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Glittered Circus Animals and Stands

Galaxy Glitter™

Glittered Circus Animals and Stands
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Glittered Circus Animals and Stands

designed by Jessica Alea

Create a shimmery 3-ring circus with these big top animals and stands using Galaxy Glitterâ„¢.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Antique Gold (DAO9)
  • Dioxazine Purple (DA101)
  • Santa Red (DA170)

Galaxy Glitter™

  • Aurora Borealis Green (DGG03)
  • Clear Ice Comet (DGG18)
  • Gold Shooting Star (DGG01)
  • Milky Way Blue (DGG05)
  • Purple Eclipse (DGG11)
  • Red Nebula (DGG04)
  • Supernova Berry (DGG17)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • hot glue gun (and clear glue sticks)
  • needle and thread
  • assorted ribbon (bright colors)
  • paintbrushes (including a fan brush)
  • glass star candy dishes
  • animals (circus )


  1. Wipe the candy dishes clean with rubbing alcohol and a paper towel. Paint the stars with Antique Gold. (See photo for placement.)
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the other parts of the star with Dioxidine Purple and Santa Red. (See photo for placement.) Allow to dry.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Glitter the areas that are Dioxidine Purple with Purple Eclipse; the areas that are Santa Red with Red Nebula; and the areas that are Antique Gold with Gold Shooting Star.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the animals in Clear Ice Comet. (The overall effect will be iridescent and transparent.)
    Step 3 Example
  5. Fold a length of ribbon into an accordion shape for each animal. Use a needle and thread to sew through the bottom and ends of the folded ribbon to create a collar.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Hot glue the collars around the necks of the circus animals. Glitter the collars in bright colors such as Aurora Borealis Green, Supernova Berry, and Milky Way Blue. Let stands, animals, and collars dry completely before placing animals on stands.
    Step 5 Example