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I have seen this on Pinterst and it says that on HGTV they say if you mix glitter with a gallon of glue and paint it on the wall it will dry clear and glitter will show through. I am wondering if anyone knows if this really works?
 
Posts: 1 | Registered: May 02, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Sounds like a home made nightmare to me.
An even suspension of glitter particles in both the liquid and an even application of them on the wall could be extremely difficult.

Many glues are water soluble even after drying (like Elmers), so "maybe" someone could possibly remove it later?
Glazing liquid might be a better vehicle? However, I sure would try a smaller sample board to check application and view the dry results before doing any wall.
 
Posts: 9663 | Location: Plains & Mountains | Registered: Jun 08, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I am old enough to remember the glitter people used to put on their ceilings in the 60's or 70's and it didn't take long for people to consider it "trashy". I would never do that.


My mind is a garden. My thoughts are the seeds. My harvest will be either flower or weeds.
--Mel Weldon
 
Posts: 5573 | Location: Arizona, in the valley | Registered: Sep 18, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I just bought a home that has glitter and popcorn on the ceiling in the living room. Taking it down is going to be a nightmare. I would stick to glittery accent pieces instead of glitter on the actual walls.
 
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