How to Wrap Candles
Heat up your next porch party with some colorful and graphic pillar candles for decor.
Wrapping candles is a fast, easy and inexpensive way to add interest to plain candles, adding a fun touch to your outdoor gatherings.
Cut gift wrap or scrapbook paper to fit the height of your pillar candles.
Heat the sides of the candle with a heat gun to just before melting point— about 30 seconds or so.
Attach paper to the soft wax and smooth down the paper surface with a tongue depressor.
As you melt the candle keep smoothing the paper with the depressor.
Wax will coat paper and adhere it to the candle shape. It's as easy at that.
Use a variety of colors and patterns to create visual interest.
Arrange and use
Arrange candles as a centerpiece. As with all candles, keep them within sight and out of the reach of children. Trim excess paper as the candle burns down.
Gift wrap or scrapbook paper
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