Quilled Tealight Candle Holder Tutorial

quilled tealight holder tutorial

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It’s time for another tutorial and I think you are going to love this one. It always amazes me what you can create with a little paper and glue! These candle holders make great table decorations. Your color choices are limitless – think fall colors for your Thanksgiving table or red and green for Christmas.

Here we go!

 

Supplies needed

 

1. Cut the card stock lengthwise into 1 cm strips. You will need a total of 25.

quilled tealight holder tutorial

 

2. On 16 paper strips put a pencil mark at 6 centimeters.

quilled tealight holder tutorial

 

3. Fold 8 strips in half and cut along the crease. {You should have one long strip remaining.}

quilled tealight holder tutorial

 

4. Mark these 16 strips at the 3 cm mark.

quilled tealight holder tutorial

 

5. Use the toothpick quilling tool to curl all strips. Then glue at the pencil mark. {For more detailed information on how to do this, check out this tutorial on how to make quilled snowflake ornaments.}

quilled tealight holder tutorial

 

6. Once dry, take the large circles only and pull the center toward the seam and pinch the top to make a teardrop shape.

quilled tealight holder tutorial

 

Here’s what they should look like.

quilled tealight holder tutorial

 

7. Take your remaining strip, cut it to size, wrap it around the candle and glue the paper ends together.

quilled tealight holder tutorial

 

quilled tealight holder tutorial

 

8. Glue the small circles {seam facing towards the candle} onto the paper ring around the candle.

quilled tealight holder tutorial

 

9. Arrange two teardrops to form a heart shape. Glue the tips together and then attach to paper circles.

quilled tealight holder tutorial

Your final project should look similar to this.

quilled tealight holder tutorial

 

There you have it, your very own fancy candle holder. ENJOY!!!

quilled tealight holder tutorial

 

 

Don’t forget to check out my other quilling tutorials. Just click on the pictures below.

Quilled Snowflake

 

quilled spring candle holder

 

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