Kristen Turner has a taste for life’s glittery things, but a bank account that can’t support it. Glitter ‘N Glue is dedicated to every fashion forward girl with champagne dreams living on a beer budget. And we’re happy she was a challenger this year!

Dolce and Gabbana inspired Zebra sparkling flats


  • White Flats from H&M
  • Black Sharpie Marker
  • Colorful Rhinestones


Step 1: Use your black Sharpie Marker to draw Zebra pattern onto the shoe

 Step 2: Apply rhinestones to the toe of the shoe


Turban Headband


  • Ribbon
  • Headband
  • Glue
  • Scissors


Step 1: Cut the ribbon into four pieces, layer pieces 2 on top of each other in an X formation

 Step 2: Fold the ends of the pieces over so that they meet each other

 Step 3: Add glue to the top of the headband and glue “knot” to the top of the headband. 

Step 4: Glue down the lose ends to the end of the headband. Secure with clip while it dries.


 Beach Bag


  • Straw bag
  • Rite Dye
  • Colorful Tread, Raffia


Step1: Prepare Rite Dye and dip bag. While dyeing, also dip in the raffia if you wish to use it.

Step 3: Use thread or dyed raffia to embroider personal message to the beach bag


Braided Leather Bracelet


  • Braided Leather
  • Wire
  • Wire Cutters
  •  Button or Toggle


Step 1 – Cute leather and add Toggle/ Button to it

Step 2 – Make a loop at the opposite end of and wrap wire around the braid to secure loop

Step 3- Wrap wire around the opposite end of the leather to secure toggle/ button


Oversized Floral Brooch 


  • Ribbon
  • Wire
  • Scissors
  • Safety Pin


Step1: Gather ribbon into a roll, pinching the middle of the roll

Step 2: Fold over the roll of ribbon

Step 3: Cut a “V” shape into the end of the roll. Wrap wire around the middle to secure

Step 4:  Pull apart folds to reveal floral bow

Step 5:  Add safety pin to the back to wear as a brooch


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3 thoughts on “Glitter ‘n Glue – M&J Challenger 2!

  1. WOW super cute projects! You are super talented! I have been looking for a headband tutorial like this, thanks so much I’m going to make some today! =)

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