Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Flameless Candle Craft

I have been searching for these flameless candles for awhile now. Target finally put them out with their Christmas decor. $13 freakin' bucks for one candle. Um, no thanks.
But can you guess the first thing I saw when I walked into the dollar store the other day? Ok, the second thing, the first was the leaded-paint Christmas ornaments.
YES, you guessed it....Flameless candles. ONE dollar each!!

So, here is what I came up with for Gentry's teacher's Christmas gift. I assume that teacher's can't have real candles burning in their classrooms. I can count like 10 reasons off the top of my head. But these can add a little ambiance during a lunch break, and they are even scented!

Supplies: paper and ribbon of choice, modpodge.
(ideas I had as the project went on: a family picture, a quote, an initial, options are endless!)

End product: Adorable candles!
Now, I have not tested these. So if you make them and the paper catches on fire, I can not be held liable! Just sayin'. Is modpodge flammable?!

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Jami Nato said...

such good teacher gifts! i've been seeing these at the dollar store and wondering what i could make with them. BRILLIANT!

emily said...

these are adorable, but i'm wondering how a flameless candle works?!

Knecht said...

thanks gals, and Em, they take three triple A batteries, which I think you can get a pack of 3 or 5 at the $store as well!

Knecht said...

and there's an on/off switch on the bottom so you can turn it off. and it flickers!

Mrs. Legris said...

you girls come up with the coolest stuff! Love it

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