Glitter

Add a little glamour to your craft projects, artwork, and other decorative items with glitter. Here at Spotlight, we sell glitter in several different formats including dry, mixed into paint and as a glue, so you can find the ideal type of glitter in our range. Kids will love playing with glitter (make sure you get the non-toxic variety and keep away from young kids) but adults can also make beautiful objects with glitter. Why not melt some glitter into wax beads to make stylish glitter tea lights, embellish birthday cards, or put on terracotta pots to turn them into pretty storage items.

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Can I purchase Glitter from Spotlight?

Yes, you can. Add some glitz and glamour to your craft and some serious sparkle to just about any craft with our fabulous collection of glitter. If you are a glitter bug who would love nothing more than to create sparkly, glittery and fabulous craft projects, then we are confident that you will find the perfect glitter for amongst this collection. With such a huge choice available, plus our guaranteed low prices across the whole range, shop glitter online or at your local Spotlight store today.

What is included in this range?

This range includes a whole host of different glitter products that have been purposely designed for your crafting needs. Whether you are looking for a subtle shimmer with our fine glitter or something that will really make a statement such as the chunky option, then we have the glitter for you. Choose glitter glue or glitter paint for a truly magical way of painting, or check out our child-friendly glitter options for doing crafts with the kids. Whatever your sparkle needs, you are sure to find the right glitter choice amongst this selection.

What can I do with glitter?

There is so much that you can do with glitter, and the only limit truly is your imagination. Add sparkle and shimmer to just about anything that you like. Dip the bottom of candles in glitter, add shimmer to your phone cases, or add a decorative twinkle to any other crafty creation. If you are doing crafts with children, ensure that you use the glitter that has been designed especially for them. This is non-toxic and safe, which is ideal for little hands. Make Christmas decorations by dipping foam balls into glitter, add glitter to a wooden box to make your own jewellery box, or perhaps even add glitter to handbags, shoes or on your millinery crafts. Indulge your sparkle-loving side and get crafty with our fabulous selection of glitter from Spotlight.

Do you have any tips for working with glitter?

With the right planning, preparation and finish, there is no reason why glitter should keep shedding everywhere, and if you are struggling with this marvellously sparkly but quite often messy craft medium, then we do have a few tips below for keeping your crafty project looking like tip top. If you do not want the glitter to stick to your hands, then you can apply talcum powder to them before you begin for guaranteed glitter-free fingers at the end of your crafting session. Work in an area that is covered up and easy to clean. You can then sprinkle your glitter onto a tray or into a box, and this will help to keep it all in one place without getting everywhere.

The benefits of using a tray mean that you can also put any remaining glitter that you have not used back into the pot. Crafty glue, or PVA glue, is one of the best adhesives to work with when you are adding glitter to lots of different surfaces, and you can liberally cover the surface in sparkle and shimmer with just one application. Cover the area that you want to sparkle in the glue, with the item in the box or on the tray, and then sprinkle away. Apply liberally, but be careful that glitter is not going outside of your work area. To seal your finished piece, you can either use a spray adhesive or sealant or two-thirds craft glue and one third water solution. Paint two coats of this directly onto the top of the glitter, ensuring that the glue had dried appropriately after each layer.

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