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Here are some details about my project:
Category Other
Style Retro / Vintage, Funky, Mod, Casual, Romantic, Classic, Traditional, Whimsical, Cute
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What materials did you use? Transparent jars with lids, glow sticks, glitter and scissors

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I bought the glow bracelets and had to cut the strip into little pieces and pour. I not only had glowing jars but a glowing counter, scissors, hands, etc. I saw glow wands which where thick at the Dollar store and think those would be easier to pour in with only two cuts. Also make sure you break and completely turn the solid into liquid before cutting or you'll get not so bright results with chunks.

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If you used glow stick/wands, how long will the jars glow if lid is kept on?

07/09/2012 Flag

They last a couple of hours. About the time a glow stick lasts. For something that lasts all night and then can be re-used you can try covering the jar with white glue and glitter. Then when glue is dry, drop in a LED light. The glitter will distort the light source and make it seem like its all glowing.

07/10/2012 Flag

Your answers are very helpful. Thanks. This would be such a fun project to do with grandchildren when I see them. I live in Ecuador and they live in Ca and Oregon but I will see them in November. Hooray. would you let me know where you pick up LED lights in the US? Target?

07/10/2012 Flag

Thanks for your info. It sounds like a great project to do with my grandchildren (9, 6, 4) in Nov when I visit the US. I live in Ecuador. They live in CA and Oregon and I miss them like crazy~!

07/10/2012 Flag

Awesome! I am Ecuadorian :) and visit once a year, I love it there! You can try looking in Amazon.com (I look for everything there) Also you can try blowing bubbles when its winter and cold out. I saw a Pinterest pin with frozen bubbles...so cool! Enjoy your grandkids!!

07/10/2012 Flag

This is really cute! I also know that beacuse they don't glow very long - there's also the glow in the dark paint you can finsd at most craft stores, usually in the puff paint or better in the glass paint section I think have some. You can get a bag of cheap clear or very pale colored beads, toss them into a sandwich bag & pour some of the paint into it and roll them around in it. Then once they are coated pretty good just pou them onto a sheet of wax paper and spread them out so they are not touching and not sitting in a pool of left over paint. Once they are dry you can put those in and then they look like fireflies! You know now that I think about it, I think they even sell a strand of glow-in-the-dark beads at party store places - ha that's one less step!

07/10/2012 Flag

Using glow in the dark paint would also be a great idea, and would also make them re-usable. I like adding the beads too to give the kids something to look at inside the jars.

07/11/2012 Flag

I will have to try your ideas :)

07/11/2012 Flag

very pretty

07/15/2012 Flag

Awesome....thanks for sharing!

07/21/2012 Flag