DIY Glitter Christmas Candles
Who loves glitter?
I know - it's insanely messy.
But doesn't that sparkle still capture you like it did when you were a child?
My daughter is a glitter lover - and my DIY sidekick.
So when we were shopping for some supplies for a project, she found something I hadn't seen before: glitter spray paint.
I decided it just might be the compromise we needed, and grabbed a can.
Then we headed over to The Dollar Tree and picked up some square candle holders and 4 candles to fit.
I used my Cricut Maker to cut the letters NOEL from a sheet of vinyl. (I have a video on the blog of the Maker cutting the letters.)
Then I peeled each letter from the backing and put one on each candle holder. The square ones worked really well for this.
I think the pink is really pretty (so now I'm thinking something similar for spring really needs to happen).
It took 4 coats of spray paint to get the coverage I wanted. I painted each side four times, turned the holder over, and repeated the process.
Yes, that was 16 little paint sessions - but worked just fine since I work in Pocket Time anyway.
After they were completely dry, I peeled the vinyl off to reaveal clear glass - perfect for showing off the gorgeous red candles.
A perfectly mess-free glitter project, just in time for Christmas.
This is the glitter I can live with!
Wishing you and yours a beautiful Christmas season.
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Published December 23rd, 2017 12:05 AM
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NancyMaria on Dec 26, 2017Very Nice. Think glitter in pastel colors and cut out eggs for Easter candles.....Hearts/Love for Valentines' day.....
To Work With My Hands on Dec 26, 2017Yes, yes, and yes! Love your creative ideas!
To Work With My Hands on Feb 27, 2018
Thanks, Carol. I was very pleased with the finished project.
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