20 DIY Glitter Wedding Theme Ideas & Inspiration

A Glittering Occasion

Take a look at our collection of 20 DIY Glitter Wedding Ideas and Inspiration to guide you to adding a shiny touch to your wedding day! It is wise to incorporate a few wedding theme ideas into your wedding without becoming overwhelmed by the abundance of ideas from which to choose from, such as our 24 DIY Love Birds Wedding Theme Ideas. Prevent an overdose of sparkle by selecting a few areas in which to bring a little glitter and sequins into your wedding theme so as to create a sparkling wedding affair that will always be remembered!

 BONUS: Check out our top ten fave glitter wedding dresses here!

Sequin Glitter  Wedding Dresses

AND: Check out these 11 cute Glitter Wedding Invites here, too.

11 Glitter Wedding Invitations

20 DIY Glitter Wedding Theme Ideas & Inspiration

Glitter Confetti1. (Above) DIY Wedding Favor Glitter Confetti Bags .  Instead of your guests sprinkling a shower of rice, flower petals or paper confetti, present your guests with a small bag of pretty glitter confetti. Simply, tape, glue, embellish and fill with glitter! Feeling crafty? These darling DIY Wedding Favor Glitter Confetti Bags can be purchased ready made from Modern Tape.  Easy Peasy! Alternatively, get some cool DIY instructions on how to create a similar project yourself  on Oh Lovely Day, created by Courtney of A Little Glass Box.

DIY Glitter Wedding Ideas & Inspiration

2. (Above) DIY Glitter Envelopes - Send off your wedding invitations within these sparkling DIY Glitter Envelopes. {DIY Tip} Using an envelope liner pattern, create your own glitter paper by gluing glitter on each liner before gluing inside your envelopes. Alternatively, glitter envelope liners can be purchased from Willow Boutique and glued inside your envelopes.

Pink Nude gold Glitter Nails DIY

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3. (Left) DIY Nude and Glitter Nails – Grab a pair of ready painted nails or learn how to paint these DIY nude nails with a touch of sparkle by checking out this advice from Bridal Musings which shows you how to achieve this look in either gold or silver.
Get the DIY here.

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4. (Above) DIY Glitter Bulbs Wedding Decor – As seen on Wedding Chicks, the creatives at Capitol Romance share this unique way of reusing light bulbs for your wedding decor. Using gold glitter paint, paint a collection of light bulbs and either suspend them from above, combine them with paper name tags for your seating cards or mix it with a collection of spray-painted light bulbs and display it in a large jar for unusual wedding decor. Get the DIY here. {Images by Abby Grace Photography}

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5. (Above Left) DIY Glitter-dipped Garland - Create a lovely glitter-dipped garland that can be hung above your guests heads or as a unique backdrop. {DIY Tip} As seen on the Violet Hours and available for purchase here, create a simialr look by dipping strips of material in glitter, before threading them along a line and suspending them above.  6. (Above Right) DIY Glitter Wedding Table Cloth - Style Me Pretty shares this sparkly tablecloth captured by Emily Steffen that will brighten up your table decor. {DIY Tip} Purchase sequined material in  a colour of your liking and use it as a tablecloth or runner – take a look at this selection from Koyal Wholesale.

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7. (Above Left) DIY Glitter Wedding Cake - From Ruffled and snapped by Clayton Austin is this sparkly delicious glitter cake with ribbon. {DIY Tip} Dust your wedding cake with sugar crystals. 8. (Above Right) DIY Gold Glitter Drink Flags – As seen on Style Me Pretty and snapped by Jessica Lorren Photography these glitter cardstock drink tags will brighten up your wedding guest’s drinks! {DIY Tip} Purchase glitter cardstock and cut in the shape of drink flags and secure on wooden or skewer sticks.

