Rustic Burlap Candle Holders

Rustic Burlap Candle Holders

These Rustic Burlap Candle Holders will shed some lovely mood lighting on your meals this fall. This decoupage craft is easy and you only need a few basic craft materials as well as some embellishments. In addition to being fall and Thanksgiving decor, these candle holders would fit in great at a cabin in the woods or lake house with a rustic theme. Shabby chic is incredibly popular right now, so take advantage of this free tutorial and do it yourself to make something unique to your style.

Primary TechniqueFabric Crafts

Difficulty LevelBeginner



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  • Mod Podge ® Gloss, 16 oz.
  • 1/2 yard of printed burlap
  • Hot glue gun and glue
  • Buttons
  • Ball jars
  • Scissors
  • Twine


  1. Cut a strip of printed burlap that fits around the diameter of your jar and overlaps 1/2”.

  2. Paint a coat of Mod Podge onto the jar and press the burlap piece in place. Seal the burlap with a coat of Mod Podge and leave to dry.

  3. Tie a piece of twine around the top edge of the jar and then wrap it around several times and tie off.

  4. Open a jump ring and attach a charm of your choice. String the jump ring/charm onto twine and tie it to the top of the candleholder. Trim the ends.

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