DIY Projects & Crafts Candle Making Outdoor Candle Lamps By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Website An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Updated on April 22, 2019 Share Tweet Pin Email Though these oversize tapers look sophisticated, they're actually made with inexpensive supplies from the hardware store, plus a little paint and glitter for the dripping "wax." Arrange the lights in wreaths for a welcoming presentation (and to hide the candle's base). What You'll Need Materials Handsaw or drill (with 1/4-inch drill bit) 2-inch-wide PVC pipe, 24 or 36 inches long, PVC Charlotte pipe, 2 inches Pipe flange, 1 1/2 inches Plastic primer spray paint Green plastic spray paint 2 small bowls Outdoor glue, such as Outdoor Mod Podge, createforless.com White acrylic paint Clear glitter, coarse, by Martha Stewart Crafts, michaels.com Small paintbrush (Martha Stewart Five-Piece Basic Brush Set, $16.95, amazon.com) Plastic spoon Light socket Superglue (optional) 4-inch pipe nipple, 1 1/2 inches by 8 inches, homedepot.com Candle-style lightbulb 8-inch wreaths (optional) Instructions Using handsaw or drill, cut a small opening at base of pipe so light-socket cord can fit into it. Coat pipe and pipe flange with primer; let dry. Spray-paint both items; let dry. In 1 bowl, mix equal parts Mod Podge and acrylic paint. Pour glitter into other bowl. Paint icicle at top of pipe using glue mixture; sprinkle glitter on top. Repeat around circumference. Thread socket's cord through pipe so socket sits on the glittered end. Attach socket to pipe with superglue. To create the base of candle, screw pipe nipple into flange, and insert nipple into pipe. Screw lightbulb into socket. Place inside wreath if desired.