Faux Birch Aspen Candle Holders

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I found these wooden candle holders for free, so I grabbed them and upcycled them into faux birch or aspen candle holders.

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Here are the original candle holders that I got for free.

Here are the original candle holders that I got for free.

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I started by painting the top with Folk Art Home Decor Chalk white paint. I painted both candle holders with 2 coats of paint and let them dry between each coat. Once they were painted I let them dry completely. I also decided to keep the base as it was to pay tribute to the original candle holder.

I started by painting the top with Folk Art Home Decor Chalk white paint. I painted both candle holders with 2 coats of paint and let them dry between each coat. Once they were painted I let them dry completely.

I also decided to keep the base as it was to pay tribute to the original candle holder.

Once the paint was dry I used Folk Art Home Decor Chalk black paint to create the lines you see on aspen and birch trees.

Once the paint was dry I used Folk Art Home Decor Chalk black paint to create the lines you see on aspen and birch trees.

I realized the candle holders were not completely straight so putting taper candles in them might lead to a big mess down the road.

I realized the candle holders were not completely straight so putting taper candles in them might lead to a big mess down the road.

I pulled the bases off 2 dollar store solar lights and place them into the candle holders. They fit perfectly!

I pulled the bases off 2 dollar store solar lights and place them into the candle holders. They fit perfectly!

I found these wooden candle holders for free, so I grabbed them and upcycled them into faux birch or aspen candle holders.

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16 Comments

  1. Great makeover – I love the birch aspen look.

  2. What a fun and innovative project! Thanks so much for linking to Creative Compulsions!

  3. They are transformed! Wow, they look completely different!

  4. Thank you for sharing at #ThursdayFavoriteThings. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too!

    1. Thank you Marilyn and I’ll see you at the next one

  5. Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too! Happy Holiday!

    1. Thank you Marilyn and thanks for sharing and Pinning

  6. What a fun project! Thanks for sharing your talent with us at the Creative Muster. Looking forward to seeing what you’ll be sharing next week. Pinned!
    Robin ?

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