Nov 16, 2010

Burlap Votive Holder

I am so excited about this project!

I almost threw these glass votive holders out a few months ago, then decided I could probably do something with them.


After thinking about it for a while, I finally came up with something!

What do you think?


I {LOVE} how these turned out!



So here's how it went down . . .



I knew I wanted to do something with burlap.

And I {LOVE} damask.

So I decided to put the two together!


I measured and cut the burlap to fit around the glass:


Then I used spray glue to adhere the burlap to the glass:



I cut the excess burlap on top and bottom w/ scissors so it was flush with the glass.

Next I cut my damask fabric (I got 1/8 of a yard at JoAnn's and used the 40% off coupon, so I got it for about .30 cents!):


Using the spray glue, I glued the fabric on:


I knew I wanted to add some kind of ribbon, so, yep, you guessed it!  Spray glue!:


I was originally going to glue on a bow out of the same ribbon, but decided to add a little bling!  No spray glue this time - I used a hot glue gun:

Much better than a boring bow!


So now, what to do with these?
You could add candles and use them as votive holders . . .

Or you could do something like this:

. . . and add a little fun to your desk or home office!


Or you could do something like this:

It adds a little pop of color!

These are in my bedroom by some pics of my family for now.
 They add a little bit of fun, color and bling!


Plus, this project only cost me .30 cents since I had everything but the damask fabric on hand!!!

I do love me a fast, thrifty project!



I'll be linking up this project to:






4 Nuggets of Love:

The Yoder's Four said...

You come up with the cutest ideas. And 30 cents?!?! Score!!

The Crafty Gals said...

Super cute, I love it with the red flowers! Can't beat 30 cents.

Elizabeth said...

LOVE! So pretty and classy looking! Would love for you to come link up to Made with Love Monday at Sew Chatty this week! http://sewchatty.blogspot.com/

Ruth Scovill said...

Very Creative. I really like the color contrast with the read carnations on top.

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