Ravishing Candle Holders and Lanterns

March 19th, 2014 in member junk     
lanajanefox lanajanefox, member
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Candle Holders From Old Tea Boxes
Candle Holders From Old Wine Bottles With Cut Bottoms
Candle Holders From Sea Shells
Lace Candle Holders
Placing Candles on a Mirror
Candle Holders From Old Tea Boxes

Candle Holders From Old Tea Boxes


Candlelight creates an unique ambiance that cannot be replicated, or faked in any other way. It radiates intimacy, romance and a certain calm that we all need at the end of a hard day's work. It is a good idea to have a creative candle holder every time you decide to create a romantic atmosphere at home, and for this reason I tried my best to gather an inspiring DIY collection and to inspire you to take action.

There are many ways in which you can decorate a candle holder. There are of course many different types of candles and they vary in sizes too, so you have a lot of freedom. You can use old tin tea boxes - they have adorable vintage look and will create a unique atmosphere.

Another interesting idea is to use bottles with cut bottom. You can insert the candles inside. These are perfect for table decorations. If you don't know how to cut the bottom of a glass bottle, don't try breaking it - use this way instead.

A great idea to make your own candle holder is to use old mason jars. To jazz them up, you can decorate them with lace. The lace will transform the light into beautiful shapes. Doing it yourself is also easy - you need scrap lace, glue that won't change in colour when exposed to high temperatures. Here is a comprehensive tutorial: http://ihatecleaning.com.au/how-to-make-a-lace-candle-holder/

For a coastal home, one of the best ideas is to use bigger sea shells, or rapana. Just make sure there are big enough for the candle to fit.

Place the candles on top of a mirror, or next to one. This will reflect the light and will enhance the effect already created.

One note: You should be very careful when you move your candles around or leaving them burning and you should be particularly careful of the materials you use and where you place it. Don't risk burning any part of your home. Damages of this kind, especially in a rented property are huge and very difficult to fix, warn professional move out experts and cleaners.


Pattern or design used: Thanks to Karen from Paul's Removals and Move Out Cleaners Melbourne
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Comments (1)

StrangeCargo writes: Lana, love your post. I agree, there is nothing like candlelight as it sets the scene for unmatched ambiance and a calming mood. Well done!
Ken Posted: 3:42 am on March 19th
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