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Martini Glass Candles

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Upcycle these martini glasses to create unique candle holders.
Upcycle these martini glasses to create unique candle holders.
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Sometimes on Surprise by Design, an entire project is developed by finding a series of purchases that work together. That is exactly what this project is all about. Using a series of found objects, Robert created a candle sconce that will warm up any interior.

Materials:

  • a large decorative hook
  • a multiple matted frame with removable glass
  • a small glass lantern with handle

Instructions:

  • First, determine where to hang the lantern.
  • Mount the hook on the wall. Robert selected a white metal hook to blend in with the room. He mounted it on a block of white painted wood to project the hook farther from the wall.
  • Once the hook is up, remove the glass from the frame. Hot glue the multiple mattes and the frame together so it doesn't move.
  • Thread the hook through the mattes in the frame and mount the frame on the wall with two nails or screws.
  • Hang the lantern from the hook and light the candle. Repeat the steps for as many sconces as you wish to make.

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