A little Christmas glitter

Want to add some glitter&glam to your plain jane Christmas decor?
Well then read on for how to spruce up your {holiday} space!
I’ve had these fun Christmas-y trees on display at my house for a few years now and just them because they add height to any cluster of decorations I play around with. 
Wanna know how I made ’em?
Supplies needed:
Cone styrofoam . Modpodge . 2- 1/8″ Wooden dowels . 2″x2″x1/2″ Wood base . Gold spray paint . Glitter 
1. Spray paint (1) wooden dowel & the wood base gold.  Let dry completely.
2. Attach gold dowel to wood base with a screw from the bottom, (my hubby helped me here & even routered the edges to look more glitzy. Awww!)
3. Stick (1) unpainted dowel through the top and the gold dowel/base through the bottom of styrofoam until they are nice and snug.
4. Shave off styrofoam surrounding the top dowel until the cone styrofoam is shaped into a nice pointy Christmas-y tree, (cones come slightly flat on top.  Don’t worry if it’s not perfectly smooth; the glitter will hide any imperfections.)
5. Paint a thin layer of Modpodge onto cone styrofoam & top wooden dowel. 
6. Generously sprinkle glitter until all surfaces are completely sPaRkLy. 
(Note:  Be sure to glitter the underneath of the tree, too!) 
7. Wait until surface is completely dry.  Display for your viewing pleasure!
 Supplies needed:
(3) Red candles . Red glitter . Elmer’s Glue . Mod Podge
 Candle #1: Paint a thin layer of modpodge. Roll in red glitter. Dust glitter in cracks.
Candle #2: Squeeze Elmer’s glue in thin layer, wrapping around candle. Dust red glitter on.
Candle #3: Repeat directions for candle numero uno 😉
If you’re wondering about the gold snowflake in the middle of the frame, I’ll let you in on a secret: it’s an ornament from the $1 store!  I simply copied the method for my glitter candles: modpodge, dust on gold glitter, tack to frame, display.  That’s it!
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  1. Gorgeous! Lovely ideas! Thank you for the inspiration!
    You should come link this up to my weekly Thursday Making It With Allie Link Party! I think it would make a Fabulous addition!

  2. Very pretty! I always love a little bling.

    Thanks for linking up to my Holiday Open House.

  3. I don't know what it is about glitter that makes it so addicting and fun! Your display is so pretty!

  4. I'm working on some cone tree projects this year, but was at a loss for what to use for a neat base – what a great idea you've shared here! Can't wait to try it. Thanks for the glitter fun!

    Betsey at b.bar

  5. LOVE it! I may have to "steal" some of these ideas…thanks for the inspiration!! 🙂

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