Hot Glue Gun Crafts: Glow-in-the-Dark Ring

Bling up your evening with an easy to craft ring made using hot glue. Yes, you heard it here, hot glue gun crafts are a thing!

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Not only can hot glue be used to stick items together, but it’s an amazingly versatile material that can be used to make all sorts of other things.

These glow-in-the-dark rings are so adorable and easy to craft, you’ll want to make them as uniquely alternative party favours. Nothing like a bit of bling that can sparkle just as brightly in the dark as it does during the day.

Easy enough for teens to make with minimal supervision, and a great DIY gift to give to school friends.

It’s time to fire up the hot glue gun and try this out-of-the-box hot glue gun craft idea!

You may also enjoy these DIY jewellery ideas:

 

Get your Glow on with a Glue Gun Ring

DIY Glow in the Dark Ring - mypoppet.com.au

You will need:


Note: If you don’t have glow-in-the-dark glue sticks for the hot glue gun, just replace it with regular glue sticks. Add glitter or paint the ring with nail polish to decorate.

How to:

1. Heat up the hot glue gun. Install the glow in the dark glue stick.

DIY Glow in the Dark Ring - mypoppet.com.au

2. Shoot liquid glue into a silicone mould, making sure to get into all the corners. Stop filling the mould at a height of 5mm.

DIY Glow in the Dark Ring - mypoppet.com.au

3. While the glue in the mould is still liquid, quickly submerge the ring saucer. Set aside and allow the glue to go hard.

DIY Glow in the Dark Ring - mypoppet.com.au

4. Once the glue has hardened, peel back the silicone mould, and remove the newly formed ring.

DIY Glow in the Dark Ring - mypoppet.com.au

5. With a craft knife carefully cut out the lumps and bumps, and smooth out the edges of the hardened glue.

DIY Glow in the Dark Ring - mypoppet.com.au

6. Expose the ring to a bright light, either from a lamp or torch, for about a minute. Then turn out the lights.

DIY Glow in the Dark Ring - mypoppet.com.au

DIY Glow in the Dark Ring - mypoppet.com.au

All done! Wear your glow-in-the-dark ring with style.

Make a glow in the dark ring with hot glue

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