Go for the (rose) gold when you make this mercury glass candle holder

Mercury glass is also known as silvered glass and is highly collectible. Most appreciate the vintage flavor it gives to the ornaments that graced so many early 20th century Christmas trees, but the effect was also used on vases, lamps, and other decorative items.
This project allows you to create a stunning faux mercury glass candle holder that's a dead ringer for the real thing. With just a few supplies and in less than an hour’s time, you can whip up a first-class decor accent that will beautify your bathroom, enliven your living room, or add a touch of luxury to your bedroom. Speaking of Christmas gifts, this would make a much-loved one for family, friends, and coworkers. When you’re done treating the glass, simply insert a candle into the holder, light it, and watch the warm glow add rich character to your space.
- Glass globe-shaped candle holder
- Roll of plastic wrap
- Painter’s tape
- Small spray bottle filled with vinegar
- Can of Rust-Oleum® spray paint in pearl metallic finish and a champagne pink color
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1. Cover the vase with two layers of plastic wrap, but leave the top opening uncovered.
2. Affix small strips of painter's tape to the flat lip at the opening of the vase. The bottom portions of the tape pieces will be stuck to the plastic wrap.
3. Spray vinegar on the vase’s interior.
4. Lightly coat the interior of the vase with spray paint. The coverage does not have to be complete or uniform.
5. Follow this up with a few sprays of the vinegar.
6. Remove the painter’s tape and the plastic wrap.
7. The vase is now ready for display.

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