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Glitter DIY- Balloons, Letters, Mod Podge, Oh My!

Glitter was the inspiration for Kalia’s first birthday party, so I tried to incorporate it throughout the entire party!  Check out more pictures of her party!
I wanted to add her name in “lights” and Kalia loves balloons.  And why not replace boring balloon weights with glitter!? 
A very simple DIY, but the results are beautiful.  I would love to use it around Halloween with a dark black glitter to spell Boo and Christmas time to spell Joy or Peace.  I cannot wait to use it around the holidays!
Here is how you can make this simple DIY and spell whatever you like! 
Supplies:
Mod Podge (the sparkle version of course!)
Glitter
– Balloons (not shown)
Directions:
– Brush Mod Podge onto letters
– Sprinkle glitter on one side
– Let Dry
– Flip sides and repeat!
To Hang:
Using the ribbon from the balloons, tie around your letter.  You can also staple gun the ribbon on, but tying led to a more “floaty effect” which is what I wanted.

Happy Friday!

I hope you enjoy this simple DIY that takes minutes! I will update holiday versions as the season comes!

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  1. ellysan

    August 18th, 2012 at 5:37 am

    Where do you get the letters? And are there other shapes you could use? Like animals, for example?

  2. Jennifer of By J Rachelle

    August 18th, 2012 at 9:35 pm

    What a cute idea! I'd love to do this with a number for like a 3rd birthday or something. Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. Nicole

    August 18th, 2012 at 10:49 pm

    Very cute! I really love this DIY! Stopping by from SITS!

  4. Smart School House

    August 19th, 2012 at 3:28 am

    I am going to have to copy this at one point. Just sayin…… 🙂

    What a brilliant idea! So long to those ugly and boring balloon weights that get trashed. THIS is what I will do from now on! Thank you for your kind visit to my blog. I am now a big fan of yours!

  5. Kim

    August 19th, 2012 at 3:33 am

    What a great idea…and yes, I LOVE the idea to make festive words using the same technique. Definitely going to try it for Halloween and Christmas – so I am pinning this post so I remember. Thanks!!

    PS – returning the comment love!

  6. Mel

    September 7th, 2012 at 12:42 am

    Oh that's really cute!

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