Did you know that most store-bought glitter was made from plastic? Sure, it looks all metallic and shiny, but really a shaker of glitter is just a bottle full of teeny tiny pieces of plastic. Bummer, right?
Don't worry, my shiny crafty friends! It's not too difficult to make your own glitter - in custom colors! - with just a few kitchen ingredients. Over at Planetpals, they have a super simple tutorial for making your own glitter without any plastic! All you need are:
- A baking pan
- Tin foil
- 1/4 cup of salt
- Liquid food coloring
That's it! You can get the whole glitter tutorial over on the Planetpals website.
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