Time Required :
Over an hour
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

ombré cactus spin-it™ tumbler

Create this trendy Ombré Cactus Spin-It™ Tumbler at home with the easy-to-use Spin It™ Pro-Tumbler motorized rotary drying tool. It has a spring grip that fits most tumblers and the rotating arm allows each epoxy coat to dry evenly.
Step 1

First, clean your tumbler with rubbing alcohol to remove any fingerprints and/or oils.

Step 2

Use a foam stippler to pounce an even, generous coat of Mod Podge® to the bottom two-thirds of your tumbler. Hold your tumbler at a 45° angle with the open end facing your working surface. Hold your tumbler over a tray from your prep kit and shake on a generous amount of extra fine glitter around the bottom. Tap the bottom so the excess sprinkles down your tumbler towards the middle.
TIP: Work in small sections around the tumbler.

Step 3

Shake excess glitter from your tray into an empty cup. Set aside.

Step 4

Now, repeat Step 2 around the rest of the cup but hold your cup at a 45° angle with the bottom of the tumbler facing your working surface and shake chunky glitter around your tumbler.

Step 5

Shake excess chunky glitter into the same cup and mix the two glitters. Pour this glitter mixture around the middle to blend. Let dry.

Step 6

Repeat Steps 2-5, if needed.
TIP: It is much easier to manage the glitter when using the Spin It™ glitter bottles. Pour your glitters into their own bottle and attach the correct shaker lid (hole size varies for fine and chunky glitters) to the top. Shake your glitter over a paper plate. This allows you to easily return glitter to the glitter bottles.

Step 7

 Put on a pair of the gloves included in the prep kit and mix epoxy as noted in the directions. Mix only what is needed for one layer at a time.
TIP: For first epoxy layer, use the measuring cups included in the prep kit and measure part A to the first line. Pour it into a clear cup and then repeat for part B. Stir for two full minutes. Be sure to scrape the sides and bottom of the cup when stirring.

Step 8

Place your tumbler onto the Spin It™ Pro-Tumbler.

Step 9

Turn on the tool to a slow speed and pour a little of your epoxy mixture onto your tumbler. Spread it evenly around and on the bottom of your tumbler. Turn the speed up a little and run your glove-covered fingers over the cup in long even strokes to continue to spread the epoxy evenly.

Step 10

Turn the tool to the highest speed and allow your tumbler to spin for four hours.

Step 11

Add your sticker embellishments as desired.

Step 12

Mix another batch of epoxy (as you did in Step 7) and then repeat Steps 9-10 for a second layer.
TIP: When using a chunky glitter, a third layer is recommended.

Step 13

After another four hours of spinning, turn off your Spin It™ tool and allow it to cure completely for 24 hours.

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