Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Twine Wrapped Candle Pillars

I made these twine wrapped candle pillars just in time for summer entertaining!

The tag sale season has begun here in Connecticut and it's always fun to stop the car when I see tag sale signs.  A few weeks ago I scored these ceramic candle pillars for $5.00.
I loved the chunky shapes but not the ceramic finish. I wasn't sure what I would do with them but for $5.00 how can you go wrong?

I decided to buy some twine at the hardware store and wrap them. It was such a simple project that my only supplies were twine, spray mount (to get them sticky) and some glue for spots that weren't sticky enough.

Although it wasn't hard, it was a bit tedious. Working in front of the TV helped!

After a few evenings, they were done!
Perfect for summer dinners on the porch.

Linked to:
Somewhat Simple 
The Shabby Nest


  1. What a great idea! I love the texture the twine brings to them. I'm sure you will get lots of use from them. They look lovely.

  2. Great project Rita, always love seeing what you've been up to! Have a wonderful summer and thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday! Check out the beaded chandelier at the end of the party, I think it's right up your alley!

    1. Love that chandelier! I'll be doing one this summer :)!

  3. I love, love, love these!!

  4. Looks great! Love the texture. Am really enjoying your blog!


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