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Saturday, 8 December 2012

Christmas Log Candles Day 8

                                                     DAY 8

                                    BIRCH LOG CANDLES

Welcome the the White Weathered Hutch Christmas Day 8....





Have you ever wondered how these cute candles are made....

Well today is your day!!

Let's get started............

you will need:
1 birch branch aprrox  18" in length
a small saw
a hole saw.   1 1/2" ... check in hubbys workshop
tea lights... mine are from the $store

Cut the birch branch into 3 sections..........
6"......  5"........ 4"..........
lightly sand if needed...


take your hole saw and drill out a 1" depth..... hole.......
lightly sand if needed...........



drop your tea light into place and there you have it......




Decorate the candles as a three some with some raffia....

Line them up on the table..........

or just group them together...........

How easy is this?????

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7 comments:

  1. Love this easy idea Linda. I saw a small birch tree lying the ditch when we were walking and asked hubby to get it for me. Well, it's still laying there! Maybe on Monday we'll take a little drive and rescue that tree from the ditch before it's buried under snow. ;)

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  2. Love this so much!! Like Pamela I just saw some big birch branches in someones yard just laying there. I am tempted to go back and ask if I can take it off their hands!! :)
    Karen

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  3. Nice....
    And easy,too...
    Do you use the tools???

    Cheers!
    Linda :o)

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  4. I can never get enough of white birch so these are right up my alley!

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  5. They are beautiful Linda! Enjoy your Sunday, Gail

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  6. Linda,
    I haven't had much computer time in the last week, but I wanted stop by your blog to see what you've been up too. Just loving all the Christmas posts inspiration. These birch candle holders are just beautiful.

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  7. What a beautiful trio of birch candlelight. The white bark is so pretty and clever to accent all the winter whites in your home!
    Lovely!
    Carolynn

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