Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 15 Minutes
How to Make a Paper Candle Ornament
Light up your ornament selection this Christmas with the Paper Candle Ornament! You really can't go wrong with this simple, elegant, and easy to make ornament. Don't feel confined to red cardstock only; use other colors to make an assortment of paper candle ornaments!
Cut red cardstock into 1" wide strips. Each candle needs 2 strips.
Form candle base
Take 2 strips of your cut cardstock and glue the ends together at a 90% angle. Fold the strips over each other one at a time - try to keep them perpendicular.
Glue paper to clothespin
Punch a circle from the patterned paper and glue it to a clothespin.
Glue candle to clothespin
Glue your candle shape to the circle that you've just glued onto the clothespin.
Add flame & wick
Trace the flame template onto your yellow cardstock and cut it out. Draw a wick on the flame cutout with a pencil or crayon. Fold the bottom flap glue it onto the top of the candle.