Blinged Out Valentine’s Day Candles

Valentines Day Crafts Blinged Out CandlesConfession time:  When I saw a new product, Bling on a Roll, at ConsumerCrafts, I swooned a little.  Glittering mesh covered with “diamonds” that come in different widths and colors…oh, the crafting possibilities!  And I have to tell you, I’m not the only person in my house having fun with these rolls of bling.  My kids are intrigued by them, too, and I’ve begrudgingly had to share with them.  This stuff is seriously fun to craft with!

I’ve happily made several projects with Bling on a Roll, and today I want to share an idea that can be made two ways:  one basic application and one a bit more involved.  Here are two ideas for blinging out candles for Valentine’s day.

How to Bling Out CandlesSupplies needed to make your own blinged out candles:

Bling Candles Tutorial
Project 1:  Red and White Valentine
Step one:  Cut the silver bling on a roll so it fits around the candle sleeve.
Step two:  Paint Mod Podge onto the sleeve, and adhere the bling.
Step three:  Repeat with the red bling.  I used a single strip and wrapped it three times.Blinged out CandleProject 2:  Bee Mine, Valentine
Step one:  Cut the black and gold bling into squares.  Arrange the design in a diamond pattern.  Cut some squares in half to complete the top and bottom rows.
Step two:  Use the Memory Zots for bling to adhere each diamond to the candle sleeve.  Repeat until the pattern is complete.Diamond Bling CandleAll that’s left to do is pop an LED candle inside the candle sleeve and you’re done.  Well, that and plan a romantic dinner to go along with the candlelight, but I’ll let you figure that part out.

About Morena

Morena Hockley is the crafty mind behind the tutorials at morenascorner.com. She loves to share ideas for projects that are fast, frugal, and fabulous: easy on time and money, and great to look at! Morena is a stay at home mom to four young children, and crafting is what helps her maintain her sanity. It’s a wonderful outlet and it’s how she gets her “me” time. In a past life, Morena was an elementary school teacher and an assistant principal. She misses teaching, so her blog is in a sense a virtual classroom. Make sure to swing by and check out Morena’s Corner!

Comments

  1. Why did I not know they make bling on a roll? What an easy project. I’ll totally be blinging out some candles.

  2. Sara Phillips says:

    What a fun thing for teacher’s gifts, too!!

  3. My BFF has a wedding coming up in March! Something like this might go perfect with her burlap and lace theme!

  4. these are so awesome looking!

  5. Oh man, that is an easy way to manage rhinestones. It’s awesome, I will have to check it out when I place my next order!

  6. SO cool!! Love the looks you put together! Well done :)

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