Glittery ornaments

Sharing is an an awesome thing to do …. this one is particularly awesome from Snapdragons who is kind enough to share a glitter idea to die for. Two thumbs up to both Snapdragons and The Ornament Girl’s Blog.

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I found a Pinterest craft project that works, everyone! The glittery Christmas balls, with a tutorial here among many other places on the web.

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The process is quick and simple. You buy plain Christmas ornaments, the kind so amply available at craft stores between July and December. You coat the inside with Pledge Floor Care (with Future Shine!). You pour in glitter–a tablespoon, I suggest–and you shake. You let dry. You win.

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I have some suggestions about glitter choices. First, I can’t think of a more beautiful, more practical, or more long-lasting use for your precious glitter, so use the good stuff. Use superfine glitter. Most importantly, mix more than one glitter. That way you get depth, you get iridescence, and you get to use up odds and ends. I had some plain colors of glitter, and some of the translucent stuff, and some with holographic sparkles. The…

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