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Christmas candleholders in gold leaf


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Discover how to add a touch of magic to your Christmas decor by creating personalized candle holders.

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You will need: 

Difficulty level: .

  • Drying time: 24 hours
  • Time to make: 3 hours
  • Difficulty: medium - age 7 and up with the help of an adult
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Step 1: Prepare your Workspace​​​​​​​

  • Cover the work surface with newspaper or a protective cloth to prevent any damage.
  • Make sure the glasses are clean and dry. This will ensure better adhesion of the gold leaf.
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  Step 2: Applying gold leaf
  • Use the fine brush to apply the clear glue to the areas of the glass you want to decorate. You can opt for simple patterns or create more elaborate designs.
  • Gently place gold leaf on the areas where the glue has been applied. Press gently to ensure even adhesion.
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Step 3: Remove any excess


  • Leave to dry completely. This may take a few hours, so be patient.
  • Once dry, use a clean, dry brush to gently remove excess gold leaf.
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Step 4: Enjoy your Christmas tealight candleholders


  • Place LED tealights in the glasses. Make sure they are well positioned and secure.
  • Light the LED candles and admire the festive glow of your personalised candleholders. They add a warm ambiance to your Christmas decor


Tip: Don't hesitate to experiment with different patterns and combinations of gold leaf to create unique designs!

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