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Decorative Doily Candle Holders – Handmade in Minutes

Decorative Doily Candle Holders – Handmade in Minutes


You’ve probably seen these elegant candle holders before, but we bet you had no idea just how easy they are to make! What looks like a complex and wholly meticulously crafted work of art is in fact the kind of thing you can whip up at home in a matter of minutes, and without having to spend more than a couple of bucks at the most!

Decorative Doily Candle Holders – Handmade in Minutes

As you can see, they’re perfectly suited to a wide variety of settings and look genuinely impressive. Any place around the home you’d normally place a candle could make the perfect home for one of these doily candle holders – simple, elegant and understated.

Decorative Doily Candle Holders

We told you there wasn’t much to it when it comes to making these things and we weren’t kidding either! All you’ll need to make as many of these decorative accents as you like is:

  • Some Old Crochet Doilies
  • Balloons
  • Wallpaper Paste

Decorative Doily Candle Holders – Handmade in Minutes

Actually putting them together is as easy as soaking the doilies in the glue, wrapping them around the balloon (see picture for example) and then hanging them until dry…usually overnight. All you need to do then is pop the balloons and there you have it – your very own handmade tealight holders!

Note: It’s important to be careful when using any doilies made from material that may catch fire in the event that the candle’s flame makes contact with the sides of the holder. Never leave a candle burning unattended and perhaps consider using flameless LED candles if at all concerned.

And if you wan to use a bowl, or a glass instead of balloons ….

Decorative Doily Candle Holders – Handmade in Minutes

Decorative Doily Candle Holders – Handmade in Minutes  Decorative Doily Candle Holders – Handmade in Minutes

Decorative Doily Candle Holders – Handmade in Minutes


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