1 / How to choose your candle holder?
Candles are essential decorative elements. To highlight them, it is important to take the time to find out how to buy the candle holder that will be the best. Here are our tips. What shape of candle holder to choose? There are mainly three forms of candle holders; the candlesticks, the lanterns, and candle holders. Chandeliers are ideal if you want to bring a touch of romance or sophistication to your room. As for the lanterns, they have the advantage of protecting the flame from the wind; they can therefore be installed outdoors. Finally, the candle holders adapt to any interior style! Which subject to choose? If the decoration of your interior is industrial, we advise you to opt for a metal candle holder. For a Nordic style, choose a ceramic candle holder instead. Finally, for a rustic interior, a wooden candle holder will do the job perfectly.
2 / How to make a wooden candle holder?
To make a wooden candle holder, you will need a pallet stand, a 38mm diameter flat wood wick, a tealight candle, sandpaper, a ruler, a pencil. , and a drill. Follow the steps below. Step 1: First sand the foot with sandpaper to make it smooth. Step 2: Mark the center of the cube using the diagonals, and drill a depth equal to that of a candle. Step 3: Sand the edges to remove any snags and residue from the drilling. Step 4: This step is optional; if you wish, you can paint and then varnish your candle holder to protect it!
3 / How to clean a candle holder?
Not easy to remove wax embedded in a candle holder! Here's how to remove the wax and make your candle holder sparkle. To start, remove the spark plug from the holder. Place it in the freezer for about an hour, in order to harden the wax which will become more opaque. Then remove the wax with a knife, scraping. Once you have removed as much as possible, clean the candle holder with a sponge dampened in hot, soapy water. Let it dry. Finally, take a soft cloth and rub it with alcohol vinegar; this last step will make your candle holder shine, it will be like new!
4 / Where to buy a vintage candle holder?
Vintage candle holders are wonderful decorative items, which adapt to a variety of interior styles. But it is not easy to find some. The easiest way is to go bargain hunting at second-hand shops, such as the Lille and Amiens clearance sales, or at flea markets, which exist in many cities in France such as Lyon and Marseille. You can also go and have a look at antique shops, maybe there is one near you; inquire! Otherwise, you can still order online; if you want a real vintage model, find out where the product comes from.
5 / How to make a glass candle holder?
Making a candle holder yourself by collecting a glass yogurt pot is very easy! To make a glass candle holder you will need the following materials: a glass yogurt pot, glue, a brush, glitter, masking tape, a pretty ribbon or a piece of string. Follow the steps below. Step 1: Put glue on the bottom half of your glass jar. Use masking tape to be more specific. Step 2: Sprinkle the jar with glitter, be generous! Shake the jar and use a fine brush to remove the excess. Step 3: Once the glitter is dry, wrap the top of the jar with a pretty ribbon. Put a candle in it and enjoy the result!