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How to make sand votive holders

Mood lighting can add a lot to a room, instantly making a space feel warm, inviting and cozy. Unfortunately, lighting fixtures can get pricey. Instead of adding a new lamp to your space, consider using candles, which can add mood lighting without spending too much.
To make your home feel even more relaxing, these DIY sand candle votives combine soft mood lighting from candles with the relaxing and beachy look of sand and seashells. Check out the video and instructions to get started.
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Materials
- Glass jar
- Painter's tape
- Silver metallic paint
- Paintbrush
- Rope
- Scissors
- Hot glue gun
- Seashells
- Copper wire
- Wire cutters
- Pliers
- Blue sand
- Purple sand
- Craft stick
- Votive candle
Instructions
1. Wrap painter's tape around the bottom of the glass jar so about 1 inch of the jar is showing.
2. Paint the bottom portion of the jar with silver metallic paint. Allow the paint to dry and remove the painter's tape.
3. Cut off a section of rope. Starting at the top of the silver paint, wrap the rope around the jar about five times. Secure the rope to the jar with hot glue.
4. Add a drop of hot glue on top of the rope and press a seashell into the glue. Allow the glue to harden.
5. Cut off a section of copper wire with wire cutters. Wrap the wire around the neck of the jar multiple times and cross the wire over the opening to create a handle. Use pliers to tuck the ends of the wire into place.
6. Pour the blue and purple sand into the jar. Mix the sand together with a craft stick.
7. Add a votive candle to the jar.
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