DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Decor

We have paired up with a group of different designers to bring you some quick and easy holiday ideas. Over the next few weeks we hope to inspire you and enable you to add that perfect “handmade touch” to every aspect of your holiday season. Linsey’s DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Decor fits the bill perfectly!
cinnamonstickcandlePhotoADIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Decor
By Linsey Rickett
Delight your senses this season with a handmade cinnamon stick candle holder. It’s a lovely way to dress up an inexpensive candle and create a warm, inviting atmosphere. It also makes a nice gift to give for the holidays or anytime of the year. And with AdTech Precision Pro Glue Gun and Apple Cinnamon Scented Glue Sticks, it’s easy as 1-2-3!

 

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Supplies:
AdTech Apple Cinnamon Scented Glue Sticks
AdTech Precision Pro Glue Gun
1 candle
1 strip white cardstock
About 20 cinnamon sticks (3″ used here)
hemp twine

cinnamonstickcandlePhotoCStep 1. Cut a 1 inch piece of cardstock long enough to wrap around candle and adhere using AdTech Precison Pro Glue Gun and Apple Cinnamon Scented Glue Stick.

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Step 2. Using Glue Gun and Apple Cinnamon Scented Glue Stick, begin to glue cinnamon sticks to white cardstock strip and continue all the way around candle. This can be done by either adding hot glue to the white strip or directly onto the back of each cinnamon stick.
cinnamonstickcandlePhotoFStep 3. Once all cinnamon sticks are securely glued around the candle, wrap a piece of hemp twine around the candle holder and tie into place.

Step it Up Ideas: to make a lovely holiday gift, decorate front of candle holder with a faux holly or pine sprig, berries, jingle bells or add a gift tag and festive ribbon.

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