Create your own decorative votive jar with Purex Sta‑Flo Starch

By Purex | Aug. 4, 2014 | Crafts, Videos

What you’ll need:

  • Purex Sta-Flo liquid starch
  • fabric
  • glass Mason jar
  • mixing bowl
  • scissors
  • ribbon
  • charms
  • candle, or electric candle


  1. First, place your candle inside the jar.
  2. Measure out your fabric(s) to fit. Thinner and lighter colored fabrics will illuminate more light.
  3. Cut the fabric carefully.
  4. Put the fabric into the mixing bowl, and pour in Sta-Flo until fabric is covered.
  5. Soak in the Purex Sta-Flo liquid starch for at least five minutes.
  6. Wipe off the excess Purex Sta-Flo liquid starch from fabric.
  7. Wrap your fabric around the jar, keeping it tight and free of air bubbles.
  8. Leave the jar to sit and dry overnight.
  9. Decorate by tying ribbon with charms and pendants, the possibilities are endless.
  10. Finally, place the votive jar on an outdoor table, or around your patio and enjoy!

For more Purex Sta-Flo craft ideas check out our Pinterest page.