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Project

Glitter Hurricane Lantern

Materials

  • Glass hurricane lantern
  • Transparent tape
  • Glue pen
  • Fine clear glass glitter
  • Cake stand
  • Tall candle

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Photocopy Template enlarging to fit into hurricane.

  2. Step 2

    Roll up the template and slide it inside the hurricane, with the design facing outward. Tape at top to secure. Using tip of glue pen, outline one section of the design, and fill it in.

  3. Step 3

    Sprinkle with glitter. Let glue dry; shake off excess glitter. Glue and glitter the next section of the design. Continue all the way around. Remove template. Place hurricane on stand, and place candle inside.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, Volume 145 December 2005

Reviews (11)

  • BlissedOut 18 Sep, 2010

    I'm confused, is the glitter going inside the hurricane or outside? If inside, does that present a fire hazard?

  • missbaker 9 Dec, 2008

    I found the hurrican lanterns at my local Hobby Lobby and I also used my etching fluid and they turned out awsome

  • oscarthecat 9 Dec, 2008

    Still looking for the hurricane shades- I found the cylinder shapes at the craft stores but they have solid bottoms and I would think it's hard to get in there and clean out the melted wax without ruining the design or breaking?

  • ladybug458 7 Dec, 2008

    Have you tried AC Moore or Michael's for the straight glass cylinder hurricanes?

  • oscarthecat 6 Dec, 2008

    Where can I find the straight glass cylinder hurricane?? I've tried everywhere.

  • grooveygreta 4 Dec, 2008

    I would like to know if the glitter glue melts from the candles when you light them.

  • arletta 1 Dec, 2008

    Do the hurricanes and wineglases etc. have to be tempered first? Do you do this with hot water? Linus

  • Mrsdc 23 Mar, 2008

    To save or eliminate the need for a cake stand why not place a votive candle in a long stemmed wine glass or brandy balloon and decorate accordingly.

  • dharmagal 1 Jan, 2008

    I completed this craft project this year. It is easy to do and beautiful as well. I have had so many compliments. Attention Turner - You can use artificial cotton snow or I used plastic crystal cubes-all from the craft store. I would do this project again.

  • Turner 12 Dec, 2007

    what is on the cake stand on the outside of the hurricane?

  • grandma_stenson 6 Dec, 2007

    Can be used all year round - for every holiday and non-holiday. TRY-IT!