Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Dollar store candlesticks tutorial

Well hello!  It's been a while since my last post.  Would it make it any better if I told you I am done with my Christmas shopping with the exception of the one person who hasn't given me any ideas?  

Today I'm sharing a really quick and easy Dollar Store candlestick.  I cost me three dollars for the materials for this project.  All the other items I had around the house.  








I began with my three dollar store items.  
1. candle
2. candlestick
3. glass candle holder







Glue together the two pieces of glass.  I use E6000, but a hot glue gun will work too.  I then painted some glue onto the candle and rolled it in glitter to give the plain candle, well more glitter!



I then added a strip of burlap and topped it with a strip of ribbon to the glass jar.  Last I added a Christmas pin that used to be my Mom's.  


And that folks is it!  The result is a simple yet beautiful candlestick that doesn't scream dollar store.





Where I'm partying at:


Debbiedoo's

14 comments:

  1. Very nice indeed! You are right in that it doesn't scream dollar store. Looks expensive with your moms' pin on it!

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    1. PS. I love your fonts - so unique!

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    2. thanks Gail. I got the font on Picmonkey from the Holiday collection. It is so pretty, I'm hoping they keep that one forever in their choices! Happy Thanksgiving to you!

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  2. Oh How pretty! I just love it. Looks elegant. Thanks for sharing with the party. I am loving that I am getting so many more inspiring Dollar tree Christmas ideas.

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  3. Nice! Love what you did to the candle. Now it is a $20 Crate and Barrel candle! Found you from Debbie Doo's Dollar Tree party.

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    1. Organized island, thanks for stopping by! Funny crazy what they sell candles for isn't?

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  4. Gorgeous idea! The candle looks so pretty all dressed up!

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  5. I just LOVE it...and am going to copy !! :)
    This has been such a fun party...come by and see mine, if you have time..
    O, and I just became your newest follower. :)
    Happy Sunday.

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  6. Great job.

    You have almost all of your shopping done??????

    I host a weekly blogging party called Seasonal Sundays. I'd love to have you come and join.

    - The Tablescaper

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  7. I totally love the glass candleholder in particular--I will have to try making this! Very pretty holiday project :)

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  8. Your blog is really amazing with all the bits and pieces of information I can share with my friends and followers. Thanks and more power!

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