Individuality is always welcome in both modern and classic interiors. Hand-made things fill the room with special comfort. Candles are an excellent piece of furniture and a wonderful souvenir that can be presented for any occasion. Today the candle is an attribute of celebration, holiday, romance. Under the thrill of a gentle light it is pleasant to hold both romantic evenings and festive events.
A candle is an original decor item. With its help you can transform the space. If you use scented candles, they can become a psychotherapeutic tool.
Today there are a large number of ideas that can be used for decoration. Consider the most popular options:
- Decoration with chalk. This method is the least accurate, but effective. On top of the candle you will need to melt the chalk. Use chalk of various colors.
- Stamping candles. This method is simple and original. The candle must be clean. It is necessary to wipe it with alcohol. Acrylic paint is applied on a sheet of wax paper. The stamp is dipped into the paint and set up with the ink side up. Candle is required to slowly roll on the stamp. The stamp should dry for 20 minutes.
- Dressing design lace. The candle is heated by a hairdryer. This is necessary in order to make the wax soft. We take the cord and gently slightly press it into the wax. It is possible to press a lace in the form of any pattern. You can press the string with a special paper knife.
- Decorating using brad or push pins. This method of decoration is simple and does not take much time. Plates and buttons of different colors are gently inserted into the wax in the form of geometric shapes, colors, letters. You can make a simple bezel at the bottom base.
- Decoration using small cookie cutters. The mold is carefully driven in with a small hammer into a 1.25 cm wax. Thus, a small pattern remains on the candles.
- The use of flowers, herbs. Glue, which is not flammable, is applied on the grass or flowers. So you can create a variety of spectacular pictures.
- Candle decoration candy. This method is one of the easiest. To create a variety of compositions you need candy, cinnamon sticks and other sweets. They are fixed on double-sided tape.
- Candle decoration ribbon. This method of decoration does not take much time. You will need tape and glue.
- Paper decoration. This may be a decoupage technique, printing photos, etc.
- Coating wax rhinestones, sequins, sand. The candle is covered with glue. Decorative material is poured onto a plate or baking tray. Candle need to ride on it from all sides. Allow the stock to dry.
- Creating your own design with tissue paper. You will need to take white tissue paper and draw a design on it. Hold the paper on the candle. Additionally, the candle is heated with a hair dryer for 45 seconds. Then the paper is removed and the drawing is ready.
Please note that in the process of creating a picture you need to follow safety precautions. Especially if the decoration is done with the help of things that are easily ignited. Any of the above methods require caution and care. If you accidentally burn your fingers, keep cold water on hand.
On New Year's holidays, we often use such a decorative attribute as candles. Such a method of decorating candles as the use of beads and pebbles is very popular. To do this, take a hot spoon and melt the wax on a large candle. Then, beads, pebbles, or beads should be alternately applied to the heated surface. They need to try a little drown in wax. Such candles can be put on the festive table, they will decorate it with dignity.
Fresh flowers will help decorate any candle, making it exquisite and weightless. Bright flowers are easily fixed on the wax with a glue gun. In the same way you can decorate a candle using ribbons and fabrics. This option will look very nice and stylish.
In addition, various colors can be made from the fabric and carefully fixed to the surface with wax. The combination of lace, flowers and satin ribbons will look original.
You can decorate the table originally and the interior for a birthday with the help of candles. Decor with grain coffee - the original decision. Grain coffee must be poured into the bowl, into which the candle is then inserted. Melting paraffin will fall on the grain, and the room will be filled with a unique aroma.
Decorating with natural materials is a popular and simple method. Put pebbles, shells, beautiful pebbles into the bowl and insert a candle into it. Beautiful compositions from various gifts of the forest and the garden also look spectacular on the table. For these purposes, used apples, rowan, cones, beautiful branches of trees.
Art painting on a candle is a win-win solution. It can be ornamental, plot, abstract look. Everything will depend on how well you own the technique of drawing. The painting is performed using special paraffin contours. Also perfect are stained glass paints.
Beautifully and originally decorated candles with your own hands can be a great solution for your interior. Also, this interior item can be presented as a gift. Scented candles decorated in various ways are very popular today. In order to make a decoration with your own hands, it does not take a lot of time and financial investments.