Ok, I cannot take credit for this project idea. I don't know where it originated, since it's all over the internet. Most other forms of this project take a glass candle holder and cover it with twigs.
I don't get why you would cover a perfectly good glass candle holder with twigs when you can use something cheaper- aka an empty black bean can in my case. You're not going to end up seeing it anyway.
What you need:
- twigs- the straightest you can find
- hot glue
- empty can (black bean or otherwise)
Break the sticks into sections that are approximately the height of the can. If they are a little longer it'll be okay. Variety is the spice of life.
Hot glue the sticks onto the can. There will be little spaces between the sticks. That's okay too, just get them as close as possible. We'll cover the holes up later.
Fill in the gaps with another layer of skinny sticks.
And there you have it. A practically free, uber-easy Fall project.
(I think it's funny how this picture makes it look like I lit a small bonfire inside the can.)
Also, I am using a battery powered candle inside. I don't think a traditional candle with an open flame would cause a problem. However, use your own discretion. I am not liable for any fires resulting from the twigs catching fire at your house. Just sayin'.
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