Light up your summer night
Hosting a summer party or just getting together with the neighbors on a gorgeous night? Who needs to chase lightning bugs or light extra candles? Impress your guests and let the kids run free with these five fun, glow-in-the-dark crafts you can make for everyone to "ooh" and "ahh" over.
Summer nights are full of late evenings on the porch, letting the kids stay up for one more game of tag and clinking glasses with the neighbors as the sun goes down. Why not add a little more sparkle to an already amazing night? These glow-in-the-dark recipes aim to do just that.
OK, so maybe they won't make your head hit the pillow any faster, but these glow-in-the-dark cupcakes will have the whole neighborhood "oohing" and "aahing" in between bites. The secret to this sugary treat is in the frosting. There won't be a crumb left once your fans are finished.
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Whether you are a parent who embraces craft dough and the way it occupies your children or one who bans it from your home for fear of cleaning every carpet fiber and furniture surface, you will love this idea. Glow dough is the perfect creation because it can be used outside or in, day or night. Just roll out a mat on your front porch and prepare to impress kids of all ages.
Well of course you need something fantastic to serve with those glowing cupcakes, so how about whipping up some glow cones? You can mix and match the color of drink you put inside each glass with the glowing color you have turned your glass, to create a rainbow of light on any summery night.
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Who doesn't love a good excuse to play with slime? Kids and adults alike will be wowed by your fantastic feat when you pass out perfect pint-sized jars of this potion. Domestic Charm has the recipe, instructions and even custom labels for the containers you use.
Usually all the water fun ends before the sun goes down, but it doesn't have to with this creative concoction. The possibilities are endless when it comes to glow water. You can make glow beads, glow fountains and even glow ice, keeping everyone cool on the hottest of summer nights.
Whether you try one of these glowing ideas or all, friends and family alike will be impressed with your ability to put a spark in any summer night.
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