DIY: How to Make Your Very Own Glitter!

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Introduction: DIY: How to Make Your Very Own Glitter!

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Today I will be showing you how to make your very own glitter!

Step 1: Materials Needed:

Materials Needed:

  • Epsom Salt
  • Ziploc bag
  • Food coloring

*Note* (You can use Dr.Teal's Epsom Salt Soaking Solution or you can you other Epsom Salts of your choice!)

Step 2: It's Pouring Time!

Pour Epsom Salts into a Ziploc bag then chose 1 Food coloring color you would like to make glitter then just add a few drops of it in the bag.

Step 3: Seal It!

Seal the bag then squish it until all of the color is distributed evenly.

Step 4: Almost Done!

Leave the bag open to dry over night and the next day you will have home made glitter!

You can also make other colors with your food coloring that way your glitter will be extra special! (Meaning if you mix the red and blue you will get purple and etc;)

*Remember to you use a different bag if you are going to change the color*

Step 5: Now You Have...

Your own home made glitter! :)


Please keep a look out for any other cool DIY stuff I post!
I look forward to reading the comments and answering any questions you have for me ! Thx! :)

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    2 Discussions

    Sounds so easy! Do they make metallic gold, silver, copper etc food coloring?

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    I'm not sure but I think you could make them if you looked it up. If not then it would be great to try and discover something new ! :) Yes.... it is very easy Thank-you so much!!!! :)