How to Make Upcycled Furniture Legs Candlesticks

Jenni Ingram
by Jenni Ingram
6 Materials
30 Minutes
I love repurposing furniture and finding good uses for old things. Here I've got a great idea for old furniture legs!
I've been holding on to these furniture legs forever.  They were cut off an old table I made into a coffee table a couple years ago. I just loved the chunky shape of them, and I knew they would make an awesome pair of candlesticks.  
I pulled out chalk paint for this project.
After the paint dried, I lightly distressed the edges and sealed them with top coat.  Easy peasy.  My Blog post has a video of the process and a discussion on chalk v. milk paint and links to all the products I used and where you can find them.
I had these clear glass candle plates in my decorating stash. You could also use a piece of wood, or a terra cotta dish.   I glued the plates to the top of the legs with this awesome clear glue.  It went on and dried clear, and worked perfectly! 
And just like that I have one-of-a-kind candlesticks that add so much character and charm!! 

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You can also click on the blog link below to get the exact products I used.

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