Pretty Farmhouse Wood Spindle Candle Holders

3 Materials
20 Minutes

I wanted some pretty candle holders for my mantel, but I didn't want to buy any. So I used a broken chair that I had in my basement with a bunch of spindles. See how this all came together.

Supplies Needed

How To Make Wood Spindle Candle Holders

  • Wood Spindles – mine are from a broken chair
  • E-6000 
  • Scrap Wood Squares
  • Mini Clay Saucers
  • DecoArt Paint in Poolside
  • Paint Brush
  • Sanding Sponge 

Step 1.

Paint wood spindles in the color of your choice. You can use a light  whitewash, or fully coat the spindles. It’s totally up to you. I like a little bit of a chippy look. It really gives it that farmhouse style.

Step 2.

Continue to paint the scrap wood and clay saucers. You will need at least 2-3 coats of paint. Let fully dry.

Step 3.

Use E-6000 or Liquid Nails to attach the spindles to the clay saucers and/or the scrap wood. I only had three saucers on hand so I used wood for the rest. 

Step 4.

Let dry overnight. I’m so happy with how these farmhouse spindle candle holders turned out, and they are so budget-friendly. The clay saucers were 3 for $1 and the spindles were free. You can’t beat that!

Decorate with your pretty candle holders!

These would look great on a buffet table, or mantel. For more budget-friendly craft ideas, check out my blog

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