DIY Faux Coral Candlestick Holders

DIY Faux Coral

Coral can be pricey, but here is a great alternative that looks and feels exactly the same! And did I mention- super easy?

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What you need:

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After deciding  which side of the sponge should be the base of the candlestick holder, next pick where the candlestick will stand, and use scissors to trim a small hole to fit the storage cup. This cup will hold the candlestick.

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Apply hot glue to the base of the small cup and insert this cup into the pre-made hole. Make sure the cup sits straight so that the candlestick will stand up properly.

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Next, prepare the plaster mix. Follow the instructions on the box. 2 parts plaster mix to 1 part cold water, mix thoroughly, and use immediately.  For four sponges I used 4 cups plaster and 2 cups water.

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Completely submerge each sponge, dipping, repeating, and turning around to make sure all surfaces and crevices are covered.

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Set each sponge on wax paper or tin foil and let them dry completely over night.

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Add candlesticks and display your master piece!

If the candlesticks don’t stand up straight, here is s trick to help. Light the base- end of the candlestick and let a few drops of melted wax  drop into the cup. Quickly add the candlestick and hold it upright in place until the wax has hardened.

All done!

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xx BB

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One response to “DIY Faux Coral Candlestick Holders

  1. That is really amazing.

    Sent from my iPhone

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