My new favorite thing. First time making glitter ornaments. Lemme tell you. Im in love 😍 I dont have to wait for it dry. Its easy. No mess. So fun! I love pouring the glitter in its the best part. I think we will enhance it with some vinyl on the outside or maybe a paint marker. Mixing glitter will be fun too! These are 4 inch plastic ornaments we ordered to created kits for this holiday! Comment if you are interested. We only have enough for 500 kits and we have no idea how they will be received. Happy crafting!♬ original sound - Scorch Marker
What you will need:
- Maker's Magic
- Clear Plastic Ornaments
- Fine Glitter
- Silicone Mat (Optional-or other flat surface to catch any mess)
Yes it truly is that simple with just THREE supplies!
Step 1: Apply Maker's Magic
Put Maker's Magic inside your plastic ornament. Depending on the size of the opening you may need to use a small funnel. You won't need a lot to coat the inside of the ornament.
Step 2: Swirl Maker's Magic
Once you have your Maker's Magic inside your plastic ornament, you'll want to swirl it all around the inside to make for a good coat on the inside. Getting towards the top of your ornament can be a bit tricky so take your time.
Step 3: Pour Excess Back
The amazing thing about this is you can pour back any excess Maker's Magic that the ornament doesn't absorb. Less waste and saves more money!
Step 4: Add Glitter
Now to the super fun part, GLITTER! If you're ornament top is large enough you can directly pour your choice of glitter into the ornament. If you have a smaller top then you may need a small funnel to make it easier. If your glitter container has a cool pour spout, even better!
Step 5: Swirl Your Glitter
Just like with the swirling of the Maker's Magic, you're going to swirl around your glitter. You can always add more if you think the ornament needs it.
You can also put your hand over the top of the ornament and then shake to scatter the glitter more. (Sometimes this is faster if you added a lot of glitter)
Step 6: Empty Out Excess Glitter
Another bonus with using Maker's Magic, you can empty out any extra glitter right back into the container. There's no residue in the extra glitter that will effect leftover glitter or make the glitter container clumpy.
Step 7: Add Your Toppers
Let your plastic ornaments dry for about 5 minutes (or less) and then you can add your ornament tops back on and they're FINISHED!
Yes, it's that easy!
If you have issues with the pins on the toppers being bent, you can easily use a sharp point to get them from flat to back where they need to be in no time!
How to Take Your Glitter Ornaments to the Next Level
We said the possibilities were endless with these glitter ornaments and we meant it! Here are some ways you can make these even better:
- Add vinyl in your design of choice (flatter ornaments are better for this but it can be done on the entirely round ornaments)
- Paint on them (acrylic works well and you can use Maker's Magic over it to seal it on the ornament)
- Use Sharpie Markers (these may take a few layers to add a deep color on the ornament)