Plaid FolkArt Glitzy Wedding Votives

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by Debbie Saenz, Plaid

Plaid FolkArt Glitzy Wedding Votives

Consider this for a wedding or a party. The light dances through the glitter when the votives are lit.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the paint nor the Mod Podge.
  • 2
    Measure and cut ribbon to go around each votive candle.
  • 3
    Use Mod Podge to adhere ribbon to the outside of each votive candle, smooth out bubbles with your fingers. Trim excess. Set aside to dry.
  • 4
    Paint candle cups with metallic Pure Gold. Let dry.
  • 5
    Paint candle cups with Gold glitter. Let dry.
  • 6
    Use hot glue to attach the tops of two candle cups together (end to end) to create one “base”. Secure one end to the bottom of one of the votives with hot glue.
  • 7
    Use hot glue to attach the third candle cup to the bottom of one of the votives.
  • 8
    Paint Mod Podge around the center of the candle cup where it’s been previously connected. Sprinkle glitter over the wet glue, then tap candle cup to remove the excess glitter.
  • 9
    Paint Mod Podge around the outside top rim and glass exposed base of each votive. Adhere glitter to wet glue as in previous step.
  • 10
    When the entire project is dry, insert a lit t-lite candle into each votive.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Plaid FolkArt Extreme Glitter 2 oz. Gold 104547968 (2)
  • Plaid FolkArt Metallic Paint 2 oz. Pure Gold 104107708 (2)
  • Plaid Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer Glue and Finish 8 oz. Gloss 104107933
  • 3 Glass Votives (such as Darice Glass Votive Roly Poly 104181563)
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 4 104464403
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Candle Cup Value Pack 7/8 inch 6 pc. 104145372
  • Morex Sheer Ribbon 1-1/2 inch x 4 yard with Gold Swirl 100392162
  • Nicole™ Crafts Gic Glitter 0.5 oz Diamond Dust Medium Fine Gold 104277374
  • Nicole™ Crafts T-Lite LED Candle with Battery 4 pc. 104662436
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors