Glitter ‘n Glue – M&J Challenger 2!


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

  1. Ashley says:

    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! =)

  2. Lima says:

    Love the zebra sparkling flats, so pretty and simple! Thanks for sharing the tutorial!!
    I linked it in a serie I’m writing for my blog (, hope you don’t mind😀

  3. […] Glitter ‘N Glue, a DIY blog that is run by the lovely Kristen Turner. She participated in our Blogger Challenge last year, and we adored all of the projects that she created. Her sparkling zebra flats were […]

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