Boxing Day Candles

Well after all the preparations and excitement the day has passed I hope it was a good one for you all.  For me yesterday was a perfect day!

Had a project all lined up for the holiday but just did not fancy doing it when it came time.   Knowing I had yet to enter the Gingersnap's  
Candelabras, Chandeliers and Candles Challenge. When doing Saturday's Feline list Just for Girls make a sleeve for a pillar candle also caught my attention.

Don't happen to have a pillar candle to hand but in famous kitchen draw there was a packet of 5 regular candles and 4 sticks of cinnamon sticks. Bundled these together with a black raffia bow then melted wax crayon's, with a heat gun, to drip down the bundle and over the bow. Made a wrap with blue cellophane, and then cut some yellow cellophane with a jagged top and with slots in the piece to suggest flames. Cerise holey ribbon (great for oozing FP) with another ribbon threaded through tied around the base.    A little gem topped pin tops of the ribbon knot.

Sharing this with Sparkles Forum Challenge Anything but a Christmas card.   Enjoy Boxing Day everyone.


  1. Great idea with the candles, Zoe! Hugs, Valerie

  2. How clever, bundle of candles, wax crayons, rafia and cellophane, now if you had given that to me as a list of things to use I don't know what I would have done, but this is fabulous Zoe.
    Glad you had a good Christmas day and enjoy Boxing Day too.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

  3. Great idea tii bundle the candles together! Very clever!

    Thanks for playing along with Just Us Girls this week!

  4. What a clever idea Zoe, it looks amazing. I hope you're having a happy Christmas
    Claire xx

  5. oh what a fabulous idea.. i bet it smells gorgeous with those cinamon sticks
    Happy Boxing Day
    Lisa x

  6. Thanks for the visit and for entering the Gingersnap candle challenge. I love what you did with the cellophane and dripping candle wax

  7. Some great ideas here, love the bright texture of the cellophane

  8. Fabulous candles!

    Thank you for joining us at Sparkles for our “Anything but a Christmas card” Challenge

    Hope you will join us again soon, good luck in the draw

    Shaz x

  9. Fabulous creativity! Thanks for joining in at JUGS~

  10. Cool idea using melted crayons to jazz up these plain white tapers. Very artsy and cool! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls this week!

  11. What a wonderful idea--and the melted crayon looks AMAZING! LOVE the bright happy colors! :)

  12. What a fun project - so creative and resourceful! Thanks for sharing with Gingersnap Creations. :)


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