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Um, Don’t Try This in D.C.

June 15, 2016



From the jennbmakeupmagic channel on YouTube.

WE SOMETIMES READ ABOUT painting a “feature wall,” something in a zippy color, or maybe one circumscribed area done in wallpaper.

This is something a bit different, even a bit scary. Note, please, that the woman spackling her wall with silver glitter is working on her makeup studio, not her living room.

You never thought of doing this? I’m not surprised. But it’s fun to watch a few minutes of this madness. Almost  2.3 million people have seen Jenn B’s DIY video; no word on how many have acted on it.

—Kathy Legg

Kathy is the art director of MyLittleBird, so she knows a wild project when she sees one. She has recently written about Marjorie Merriweather Post’s winter wardrobe and the Biltmore estate in Ashville, North Carolina.

One thought on “Um, Don’t Try This in D.C.

  1. I saw this — and immediately started looking for edible glitter, which does exist! I intend to sprinkle it over my garden one night (turns out it’s sugar and so relatively harmless to plants — just like people, plants can OD on sugar) and light it up. I have this twinkly laser light….

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