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From scrap wood to home decor!
Turn your scrap wood pieces into a set of colorful candle towers that are perfect for your home or to give as gifts!

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  • How to make a votive / candle holder. Wood Block Candle Holders - Step 2
    Step 1

    4" x 4" wood pieces
    2" x 4" wood pieces
    Americana Multi Surface Satin Paints
    Americana Decoupage in Matte
    Sanding block
    Drill with 1 1/2" - 1 3/4" spade bit
    Paintbrush

  • Step 2

    Watch the short video here:

  • How to make a votive / candle holder. Wood Block Candle Holders - Step 3
    Step 3

    Have a lumber yard cut 4" x 4" posts & 2" x 4"s to different lengths
    1. & 2. Mark the center of the 4" x 4" posts and evenly along the 2" x 4" pieces
    3. & 4. Using your feet as a stabilizer, carefully drill with the 1 3/4" spade bit about 3/4" deep
    5. Pick your favorite Americana Multi-Surface Satin Paints
    6. & 7. Paint each side of each candle holder a different color
    8. When dry, sand the edges where they meet to give them a professional look
    9. Use Americana Decoupage in matte to give them a nice, sealed finish

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