DIY Galaxy Pendant

The weather is getting cooler, so it’s time to put those outdoor crafts away- for now. What better way to spend my indoor craft time than making galaxy pendant necklaces?! I was so excited when I saw these adorable little vials on Oriental Trading, the possibilities are endless. These pendants would make the perfect gift, especially with Christmas right around the corner.

What you will need:

  • Acrylic Paint
  • Glow Paint (optional)
  • Glitter (optional)
  • Cotton Balls
  • Mini Vial Pendants
  • Containers to mix 3 colors
  • Water
  • Syringe or Medicine dropper
  • Paperclip
  • e6000 glue or hot glue (Optional but recommended)
  • And a Chain

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Start by pulling small pieces of bottom off and put it in the bottom of the vial. You may need to use something like a paperclip to push it down.

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Add a small amount of paint to the container and mix with water. If you are using glow in the dark paint you can add that too. I would use one part paint and 3 parts water. Mix this up.

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Use a syringe or  medicine dropper to suck up a small amount of paint.

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Next, put the paint in the vial. Only use enough paint to soak your cotton. You can also add glitter now.

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Then, repeat those steps with your next color of paint.

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When you are finished make sure the top rim is dry and free of paint. Then put glue around the top of your vial and put your cork in.

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My finished product.

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Put it on a chain and show it off!!!

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Be sure to check back to see what I do with these. Don’t you just love the Holiday season?

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I received some of the products in this post for free in exchange for my honest review.

Don’t forget to stop by Oriental Trading to see more great products.

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