Glittered Sailboat Ornament

Festooned with glittered beach finds and glass "buoy" ornaments, this blue spruce looks as if it washed up on a magical seashore. A display of sea fans, shells, postcards, and sailboats completes the breezy scene.

Glittered Sailboat Ornament

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2009


  • Sailboats

  • Glitter

  • White craft glue

  • Acrylic paint that matches glitter (we used yellow paint for gold glitter, gray paint for silver)

  • Brush for applying glitter


  1. Select glitter color for coating sailboat.

  2. Tint white craft glue with a small amount of acrylic paint that matches glitter.

  3. Working in sections, brush sails and body of sailboat with tinted glue, and coat with glitter. Gently tap to remove excess, and let dry completely.


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