From Candle to Solarabra!

4 Materials
30 Minutes

I ran across this candle holder chandelier at a thrift store. I just knew what I wanted to turn it into... a Solarabra!

I had some Rustoleum Metallic spray from a previous project. I sprayed the whole thing with one light coat and let it dry. I sprayed it with a second coat and let it dry.

I then tipped it to spray paint the bottom and any missed spots and let it dry completely.

I put silicone in the candle holder holes.

I pulled the pole base off of 3 solar lights from Walmart and stuck them into the silicone. The silicone will hold them in the place and this kind is good for outdoor use. If my solar lights go bad, I will be able to pull them out of the holder. I'll have to clean out the old silicone (which is not super fun but doable) and then put new silicone in and add new solar lights.

I let the silicone harden for 24 hours and then it was finished.

Here is the solarabra at night. I love how it turned out and it goes on my well with my solar chandelier which you can find here:

I'll be making this and more solar things on Hometalk's Facebook Live show on Friday, March 10th at 7pm EST. Hope to see you there!
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Suggested materials:

  • Candelabra  (Thrift Store)
  • Solar Light  (Walmart)
  • Silicone  (Walmart)
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