Aleene's® Glitter Your Magnets
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Aleene's® Glitter Your Magnets

A bright and sparkly way to upcycle plastic bottle caps into glittery magnets. A fun way to turn your magnets into artwork is to display them in a painted muffin tin.
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Aleene's® Magnetic Tacky Dots
  • Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue®
  • Plastic Bottle Caps
  • Glitter
  • Glue Brush
  • Cardstock (or Plain White Paper)
  • Wax Paper
  • Sandpaper, Fine
  • Charms, Buttons, Beads
  • Painted Muffin Tin (Optional)
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Apply Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue® to inside of bottle cap with brush.

Step 2 Hold cap over paper and sprinkle with glitter. Shake excess glitter onto paper and return excess glitter to container. Set bottle cap aside to dry.

Step 3 To apply glitter along the front edge of cap, pour a small amount of glitter onto wax paper and spread with fingers to create a circle of glitter slightly larger than cap. Next, pour a small puddle of Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue® on wax paper. Dip cap into glue.

Step 4 Check to be sure that glue has applied all along the edge. If needed, dip into glue several times.

Step 5 Press glued edge into glitter.

Step 6 If needed, dip again into glitter to cover all exposed glue. Set aside to dry.

Step 7 Brush glue along outside edge of cap. Sprinkle with glitter. Set aside to dry.

Step 8 Rub sandpaper on back side of cap to roughen surface. Apply Aleene's® Magnetic Tacky Dots to back of cap.

Step 9 If desired, glue charms, buttons, and scrapbook embellishments into center of caps.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by Tiffany Windsor courtesy of cool2craft.