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Project

Candle Sets

Turn simple candles into a sophisticated and thoughtful, yet inexpensive, gift.

Materials

  • Candles
  • Ribbon
  • Papers
  • Wax-coated string
  • Cards
  • Wax stamp
  • Glue

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Choose a selection of round and square beeswax candles.

  2. Step 2

    Wrap two, three, four, or six in a strip of German tissue or Thai paper. Secure with a dot of glue or some clear tape.

  3. Step 3

    Wrap a large bow or a series of smaller knots around the candles. The presentation makes quite an impact, so use interesting ribbon. Grosgrain or satin ribbon is quite decorative, as is vivid wax-coated string.

  4. Step 4

    Add a small card, and seal the envelope with a wax stamp. Just pour wax onto the flap of the envelope, and press a stamp into it while still soft.

Source
Martha Stewart Living