When we are bored of looking at a room in our house, we quickly try to find ways to remodel or make the space look more vibrant and alive. Give it that extra touch that will make you smile when you walk in. One of the easiest and fastest way to give your digs a makeover is by painting the walls. It may be the whole room or a feature wall. Changing the colour can change the dynamics in the room instantly. The next step is of course finding a colour that you will be in love with for a couple of years. If you are going to make a statement with a feature wall, it makes sense to make it glitter! That’s what makeup artist Jennifer Bayer did for her wall and it’s absolutely stunning.Large container Mod Podge 4 bottles of finely milled glitter 3 bottles of large glitter particles 1 bottle of gloss formula Sponge paint brushes 1 putty knife These products can be found at your local craft store.
There is no specific ratio to use. Do you want the larger glitter particles to show or do you prefer the smaller ones? It’s all up to you.
Add Mod Podge to the mix. The more you add the glue in the thicker the consistency is going to be. Jennifer wanted to give the wall a concrete feel.
Dip the putty knife into the mix. Use enough to apply a thicker layer on the edges of the wall.
When the paint begins to dry if you see inconsistent spots, you can go back and fill the area again.
Once it dries, it can easily be peeled off. The thicker the consistency the more glitter you will need. Make sure you buy enough bottles in advanced as opposed to having to run to the store to get more.
The mix does not stick to the sponge, making it easy to just spill. Just be aware so you are not dropping big glops on the floor.
Pressing up is best rather than paint down. Don’t do a huge batch mix because the Mod Podge dries quickly.
Jennifer simply made a new batch to go over the spots she missed. It’s easier to see where more glitter is needed once the application has dried.
Jennifer admits the process took a lot of work and made a huge mess. The end result was totally worth it.