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Patriotic Sand Votive Tutorial

Make these patriotic sand votives in minutes with just a few supplies. They are a perfect way to add some subtle mood lighting to an outdoor get-together like this Memorial Day backyard pizza party!



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    Pour about 1 inch of red sand into the bottom of the Chinet Crystal® 14oz cup.

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    Pour a similar amount of white sand on top of the red.

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    Finish with a layer of blue sand and position a votive candle in the middle, twisting the candle into the sand so that it is flush with the top of the sand.

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    Repeat, making as many votives as you want for your party!