DIY Glitter Spider Webs

This is an easy Halloween craft you can make on your own or with your kids – DIY Glitter Spider Webs. I know spider webs aren’t typically cute, sparkly or pretty, but that is the look I wanted. Remember, we love fun and cute Halloween decorations in our house. These glittery spider webs look fantastic hanging in our foyer.


Even the spiders are cute. I originally bought plastic spiders to place on the webs but my kids thought they were a bit spooky. Luckily, I found these cute spiders at Michaels. They are felt sticker spiders that also have rhinestones on them. Bonus – extra sparkle.


The materials I used to make these Glitter Spider Webs were Elmer’s glue, purple glitter, parchment paper or wax paper, purple ribbon and felt spider stickers. I used parchment paper because that’s what I had at the time. You could use wax paper.


I first created my spider web using glue. See photo below for a visual step-by-step.


I sprinkled glitter – a generous amount –  on the glue web. Notice in the left part of the photo below, how the spider web is fully covered. I mean you can’t even see the white glue. I wanted these spider webs to be very glittery. I dumped the extra glitter onto a paper towel.


TIP:  I folded the paper towel and then put the extra glitter back into the glitter container. I didn’t want to waste any glitter.


I let the spider web dry for at least 24 hours. This step is important. The glue needs to be completely dry.

I slowly and carefully removed the spider web off of the parchment paper.


I attached the cute spider onto the web. The back of the spiders had an adhesive dot already attached. This made it easy to attach to the glitter spider web.


I used ribbon to hang the spider webs.


What do you think? These Glitter Spider Webs look great as Halloween decorations.

Have you made any Halloween crafts?

Happy Crafting!

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  1. These are adorable and look so easy! My girls would love to make these for Halloween decorations!
    Found you through Tatertots and Jello link party and love your blog!

    • Hi Tricia – Thanks! My kids had fun making a few with me. The spider webs are hanging in our foyer and we love how they sparkle in the light.
      Have a great day!

  2. Debbie – I love your site! Just found it yesterday and today I went to Michaels and for $24.00 got all the supplies to make 3 different crafts on your site!!

    Question – how did you attach these to your ceiling? I mean, I see the ribbons, but did you like thumbtack them on the ceiling or use tape? Thanks!!

    • Hi Beth – Thanks! Glad you found Happy Clippings.
      The ribbons are taped to columns in my foyer. Hope that helps. Hope you have fun crafting.

  3. Planning on printing a template for my special needs class to follow with their glue for the spider web lines. Since you can see through the parchment/wax paper I think it will work nicely if they are taped to the table underneath! So very cute!

    • Hi Amber – I think having a template under the parchment/wax paper is a great idea! I though about doing that myself but decided to just free hand it. Hope a template works out for you and your class. Enjoy.

  4. Kiristie Hogue says:

    Do you know of a good spray or sealant to make these rigid and less delicate?

    • Hi Kiristie – I didn’t use a sealant on these spider webs so I’m unsure of a good spray or sealant to recommend. If I hear or find one, then I’ll post back.

  5. I love these!! Is there a way to seal them or prevent the glitter from falling off once they’re hung?
    Thinking of a give-away craft for the seniors home and don’t want to invite messes!

    • Hi Leigh – I didn’t use a sealant on these spider webs so I’m unsure of a good spray or sealant to recommend. I love our glitter spider webs but some glitter does fall onto our hardwood floor.

    • I haven’t made these yet (just found them & can’t wait to get home). When working with glitter, I usually put a coat of Mod Podge on top of the glitter & that prevents the glitter from falling off so easy.

  6. Could you use a low temp glue gun for the web?

  7. Hi! I recently found your site and just wanted to say thanks for all the great ideas! We will be making your glitter spider webs this weekend in preparation for a child-friendly haunted house halloween party this year. I love your purple spider webs!! 🙂 Looking forward to enjoying more of your ideas in the future. Sarah

  8. Don’t work made these and the glitter fell off and when I went to take them off the wax paper the broke after 24 hours

  9. How do you glitter the back?


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