Beautiful Gold Candles Made Using Spray Paint and Sea Shells

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We live next to the sea so every time we go for a walk I come back with some sea shells... I just think they are so lovely. I have a bag full at home and as I love to upcycle and re-use materials and things I already have I decided to make a little craft project using these.
Clean and dry the shells
I spray painted the seashells in gold colour (my favourite!)
I took some old tealight candles and removed the wicks and the aluminium cover. I put the wicks in the bottom of the shell, there is a little glue dot on the bottom which stuck nicely, poured the melted wax and let it cool down.
Once the candle had cooled down it was ready to be used.

From Evija with Love
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  • Carol Leader Carol Leader on Dec 02, 2015
    Isn't paint flammable?

  • Emma Emma on Sep 04, 2016
    what spray paint did you use?

  • Lyn Lyn on Jan 21, 2019

    How do you clean the pot you melt the wax in??

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