The ’70s were a weird time for sure (looking at you avocado-colored decor and Jazzercise), but maybe people were really onto something with lava lamps. That's why we're here to show you how to make a glitter jar. They’re calming, entrancing and perfect for chilling out a fussy baby. Give the psychedelic trend a 21st-century makeover with this hypnotic, portable floating glitter jar.
How to Make a Glitter Jar at Home
What You Need:
- A lidded mason jar
- 3 tablespoons glitter glue
- Hot water
- Loose glitter
- Food coloring
Add 3 tablespoons of glitter glue to the mason jar before pouring in 1 cup hot water.
Sprinkle in some loose glitter and continue adding until the mixture is sufficiently sparkly.
Fill the rest of the jar with hot water. Add a drop or two of food coloring and mix well with a spoon.
Secure the lid, shake and watch the mesmerizing glitter float around.
Additional Reporting by Abby Hepworth