Glitter makes everything better!
With that mantra, it's a bit distressing when my craft cupboard runs bare and there are no sparkles to be found anywhere. When that happens, I resort to making colored salt to use in place of glitter. It twinkles and gives your crafts a bit of shimmer without breaking the bank.
Here is how I make homemade glitter:
First, put the desired amount of salt in a baggie.
Second, add a drop or two of liquid watercolor or food coloring. I prefer watercolor, but that is only because it is washable.
Third, seal the bag and knead the salt and coloring together. Do this until the coloring is evenly distributed.
Finally- create! We used this batch for 3D Firework Art!