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How to Make a DIY Candle Holder


Updated December 11, 2012
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Learn How to Make a DIY Candle Holder by transforming an old lamp.  With this easy DIY tutorial from Carolyn Wainscott, you'll be able to create this trash to treasure project in no time.  This is a great way to use that awesome thrift store find or put an old family heirloom to use in another way.

DIY Candle Holder


  • Lamp
  • Wire cutters
  • Strong all purpose glue
  • Ceramic/glass/wood accessories to add to lamp (optional)





  1. Completely take lamp apart-cut plug from cord, unscrew top of lamp, pull cord out from top.
  2. Glue lamp parts together you have chosen to keep along with other chosen pieces.

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I really liked these lamps, turned into candle holders, this was a neat idea and you explained it well.


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