43 DIY Ways To Add Some Much-Needed Sparkle To Your Life

They call glitter “the herpes of crafting supplies.” It’s sticky as hell, yes, but I say: May it never go away. Glitter is forever.

1. Make edible chocolate bling.

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2. And, actually, you can make your own edible glitter….

SPRINKLE ON EVERYTHING. Get the recipe here.

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3. Glitterize a reusable Starbucks cup.

Tutorial here.

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4. Cover your clothespins in glitter.

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5. Glitter wallpaper: It exists!

You can buy it here.

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6. Cover a pumpkin in glitter.

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7. Make these wineglasses.

Find out more here.

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You could also just do the stems.

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8. Make a glitter disco ball from a paper lantern.

Get the tutorial here.

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9. Make easy glitter balloons.

Learn how.

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10. Galaxy Play-Doh for the kids.

And for the adults! I want this. Get the magic recipe here.

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11. Glitz up an old pair of sneakers.

Get the tutorial here.

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12. Make an Oreo olallieberry chocolate layer cake with gold flake toppping.

Here’s the recipe.

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13. Glittery cake bunting.

Learn how to make this little cake display here.

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14. Wrap a present with glitter ribbon.

You could make it with loose glitter and glue, or just buy some from Etsy.

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15. Make glitter votives and table settings for your next dinner party.

Get more information here.

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16. Transform a boring candle.

Get the directions here.

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17. Transform a mason jar.

See the tutorial here.

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18. Glitterize the soles of your pumps.

See the full DIY here.

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19. Make your own glitter ring.

Get the directions here.

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20. Glitterize a concrete floor.

Get the directions here.

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21. Make the cutest little glitter magnets ever.

Directions here.

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22. Put a drink on a glitter coaster.

Get the DIY here.

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23. Glue glitter and rhinestones to a camera strap.

More info and pictures here.

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24. Turn an old iPhone case into an ombré glitter iPhone case.

Directions here.

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25. Update a pair of ankle boots.

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26. Update your sunglasses.

Follow this tutorial on how to get glitter sunglasses.

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27. Create your own glitter temporary tattoos.

The clever ingredient in this DIY is eyelash glue.

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28. Finally be able to tell your keys apart with glitter.

Get the tutorial for glitter keys.

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29. Easily make glitter nail polish.

Full instructions here.

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30. Turn all your thumbtacks into sparkly ones.

Get the tutorial here.

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31. Sequin your walls.

Get the DIY here.

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32. Glitterize the top of a desk.

DIY instructions are here.

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33. Add glitter to wooden utensils.

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34. Make your own glitter crayons.

Get the tutorial here.

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35. Add sequins to a pocket skirt.

This project requires NO sewing!

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36. Glitterize a pair of tights for the fall.

Get the directions here.

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37. Knock off these triangle earrings.

They’re originally from ASOS, but you could make your own pair for much cheaper.

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38. Reuse old glitter nail polish by decorating bobby pins.

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39. Make a glitter picture frame.

The full directions are here.

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40. Update an old button-down with a glittery collar.

Get the directions here.

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41. Cover a bottle of champagne in glitter to give as a gift.

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42. Make a sequin-wrapped ring.

Martha’s got the tutorial.

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43. Make a sparkly headband.

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