Tee-se-itse TUESDAY! Do-it-yourself Autumn Candle Holder

I came across this very cute and easy diy! Perfect for Tee-se-itse TUESDAY! I found it at Spark & Chemistry.

All you’ll need are artificial fall leaves, a mason jar, mod podge and a paint brush/sponge.

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You just mod podge the leaves onto the jar. You could probably use clear spray glue for a quicker application.

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You can tie raffia, twine or burlap to the top and make a bow.

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Such an easy tee-se-itse (do-it-yourself) Autumn Candle Holder.

Tee Se-itse (Do-it-yourself in finnish) TUESDAY

I came across this easy and convenient diy. If your family is like mine, we can never find matches. I love this idea of placing wooden matches in a mason jar and placing sand paper on the top. It will look so cute on a mantel. And, it’s so convenient.

Another cute Tee-se-itse (do-it-yourself) project is to create your own art. But you don’t need to buy an expensive stretched canvas. Just buy a roll of canvas, paint it with colors that coordinate with your room (or add a pop of color) and hang. So artsy!

 

Pumpkin Tea Lights That Last More Than One Season!

I recently spotted these adorable pumpkin tea light candles at elizadomestica.com.

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Being a bit of a frugal crafty myself, I prefer to make things that will last. So I took a trip to my local AC Moore craft store. I found four miniature fake pumpkins.

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I first cut off the brown stems with an exacto knife.

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Then I outlined the tea lights with a pencil.

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Using my exacto knife again, I carefully cut out the circle and scraped out the material to match the depth of the tea light.

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Then I inserted the tea lights. You want it to be a little bit of a tight squeeze, that way the white interior of the pumpkin won’t show. If some does show through, just use a yellow sharpie to touch up the area.

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And voila! My very own mini pumpkin tea lights that will last more than one season!

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Next time I’m going to try these apple candles, only with artificial ones! Forever the frugal crafter!

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