Monday, 18 November 2013

A Christmas Candle

Good morning! Hope your all keeping warm - this weather is horrid!!! I can cope with the frosty crisp mornings but this horrible wet, damp mornings are not for me! Bring back the summer I say!! 

Anyway I'm here today to share something a bit different with you today, last year I attempted a few candles for decorative items at Christmas, well as I still had some here I have given them another go - now the idea of melting the image into the candle and I do not get along - it always goes wrong, so I have decided to make a 'cuff' for my candle! 


Its turned out much better than I expected! So pleased with the result! I have used the beautiful Santa Lucia - she has been sat on my desk for ages watching me so I just had to make something with her.  She was coloured with copics.  I used my nesties to die cut her and also used the scalloped ovals to layer her.  I added some Memory Box die cuts around the edges to add some character.  I also used my MS punch for the leaves and some flowers from my stash. 

The image is held onto the candle but some lace and ribbon that I have stuck with some extra strong glue.  You can't really see it but I then added some spots with stickles all over the candle!! 
All in all I love how this has turned out - I'm thinking of keeping her for us for Christmas!!! 
I hope you like her too I would like to enter this candle to the following challenges; 

Addicted to Stamps - Punches/Dies
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Come and get it Challenges - Christmas Gift
Magnolia down Under - Jingle Bells
Allsorts - Make a Gift 

Thanks so much for stopping by, if you have a moment I would love to know what you think! 
Hope to see you again soon 

x

10 comments:

Za ovinkom said...

Wow beautiful candle! Love it Trina!
Jasmina

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ValByDesign, Valerie said...

How beautiful! I love it, Katrina!

Sarah said...

Such a beautifully decorated candle Trina. Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week for my Make a Gift challenge x

catherine said...

This looks beautiful Trina and will make a special gift. Thanks for joining our gifts challenge at Allsorts this week
x catherine

brenda said...

Your candle really is lovely and perfect for our theme this week.

Thanks so much for joining us at Allsorts challenge.

B x

*Vicki* said...

WOW! This candle is really adorable! Love the colors and dies! :) Such a beautiful creation! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Addicted to Stamps Challenges! Hope you will join in our next challenge as well! Hugs - *Vicki* - ATS DT

Lori said...

So pretty, I love the stamp, gorgeous flowers and greenery added in just the right spots, thanks for joining us at MDUC this week, good luck!

Yulis Kartika said...

oh it's gorgeous candle!
Thanks for sharing with us at MDUC this week
Big hugs, Yulis

Jo Channon said...

This is a really lovely project and thankyou for sharing it with us at the Allsorts Challenge this week Jo x

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