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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.

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

SPRINKLE ON EVERYTHING. Get the recipe here.

3. Glitterize a reusable Starbucks cup.

4. Cover your clothespins in glitter.

5. Glitter wallpaper: It exists!

6. Cover a pumpkin in glitter.

7. Make these wineglasses.

Find out more here.

You could also just do the stems.

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

Get the tutorial here.

9. Make easy glitter balloons.

10. Galaxy Play-Doh for the kids.

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

11. Glitz up an old pair of sneakers.

Get the tutorial here.

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

13. Glittery cake bunting.

Learn how to make this little cake display here.

14. Wrap a present with glitter ribbon.

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

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

Get more information here.

16. Transform a boring candle.

Get the directions here.

17. Transform a mason jar.

See the tutorial here.

18. Glitterize the soles of your pumps.

19. Make your own glitter ring.

Get the directions here.

20. Glitterize a concrete floor.

Get the directions here.

21. Make the cutest little glitter magnets ever.

Directions here.

22. Put a drink on a glitter coaster.

23. Glue glitter and rhinestones to a camera strap.

More info and pictures here.

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

25. Update a pair of ankle boots.

26. Update your sunglasses.

Follow this tutorial on how to get glitter sunglasses.

27. Create your own glitter temporary tattoos.

The clever ingredient in this DIY is eyelash glue.

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

Get the tutorial for glitter keys.

29. Easily make glitter nail polish.

Full instructions here.

30. Turn all your thumbtacks into sparkly ones.

Get the tutorial here.

31. Sequin your walls.

Get the DIY here.

32. Glitterize the top of a desk.

DIY instructions are here.

33. Add glitter to wooden utensils.

34. Make your own glitter crayons.

Get the tutorial here.

35. Add sequins to a pocket skirt.

This project requires NO sewing!

36. Glitterize a pair of tights for the fall.

Get the directions here.

37. Knock off these triangle earrings.

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

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

39. Make a glitter picture frame.

The full directions are here.

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

Get the directions here.

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

42. Make a sequin-wrapped ring.

Martha's got the tutorial.

43. Make a sparkly headband.

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