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Glittered Bowl Candleholders

Give some sparkle to your flame.

Photography: Kate Mathis

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December/January 2015


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  • Balloon

  • Fine glitter

  • Découpage medium

  • Craft paint

  • Paintbrushes

  • Bowls (optional)


  1. Blow up balloon to desired size.

  2. In a bowl, mix equal parts fine glitter and découpage medium (2 tablespoons of each covers one large or two smaller balloons). With a brush, apply a generous coating of mixture to top half of balloon. While still wet, sprinkle on tinsel glitter. Set dry half in another bowl; let dry overnight. (Tip: Balloons can be propped up to dry in bowls.)

  3. Pop balloon with a pin; discard.

  4. If desired, paint inside of holder; let dry.

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