Sunday, February 28, 2010

Candle Makeover

I am joining Susan today for Metamorphosis Monday at her site Between Naps on the Porch.  I had a nice hurricane candle holder I recently purchased at Walmart on clearance for $2.50.  I displayed it last week with shells in it .  Pictured below. You can see that post here.
 I thought I would make it over for a spring table. 
 
The first thing I did was place a bed of sheet moss in the bottom of the candle holder.
 
I had a nest from Hobby Lobby that I had purchased.  It already had some ivy and berries on it and I stuck fern leaves in around the back of the nest.


I fitted the nest down in the candle holder with the ferns trailing up in the back.
  
 
 
Then I placed a simple pillar candle down in the nest.
You may also place a flameless battery operated candle in this arrangement.
And there you have a candle makeover for a spring woodland table.
Please go on over to Between Naps on the Porch for Met Monday and see all the great makeovers.  I am also linking to Make It for Monday over at Cottage Instincts.  I will also link to the  Before and After Party over at Thrifty Decor Chick.
 

8 comments:

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Very pretty! You did good. :) Really like the little nest. I have seen any like that at the HL here.

vignette design said...

Beautiful and inspiring. I will have to try this.

Martha said...

How clever! And so perfect for spring!

Cindy said...

Beautiful! Very springy and woodsy!

Victoria said...

How cute that is, I love the little nest:)

Liz said...

Very pretty! Simple and elegant!
~Liz

Fancy Pants said...

What a beautiful idea! The nest is soo cute! Thanks for stopping by :)

Treasia Stepp said...

Very pretty!

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