Candlestick Soldiers

Candlestick Soldiers

What You'll Need:

Candlesticks: 4.8", 6.7"
Folk Art® Multi-Surface Paint: Cardinal Red, a skin tone, Pure Black
Black Chenille Stem
Felt: Black, White, Yellow
Wiggle Eyes
Wooden Furniture Button
Quick Grab Tacky Glue
Hot Glue

Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Crafting Time: 1 Hour (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make Candlestick Soldiers

Make your own festive candlestick holders for this holiday season! These fun Candlestick Soldiers are a simple craft that will add the perfect touch of holiday spirit to your space this season.
  • 1 Paint candlesticks

    Using the photo as a guide, paint the tops and bottoms of the candlesticks black, the middle red, the section under the top and furniture a skin tone. Let dry.

  • 2 Add eyes & nose

    Glue on the wiggle eyes and wooden button nose.

  • 3 Add chip strap

    Cut a section of chenille stem for a chin strap and glue it into place.

  • 4 Add felt

    Using the photo as a guide, cut pieces of felt to embellish the soldiers.