Fact: I love perusing Pinterest for awesome craft projects that I want to make.
Fact: I rarely actually follow through because ain’t nobody got time for that!
What generally happens is I find a project that I love and I find a way to make it faster, easier, and more budget friendly. Now I’m not saying it ends up being the exact same thing that I originally pinned, but rather something similar and more feasible for those of us who don’t have all day every day to sit around and craft even though we’d love for that to be the case.
For this particular craft session I saw some beautiful seasonal hurricane candle holders with real pine needles and the works. They were absolutely gorgeous, but when I took that idea to the craft store, I walked out with something a bit more realistic for my homes decor. It ended up turning out nice so I thought I’d share my Quick & Easy DIY Christmas Candles and hopefully give you a little inspiriation to come up with a design of your own.
Candles in Jar(s)
Hot Glue Gun
Embellishments of Your Choosing
1. Cut length of decorative ribbon about 1/2 in. longer than circumference of jar.
2. Glue ribbon to jar, placing a dot of hot glue about every 2″ around jar so that ribbon is secure.
3. Once glue on ribbon is dry (about 1-2 minutes), glue desired embellishments to jar/ribbon.
You’re done! Seriously, with just a few dollars and about 5 minutes you can fancy up or personalize any candle jar that you find and have some very festive home decor or super cute gift. I found the candles that I used here on sale for $4 each so it’s also a very budget friendly option. You can easily use different ribbons, scents, or embellishments for different holiday’s or seasons so this is a craft that can be revisited throughout the year.
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