Tea light holder

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Follow the eight simple steps for a fun, creative project or to create a unique gift for friends and family

 

You will need
1 bag of U-CAN pointing repair mortar
measuring jug
silicone mould
scissors
protective glasses, apron and rubber gloves

 

 

Directions
1. Fill a jug with 270ml of clean water. Pour all of the water into the bag of U-CAN pointing repair mortar.

Step 1

2. Squeeze any excess air from the bag and close the cap.

Step 2

3. Knead, squeeze, and squash the bag to mix all of the water into the product - it should take about two minutes to get a thick consistency. 

Step 3

4. Cut open the bag and add small amounts of the mixed mortar into the mould. You can use the yellow tool that comes with the U-CAN pointing repair mortar to do this.

Sep 4

5. Press the mixture into the corners of the mould and shake to encourage it to disperse evenly into the shape.

Step 5

6. Carefully push a tea light into the centre of the cube and smooth the surface.

Step 6

7. Leave to set for 24 hours.

Step 7

8. Once thoroughly dry, pop out the tea light from the mould and decorate.

Step 8


Top tip
Decorate your tea light holder with acrylic or spray paint, readily available from DIY, art and hobby shops.


For more information on the U-CAN range and to find inspiration through its new blog, please visit www.u-can.tv/blog. U-CAN is exclusively available at B&Q stores nationwide and online at www.diy.com.






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