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How to create an upcycled tea light candle holder

Create an Upcycled Tea Light Candle Holder

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Fill up a clean can with water and place it in the freezer overnight. The ice will prevent the can from denting and will help hold its shape.

Once you take it out, Clean the off the frozen condensation with a towel so you will be able to mark your design.

Once you take it out, Clean the off the frozen condensation with a towel so you will be able to mark your design.

Gather your supplies.

Gather your supplies.

Mark the design you want with a sharpie.

Mark the design you want with a sharpie.

Hammer a small hole with the screw driver where you put the sharpie dots.

Hammer a small hole with the screw driver where you put the sharpie dots.

This is what it looks like after you punch in some of the holes.

This is what it looks like after you punch in some of the holes.

Hammer two holes at the rim, across from each other.  The handle will be inserted here.

Hammer two holes at the rim, across from each other. The handle will be inserted here.

Bend the wire in half, and then cut your desired length.

Bend the wire in half, and then cut your desired length.

Place the can in a bowl to let the ice melt.

Place the can in a bowl to let the ice melt.

Attach the wire handle.

Attach the wire handle.

This is the candle I used.

This is the candle I used.

Light the candle and enjoy your new upcycled candle holder.

Light the candle and enjoy your new upcycled candle holder.

I love the way it looks at night in the trees.

  • Tin can
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Hammer
  • Sharpie
  • Towel
  • Hard surface to work on
  • Tea light candle
  • Wire