striking silver glass frit. I got beautiful colour from my TerraNova2 here, and beautiful separation haloes around all the little fritty bits." Read more at Melanie's blog.
Melanie Graham
"This bead was testing how Double Helix Skiron silver glass would react on a base of CiM Little Boy Blue. I superheated the bead and it produced highlights of purples and magenta. Definitely will be trying some further testing with these two glasses. The spacer beads are CiM's Little Boy Blue." Read more at Darlene's blog.
Darlene Collette
"On a base of Little Boy Blue I rolled it in Double Helix Kronos powder, added some layered flowers of CiM Peppermint Cream Ltd Run and Double Helix Clio. The spacers show the true color of Little Boy Blue with slight streaking, which I personally like. Kronos powder blushes the bead blue for an antique look. The flowers with reduced Clio over the CiM Peppermint Cream Ltd Run bloomed in golden rosy petals." Read more at Darlene's blog.
Darlene Collette
"Little Boy Blue is a muted bluish-gray. The glass will exhibit striations of gloss if worked for an extended time with a marver and reheating. When paired with other colors, the new glass tends to not bleed or feather, but keep crisp borders."
Heather Sellers
"Little Boy Blue is one of my favorites from this round of new colors. It is meant to be a replacement for the long out of stock Duck Egg. Unfortunately I did not have any Duck Egg to compare it to, but I did compare it to Effetre Antique Green. Little Boy Blue is several shades darker. It is also more green and darker than CiM Zachary and Vetrofond Pajama Blue. It melted beautifully and made great stringer."
Caroline Davis
"These textured ammonite beads have been burnished with fine silver leaf." Read more at Kitzbitz Art Glass' blog.
Jolene Wolfe
"Little Boy Blue melted smoothly with no shockiness or bubbles. It is a beautiful color. Little Boy Blue is a great base for frit. It makes a fabulous base for Triton scrolls."
Paula Schertz
Left to right: Effetre 231 Verde Rama Turchese, Little Boy Blue, CiM Duck Egg, Effetre 756 Rouge. See more of Claudia's work.
Claudia Eidenbenz
Left to right: Effetre 231 Verde Rama Turchese, Little Boy Blue, CiM Duck Egg, Effetre 756 Rouge. See more of Claudia's work.
Claudia Eidenbenz
"Little Boy Blue is gorgeous. It has streaky striations, but that’s normal for opaque blues. It’s soft and smooth to work with and I experienced zero pitting or fizzbubbling with it. I’m absolutely in love with the colour - a soft blue with a touch of grey-green about it." Read more at Laura's tumblr.
Laura Sparling
"What's not to love with Little Boy Blue. It's a soft pale grey with sumptuous blue tones [can you tell I like it!]. It melted with no issues in the flame. Another one to add to my wish list!"
Trudi Doherty
"This colour is just divine, so versatile, looks fabulous with so many colours, both light and dark, both opaque and transparent. Centre bead: clear, Little Boy Blue, Val Cox First Light frit, stringers of DH Triton. Encased beads either side of the centre bead: clear, Little Boy Blue and Val Cox Isabella frit. End beads: Little Boy Blue and Triton."
Juliette Mullett