Trinket Box

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

DIY Glitter Candle Holder

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You will need:
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♥ Mod Podge
♥ Glitter (I used some GOSH nail glitter which I'd had for ages but never used)
♥ Candle/tealight holder (mine's a £1 job from Primark)
♥ Small bowl
♥ Paintbrush

Put some of the glitter into your small bowl...oooh, so pretty!

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Squeeze some Mod Podge into the bowl and mix with the glitter.

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Apply the glitter-glue mixture onto your holder using the paintbrush. You will have to place the holder onto a sheet of paper so you can get all around the holder. I also applied some of the mixture around the top of the holder. Allow to dry, then apply a second coat.

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Part-way through making this, I remembered I had some blue glitter from a Crafty Creatives box so I decided to try a dip-dye/ombré look. I used the same method as before, but only applying the blue glitter-glue about half way up. I then finished with more of the greeny-blue glitter-glue, merging the two colours together.

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You could also use this to store bits & bobs - such as make up brushes - and this DIY can be used on a whole load of other things! I'm thinking shoes next?


  1. This looks great! It's such a lovely idea, and a gorgeous colour too! Thanks for sharing! xxx

  2. love it! it looks so much better now :D

  3. This looks so good! I got some glitter in my crafty creatives box this month and didn't know how to use it, going to try this! x

  4. Ohh I love this! I'd love to try it with silver glitter!x

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  5. Looks great, although I think I'd end up painting everything in that glitter, it's amazing! X

  6. So pretty, such a cleaver idea :)

  7. this candle holder is such a cute thing! i love adding glitter to things!

    lindsey louise

  8. Lovely candle! I really like the colour. I've got to get myself some of that mod podge stuff!