DIY Glitter Wedding Ideas & Inspiration

9. (Above) DIY Glitter Confetti Photo Pose - Strike a pose! From Nancy Ray Photography via Gratefully Inspired, The Blog, is this super fun photo pose for the bride and groom! {DIY Tip} Grab a handful of glitter confetti towards your photographer and snap! For more photo pose ideas, be inspired by our 21 Wedding Photo Ideas for your Bridal Party!

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10. (Above Left) DIY Glitter Linen - From Hey Porkchop,  attempt this pretty glitter linen made from glitter spray and linen, which can be used as tablecloths for your wedding tables. Adding a demure and subtle hint of glitter, it can be kept and reused after your wedding event. Get the DIY here. 11. (Above Right) DIY Glitter Cake Pops - Be tempted to create these turquoise cake pops with gold glitter from Sweet Lauren Cakes via The Glitter Guide{DIY Tip} As a final touch, dust your baked cake pops with edible dust or glitter. {Photography by  Christine Taylor}

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12. DIY Glitter Vase or Jar – Transform old cans and jars into sparkling decor treasures using glitter and decoupage adhesive or sparkle spray and fill them with a bouquet of flowers for a lovely contrast, as seen here by (Above Left) Silver glitter can featured on Style Me Pretty (Stephanie Hunter Photography) and (Above Right) Large gold glitter jar with baby’s breath from Elizabeth Anne Designs (Benjamin Edwards Photography). Learn to create DIY glitter-dipped jars similar to these. Get the DIY here or simply buy them ready made here.

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13. (Above Left) DIY Glitter Table Numbers - Allow your guests to find their tables with eyecatching DIY Glitter Table NumbersDesign these glittery paper numbers for each table, as featured on Martha Stewart Weddings (Olivia Leigh Photographie{DIY Tip} Using a template of each number that is stenciled onto firm cardstock, cut out the shape of each number. Apply a transparent adhesive before dusting with glitter until the card is evenly concealed by the glitter. Place your table numbers in your table centrepiece as seen displayed here in these floral mercury vessel centrepiece. 14. (Above Right) DIY Wedding Bouquet - Wedding Chicks  shares a DIY Wedding Bouquet recipe created by Fiori Floral with pink peonies, succulents and this metallic glitter ribbon added for some glam! Get the DIY here. (Photography by Jill & Michael McNamara)

DIY Glitter Wedding Ideas & Inspiration

15. (Above) DIY Glitter Lace Napkins - These DIY Glitter Lace Napkins rings created by Ugly Duckling House can be created in a jiffy and used to dress up simple fabric napkins. Get the DIY here.

DIY Glitter Wedding Ideas & Inspiration

16. (Above) DIY Glitter Hair Clips – From The Perfect Fit, learn how to create a pretty heart-shaped hair clip to add some sparkle to your wedding day mane. Get the DIY here.

DIY Glitter Wedding Ideas & Inspiration

17. (Above) DIY Glitter Eye Make-Up - Develop an eye for glitter with beautiful demure glitter eye make-up that is perfect for your bridal look. Get the DIY here.

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18. (Above Left) DIY Glitter Clothes Pegs - These simple DIY Glitter Clothes Pegs are one of the easiest ways to add glitter to your wedding when used as seating cards, napkin holders or wedding favors. {DIY Tip} Drench wooden clothes pegs with a transparent-drying adhesive and sprinkle with glitter. 19. (Above Right) DIY Glitter Letters - The Twice Remembered Cottage shows us how to add sparkly whimsy to wedding decor with DIY Glitter Letters that can also be made into letter magnets. Get the DIY here 

DIY Glitter Wedding Ideas & Inspiration

20. (Above) DIY Glitter Wedding Sneakers – If heels aren’t your thing, then grab a pair of your fave sneakers and glitter them up! Love Maegan shares a great tutorial inspired by Miu MiuGet the DIY here.

We adore wedding themes! Add your special touch to your wedding day by creating something from scratch from our collection of great DIY wedding ideas and inspiration. For more wedding theme ideas, check out our 20 DIY Alice in Wonderland Tea Party Wedding Ideas & Inspiration

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