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Glitter Candle Holders for Any Celebration

These DIY glitter candle holders are guaranteed to make your table setting sparkle this Christmas, New Year, or any celebration!

Gold Votive Candle Holders with Bling

These gold votive candle holders are so easy to make and is guaranteed to make your table setting sparkle this Christmas, New Years, or whenever you have a gold-themed party. If you love party crafts that are easy, let me make an introduction. Mod Podge and glitter – meet everyone!

I really love that these votives are perfect for elegant weddings, too.

All you need is a few supplies, some time and a lot of patience (to wait for it to dry). If you want to Mod Podge on glass, this is a great project to get you started. Well what are you waiting for – read on to find out how easy they are to make!

Glitter Candle Holders

Supplies:

  • Clear votives
  • Epsom salt
  • Gold glitter
  • Mod Podge Matte
  • Paintbrush
  • Newspaper or any covering

Step 1. Wash and dry your votives. You want them clean and spotless.

Clear glass votive holders

Step 2. Mix your epsom salt and gold glitter in a bowl in a 1:2 ratio. Alternatively, you can use german glass glitter, or different sized glitters.

For me, I had epsom salt and the gold glitter on hand so I went with that. I used epsom salt combined with fine glitter to give the votives some texture – which I love!

Gold glitter in a tray with a spoon

Step 3. Brush on your Mod Podge in strokes – I wanted it to be imperfect so I just brushed from about halfway from the bottom to the top rim of the glass, varying the heights as I went.

Clear glass votive with Mod Podge Matte and a paintbrush

Step 4. Sprinkle your epsom salt and glitter mixture onto the votive – it’s easiest to do this using a spoon or a scoop. Shake the excess off and leave to dry.

OPTIONAL STEP: Brush another layer of Mod Podge on top to seal it and prevent the glitter from falling off. Since I was making two dozen of these, I skipped this step to save time.

Simple gold glittered votive

And you are done! Just pop your tealight in (or even a battery operated one) and you have yourself some elegant accents to your holiday table.

These DIY glitter votives are guaranteed to make your table setting sparkle this Christmas, New Year or whenever you have a gold-themed party!

The best part is these candle holders are reusable too – good for your Christmas party, a New Year’s Eve bash, or even a wedding celebration.

Glitter Votive Candle Holders with Bling

I love the imperfect look and the additional texture the epsom salt brings to these gold votive candle holders – they’re just so pretty! Now to make a dozen more or so!

Make simple glitter votive holders

I hope you enjoyed this simple glitter candle holders tutorial and I hope it has inspired you to make your own.

These DIY glitter votives are guaranteed to make your table setting sparkle this Christmas, New Year or whenever you have a gold-themed party!
Yield: 3 votives

Glitter Candle Holders

These DIY glitter votives are guaranteed to make your table setting sparkle this Christmas, New Year or whenever you have a gold-themed party!

Learn how to make DIY candle holders with glitter the easy way - no previous crafting skills required. Perfect for any celebration!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Active Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $5

Materials

  • Clear votives
  • Epsom salt
  • Gold glitter
  • Mod Podge Matte

Tools

  • Paintbrush
  • Mixing container
  • Spoon

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry your votives with mild soap and water. Let dry.
  2. Mix the epsom salt and gold glitter in a bowl in a 1:2 ratio.
  3. Brush Mod Podge on the votives in strokes, working in a small area and covering as much of the glass as you like.
  4. Sprinkle the epsom salt and glitter mixture onto the votive. Shake the excess off and leave to dry.
  5. Repeat with additional votives. If areas are missed or you would like to add a second layer, repeat steps 3 - 4. Let dry before using.

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CreativeKhadija

Thursday 17th of December 2015

So pretty! Glitter is always a good idea Aki :)

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