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Project

Halloween Hurricane Candleholders

A spooky Halloween scene glows from within; make it using clip art and a few basic materials.

Introduction

Reduce the design by the following percentages for cylinders smaller than 8 inches:

7.5 inches – 94 percent
7 inches – 87.5 percent
6.5 inches – 81 percent

Materials

  • Halloween Hurricanes template
  • Letter-size (8 1/2 inches by 11 inches) printable vellum
  • Color printer
  • Matte-finish transparent tape
  • 6- to 8-inch-tall glass ("hurricane") cylinder
  • Pillar candle

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Print clip art on vellum, printing as many copies as you will need to cover the cylinder.

  2. Step 2

    Trim clip art on dotted lines. If using more than one piece of vellum, overlap the design slightly (by about 1/8 inch) and tape pieces together.

  3. Step 3

    Wrap vellum around glass cylinder and tape in place.

  4. Step 4

    Place pillar candle inside cylinder and light.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show, October 2011