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What are some do-it-yourself candle centerpiece ideas?

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One do-it-yourself candle centerpiece idea for a backyard picnic or summer wedding is created by filling glass hurricane vases with water and fresh strawberries with the stems removed. A votive candle can be floated on top of the water.

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What are some do-it-yourself candle centerpiece ideas?
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For a fall wedding or autumn dinner party, small pumpkins can be hollowed out to fit a small tealight or votive candle. For a centerpiece with an earthy look, do-it-yourselfers can hollow out the inside of an artichoke and add a votive candle to the inside.

For a winter-themed wedding or to set the tabletop for Christmas dinner, crafters can place pillar candles of various sizes inside a green wreath and decorate the centerpiece with fake snow, ribbon and ornaments. Frosty blue pillar candles can also be surrounded with pine cones for a wintry feeling. Do-it-yourselfers can place white pillar candles on a tray and surround them with peppermint sticks, figs and sugar cookies. Dried fruit, cinnamon sticks and holly berries added to greens make a great surrounding for pillar candles. To create table number candle centerpieces, hosts can use stencils to put table numbers on white pillar candles and place the candles in hurricane vases along with glittery sand. The metal top of a Christmas tree ornament can be removed to hold a tall, thin candle, which crafters can use to arrange a stunning centerpiece.

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