7 Crafty Ways to Dress Up Candles

Originally published on GoodHousekeeping.com

Let your creativity shine through with these simple candle crafts from a few of our favorite DIY bloggers.


Courtesy of How About Orange

Paper Cuts

All it takes is computer paper, an X-Acto knife, and double-stick tape to create these lovely lanterns. Experiment with different types of paper and shapes.

Get the tutorial from How About Orange


All That Glitters

Make any occasion sparkle with these festive glitter-dipped candleholders.

Get the tutorial from Bird’s Party Blog

Center Stage

To make this bold but elegant centerpiece, simply place a few sprigs of red-berried branches into a hurricane glass and fill with water. Top with a floating candle and get ready to impress.

Get the tutorial from 33 Shades of Green


All Wrapped Up

A small piece of gold-painted burlap tied with rustic twine adds a textural element to classic candles.

Get the tutorial from An Oregon Cottage


Spice That’s Nice

Nothing gives you that warm, cozy feeling quite like candlelight and the spicy-sweet scent of cinnamon — and this craft combines them both.

Get the tutorial from Just a Smidgen


Cast the Mold

Create your own rustic holder for tealights using air-dry clay, an X-Acto knife, and a little imagination. 

Get the tutorial from Irrelephant


Thanks for the Memories

Turn a wonderful memory into a lovely keepsake with this sweet craft. Use a clear, glass candleholder and a photocopied image — no fancy photo-editing program or paper needed.

Get the tutorial from Sew Classic

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