Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Paper Cut Out Candle Holder - Pinterest Success {20}

 

 

Megan surprised me with these pretty handmade candle holders for Mother's Day, and I was thrilled to receive them. They are just the prettiest things and when lit, the candle light shines through the heart with a sweet, soft glow. And, I love the addition of the twine bow on the glass.

The original pin with directions can be found here. You can use any glass jar or candle holder. These would look really sweet using mason jars too. The directions call for the use of an old book page, but Megan was able to find similar scrapbook paper that worked well for the size of the jar she used. These would be adorable for a wedding shower and Megan and I were already talking about making more for other occasions. We both thought a cut out snowflake would be really pretty for the winter.

Even though the days are longer and the sun shines brighter, I still light candles when dusk occurs each day. These will be a beautiful addition and because they were made with love by my daughter, they will warm my heart each time I use them :-)

Have a great day today!

 

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22 comments:

  1. What a treasured gift to enjoy. These are so pretty and sweet. I do love the twine around the glass and choice of paper. I hope you had a perfect mother's day.

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  2. What a beautiful original gift I love it. Megan is truly talented. B

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  3. Very pretty! Maybe I will make some in the near future :) Have a beautiful day!

    Hugs to you!

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  4. What a sweet, sweet gift that I know you'll enjoy for a long time!!
    Mary Alice

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  5. These are darling! What a sweet (and talented) daughter. Happy belated Mother's Day!

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  6. I really love these! I have used small jars...like the ones olives and salsa come in and I tie a string of jute around the rim to hide the ridges. These would definitely work. And I have some sheet music...Yay! Thanks so much for the great idea. I am a big candle burner, too!

    XO,
    Jane

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  7. These are beautiful! Love them!

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  8. Cute! You are very creative!! Thank you for adding our links and joining in on the fun today. xo

    Katie

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  9. Really cute Vicki. What a thoughtful and creative gift from you sweet daughter. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  10. So cute! I love Candles any time of year!
    I'm stopping by from the Pinteresting party.

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  11. Very nice :) I love candles! Good idea using the scrapbook paper.
    She Turned Her Dreams Into Plans

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  12. Absolutely adorable! I love it!
    Hugs Cristina

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  13. Now why didn't I think of this. I love it. Thanks tons for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

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  14. They are so pretty! I love candles of any kind but these ones are particularly special because they were made with love!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

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  15. So cute! Gotta make these! Pinning!

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  16. What a beautiful gift! I love them. Just pinned. Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent. Hope you are having a great week.
    XO
    Kathy

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  17. Hello again, my fast fingers weren't speaking English this morning! Love homemade gifts - this is so sweet! I appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy

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