I know, I know. Cement and lace? These aren’t exactly materials you normally associate together, which makes this cool DIY project that much more intriguing (and a great jumping off point)!
Using lace-patterned tape, Liz from Say Yes to Hoboken created these fabulous candle holders. It’s an interesting study in contrasts, don’t you think? What other materials or patterns do you think would be fun to try?
The leaves on my trees are loveliest when their hosts succumb to approaching slumber, and I can think of no better way to preserve their beauty than by mod-podging the hell out of them. Here’s what you’ll need to turn them into a fall leaf candle holder:
I’ve never seen this type of candle before, and although it might be a little too ‘Paul Revere’ for some, it’s still an interesting–and apparently old–concept. It’s made of a rope of beeswax that is fed through a spring-loaded clip. You can feed up to 3 inches of the wax through the clip, which burns up to an hour and then self-extinguishes when the flame reaches the clip. Available through Plow & Hearth, the holder and an 80 hour candle coil will set you back 35 bucks. Continue Reading
If you have some leftover scraps from your latest woodworking project, how about using them to make votive candle holders? They’re easy to produce and beautiful when completed, which means you might want to make a few for yourself and some to give as gifts.
1. A chunk of wood the size of your choice. Although, a standard votive cup is about ½ inch high, which means you’ll want to use a piece of wood double that thickness, or so. Continue Reading
Submitted for your approval: Imagine as you enter your home, disembodied hands reach out from the walls, gesturing to you. They offer to take your coat, keys, wallet. (Insert spooky theme song of The Twilight Zone here.)
Available through Unica Home, Harry Allen’s Hand Hooks are made from “detailed casts of the designer’s own hands.” The truncated appendages will set you back 75 bucks each–or 15 bucks a digit.