There’s a lot of glitter … and glittering … going on around here. I’m pretty sure I’ll be vacuuming up glitter right on up until Valentine’s Day. And probably beyond …
Glitter never really, truly goes away, does it?
But these mason jar heart votives turned out so cute. Definitely worth glittergeddon!
How To Make Valentine Glitter Votives
White Acrylic Paint
Pink Acrylic Paint
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I started with a half-pint (8-oz) regular mouth mason jar, a foam heart I found at Michael’s (part of a package containing various sizes of foam hearts) and painter’s tape.
I used the foam heart at a guide to cute out a heart shape from the painter’s tape.
The I affixed the heart to the mason jar.
I painted the jar with white paint. And removed the painter’s tape heart.
Once completely dry (I let mine dry overnight) I used a paint brush to paint on Mod Podge (obviously painting around the heart shape).
Then I generously glittered.
I added ribbon and a bow to finish it off …
I made a pink glitter jar too. For that one, I first painted a base coat of paint. But I made a mistake. I left the painter’s tape heart on the jar when I applied the Mod Podge and glitter. I decided to remove the painter’s tape heart right after I applied the glitter. But the Mod Podge softened the paint. And I ended up pulling off some paint too …
Leaving a wonky shaped heart cut out …
Ah well. Live and learn …