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30+ Decorative Votive Holders
Posted By Tipnut On March 2, 2011 @ 12:45 am In Crafty Ideas | 4 Comments
Here’s a nice assortment of crafty tutorials for making decorative glass votives, you’ll find plenty of creative ideas in this collection using a variety of materials (such as paper, lace, cinnamon sticks even an artichoke). Enjoy!
Lacy : Pieces of lace are shaped with fabric stiffener and molded over filled balloons until they dry. Once dry, fit a small glass votive inside.
Pine Cone Scales : Layer pine cone scales with hot glue to achieve this look.
Printed Paper Votive Luminary : Print chosen design on cardstock then fold and shape around a glass votive.
Paper Napkin Covered : Apply one layer of decorative paper napkin to a glass votive with a 50/50 mix of water and PVA.
Easy Fabric Covered : Cover glass votives with bits of fabric and mod podge.
Cornhusk : Wrap votives with dried cornhusks and tie in place with ribbon.
Colored Glass : Pint-sized canning jars, glazed with paint to match a garden’s decorating scheme, provide pretty, low-cost candle lanterns. These blue-hue jars enhance the garden scene while protecting the votive candles from breezes.
Sweater Cozies : Simple crochet pattern to make votive cozies using worsted weight wool.
Birch Tree Bark Candles : Votive candles are slipped inside hollowed out birch branches.
Origami Wraps : Squares of decorative origami paper are folded and taped around clear glass votives, the paper is thin enough for the light to shine through.
Faux Gilded Cups : Small frosted cups are decorated in a lacey pattern using a paper doily, spray adhesive and Sharpie metallic paint pens.
Photo Memory Candles : Black & white photocopies and transparent contact paper are used to make these glass candleholders.
Fabric Lined Glass Jars : Should only be used for battery-operated tea lights for safety reasons.
Concrete Tealight Holder : Made with fine mixed concrete, small silicone molds, oil and some tealights…great for the deck!
Easy Vintage Style : Decorated with old book pages, bits of ribbon and lace and flowers.
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URLs in this post:
 Cut Paper: http://howaboutorange.blogspot.com/2007/06/cut-paper-votive-holder-project.html
 Lacy: http://www.marthastewart.com/269430/lacy-votive-holder
 Lace Covered: http://tradewindtiaras.blogspot.com/2010/11/diy-project-super-simple-lace-covered.html
 Pine Cone Scales: http://zakkalife.blogspot.com/2008/11/how-to-make-pine-cone-votives.html
 Goblets: http://www.sunset.com/home/weekend-projects/how-to-make-goblet-votives-00400000043465/
 Printed Paper Votive Luminary: http://www.bystephanielynn.com/2009/12/printed-paper-votive-luminary.html
 Artichoke Candle Holder: http://bridalcookie.com/weddingtobe/quick-diy-artichoke-candle-holder/
 Paper Napkin Covered: http://www.pompomemporium.com/content/valentine-votive
 Fall Leaf: http://www.designsponge.com/2008/11/fall-leaf-votives.html
 Easy Fabric Covered: http://www.downtoearthnw.com/blogs/dwellwellnw/2010/aug/24/easy-diy-how-make-fabric-candle-holders/
 DIY Vellum Wrapper: http://ruffledblog.com/votive-candle-vellum-wrapper-from-vintage-book-pages/
 Cornhusk: http://www.marthastewart.com/273502/cornhusk-votives
 DIY Mercury Glass: http://deliciouslyorganized.blogspot.com/2009/12/diy-mercury-glass.html
 Colored Glass: http://www.bhg.com/crafts/easy/30-minute-projects/colored-glass-garden-votives/
 Jam Jar Cozies: http://dottieangel.blogspot.com/2010/11/cluster-of-gleeful-jam-jars-how-to.html
 Sweater Cozies: http://blairpeter.typepad.com/weblog/2011/01/sweater-cozies-for-candle-holders.html
 Water Balloon Luminaries: http://www.candletech.com/techniques-and-ideas/water-balloon-luminaries/
 Birch Tree Bark Candles: http://www.countryliving.com/crafts/projects/birch-tree-bark-candles-0109
 DIY Painted Votives: http://www.oncewed.com/43918/wedding-blog/diy-painted-votives/
 Origami Wraps: http://www.marthastewart.com/273319/origami-votive-wraps
 Stained Glass: http://blog.makezine.com/craft/how-to_stained_glass_votive_ho/
 Faux Gilded Cups: http://www.onepearlbutton.com/2010/11/tutorial-faux-gilded-votive-cups-with.html
 DIY Mercury Glass: http://www.naturecomposed.com/mercury-glass-votives-diy/
 Photo Memory Candles: http://inspiredideasmag.blogspot.com/2008/05/making-memory-candles-project-from.html
 Evergreen Candles: http://www.bhg.com/christmas/indoor-decorating/how-to-make-an-evergreen-candle/
 Fabric Lined Glass Jars: http://fellowfellow.com/sweet-diy-votives/
 Frosted: http://blissimagesandbeyond.blogspot.com/2011/10/1-frosted-centerpiece.html
 Concrete Tealight Holder: http://www.timberpress.com/blog/2011/10/giveaway-how-to-make-a-concrete-tealight-holder/
 Ombre Colored Sand: http://somethingturquoise.com/2012/09/14/diy-ombre-colored-sand/
 Easy Vintage Style: http://acottageindustry.typepad.com/a_cottage_industry/2009/05/easy-vintage-style-votives-tutorial.html
 DIY Wine Glass Candle Lampshades: http://www.save-on-crafts.com/wincanlamfro.html
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