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    17 Excuses To Use Glitter In The Real World

    It may have been your favorite part of elementary school craft hour, but chances are you haven't used it lately. Get your Mod Podge ready, because the sparkles are coming.

    1. Glitter Bow Necklace / Via

    Can't afford the bow-themed stuff from Kate Spade? Make your own, and make it better. Directions here.

    2. Glitter Stripe Candles / Via

    By now you probably know that you can do whatever you want to candles. Including glitter. Directions here.

    3. Glitter Wooden Blocks / Via

    Great for little kids, or just fun things to hand out to your friends. Maybe try a shamrock stencil for St. Patty's day? Directions (sans shamrock) here.

    4. Glitter Jars / Via

    Hipster triangles and trendy chevrons make these feel like trendy log cabin fixtures. Directions here.

    5. Glitter Coffee Tumbler / Via

    Forget those plastic things emblazoned with the Starbucks logo. Directions here.

    6. Glitter Giraffe Head / Via

    Can't decide if it's cute or creepy. Don't really care -- it's a giraffe covered in glitter. With fake eyelashes. Directions here.

    7. Glitter Eggs / Via

    The glitter-blocking (like colorblocking, but better) make these more awesome. Directions, with paper mache eggs, here.

    8. Glitter Swizzle Stick / Via

    For all of those stirred-not-shaken grown up cocktails you drink after work. Uses glitter tape instead of sprinkle glitter. Directions here.

    9. Glitter Hangers for Your Tutus / Via

    If you don't own a tutu, you're not secure enough in your own grown up-ness. Directions here.

    10. Glitter Clip-On Earring Shoe Decorations / Via

    No one needs those 1985 cheapo vintage clip-ons, until you cover them in glitter. Clip onto shoes, headbands, scarves, dog collars, ties... Directions here

    11. Glitter Cocktail Ring / Via

    To make an oversized statement about your sparkliness. The larger the ring and brighter the glitter, the better. Directions here.

    12. Glitter Geometric Vinyl Necklace / Via

    The color combo duos for this triangle-shaped colorblock necklace are endless. Gold and silver, mint and white (yes, white glitter), pink and purple. Directions here.

    13. Glitter Foam Fingers / Via

    Do 'em up in your college colors for some team solidarity. Directions here.

    14. Glitter Cap Toe Flats / Via

    Put your own stamp on Chanel's iconic flat style with the help of some sparkle. Directions here.

    15. Glitter Antlers / Via

    These antlers get bonus points for the oversized metallic circles. Extra shine is always better.

    16. Glitter Throw Pillow / Via

    You could totally draw stripes or chevrons instead of a heart here. Or circles, or stars, or horse shoes, or clovers. Or use blue glitter for a moon.

    17. Glitter Vases / Via

    Especially in the turquoise color. Directions here.

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