This candle was as easy as 1-2-3. Let me show you. This glass pumpkin was probably the very first piece of home decor I purchased as an 18 year old out on my own, with my very first house.
I still remember buying this glass pumpkin. I was new in the neighborhood and had been invited to a Home Interiors party. (Remember those?!) I fell in love with it the second I saw it and agonized over spending that much money (it was probably $12) on something so frivolous. But I thought it was beautiful and oh, I wanted it! I guess it was a good purchase because I've kept it and the box it came in for 30 some years and I'm still using it every fall.
You may not have this little glass pumpkin, but any kind of glass candle cup will work for this project.
A glass candle stick from the thrift store ($1) and a few leaves from an old Dollar Store leaf garland are the other components needed. I didn't use any glue, I just overlapped the leaves on top of the candle stick and set the pumpkin votive holder on top of them.
Rather elegant don't you think? Because the base and top of the glass candlestick is wide, the candle sits very solid on top. Again, any small glass votive holder would work fine. It's the leaves against the glass that really make this so appealing. Of course, like most of my projects, it's easily disassembled after the holidays and the components can be used for something else.
Maybe I should change the name of my I & E projects to E I & E... for Elegant, Inexpensive and Easy. What do you think?
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