39 Colorful Glitter DIYs to Add Sparkle to Your Life
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39 Colorful Glitter DIYs to Add Sparkle to Your Life

In our dictionary, glitterize is as much a word as accessorize. Glitter is appropriate no matter what the occasion, and your life needs it at all times. We’ve dug up 39 bedazzled DIYs from glittering glassware to gorgeous wall art. Let the tornado of glittering begin.

1. DIY Monogram Pencil Bag: Personalize your pencil bag, just because. (via Damask Love)

2. Glittered Mugs: This DIY proves that you can make stunning pieces from a basic mug. Way to make morning coffee that much sweeter. (via Jaderbomb)

3. DIY Glittered Heart Bunting: This super-simple bunting proves that decorating with a little sparkle doesn’t have to be difficult or messy. Just grab paper that’s already putting on the glitz, and half the work is already done for you. (via The Shabby Creek Cottage)

4. Metallic Glitter Heart Pillow: Give your pillows some serious personality with a bit of sparkle. In this DIY, the glitter is sealed with Mod Podge to prevent unwanted sparkle shedding. (via High on DIY)

5. Vintage Postcard Art: The days of handmade cards aren’t gone, but they’re definitely evolving. Show someone how much you care with a piece of vintage art, glitterized and personalized by Y-O-U. (via Moonfrye)

6. DIY Glitter Heart Art: Here’s one piece of gorgeous wall art that everyone can get in on. The kiddos will have a blast decoupaging colorful tissue paper hearts onto this craft. (via The Elli Blog)

7. DIY Glitter Candleholders: Can you imagine the candlelight reflecting off these glitzy gold votives? Way to amp up a dinner party! (via Bird’s Party Blog)

8. Glitter Belt: Leather and glitter? Oh yes. (via Say Yes)

9. Glitter Bottle DIY: These glittered bottles are so beautiful we can’t stop looking at them. Dare to get creative with the gradient look. (Your workspace will be a mess but that’s half the fun!) (via Camp Makery)

10. DIY Silhouette Clipboard: Clipboards have a reputation for being boring. These pads are generally carried by task-driven professionals with productive goals in mind. But we say a bit of beauty inspires productivity. So beautify that board. You’ll feel doubly inspired to get on task. ;) (via The Graphics Fairy)

11. Glitter Disco Ball DIY: Break out the glitter, it’s party time! A bit of glitter and spray glue can transform an inexpensive paper lantern into a glittering disco ball. (via Oh Happy Day)

12. Glitter Keys: This DIY features two things very dear to our hearts: glitter and organization. You’ll never fumble to find just the right key again when it’s glitter-coated with your favorite color. (A Cup of Mai)

13. No-Carve Glitzy Color-Dipped Pumpkins: Pumpkin time is almost here! Pin this idea and keep it handy for fall decorating. (via Brit + Co)

14. Upcycled Glitter Storage Boxes: You know those little plastic boxes that house thumb tacks or safety pins? Upcycle them into these stunning jewel boxes for an instant stylish storage solution. (via Madigan Made)

15. Glitter Slime: Who doesn’t like to play with slime? And who doesn’t like to glitter? Well, you get ’em both here, folks. (36th Avenue)

16. DIY Gold Glitter Polka Dot Sweater: Just when last year’s sweater is looking so last year… we discover a fun tutorial to bring it back to life. You won’t recognize your own sweater when it’s dressed up in these dreamy dots! (via Home Heart Craft)

17. DIY Glitter Lace Crowns: It’s a little girl’s dream come true — princess crowns fashioned from lace AND sparkles! (via Hostess with the Mostess)

18. Glitter Monogrammed Pumpkin: Proudly display your initials on a pumpkin! Your pumpkin-carving party just got a lot more preppy. (via Unoriginal Mom)

19. DIY Glittered High Heels: Add some sparkle to your step! You can DIY your own shoes for your wedding day or upcycle a thrifted pair… because who needs a special reason to sparkle? (via Something Turquoise)

20. Glitter Tape: When you realize how simple it is to create glitter tape, you’ll be using it for everything. (via Damask Love)

21. DIY Glitter Hangers: Because every girl dreams of a little sparkle in her wardrobe… (via Mod Podge Rocks)

22. Glitter Play Dough: Kool Aid and craft glitter combine to create some super-colorful, fragrant and fun play dough. (via The Chronicles of Home)

23. DIY Glitter Clothespin Magnets: What’s the only way glitter clothespins could possibly get more fun? Add a magnet! (via Popsugar)

24. DIY Glitter Vases: Talk about a brilliant way to create a custom vase! This frugal DIY will give a simple bouquet an extra special touch. (via The Sweetest Occasion)

25. Glittered Wooden Spoon Favors: Forget gifting. Once we make these sparkly spoons, they probably won’t leave our kitchen. (via Something Turquoise)

26. Glitter Confetti Dipped Balloons: The secret to these sparkle-dipped balloons isn’t exactly glitter, but glitzy gold confetti. Shhhh, no one will know! (via Studio DIY)

27. DIY Drink Coasters: Rest your glass on this shimmering glittery spot! We’ll have no problem remembering to stay hydrated when these coasters keep grabbing our attention. (via Confetti Pop)

28. DIY Falling Leaves Garland: Don’t mind us, we’re currently swooning over all things fall — pumpkin lattes, football, sweater weather… and, of course, this gorgeous glittered leaves garland. (via 6th Street Design School)

29. Mini Resin Paperweights: Does anyone actually use paperweights anymore? Maybe not, but this glittered version makes a very clever conversation piece. (via Design Sponge)

30. Glitter Booties: Booties are big this fall and you can make the trend your own with a bit o’ bling. Cheers to a 2-in-1 fashion statement! (via Brit + Co)

31. Glittered Mops, Brooms and Gardening Tools: Work time seems more like playtime when you get to use cool tools like these. Plus, they make your storage area so much prettier! (via Brit + Co)

32. Glitter Gift Wrap: Need wrapping paper? This solution is perfect because it’s frugal… you may even have the supplies lying around. (via Brit + Co)

33. Glitter Easter Eggs: It’s not even springtime, but we’re so excited about the possibility of glittered eggs that we’re storing this idea away for later. Pin it! (via Brit + Co)

34. Gold-Dipped Glitter Feathers: Adding some feathers to your nest? Incorporated these fab gilded feathers into your home style. (via Style Me Pretty)

35. DIY Glitter Desk: Take your sparkle addiction to the extreme and cover an entire desk with the magical stuff. So cool! (via Jinx in the Sky)

36. Glitter Wine Stoppers: Keep things classy with these little beauties that cost only $1 to DIY. Use extra-chunky glitter for some serious bling. (via Something Turquoise)

37. Glitter Oxfords: Glittered oxfords will never go out of style. Especially when you can glitter them yourself. ;) (via Brit + Co)

38. DIY iPhone Cases: Want to design your own iPhone case? With a bit of glitter, tinsel and Mod Podge, the artistic possibilities are endless. (via Design Sponge)

39. Metallic Collar DIY: It’s a bold move, but for every serious glitter girl, having a sparkly piece in your wardrobe is not optional. With this tutorial you can avoid the boutique prices and DIY a sparkly piece of your own. (via Brit + Co)

What’s your favorite way to add a little sparkle to your life? Share your glittery faves in the comments!