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Learn how to make a beautiful Valentine’s Day Decorative Candle with simple supplies that you can use as a centerpiece on your dining room table for a romantic one-on-one dinner. The easy-to-prepare decorative candle adds something extra to the room to create the perfect romantic ambiance.
Decorative Candle for Valentine’s Day
Do you want to set the tone for a romantic evening with your significant other? If so, be sure to learn how to make this Valentine’s Day Decorative Candle. Not only does it look good, but it also smells great and will leave you with the perfect amount of lighting while enjoying a flavorful homemade meal with your partner. Even if you wouldn’t consider yourself super arts and craftsy, this project is simple and stress-free.
What type of ribbon do I need to use?
You can use assorted ribbons for this at-home project. It’s a good idea to choose a ribbon in Valentine’s Day colors, such as red, pink, and white. You might even find a ribbon with hearts on it!
Where can I find the materials for this craft?
You should have no problem finding what you need at a local craft store. The Dollar Tree is a great place to find materials for arts and crafts just like this DIY candle!
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Do I need to be really good at arts and crafts to make this DIY candle?
No! Even if you wouldn’t consider yourself super arts and craftsy, this project is simple and stress-free.
Where can I put this DIY candle when I'm done with it?
You can this candle as a centerpiece on your dining room table for a romantic dinner. The candle can be added to a window sill or on a side table to use as a decoration. There are no bad ways in which you can use this candle as decor.
Can I use this tutorial for other holiday candles?
Yes! You can use this Valentine’s Day Decorative Candle with any holiday candle. Just change out the colors. for example, if you want to make a Halloween-themed one, you could change out the colors of the materials you're using to black and orange.
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Can I use a fake candle for this Valentine’s Day Decorative Candle?
Yes, you can! If you'd rather use a fake candle then go for it. You can even buy an LED candle and use it for this project. LED candles usually come with remotes, so you can turn on the candle from afar! This is a fantastic idea for college students or for someone who can't light candles where they live.
Is this a kid's craft?
This Valentine’s Day Decorative Candle can be a kid's craft if you use a battery-operated candle OR if you are there to supervise. Decorating is always the fun part for the kids.
What You’ll Need to Make the Valentine’s Day Decorative Candle
If you plan to make this decorative candle, be sure to gather the right supplies before you get started, such as:
Red Pillar Candle
Peel and Stick Foam Hearts
How to Make the Valentine’s Day Decorative Candle
Cut a strip of glitter foam to cover your pillar candle before wrapping it and sealing it with glue.
Cut your ribbon to fit your candle, using glue to secure it in place.
Note: Remove all embellishments before lighting as they could pose a fire hazard.
- Red Pillar Candle
- Peel and Stick Foam Hearts
- Glitter foam
- Cut a strip of glitter foam to cover your pillar candle before wrapping it and sealing it with glue.
- Cut your ribbon to fit your candle, using glue to secure it in place.
- Begin peeling your foam heart stickers and arranging them throughout the candle. If you want to make sure the foam stickers stay on the candle for good, you can use a bit of glue on them.