How To Make Dollar Store Chunky Candle Holders
I had the idea of making inexpensive pillar candle holders for months. So when saw these cauldron pots at the Dollar Tree I new these would work for a nice chunky base. I grabbed a couple other dollar store items and new I was ready!
Let’s get started
What you’ll need:
- Five cauldron pots 1 package
- 2 glass candle holders
- 2 Silver party bowls
- spray paint I used Hammered dark brown by rustoleum
- white chalk paint
- hot glue and glue gun
Begin by taking out the black cauldron pots, remove all the handles just pull them off.
Next I used E6000 and hot glue and glued 2 pots together making sure I lined up the side seems on the side together. Then glued a set of 3 pots together making sure that the bottom of the pots are at top and bottom
Like this so I’ll have a solid surface on each end
Next I grabbed my party bowel and removed the bar code
Used my E 6000 and hot glue
Glue the pots to each base again lining up my sides to the bowl sides.
Repeat with the other set of 3 pots
Now you they should look like this
After it dries take outside and spray I used the hammered all surface paint to give it some texture
Let them dry
Came in and removed my bar codes for my glass candle holders the best way to do this so there is no sticky residue is to run them under very very hot water to adjust lifts
Now the stick should be ready to paint my final coat of white I just Stempel Dwight all over so it left a texture I did two coats
now they are ready to attach the glass to the tops use your E6000
They are looking amazing but I didn’t like my seams where the pots jointed so I added some twine
Here they are finally done
I Added them to a few other projects I have done. so check all my tutorials to find my bunny print and carrots I made. For these cute farmhouse chic projects
I just need to get some candles to fill them and I’ll be all set for my spring display.
What do you think?
For this $4 chunky candle hack!
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- Five cauldron pots 1 package (Dollar Tree)
- 2 glass candle holders (Dollar Tree)
- 2 Silver party bowls (Dollar Tree)
- White chalk paint (home)
- E6000 (home)
- Twine (home)
Won't the heat from the candle melt the plastic base made from the thin cauldron pots?
Where did you get your bunny picture?
Looks great. Where did u use chalk paint??