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Project

Daffodil Candles

Flower-petal votive holders cast a warm, festive glow over the table.

Materials

  • Standard votives
  • Colored 5 3/4-by-7 1/2-inch glassine-lined flat bags
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Pencil

Steps

  1. Step 1

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    To make accordion-style folds: Fold a bag in half lengthwise, then fold the sides up to the crease.

  2. Step 2

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    Trim the top of the folded bag into a petal shape.

  3. Step 3

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    Unfold.

  4. Step 4

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    Put your hand inside, and puff out the bag to create a four-sided bag with a flat bottom.

  5. Step 5

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    Fold the bottom corners under; secure with tape. Curl each petal tip around a pencil; press with your fingers, and release.