Crafty Fun: Frugal St. Patrick’s Day Candle Holder

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Get your green on with this easy and inexpensive St. Patrick’s Day craft. This frugal St. Patrick’s Day candle holder is so sweet and easy, and will add the cheer of St. Patrick’s Day to any space big or small. You only need a few dollar store materials, so take a look at how you can get crafting and make your own!

Frugal St. Patrick’s Day Candle Holder

Supplies needed:
Green glass goblet
Assorted scrapbook paper
Silk clovers
Glue
Scissors

As mentioned, we were able to find all of these materials at our local dollar store, a Dollar Tree store to be exact. Use whatever scrapbook paper scraps you have, or use the selection at your local dollar or craft store. You can typically find these for just pennies a piece.

Directions:
1. Begin by cutting a two inch thick strip of scrapbook paper. Wrap it around the glass and secure with glue.
2. Cut a second strip, this time one that is thinner, about half the size of your original strip. Wrap it around the glass and secure it with glue.
3. Snip off a few of the silk clovers from the stems. Glue them to the front of the glass.
4. You can  now fill the glass with a filler such as glass rocks or sand. Insert a battery operated votive and watch the whole piece glow! Battery operated votives are best as they help you avoid any fire hazards.

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March is here, so get ready for it! Adding the charm of St. Patrick’s Day to your space is a cinch when you give this easy St. Patrick’s Day candle holder a try. Gather your materials and get crafting, then share what you made on the Facebook page or Community Chat page! We love to see what you are up to and so do your friends. Who knows, you may just inspire someone.

Happy crafting!

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