• Autumn Candle Lights

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    Here is wonderfully simple Autumn decoration that can be put together in less than 10 minutes. It makes a lovely centerpiece as well.
    This craft is a Dollar Store Special- which means folks, that all of the items needed to create it can be found at the dollar store.

    You'll Need:

    2 Glass Vases $1. each
    2 tall glass Candles $1. each
    Fabric leaves- $1 pkg (uses less than 1/4 of the pkg)

    We found these pretty (soon to be candleholders!) in with the vases at our local dollar store. They were $1 each.


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    As luck would have it, they also had a huge number of tall glass candles (often known as Prayer Candles) as well.

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    Since we have kids, pets, etc, I decided that I'd prefer the candle didn't slide around in the Vase. I covered the bottom rim with hot glue and then place it into the vase.

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    Next, the kids added pretty fall leaves. Unfortunately, with the weather in the high 90's every day, I wasn't able to take advantage of natures color. Here we used a few fabric leaves.

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    Simply drop the leaves randomly between the candle and the glass.


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    Not too shabby for less than $5 in under 10 minutes.


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    I've already found some gorgeous holly leaves and berries to transform these in time for Christmas!
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    Comments 9 Comments
    1. JanaB's Avatar
      JanaB -
      What a fantastic idea!! Thank you for sharing!!
    1. faxonfive's Avatar
      faxonfive -
      I made these the other day and they turned out GORGEOUS!!!

      Thanks for the wonderful idea!!

      Lynn
    1. Liss's Avatar
      Liss -
      Lynn, I'd love to add photos of yours to the article if you have any you'd care to share!
    1. faxonfive's Avatar
      faxonfive -
      I had tried to upload some photos that I had taken on my android phone but it keeps telling me there is an error...... any suggesstions??

      Thanks bunches!!

      Lynney
    1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
      FreebieQueen -
      Lynn, if you want you can send them to me via email at contact @ budget101.com and I'll upload them for you.
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      CRymar6 -
      I have trouble seeing the interesting things you post because of the ads covering the print. I am logged in and have gone on the AdChoices to remove with no luck. Any suggestions? Thanks!
    1. Kathy Russo's Avatar
      Kathy Russo -
      Is it safe as the candle burns down closer to the leaves?
    1. reneemc's Avatar
      reneemc -
      Perfect timing for Thanksgiving!!!! Those prayer candles aren't usually scented, perhaps a couple of drops of essential oil will top it off!
    1. kimpossible59's Avatar
      kimpossible59 -
      I use the 2 vases by putting fresh flowers or greenery, depending on the holiday, into the small vase, and fill the outer vase with candy that is coordinating with the holiday , it's cute, cheap and the kids can eat the candy after the holiday is over, tip, stuff a paper towel in the top of the small one so you can fill around it with the candy, take out the paper and pop in your arrangement


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