Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)


Select One (optional)

Difficulty Level

Select One (optional)

Estimated Cost

Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Fabric Crafts
  • Paper Crafts
  • Craft Foam
  • Pipe Cleaner Crafts
  • Clay & Sculpting
  • Nature Crafts
  • Wood Crafts
  • Beads & Jewelry
  • Recycled Crafts
  • Painting & Coloring
  • Food Crafts
  • Plastic
  • Mixed Media/Miscellaneous
Time to complete

Select One (optional)

Primary Technique

Select One (optional)


Select One (optional)


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Age Group

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Toddlers
  • Preschool & Kindergarten
  • Elementary School
  • Pre-Teens
  • Teens


Floral Package Candleholders

By: Diane Flowers for STYROFOAM Brand Foam

Looking for some interesting candle centerpiece ideas? Floral Package Candleholders will shock guests of wedding receptions and bridal showers with their elegance.

Floral Package Candleholder


  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam Sheet, 36" x 12" x 2"
  • Ivory artificial flowers, two stems each: roses;
  • Queen Anne's lace; freesia
  • Reindeer moss: light green, three bags; dark green, one bag
  • Ivory pearl string, 1-2/3 yds.
  • Wire-edged ribbon: 2-1/2"-wide organza: ivory, 3 yds.; pale yellow, 3-1/3 yds.;sage green, 1-1/3 yds.; 1/2"-wide sheer metallic ivory, 1-2/3 yds.
  • Green floral wire
  • Floral pins, 36
  • Candleholder cups, three
  • Dripless white taper candles, 8" tall, three
  • Serrated knife
  • Candle stub or paraffin
  • Fine-line black permanent marker
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Wire cutters
  • Low-temp glue gun and glue sticks
  • Thick, white craft glue


  1. Wax serrated knife with candle stub or paraffin. Cut following shapesfrom 2"-thick foam sheet: small candleholder, one 3-1/2" square; medium,two 5" x 6" rectangles; large, two 4" x 10" rectangles.
  2. For medium and large candleholders, glue rectanglestogether to make 4"-thick blocks; secure seams with two floralpins on each side. Apply additional glue along seams for added strength. Twist and glue candle cup into center top of each package; let dry.
  3. Glue clusters of light and dark moss to packages,completely covering foam, outside of candle cups, and floral pins.

Large Package:

  1. Cut one 48" length from each ribbon color, including metallic ivory.In addition, cut two 29" lengths from ivory organza ribbon.Cut one 6" length and several 3" lengths from floral wire.
  2. Beginning and ending at candle cup, wrap 29" ribbon lengthsaround opposite sides of package; secure ribbon ends andoverlapped area at bottom of package with floral pins.
  3. Hold 48" ribbon lengths together as one; wrap center with6" wire length. Place wrapped ribbon to one side of candlecup. Wrap wire around cup, then again around center of ribbon bundle to secure. Insert wire ends into top of package.
  4. Make several ribbon loops around candle cup; secure loopswith 3" wire lengths. Position loops to drape slightly oversides of package. Insert wire ends into top of package. Separate ribbon loops to create bow and to hide candle cup.
  5. Cut inverted "v" into each ribbon end. Glue small pieces ofmoss to package to hide floral pins.

Medium Package:

  1. Cut one 70" length from yellow ribbon.
  2. Center ribbon on top of package, to one side of candle cup;secure with floral pin. Wrap ribbon down around two sides ofpackage, twist ribbon together at bottom of package, and bring ends up opposite sides to candle cup. Make four ribbon loops around candle cup; secure ribbon and loops with floral pins.
  3. Make several loops in pearl string and pin to package,letting pearls drape over sides. Glue and pin loops to package to secure.
  4. Use wire cutters to trim one rose stem and one Queen Anne'slace stem. Insert stems near candle cup on opposite sides ofpackage as shown. Position Queen Anne's lace and ribbon loops to hide candle cup.
  5. Cut inverted "v" into each ribbon end. Glue small pieces ofmoss to package to hide floral pins.

Small Package:

  1. Cut one 10" length from metallic ivory ribbon.
  2. Tie ribbon into bow around base of second rose stem. Usewire cutters to trim rose and remaining flower stems. Insertrose into package near candle cup.
  3. Insert Queen Anne's lace stem on opposite side of candlecup, positioning flowers to hide cup. Insert freesia stemsbetween rose and Queen Anne's lace, letting flowers extend beyond package sides as shown.
  4. Cut inverted "v" into each ribbon end. Glue small pieces ofmoss to package to hide floral pins.


Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

This looks luxurious! I love how the pearls compliments with the green color. It look like a lot of work though.


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Grandma's Knitted Slippersvideocam

Make these super cute slippers and lounge around the house. Grandma's Knitted Slippers also make great gifts for your favorite people.… Continue reading: "Grandma's Knitted Slippersvideocam"



Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts


Sponsored Content

Connect With Us

Facebook Instagram Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Do Not Sell My Personal Information Keyword Index Privacy Policy Share Your Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

I Love It