DIY St. Patty’s Candle Holders

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I love the holidays.  And I love to decorate.  I have electronic candles (you can use the real deal too) in glass holders out year-round.  Each season I like to embellish the holders with something for the holiday.  Here is an easy and inexpensive way to decorate your candle holders for St. Patrick’s Day.
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  • Dried green peas (split peas)
  • Spray adhesive
  • Green and gold glitter
  • Cookie sheet
  • Wax paper
  • A large glass bowl

Lay the wax paper over the cookie sheet and spread some peas out in a single layer.  Sprinkle glitter (I used two each of gold and green – one coarse and one fine) onto the layer of peas.  20150305_062929

Spray with some adhesive and mix.  Spray a second time and mix again.  The adhesive is sticky and dries fast.  Lift from the wax paper and pour into a bowl.

Repeat until you have as much of the peas as you need for your candle holders.

Pour them in and light!

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About Helen Fern

I live in the upper Willamette Valley with my amazing husband and four very spoiled cats - three adopted feral cats and one shelter baby. We have lived here since the dawn of 1991 and love every inch of the region.
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4 Responses to DIY St. Patty’s Candle Holders

  1. I love how simple that is! Thank you for the tip AND for hopping on board The Great Blog Train! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  2. Hi Helen, this is perfect for St Patrick’s, I have candle holders just like these, I just need to get the peas. Maybe a bit of green ribbon. Happy St. Patrick’s!!

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