Project

Daffodil Candles

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

Daffodil Candles

Source: Martha Stewart

materials

  • Standard votives

  • Colored 5 3/4-by-7 1/2-inch glassine-lined flat bags

  • Scissors

  • Tape

  • Pencil

steps

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

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

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  3. Unfold.

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

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

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