I shared this post last Saturday over at Hating Martha....
Today, I'm going to show you how simple and easy it is to embellish and "dress up" a plain dollar store candle...
You will need, a candle, twine, a hot glue gun and any embellishments you like.
Literally all I did was dab a drop of hot glue about a two thirds of the way down the candle. Press the end of the twine into the glue to hold it in place. Then wind the twine around the candle to the base, add another dab of glue to hold it in place. Don't forget to end in the same area as you started, so that when you display the candle you can place the gluey bits towards the wall.
I added a silver charm to a piece of white cord and tied it at the back of the candle. I used a couple of beachy charms to match my decor, and I had inspirational charms that I thought looked good on the bigger candle.
I had all these items on hand already, so I didn't spend a cent on this project. I shopped my home and dug in the back of my bead drawer to find the charms and cord. Your options are pretty much endless with a craft like this.
The little silver dishes under the smaller candles are lids from the kid's hot choc tins - don't they look awesome?
I hope you have been inspired today...
For more candle inspiration pop over to Its So Very Cheri - her candles look awesome...
Take care xxx
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