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Enchanting Glittered Lidded Jars

Galaxy Glitter™

Enchanting Glittered Lidded Jars
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Enchanting Glittered Lidded Jars

designed by Jessica Alea

Give home décor a high-end look with Galaxy Glitter™.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Cadmium Yellow (DAO10)
  • Oyster Beige (DA313)

Galaxy Glitter™

  • Champagne Starburst (DGG14)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • paintbrushes
  • drugstore glass candy containers (with lids)


  1. Prepare the glass surfaces using rubbing alcohol and a paper towel.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Basecoat the bases of the jars to just over the first bevel from the bottom, using Cadmium Yellow for one jar and Oyster Beige for the other. Allow to dry completely; add another coat.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the lids using the same steps as above. Allow to dry; add another coat.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use Champagne Starburst to paint over the basecoat. Allow to dry. Add a second coat until the glitter covers the paint well. To create the glitter dragging effect, lightly load a brush with glitter and paint about 1" to 2" from the basecoated area. (See photo.)
    Step 3 Example
  5. Repeat the steps above for the lids.
    Step 4 Example


This technique can be used with other colors as well, such as gold. Use Cadmium Yellow as the basecoat and then glitter with Gold Shooting Star.