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Tissue paper votives

Tissue paper votives – you’ll love this project and it is a great way to recycle old jars!

tissue paper votives

Reuse old jars to create lovely candle holders using tissue paper!


empty glass votives

gift tissue

Mod Podge or glue



Cut out shapes for your jar. 

Paint a thin layer of Mod Podge on the jar and add the tissue paper, gently.

Smooth away any ripples.

Coat with varnish.

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Use them for party centerpieces or accents.

Add a battery-operated light inside

Fill with fairy lights

Wire wrap the tops so you can hang them.

RELATED: Other projects about lights!


Last month, blogger and crafty book author Kayte Terry was in Phoenix and we got together to make stuff! Here she shows us how to make a project from her new book!

Here is Kayte’s book:

Paper Made!: 101 Exceptional Projects to Make Out of Everyday Paper (Workman Publishing, $16.95, paperback)

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