Candlelight in a Box

May 3rd, 2009 in member junk     
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A simple project inspired by a page in Decorating JunkMarket Style.
What do you get when you take a cool old box with a great handle and latch but no bottom,...
...and a set of small pyrex bowls?
After drilling a few holes and adding some tealight candles, you have a great centerpiece or side table that sets the mood!

As I was doing this project, I remembered I had seen it somewhere else. Where? Ah, yes, in Decorating JunkMarket Style. See it here on page 19? Theres always so much inspiration in those books!!
A simple project inspired by a page in Decorating JunkMarket Style.

A simple project inspired by a page in Decorating JunkMarket Style.


As I was doing this project, I remembered I had seen it somewhere else. Where? Ah, yes, in Decorating JunkMarket Style. One box, several glass objects that can hold candles, a hole saw, some tea lights, and BAM! An easy, peasy project!!

 

You could also use this to sort keys, coins, or any number of other small items. What would you do with it?


Pattern or design used: Decorating JunkMarket Style
posted in: member junk, centerpiece, candle holder

Comments (12)

vjwestbrook writes: you could also place candles like this in old muffin tins. Posted: 12:11 pm on May 13th
writes: Really cool Amy! Nice job.

JennyK Posted: 7:51 pm on May 5th
CottageElements writes: Amy, you did a great job on this project! Love how it turned out. I want to try it on something, too. Thanks for the inspiration!

Lani Posted: 9:04 pm on May 4th
JunkArchitect writes: Amy,
Your project came out fantastic and has inspired me to do something similar in my dining room…thanks.

Jim Posted: 8:50 pm on May 4th
shabbychick writes: Amy - love this - what a great look - and lots of possibilities for display - I think buttons might be cute on display - all one color, or mixed!

Lots of inspiration in the Junkmarketstyle books!

Thanks for sharing.

Kathy Posted: 1:13 pm on May 4th
irishrovr writes: Nice job, Amy! This idea could be used on a lot of fun junk!

Eileen
http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/ Posted: 10:37 pm on May 3rd
MimiToria writes: Very cool execution Amy. When I was reading your post on your blog it took me back to the JunkMarket project, and than you posted that you had remembered seeing it there too. Your project was a fun take off of it and such a cool way to bring ambience to a coffee table.
Gretchen
Posted: 8:51 pm on May 3rd
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Nice work, Amy! What a wonderful box you had to start with!

Candy

Posted: 6:44 pm on May 3rd
LuAnn writes: Very clever. Spare candles can actually be stored in the box--even the glass holders. Good job.

LuAnn Posted: 3:24 pm on May 3rd
oldnews writes: I Like ths A LOT! I just picked up an old box for a dollar fifty at goodwill yesterday, this might be a good fit for it! It's fun to see your take on the idea from the book! Thanks! Marie Posted: 2:24 pm on May 3rd
fellowjunker writes: Beautiful job Amy........I would love to have this sitting on my coffee table!!!!
xojanis Posted: 12:00 pm on May 3rd
Christina_S writes: What a great project! I love the new purpose you gave to this fantastic old box. It would be a beautiful addition to any home. Posted: 11:55 am on May 3rd
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