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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.

Created By: Johnny Miller


  • 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. Step 1

    Select glitter color for coating sailboat.

  2. Step 2

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

  3. Step 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.

Martha Stewart Living, December 2009