For ages, people have been entranced by two things: glitter, and mason jars. Pictures of mason jars, pictures of glitter… even pictures of mason jars holding glitter inside, as if to *store* it in some way… pictures like this can be found readily across the internets – all of them, all the internets, even the ones women invented, silly New York Times article – and these pictures? They are being pinned every. single. DAAYYY.
However in more recent times, these same entranced people have been haunted by a certain burning question:
“… but– how do I get the glitter on the OUTSIDE of the jar?”
Well today, ladies and germs… today is the luckiest day of your motherloving lives, if you’ve been asking that burning question. But it’s also the lucky day of anyone who just likes looking at pretty things. On that note…
Take it away, Allison…
Allison here! I’m super excited to share this week’s DIY with you all! I’m sure you have seen the gold spray painted mason jar by now, right? Well, I wanted to take it one step further and glitter-fy a mason jar instead. This is a super easy one with very few supplies needed, although things can get a little messy if you aren’t careful.
1. Glitter (Any color, any kind. I used Martha Stewart “Smoky Quartz found at Michaels.”)
2. Glue (TIP: I used Martha Stewart Glitter Glue. Regular glue works, but it doesn’t hold on the glitter as well over time.)
3. A type of Mason Jar ( Or any jar for that matter!)
4. A throwaway tray or box (In which to create the project without getting glitter all over the place.)
Start by painting the entire area with glue. Glitter Glue has a built in brush making it easy to slap a coat of glue quickly and easily over the whole area.
Pou glitter over the mason jar and roll it around in a pile of glitter. I confined my glitter in a box as you tend to pour much more than is needed. With your fingers fill in any missing spots so the entire thing is glittery awesomeness.
And there you have it! Easy as pie :) A finished glittery mason jar to make those flowers even prettier than they were before! Check it out:
Anyone up for trying a fun DIY this weekend? Woud love to see what you do with a little glitter and glue! Make sure to show us pics!
xoxo - Allison, Engaged & Inspired