Decorating a Votive Candle Holder

Decorating Votive Candle Holders is very easy.  Some of them when finished, can be very expensive.  I’ll show you how to make 4 of them for very little money.  They can be customized to go with what ever you need them for.  Decorating, Weddings, Parties, Gifts…

Decorated Votive Candle Holders

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Patriotic Decorated Candles

I had a lot of fun with this one.   I’ve been playing with decorations for the 4th of July, and the thought of decorated candles come naturally to me.  (I guess it’s because I love the look and feel of candlelight).

Patriotic Decorated Candles


As usual, it’s an incredibly easy project to do.

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Scatter Candle – tutorial

I recently went to the Dollar Tree to get a replacement for a candle holder goblet that had been broken.  When I was looking around, I’d noticed that they had just gotten in an entirely new line of glass candle holders.  When I saw these square candle holders with straight sides, I just had to have them.  I’d seen something similar years ago, and I’ve been wanting to try my hand at it ever since.  And now that my flat backed glass table scatter collection has grown, (there are so many beautiful colors now) I was ready!

Scatter Candle with Glitter

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Shabby Chic Candelabra

My mother-in-law gave me this candelabra when we were first married.  It’s now 22 years old.  It was gold plated & absolutely beautiful.  But with time, the gold plating was coming off & it was starting to look a little worse for wear.  I wanted to use it, but it needed help.  So, I did the unthinkable.  I painted it.  It has gone from a gold candelabra to a Shabby Chic Candelabra!  And all it took was a little paint, some crystals & a little patients.

candelabra before & after

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