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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Pinned It and Did It

I know Christmas has come and gone, but I am just now getting around to posting this project that I did for Christmas.
So here is my belated Pinned It and Did It for this week.
I made glitter ornaments for a luncheon I had for my dear girlfriends over Christmas.
I used hairspray and fine glitter. 
 Do NOT use regular chunky glitter.
  It will not work.
I know this from personal experience.
Spray the hairspray (not aerosol) inside the glass balls and 
swirl around until coated as much as you desire.
  Let dry for about a day.
Put top back on glass ball after drying. 
I tied with a ribbon and wrote on mine with a silver sharpie.
If I did this again, 
I would use a paint pen instead.
I think it would show up better.
I put each ornament inside one of these bags that I also made
 and put a bag at each place setting.
This was my final look. 
 Super easy project and you could go crazy with the colors.
Thanks for bearing with my after Christmas, Christmas post.


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8 comments:

whenlifehandsyouapear said...

How beautiful! This is something I've seen pinned too and have always wanted to try myself. Yours turned out so nice!

Style Journey said...

What a cute project! It turned out wonderful and I like that you used a teal color instead of the typical red or green. What a sweet gift for your dinner party!

two birds said...

what a cute idea! they turned out so nicely!

Stylin' In St. Louis said...

What a great project! It looks so easy! Thanks for sharing!
xo,
Jacqueline
stylininstlouis.com

Leslie said...

What a great idea Brett! The color blue is my favorite:)

Amy Fashion Blog said...

Such a fun DIY and they make the prefect gift to give.

Elle said...

Wow, I love the project and the way you personalized it for everyone! I never tire of seeing a pretty, decked out table either,! This was well worth waiting for Brett!
XX, Elle

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Laura B said...

What a pretty craft! It makes such a nice favor, too. I love the colors you used and your table looks so festive!