DIY Sparkly Cat Eye Sunglasses

Written by on August 3, 2011 in DIY, Lifestyle - 19 Comments

Jenni of I Spy DIY here with a super easy and glittery tutorial sure to make your summer accessories shine!  Take a cue from the ultimate Glamour Girl, Jennifer Lopez, and add a little sparkle to your cat eye shades by painting glitter polish onto each corner.

Black Plastic Cat Eye Sunglasses, Silver OPI polish, Wet and Wild Glitter polish, Clear Top coat.
1. Paint a silver base on the corners of your sunglasses. If you need help to make the two sides even, use a silver sharpie to draw guidelines.
2. After letting the base coat dry, paint a second coat with the glitter polish to give it a sparkle.
3. Finish by painting a clear top coat to keep the paint from chipping and let dry.

Add extra shine with JLo’s earrings by BaubleBar, believe it or not, only $52!

  • grace – stripes & sequins

    two of my favorite things… I Spy DIY and Glitter Guide… love!!!
    Jenni is so talented.

  • Taylor

    I love these!!! I am going to have to make these!!!!!

  • Chelsea

    I am selecting a pair of glasses to glitterfy right now! Love it!

  • Anna

    I love the necklace Jenni is wearing, does anyone happen to know whom it is by?

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  • jessie

    oh my GOODNESS! totally trying this today… i have the perfect pair of cat’s eye sunnies that are just dying to be spruced up. :)

  • Maria

    What a cute idea! so simple too :) gonna have to try this myself! Thanks GG!

  • katrina

    aaaaah!!! so clever! so nailpolish is how you seal the glitter. i needed that — thanks!

  • TreaturSweet

    Clever! I like…

  • RosaLovesDC

    You are a genius! Love it!

  • Van

    Super LIKE! This so cute and simple. Thank you for the DIY tips.
    Van // The Clothes We Wear // Wearing motherhood with style.

  • Soccer Mom Style

    ha-ha-ha, Love it!

  • Midnight Cowgirl

    Fabulous idea!

  • Regina

    Cool idea, love it!


  • Katie Lee

    OMG, totally knocking this off. Such an amazing Idea!! I’m buying me some cheap sunnies tomorrow! Can U believe I just painted my nails w/ nail glitter too? Love the Glitter Guide.

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