This is an easy craft that combines a few of my favorite things – candles, glitter and jewels! It can be tailored to any color scheme or occasion, and when the candles burn down (if you even have the heart to light them, they’re so pretty!) you can reuse the jewelry components in your next project. I went with a red, silver and gold theme for the Christmas season.
Hot glue gun
Tape off your candle and apply the Mod Podge to the space in between; be sure to apply a thin coat – if it’s too thick the glitter will come off when you remove the tape (been there, done that). Sprinkle glitter on the Mod Podge and allow to dry (I gave mine about 2 hours). Carefully remove the tape and then use the glue gun to glue the jewels into place. Here’s the finished product:
I decorated a small table in my living room using a vase filled with leftover branches from our Christmas tree and two of the candles:
How are you decorating your home for the holidays? Let me know in the comments!
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