Hostess Gift from Odds and Ends

December 10th, 2016 in blog, projects     
suewhitney Sue Whitney, editor
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A little candle light for Christmas. This little light of mine...Im going to let it shine!
A little water softener during the holidays goes a long way!. The goodies I pulled out of my box of tricks include basic votive holders, old to me snowflake ornaments, vintage and new Chritmas balls, and vintage mirror. Stop and oick up a pack of battery operateded votive candles in white.
Fill the cup half full, add the votive candle and cover with water sostener salt. I like seein just the flame. Set your snowflake on the mirror, top with votive cup, add Christmas balls, and an extra sprinkle of salt.
If your givinging it as a hostess gift, wrap it with ribbon and add a some holiday frills.
If you are keeping it for yourself enjoy it all day. The candles I buy last for 120 hours so you dont have to keep uncovering the votive candle! Just saying...
A little candle light for Christmas. This little light of mine...Im going to let it shine!

A little candle light for Christmas. This little light of mine...I'm going to let it shine!

Photo: JUNKMARKET Style

I don't know about you, but when I dig through holiday boxes each year I find odds and ends that I have tired of. This year when you go through your boxdes get creative and give those tired items a facelift! You can keep yourself or share it with someone special!


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Comments (4)

shabbychick writes: Love it! (And, would you please bring one to my house when you visit???) I love using bits and pieces of "all" the junk I've accumulated too!

Tis the season for gift ideas - thanks for sharing!

Kathy Posted: 6:43 am on November 20th
JunkArchitect writes: It really is beautiful! Handmade gifts are the best and mean more to me than anything someone could pick up in a store.

Jim
Posted: 6:20 pm on November 19th
CottageElements writes: I'm always in need of hostess gift ideas. This is so much better than just running to the store for something. So much more meaningful. Maybe as you are cleaning out areas, making an odds and ends box just for hostess gifts would be a good idea. A little mirror is always something you can find a place for and a great addition. Thanks for the idea!

Lani Posted: 9:45 am on November 19th
georgiamoon writes: Beautiful! and what a thoughtful gift. Everyone should get a gift from you at least once in their lives!!! Can you get on that? I've gotten a couple that I will always cherish!
Love you,
Georgia Posted: 8:09 am on November 18th
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