How to seal in glitter

Seal in glitter used on craft projects to prevent the glitter from falling or rubbing off of the project. By sealing in the glitter on your finished project, you will preserve your work for an extended amount of time. Use techniques to seal in glitter on store-bought items to protect your investment.

Hang or lay the glittered item on newspaper in a well-ventilated area.

Shake the can of spray-on clear acrylic coating according to the directions listed on the can.

Use short bursts and spray in a side-to-side motion to cover the entire surface of the glittered item.

Allow the clear acrylic coating to dry completely, then apply a second coat to the item.