Makeover Candle Gift Project

Happy November to you all!

Haven’t the days become chillier all of a sudden?  Winter is definitely on it’s way.  We even had our first frost earlier on in the week.  I do enjoy keeping warm under a blanket though, all I need is an open fire and the scene would be set!

I use candles a lot in our home, I love both the scent and the atmosphere they create.  I bought a few recently which smell divine but look a little dowdy so I decided to give one a makeover as a gift for a friend.

The first thing I used from the box was the material which I adhered with double sided tape to the side of the tin.  I  added the pom pom trim with the same tape and I found it stuck really well.  I found material worked so well, as unlike paper, it doesn’t crease and I was able to manipulate it really well.

For the top of the candle I die cut a white glitter circle  out of card to use as the base.  I then took a couple of poinsettia paper flowers and added glitter glue to the tips.  I threaded bakers twine through the middle of a white bell and added transparent beads to the ends.

I used the wonderfully delicate skeleton leaves to the base and added the glitter chipboard shapes before adding my poinsettia.  I think you’ll agree it’s a pretty gift to give or to receive.

There’s still time to get your own Through The Letterbox and you can order here https://www.bubblyfunk.co.uk/and I look forward to seeing what you’ve made!  There’s plenty of inspiration still to come from the Design Team’s projects so keep an eye out.

See you again soon,

Shabneez

Products Used:

Striped material, Beads, Skeleton Leaves, Pom Pom Ribbon, Heart Glitter Chipboard shapes, White Bell all from the November Through The Letterbox

Everything else from my stash

 

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