How to Upcycle Ornaments for the Cutest Christmas Candle Holder Idea

Dazzle up your home this holiday with this Christmas candle holder idea.

Crafted with disposable champagne glasses and ornaments, this homemade Christmas decoration is affordable, easy to make, and certain to infuse festive spirit.

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Remove the bottoms of the plastic glasses

1. Prepare the Champagne Glasses and Ornaments

Start by disassembling the dollar store champagne glasses. Remove the bottom caps from some of the glasses.

Creating DIY Christmas candle holders

Take your chosen Christmas ornaments and remove the top caps from them.

Spray painting the Christmas ornament caps

Give the champagne bottoms a couple of quick coats of spray paint in your favorite color.

Budget-friendly Christmas candle holder craft

2. Create Holes in the Ornaments

Using a stainless steel barbecue skewer, heat the tip over a candle flame.

Skewer inserted into the ornament

Carefully place the heated tip at the bottom of each Christmas ornament and poke a hole through.

Bamboo skewers for DIY candle holder

3. Assemble the Candle Holder

Cut a piece of bamboo skewer a little longer than the width of a couple of ornaments.

Add glue to the champagne bottoms

Fill the top of one of the champagne glass caps with hot glue and stick the bamboo stick into the glue puddle.

Christmas Ornament Craft

Slide the Christmas ornaments onto the bamboo stick, through the holes on both ends of the ornaments.

Unique Christmas ornament candlesticks

Cut off any extra skewer poking out of the top of the last ornament.

How to make DIY Christmas candle holders

Add some hot glue on top of the highest ornament and place the other champagne glass cap on top.

Homemade Christmas candle holder decoration

4. Add the Finishing Touch

Enhance the visual appeal of your Christmas ornament candle holders by gluing larger faux pearls from the dollar store.

Gluing faux pearls between the ornaments

Apply hot glue and carefully secure them into the grooves between the ornaments.

More Christmas Candles Ideas

If you’re looking for more inspiration have a look at these DIY Christmas Candle Ideas to Add a Cozy Glow to Your Home!

Christmas candle holder DIY

Ornament Crafts: Christmas Candle Holder Idea

There you have it—a straightforward and affordable way to craft beautiful Christmas candle holders. Get creative with colors and designs, and let your homemade decorations shine this holiday season.

I hope this inspired you to make your own DIY candle holders. Let me know how it went and how you made it uniquely yours!

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