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Festive Christmas Candles

Make these DIY Festive Christmas candles to decorate your home for the holiday season. Decorative use only.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: DIY
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas candles, decorative candles
Yield: 4 candles
Cost: $15


  • low temp glue gun
  • glue sticks


  • While Pillar Candles
  • assorted Christmas floral picks
  • Birch Bark Ribbon
  • wide burlap wire ribbon
  • narrow burlap ribbon
  • twine
  • mini pine cones
  • red & green twine ribbon


  • Cut a piece of wide burlap ribbon or birch bark ribbon that will wrap around the candle with a small overlap in the back.
  • Glue the ribbon or bark to the candle with the low temp hot glue.
  • Cut stems off of the Christmas floral picks then arrange them in a mini bouquet in a pleasing pattern.
  • Wrap a piece of twine around the end of the little bouquet you've made with the pick pieces and tie into a knot to secure the bouquet. Trim the ends of the ribbon close to the bundle.
  • Center the bouquet on top of the burlap ribbon or bark and glue into place.
  • Embellish with mini pine cones, ribbon or pieces from the floral picks.
  • Meant for decorative use only.