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Perk Up Your Pillar Candles!
Posted on May 24, 2013 in Decorative Candle Projects
This week, we're pointing out the potential in pillar candles!
Pillar candles are one of the most basic candles to create, but that doesn't mean they have to be boring. When you think out of the box and try some new techniques, they can add a touch of elegance to your home decor!
Not sure how to make a pillar candle? Check out our post on The Power of Pillars.
You will need to make a basic pillar candle before you use any of the following techniques.
Martha Stewart has three techniques to dress up your pillars that we just love!
Learn how to use waxed twine to create an interesting pattern on the surface of your pillar candle.
An easy weaving technique of beeswax sheets can create a complex, crafty-looking candle.
You can get your beeswax sheets right here on Candlewic.com!
Faux Bois Candles
Faux bois, or "fake wood", candles are a great way to bring natural looking decor into your home.
These are just three techniques you can use to perk up your pillar candles! Think outside of the box and try inventing some techniques of your own! And don't forget to get all your pillar candle supplies right here:
*Photo credits: Marthastewart.com