How To Make Glitter Paint

Crafters and glitter have a love-hate relationship. While glitter is an exciting medium to work with, it is painful to clean up. It trails behind you long after you are done crafting. I could write a whole blog post on the strange places I have found glitter.

What is the solution? Glitter paint! 

Normally, glitter is shaken into wet glue and then dusted away. This method causes glitter to spread everywhere. Glitter paint is applied directly to a surface which eliminates the need to remove excess glitter. It also seals the glitter, preventing it from rubbing off. 

In today’s DIY tutorial, I will show you how to make glitter paint. Making it yourself allows you to customize the glitter’s color, shape, and size as well as the paint’s density. It is a simple process! Keep reading for instructions.

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Craftsmas Day 5: DIY Glitter and Gold Tree Garland

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Who says Christmas décor has to be some combination of red, green, and white? It’s okay to play around with an unconventional holiday color palette. In my opinion, any color is great for Christmas as long as it is matched with a little bit of glitter and gold. If you don’t believe me, try out this simple DIY tree garland project to find out for yourself. Continue reading “Craftsmas Day 5: DIY Glitter and Gold Tree Garland”

DIY Glitter Stud Earrings

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I recently updated my blog post, DIY Stud Earrings, and realized it had been a while since I made earrings. I decided to make a pair since I still had earring making supplies. I wanted this pair to be different from earrings I already owned. I had recently purchased a  multi-pack of glitter tubes and was looking for a way to incorporate the glitter into my DIY projects. This was Continue reading “DIY Glitter Stud Earrings”

DIY Glitter and Confetti Baubles

DIY Bauble Ornaments

On the 2nd day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… bauble ornaments!

When I was growing up, the Christmas trees in my house had everything on them except bauble ornaments. The baubles of that age were made with glass and my parents feared that my siblings and I would break them and accidentally cut ourselves.

Thankfully, baubles are now made with plastic. What’s even better is that they are inexpensive and convenient for crafting. I had to create my own DIY project for them! Continue reading “DIY Glitter and Confetti Baubles”