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Make Your Own Votive Candle Holders

Illuminate your space with this stunning collection of votive candle holders. These elegant and versatile pieces are perfect for adding a warm and inviting ambiance to any room in your home. Whether you're looking to create a cozy atmosphere for a relaxing night in or want to add a touch of elegance to your dinner table, this votive candle holders are the perfect choice. With a variety of styles, sizes, and materials to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect votive candle holder to suit your personal style and decor. This project is easy to make and it can be completed in no time. 

You Will Need:

-small glass jar (we used a baby food jar but you can use any size glass jar you want)
-Modge Podge (watered down Elmer's glue will also work)
-foam brush
-small squares of colored tissue paper

How To Make It:


Pour your Modge Podge (or watered down glue) into a disposable container or paper plate (we used plastic paint trays).
Use your foam brush to paint the jar with the Modge Podge. This was the hardest part. We put the jar inside our plastic paint tray to keep it from spinning around.

Once you thoroughly coat your jar, start adding the tissue paper squares. You can overlap them, too, for more of a "stained glass" effect. Keep adding tissue paper squares to cover your jar.

As you add pieces you can even paint over them to smooth them down, because the Modge Podge (or watered down glue) will dry clear.

It's okay if the tissue paper wrinkles a bit. You can smooth it out or keep it wrinkled- it still makes for a nice effect! Then let your jar dry. We added a battery operated tealight inside of it when it was done.

My son did this one all on his own (and he's five!). If I had done it myself I might have added more tissue paper at the top to cover the glass spots that were showing. But who am I to tell this little artist what to do?

These make great little teacher gifts! We used ours in our "Milo Memorial," which we set up to honor our beloved doggy, Milo, who passed away in July.

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