Iced driftwood

You can easily turn little souvenirs from summer holidays into wintry art pieces with this crafty idea. Use pieces of driftwood for these candle holders with a frosted winter look.

  • Paper
  • Cardboard (for spray protection)
  • Decorative glass holders
  • Small pieces of driftwood
  • Acrylic paint (white gloss)

Step by step instructions

Step 1 of 2: Gluing bits of driftwood

Gluing bits of driftwood

Glue small, bits of dried driftwood to the glass. A hot glue gun works best for this.

Gluing bits of driftwood

Glue small, bits of dried driftwood to the glass. A hot glue gun works best for this.

Step 2 of 2: Spraying the glass holders

Spraying the glass holders

After you’ve finished decorating the glass, spray it with white paint. When it’s dry, your candle holder will look as if it’s been iced in the winter cold.

Spraying the glass holders

After you’ve finished decorating the glass, spray it with white paint. When it’s dry, your candle holder will look as if it’s been iced in the winter cold.

If you didn't gather enough suitable driftwood on your summer beach walks, craft stores have a good selection. Or, you could use cinnamon sticks, for example. You can also add coarse salt or use a special sparkle paint to give your glass a unique look.

The result

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