Easy and Inexpensive Pool Noodle Candle DIY

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Easy and Inexpensive Pool Noodle Candle DIY

Pool Noodle Candle Materials Needed

Pool Noodle Candle Video

1.  Mark the pool noodles

Pool Noodle Candle Instructions

1. Mark the pool noodle

I decided on this basket for my pool noodle base. I measured the pool noodle inside so I would know how many pool noodles would fit inside the basket and marked the pool noodle so I would have different heights for my candles.

2. Cut the pool noodle

2. Cut the pool noodle

I cut the pool noodle with a serrated knife.

3.  Glue the pool Noodles together

3. Glue the pool Noodles together

I used a rubber band to hold the pool noodles together. I hot glued the pool noodles to each other. It’s important to use a cool glue gun as high-temperature glue guns can melt the styrofoam.

4.  Trace a Circle on the noodle end

4. Trace a Circle on the noodle end

I traced a circle with a pen around a battery-operated tealight on top of each noodle end.

5. cut the circle out with a razor blade

5. cut the circle out with a razor blade

I used a razor blade to cut out a circle on the noodle. I then made a slant to cut out a section deep enough for the tealight to fit down into the noodle.

6.  Make faux candle drips with hot glue

6. Make faux candle drips with hot glue

I used my cool glue gun to make the top of each noodle look like a candle by adding drips, and a rough top.

7.  Paint the pool noodles

7. Paint the pool noodles

I used Rustoleum white paint and primer spray paint to coat the noodles. I let that dry completely, and then I added some glitter blast spray paint on top of that and let that dry completely.

8.  assemble the pool noodle candles

8. assemble the pool noodle candles

I placed the noodles into my basket, added some ribbon around them, and added a little floral arrangement to the front.

9.  Add the battery operated tealights

9. Add the battery operated tealights

I placed the battery-operated tealights into the tops of each of the cut noodles.

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Easy and Inexpensive Pool Noodle Candle DIY Video

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Do you love easy and inexpensive DIYs? I'm sharing how to make a pool noodle candle and it's adjustable for any occasion or season.

Easy and Inexpensive Pool Noodle Candle DIY

Do you love easy and inexpensive DIYs? I’m sharing how to make a pool noodle candle and it’s adjustable for any occasion or season.
Course Seasonal
Keyword pool noodle candle
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 1
Author Chas
Cost $10

Equipment

  • Hot Glue Gun

Ingredients

  • basket or base
  • pool noodles
  • spray paint
  • hot glue and glue gun
  • ribbon
  • floral accent
  • razor blade
  • battery operated tealight candles

Instructions

  • 1. MARK THE POOL NOODLE
  • 2. CUT THE POOL NOODLE
  • 3. GLUE THE POOL NOODLES TOGETHER
  • 4. TRACE A CIRCLE ON THE NOODLE END
  • 5. CUT THE CIRCLE OUT WITH A RAZOR BLADE
  • 6. MAKE FAUX CANDLE DRIPS WITH HOT GLUE
  • 7. PAINT THE POOL NOODLES
  • 8. ASSEMBLE THE POOL NOODLE CANDLES
  • 9. ADD THE BATTERY OPERATED TEALIGHTS

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