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Glittered Candlesticks

Make a pair of plain candlesticks sparkle with a coat of shimmery glitter.

Photography: Eric Paisecki

Source: Martha Stewart Living, January


Buy inexpensive wooden candlesticks, or use a weathered pair you already own. For more ideas, scroll through our entire collection of Candle Making Projects and Tutorials.


  • Candlesticks

  • Craft glue

  • Fine glitter

  • Clear shellac

  • Paintbrush


  1. Working in sections, brush craft glue onto the candlesticks.

  2. Dust with fine glitter and shake off excess. Let glue dry overnight.

  3. With a paintbrush, apply a thin layer of clear shellac over glitter; let dry.

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