DIY First Edition Foil Upcycled Tea Light Holders




What you Need

First Edition Gold Foil, Brushes, Glue

Tea Light Holder

How to Make

1.Begin by ensuring your tea light holder is both clean and dry.

2.Using the hog hair brush within your First Edition brush set, paint a layer of First Edition Foil glue on your holder from top to bottom. Allow the glue to dry



TIP: Ensure to keep the brush strokes going in one direction to achieve a neater look. 

3.Carefully apply your First Edition Gold foil to the tea light holder, silver side facing down. Use a small piece at a time and dab the foil across your holder. Allow to dry.



TIP: Leave your tea light holder for a few hours before applying a second coat

4.Add another layer of glue to the tea light holder and repeat the above steps, this will allow you to intensify the gold colour.  Leave to dry.

5.You will only be able to hand wash your tea light holders otherwise the foil will peel off.



We have used this technique on a tea light holder but why not go bigger and use the First Edition foil on lanterns or a vase! We have more foiling inspiration on our youtube page, check it out here

The First Edition Foil collection is fab for upcycling your possessions. Why not use it on other home décor pieces? With our variety of colours, you won’t be stuck for choice! We would love to see your upcycled projects, so remember to upload them to the project gallery and when uploading to social media, remember to #Trimcraft




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