Friday, September 11, 2015

5 Things You Can Do With Glitter

Need a little extra sparkle in your life? Do you go by the motto "everything's better with glitter"? There's a lot more you can do with glitter than you would think! Glitter nails, glitter shoes, glitter pumpkins, glitter lipstick, we could go on and on.

Grab your pumpkins it's time to get your home ready for fall while not giving up your glam lifestyle! For the glitter DIY you're going to need a pumpkin, some glitter, and mod podge.
  • Wipe down your pumpkin and make sure it has a clean surface.
  • Use a paintbrush to apply mod podge to the pumpkin in any shape or design you want.
  • Liberally sprinkle your glitter onto the pumpkin.
  • Wipe excess glitter off of the pumpkin so you are left with your desired glitter design.
  • Enjoy!

Another example of why mod podge and glitter make a greater pair than peanut butter and jelly! After you watch this video, you're going to wanna glitter up your sneakers. Trust us. What'll you need? Just some sneakers, mod podge, tape, and glitter!
  • Tape off parts of the shoe you don't want covered in glitter
  • Apply mod podge.
  • Cover in glitter.
  • You're all set!
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Now that you've got the shoes, what about some accessories? These glitter earrings are a little more complicated, but well worth the time! For this one you'll need earring supplies (charms and hooks) as well as extra fine glitter and decoupage.
  • Spread decoupage in the charms of the earrings.
  • Pour in your extra fine glitter powder.
  • Add another layer of decoupage to seal the glitter.
  • Let dry.
Glitter lipstick is another popular glitter trend. You can go to the store and hunt down the exact shade of glitter lipstick you want, but if you make your own you can have any color combo you can imagine. The lipstick glitter video above will show you how to take your favorite lipstick color and simply add your favorite glitter for a killer look!

If you're into the whole mason jar fad then this glitter DIY is for you. And did we mention it's ridiculously easy to make? You'll need four things: glitter, mod podge, a mson jar, and tape.

  • Tape off section of jar you want to glitter.
  • Apply mod podge.
  • Apply glitter.
Super easy! Feel free to break from the mason jar mold and try bottles, mugs, etc.

This list is just the tip of the iceberg. You can do so much more with your glitter. Who would've thought glitter could be so versatile? Give these ideas a try and share your creations with us!


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