Twig or Bark Candle Holder

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By Lynnda Cloutier @eatygourmet
from Mission Viejo, CA

This method of making a pillar candle holder works equally well with pieces of bark, twigs, cinnamon sticks or even bits of driftwood Source: An old craft book



    1 rounds of wood of equal size and shape
    strips of bark or twigs ranging in length 6 to 10 inches
    glue gun and glue sticks
    decorations, dried flowers, pine cones, tiny birds, whole spices or seashells
    a pillar candle.

How To Make

  • 1
    You can saw the rounds from a large branch or purchase round wooden plaques from a craft store. The rounds should be about 4 inches in diameter to accommodate large pillar candles.
  • 2
    Put one of the rounds flat on a level surface. Using a glue gun, adhere the bark or twigs along about half of the edge of the round
  • 3
    Glue in the other round round about 6 inches from the first round.
  • 4
    Continue gluing bark or twigs around until til rounds are covered. Decorate base by gluing on dried flowers, pine cones, tiny birds, whole spices or sea shells. Put the candle on the top round.

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