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This Christmas Wine Glass Candle Holder is easy to make and a festive holiday decoration. This easy Christmas craft is also a great Christmas gift idea.
DIY Christmas Wine Glass Candle Holder
If you’re looking for the perfect DIY gift this Christmas, you’ve come to the right place! There are so many creative ways to show your friends and family how much you care without breaking the bank.
I am not always the most crafty person in the world, but if it involves Christmas and wine it’s one that I will enjoy. It’s actually been a few years since I made my Christmas Mason Jars, so I decided a new Christmas craft was due. And these Christmas Wine Glass Holders are perfect!
These festive Christmas Tree Wine Glass Candle Holders only take about 20 minutes to make and you can get most of the supplies at the dollar store. So, it’s also an inexpensive Christmas craft. In fact, this Christmas Tree Wine Glass Candle Holder craft would also make for a thoughtful and useful Christmas gift. You don’t have to be a wine lover to appreciate a Christmas-themed candle holder. But, come on…who isn’t a wine lover?! If you are looking for additional gift ideas for wine lovers, be sure to check out this great list of gift ideas for wine lovers.
Why do people like DIY gifts?
Do you have that one friend who is always showing off their latest DIY project? If so, you’re not alone! Everyone loves a creative and unique gift, and homemade presents often hold a special place in our hearts. DIY gifts—or do-it-yourself gifts—are a great way to show someone how much they mean to us without breaking the bank.
So why exactly are DIY gifts so popular? Well, for one thing, they allow us to express ourselves more freely than buying something from the store. When making something from scratch, we can include personal touches like custom colors or messages that make the gift even more meaningful. We also get the satisfaction of being able to say “I made this just for you!” Like these DIY Wine Glass Candle Holders!
I did use wine glasses that I got from the dollar store for this Christmas Tree Wine Glass Candle Holder craft, I decided since we were decorating them, it didn’t matter if they were red, white or rose wine glasses 😉
Speaking of wine glasses, how about you grab a glass of wine and let’s get creating!
To make a Christmas Tree Wine Glass Candle Holder you will need these supplies:
Wine Glass – purchased at Dollar Tree
Green Flocked Bottle Brush Tree – purchased at Dollar Tree
Iridescent Faux Snow – purchased at Dollar Tree
Batting – purchased at Dollar Tree
Wood Slice – purchased at Hobby Lobby
White Chalk Paint – purchased at Walmart
Tools need to make your Christmas Tree Wine Glass Candle Holder:
Sponge Paint Brush – purchased at Dollar Tree
Mod Podge – purchased at Dollar Tree
E6000 Glue – purchased at Hobby Lobby. *You can substitute hot glue if you prefer, see tip below if using hot glue.
If you are an avid crafter, you may actually have some of these supplies and tools in your crafting room already.
Ok, so if you have 20 minutes to spare, let’s start making our DIY Christmas Wine Glass Candle Holder.
How To Make a Christmas Wine Glass Candle Holder:
Using a sponge paint brush, cover the base of the wine glass with Mod Podge.
Pour the faux snow on top to cover, then shake off the excess.
Next, paint the stem with Mod Podge. Hold your glass sideways and pour the faux snow over it while rotating the glass to cover all sides.
Lastly, stand the wine glass upside down and paint bowl area around the stem and include a few dips down the bowl to mimic snow falling down the glass. Pour faux snow over the upside down glass to cover the Mod Podge. Shake off any excess snow.
Paint the top and edges of the wood slice with white chalk paint. Let dry (approximately 10 minutes).
Use a dab of E6000 Glue on the bottom of the mini bottle brush tree and place it in the center of the wood slice.
Pull apart a small bunch of batting material. Add 3 small dabs of glue to the wood slice and arrange the batting material to cover the area around the bottle brush tree. Sprinkle the batting with a few pinches of faux snow.
Add glue to the rim of your wine glass. I used a q-tip to easily cover the rim of the glass with glue. Turn the wine glass upside down and place it on to the wood slice. Remove any batting material that sticks out from under the glass by pulling it or you could probably use scissors to snip any excess strands.
Tips for making your Christmas Tree Wine Glass Candle Holder:
Hot Glue can be substituted for the E6000 Glue. Hot Glue will adhere faster where as the E6000 glue allows you to move items for a few minutes to make sure everything is in the right place.
The faux snow will flake off if touching it often. You can seal it with a spray on acrylic sealer or adding another coat of Mod Podge. If using Mod Podge, wear a pair of latex gloves and dab the Mod Podge over the faux snow with your finger. I tried using the sponge paint brush and it took off more faux snow than it sealed. I ended up just dabbing Mod Poge over it with my fingers, but it was time consuming so I only sealed a small portion. I would suggest trying a spray acrylic sealer.