DIY Wooden Strip Candle Votive

This yr is the official UNESCO year of light. It’s highlighting (no pun meant) the quantity of sunshine all of us obtain each day from sources akin to computer systems, telephone and tv screens. These fixed mild sources all through the day and night time can effecting our sleeping patterns in consequence. Should you’ve ever had hassle sleeping or discover it troublesome to modify off it might be as a result of the glow from electronics and shiny indoor lighting is preserving you awake.

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Alongside switching off any screens two hours earlier than sleeping (we’re discovering this one troublesome) utilizing candles to dim the lights simply earlier than going to mattress might help ease the tough overhead lights that may trigger restlessness.

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Candles are additionally a good way of enjoyable and blowing off steam. There’s one thing so enjoyable concerning the flickering tender mild that comes from a candle flame. Candles may be perceived as a bit retro however giving your candle holder a contemporary twist is a good way to not solely benefit from the candle extra, however to make lovely options round your own home!

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You’ll need:

  • Glue Gun
  • Glue Stick
  • Cane Reed
  • Masking tape
  • Glass Tumbler
  • Tea Mild Candle

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1. Soak the reed in heat water. Coil the reed inside the glass so that it’ll type a tighter coil. Depart for about half an our after which drain off the water. Preserving the cane within the glass depart it to dry for an additional half an hour.

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If you take away the cane will probably be coiled about the identical measurement of the glass.

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2. Measure and reduce a bit of cane that may wrap across the backside of the glass with an inch to spare. Use the glue gun safe this piece across the backside of the glass.

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three. Minimize one other two items of cane one and a half occasions the size of the circumference of the glass. Starting on the finish of the final piece of cane glue the subsequent piece of cane and depart it to set.

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four. Squeeze the glue onto the surface of the opposite finish of the cane.

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5. Insert the top of the cane behind itself at an angle to create a unfastened loop and maintain in place.

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6. Repeat the final step to create one other loop on the other website of the glass. Maintain the joints in place with masking tape whereas they set to maintain them securely in place.

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Now mild your candle and loosen up!

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