When you burn a candle in a colourful mosaic votive holder, the light shines through the colourful mosaic in a rainbow. Although you can buy these holders from a home decorating store or through an online merchant, you can also make your own mosaic votive holders by hand using a few craft materials. You can give mosaic votive holders to family members and friends as thoughtful handmade presents.
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Things you need
- Glass votive candle holder
- Coloured flattened glass marbles
- Hot glue gun
- Hot glue stick
Insert a hot glue stick into hot glue gun, and plug it into a wall outlet for 5 minutes to heat up.
Place a glass votive candle holder onto a tabletop.
Squeeze a dollop of hot glue onto the back of a flattened glass marble.
Press the glued side of the flattened marble onto the side of the votive holder.
Repeat this process until the entire surface of the votive holder is covered with flattened marbles.
Cover the entire outside surface of the votive holder with grout; use any colour you prefer.
Use a cloth to wipe the grout away from the tops of the flattened glass marbles.
Allow the grout to dry completely before using the votive holder for candles.
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