Today we have another How To-sday from our design team member Jessica Arrant. She shows us a great home decor project that you can use all year.

 

It’s time for my second How To’sday post at scrapbookSTEALS.com and Iwanted to bring you something that could be an easy last minute Christmas decorating project but would also work for weddings or general home decor projects. Check it out! I even used loose glitter, something I almost never do!

Here’s what you’ll need for the project:

  • Mod Podge
  • glitter
  • paint
  • brush
  • removable tape (washi works),
  • a work space to catch all the glitter.

You can see that I already taped up my vase with some washi in unequal bands around the glass. Apply a thin coat of Mod Podge to spaces inside the bands. And dump that glitter onto it, tap off excess glitter and put excess back into jar. I did one section of the vase at a time. Check for places that may not have held the glitter well and do some spot touches.

Allow the Mod Podge to dry for a little bit, but while it is still a little wet gently remove the washi strips. Allow to fully dry and then apply a second layer to seal in the glitter.

I filled the vase with an assortment of tree and floral picks, white poinsettias, and clear beads.

Here’s how wonderfully this vase matches my tree! I’m thinking that since the aqua is also in our bedroom that I’m going to have to replace the poinsettias and relocate it so I can enjoy it all year long. Hope you all have a very Merry Christmas. — Jessica

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Thanks Jessica! I love quick and easy home decor ideas, this one I think I could actually pull off!