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Thursday, November 25, 2010

On the 4th Craft to Christmas...

I made my own candlesticks!

I love how chunky and tall they are.

Want to make your own?


~4x4 lumber (usually comes in 12ft) = lots of candle sticks

-cut these down to desired height (mine are 15, 12 and 10 inches)

~2 post bases/ candlestick (or if you have the extra's use 4.5x4.5 squares)

-the bases can be as simple or as decorative as you around and have fun.


Using your personal choice of nail, screw or extra tough adhesive attach the squares/bases to each end of the 4x4

Paint (sand a bit for character) and Voila! you have yourself customized candlesticks.

I am thinking of even cutting some to 24, 20 and 18in to have on the floor.

How wonderfully blessed we are!

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