Sunday, December 4, 2011

A snowflake etched votive candle holder

Hello, hello!  I hope this post finds you happy and enjoying the holiday season so far.  At my lovely preschool, we have a yearly tradition...the Secret Santa gift exchange.  My kiddos joke that it takes no time at all for my recipient to know that it's me.  I am okay with that!


I found this little candle holder at the dollar store, and washed it.  I used a snowflake image from The Graphics Fairy, and made various sizes of the snowflake before cutting it out of vinyl on my Silhouette.


I used some scrap vinyl for this.  I carefully stuck my snowflake stencils around the glass, making sure to press out any air bubbles.


When I was sure all of the vinyl was secure, I brushed on some Armour Etch glass etching cream.  I set the timer for about six minutes, and then rinsed the holder thoroughly under cool running water. 


All I need is a little white candle and I'm ready for the gifting to begin!




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6 comments:

  1. Very sweet votive!

    Spotted YOU AT BRAG MONDAY at GraphicsFairy's today!
    Smiles, Suzanne in Cold NW Illinois

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  2. That turned out perfect. Congrats on the feature on brag Monday too..:)
    Hoping over from the graphics fairy..
    Karin
    www.artisbeauty.net

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  3. Lovely! I got some of that paste recently but haven't gotten around to using it yet! Thanks for sharing the know how...I may actually get round to having a go soon!

    Ro
    via Brag Monday

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  4. I love this Christine! I've never tried the etching stuff before, but I've always wanted to. I think you just inspired me to finally get some!

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  5. Beautiful! I have not tried that etching cream but I'm itching to!

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  6. This is very pretty!! New follower here. Would love it you would stop by and share this at my linky party going on right now :) http://everything-underthemoon.blogspot.com/2011/12/bedazzle-me-monday-11.html

    Have a great week!!

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