|

DIY Glitter Heart Candles

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

Looking for a way to spruce up inexpensive candles or upcycle the glass jars you’ve been saving?  These DIY Glitter Candles are really easy and fun to make.

Simple DIY Glitter Candles - See how to use painters tape to add different shapes with glitter!

I’ve been pulling out my Valentine’s Day decorations and came across the supplies for a craft I had intended last year.  (So typically me, I won’t mention how often this happens…)  I had picked up these little candles at Ikea on one of my last trips.  They’re just a couple dollars each and perfect for decorating.

Since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, I figured I would stick with the heart theme and add glitter hearts instead of one solid color.

To make these candles, you need:

Instructions:

 

 

 

To help keep the glitter from falling off and leaving glitter everywhere, it helps to spray a couple of light coats of sealer over the glitter.  (I used this kind– hubby had just used it on my son’s Pinewood derby car and was still sitting out, but I think any type of clear-coat sealer would work.)

glitter candles

So very, very cute!  Right now, I have the candles sitting on my window sill, but I’ll move them over to the table for our traditional family Valentine’s Day dinner.

Don't miss any more posts!

Follow along on:

FeedlyBloglovin', your favorite feed reader, or signing up via email and have new posts delivered to your email box each week!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

27 Comments

  1. Bethany Lee says:

    I just LOVE these! And I love your tip about the tape on waxed paper!

  2. Janine Mayes says:

    Love this – cute and simple but very striking!

    Stopping by from SITS and N Ireland

  3. I love anything with glitter. These are just too cute. I think this is such a great kid-friendly craft project.

  4. Three Dog Farmhouse says:

    These are super cute!
    How can you not love something with glitter!

  5. Jessica Allen says:

    My son LOVES glitter! This will be perfect to make after preschool today! I came by via the SITS challenge…looking forward to reading more of your posts!

  6. So cute and easy. I'll be pinning!

  7. Jeanette Foss says:

    Nice work. They are very cute:) #SITSBlogging

  8. Gluesticks AndStones says:

    So cute!!!! I love crafts that are simple, but look complex. Great idea!!

  9. Jennie Janzen says:

    ADORABLE! My friend is super crafty and made me something similar (without the heart) for Christmas. I LOVE the idea of using a pattern to change it up! I just started sewing so I am excited to check out your blog some more and see what you have done! #SITSblogging

  10. coolestfamilyontheblock.com says:

    Those are so cute and look easy to make! But now I'm bummed because I just don't have anymore space for holiday decor in my house 🙁

  11. Jennifer Wagner says:

    I'm not great at crafts, but this looks like something I might be able to handle and would look really nice on Valentine's day.

  12. These are SUPER cute – love them! 🙂 I wish I had more crafting time right now, I'd add these to my list! lol

  13. LivingChicontheCheap says:

    Love, Love, Love these! Such a great idea. I am going to PIN this as well. Stopping by from your SITS tribe. Have a great day!

  14. Jenna Brussee says:

    Great idea for Valentine's Day! I love anything glitter. Pinned!

  15. Bothayna Sherif says:

    this is so adorable thanks for sharing

  16. Gingi Freeman says:

    Hello! I saw your linky on Think Pink Sundays at the Flamingo Toes blog, and thought I’d stop by to say hi! LOVE your blog! What a cute idea!

    Gingi at http://www.domesticgeekgirl.com

  17. Creative Party Themes says:

    These are really pretty. What a fun Valentine's Day decoration.

  18. Natasha Mairs says:

    Lovin these!! just gorgeous!!! pinned and shared on facebook and twitter

    Natasha @ Serenity You

  19. SayNotSweetAnne says:

    This is so creative! I always see stuff like this, and now I know how to do it! It's so cute!