Wood Scrap Candle Holders




Introduction: Wood Scrap Candle Holders

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Turn your scrap wood pieces into a set of colorful candle towers that are perfect for your home or to give as gifts!

Step 1: Watch the Short Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: Stuff You'll Need

4" x 4" wood pieces

2" x 4" wood pieces

Americana Multi Surface Satin Paints

Americana Decoupage in Matte

Sanding block

Drill with 1 1/2" - 1 3/4" spade bit


Step 3: Here's How:

Have a lumber yard cut 4" x 4" posts & 2" x 4"s to different lengths

1. & 2. Mark the center of the 4" x 4" posts and evenly along the 2" x 4" pieces

3. & 4. Using your feet as a stabilizer, carefully drill with the 1 3/4" spade bit about 3/4" deep

5. Pick your favorite Americana Multi-Surface Satin Paints

6. & 7. Paint each side of each candle holder a different color

8. When dry, sand the edges where they meet to give them a professional look

9. Use Americana Decoupage in matte to give them a nice, sealed finish

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    4 years ago

    So great looking candles!!!