See How Easily You Can Make a Christmas Fused Glass Candle
It is time to warm up the season with some Christmas fused glass candles. A glowing Christmas candle can help to add warmth to this chilly season. Lighting the way through the holidays, these charming adornments will brighten up any sweater or outfit. This is an excellent way to decorate you or loved ones for the holiday season.
Make different colored Christmas fused glass candles to match your clothing, or add some holly and bright red plump berries. The possibilities are endless with this simply adorable design. Customizing your fused glass decorations and designs will allow you to choose the most appropriate colors and materials for your holiday.
PatternCard stockPermanent markerBeeswax or Chap StickWhite glass Yellow glassRed glass
(optional)Glass sawGlass cleanerPrepared kiln shelfKilnGlasses with IR and UV protectionTwo part EpoxyPin back
1. Copy and print the pattern.
2. Cut the design out of cardstock.
3. Use a permanent marker to trace your pattern onto the glass.
4. Apply beeswax or Chap Stick liberally to your traced design.
5. Cut out the pieces with a glass saw.
6. Use a glass cleaner or soap and water to clean the pieces. Be sure to remove all the marker, beeswax or Chap Stick.
7. Dry the pieces using a lint free cloth.
8. Holding the pieces by the edge, assemble them on a prepared kiln shelf. The shelf should be covered with kiln wash or kiln paper.
9. Close up the kiln and turn on the kiln.
10. Heat the pieces as fast as possible to approximately 1300 degrees Fahrenheit.
11. Look at the pieces wearing your glasses with IR and UV protection.
12. Once your desired look is achieved, turn off the kiln.
13. If your kiln is made with thick fire bricks, allow the pieces to cool down naturally. If however your kiln is a ceramic fiber kiln, cool the pieces at about 300 degrees Fahrenheit per hour.
14. Once the kiln has cooled below 100 degrees Fahrenheit, it is safe to open the lid and look at the finished piece.
Slump these fused glass Christmas decoration pieces into a plate or platter to serve up those tasty goodies. Make a pocket vase and add these glass fusing ornaments for some warmth and color. Add a high temperature wire when fusing and turn them into ornaments. Place these all over your Christmas tree or in a window where the colors will shine on a cold winter day.
Spark up your imagination and use these Christmas fused glass candles to add some warmth to your holidays. You are only limited by your imagination!
For a list of even more glass fusing ornaments, check out the
fused glass Christmas
page. Each page includes instructions and a pattern for the project.
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