Autumn and Thanksgiving
Autumn Candle Ideas
Autumn is a favorite time of
year for many people because the temperatures become more moderate
and for home décor enthusiasts, the urge to bring more warmth to
their homes becomes evident. One good way to do that is with
candles because you can make them over in so many creative ways.
an easy idea involving three pillar candles ($1.00 each) and three
decorative pushpins shaped like leaves ($1.00 per package).
odds and ends for push-pin decorating)
The candle plate is
actually a rectangular serving dish purchased for $2.00.
vases lend themselves to a variety of ideas.
You will Need:
- Decorative orange “glass” or mini river rocks
- Orange candles, 2 per package
- Green pillar candle
- Fabric oak leaves, package of 25
Whenever possible, take
advantage of materials you already have on hand. The raffia tie
that was used to secure the leaves to the vase was saved from a
different box of candles. As it happens, it was just the right
size to slip onto the vase. What could be easier?
Keep your eyes open for unusual things to put candles in. This
pedestal dish becomes a bowl of “candled” fruit. If you care
to burn these, just "pick" one, as needed.
Pedestal dish with stand
Fruit-shaped candles, package of two.
The candles were packaged with artificial leaves, which add a nice
touch to our plate of fruit.
When it comes to
decorating on a limited budget, improvisation is the name of the
game and there’s no better place to start that at a dollar
store. If you can’t find these exact
containers or candles in your local dollar store, use these ideas
as examples of what can be done with a few bucks and your own
unique sense of Dollar Store Style.