DIY No Shed Glitter Letters!

Love the look of glitter but hate that it ends up everywhere? Me Too!

When I started looking for easy and fast way to decorate me new Hutch top I immediately thought about a fun set of Glittery letters spelling out Boo or Eek, you know something Halloween-y.

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Just my luck that JoAnn’s had these letters on sale! {Next time I will buy enough for the next holiday too}

Turning this plain letters into something sparkly was quick and easy with just a few steps. The key to keeping them looking good and the glitter in place is all about the right materials.

Materials

Letter

Gloss Craft Paint in Black

Sponge Brush

Black Craft Glitter {the big kind}

Krylon Glitter Blast Clear Sealer {I paid $6 at Wal-Mart}

Cookie Sheet or Large Dish with Sides {for glitter containment}

Paper for lining dish

Getting Started

1. Paint the 1st coat on all surfaces of the letter,
– Painting one side first then allowing it to dry before flipping and painting the other.

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2. After the 1st coat is dry; paint a 2nd following the same steps
3. Before the 2nd coat is dry on the front of the letter liberally apply glitter to wet paint

Boo6This is best done in the cookie sheet so that you can collect the excess

4. When all letters are glittered allow paint to dry completely before shaking any unstuck glitter off.
5. Outside or in a well-ventilated area, use the Krylon Glitter Blast Clear Sealer as directed to seal your project.

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I only needed a single coat, and my glitter is not going anywhere while retaining its sparkle!

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This is second glitter project I have used this sealer on and it has done the best by far in keeping the sparkle while holding the glitter on. With other clear sealers {even gloss or satin finish} I have found that the glitter is dull and your letters look like they have been Rhino-lined not Blinged.

This project cost no more the $10 total and Looks super cute on my Hutch/Mantel!

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Like what you see. Check out the tutorials for my Bat Garland and Pumpkin Re-Vamp and..;

Enjoy a Little Fancy for Every Day from

Kayla’s Kloset

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