Here's Why You Should Never Overlook Dollar Store Glasses
You will want to take a look at this diy idea and step by step tutorial on how to turn dollar store glasses into these beautiful glitter and pearl candleholders just in time for the holidays. These candleholders make the perfect centerpiece for dinner parties and more. You can customize this do it yourself craft with any color of glitter to match your decor. This diy idea shows that you don't need to spend a lot of money to get a centerpiece that you love. The best part is that you can buy most of the craft materials for this do it yourself craft at the dollar store. For this DIY idea, you will need two fishbowl candle holders, stemmed candleholders, chunky red glitter, super glue or E6000, sandpaper, faux pearls beads, Mod Podge and painters tape. You will want to take a look at the step by step video for this do it yourself craft on the CraftKlatch site.
This do it yourself craft is a great way to save money over the holidays. Start by gathering up all of the craft materials that you will need for this DIY idea. Remember when you are gathering up your craft materials you can tailor this do it yourself craft to your home decor. It's a good idea to take a look at the step by step do it yourself craft to see the sorts of crafting materials you want to use for this diy idea and project to do. The video is short, so it's a good idea to watch first, so you know each of the steps for this craft. So you will want to pick out stemmed candleholders that go with your taste and style, and you will want to pick glitter that goes with your style of decorating for the holidays. To start, you will want to take all of your glassware to include the glass candleholders and the fishbowls and make sure they are clean, with no fingerprints so you can begin your do it yourself craft and project to do. You want everything to be properly cleaned so that all of the materials can stick to the glassware and your DIY idea. Next, you will take your sandpaper and scratch the bottom surface of the fishbowls. You don't need to do a lot; you just want to rough up the fishbowl surface a bit. You also want to use the sandpaper on the edges of the glass candleholders as shown in the video.
The next part of this do it yourself craft is to fill the top of the glass candle holders with some of the pearls. You can take a look at this part of the video and see if that is the look you are going for. The tiny pearls give this do it yourself craft more of an elegant look that people especially like. Next, you will use a skewer stick or whatever you have on hand, to help apply and spread the glue. You can also use a popsicle stick or a chopstick to help out with this part of the project to do. Then apply the glue to the edge of the candleholders, and put the fish bowl on top of the candle holder, making sure to center as you are placing the fish bowl on. You will want to set the candle holder aside until it has thoroughly dried. Once the candle holder is dried, you can take the painters tape and run it along the rim of the bottom, so it stays clear from the glitter.
For the full step by step instructions and DIY idea video, you will want to take a look on the site. You will find this do it yourself craft for glam glitter and pearl candleholders on the CraftKlatch site. **
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