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This project breathes sparkly new life into tiny animal figurines and it's a great way to create colorful, high impact kids' decor on the cheap.

Niki at Papery & Cakery is one of those awesome crafty types for whom "glitter" is a noun, verb and adjective. She painted some small canvases with acrylic paint as a backdrop for this glittery menagerie. See how she did it all at Papery & Cakery.

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