So, I was filling up the car at the local Mobil, trying think positive thoughts about the 1/4 inch of ice covering my car...
When I remembered a craft that I wanted to try. I saw this at Remodeling This Life where Emily said they were "easy peasy." She made pretty pumpkin colored frosted candles.
And, recently I saw that Karla at It's the Little Things That Make a House a Home did them, too.
And, she she agreed. Easy peasy. She made these pretty white ones.
So, I thought...I should try these, too. (Once I drive home, considering I was still standing next to my car at the Mobil station.) I stopped at the local Hobby Lobby - where candles are 50% off this week - LOVE THE LOB!
Let's play a game of "Which one of these is not like the other." The two pretty red ones are for a hostess gift for Christmas. (Shh, don't tell!) And, the tall purply one is for me. (Aw, I shouldn't have. *Smooch*)
Poof! It's done!
Well, THAT was fast.
Shall we back up?
Okay, you take your brush - I used a 1 inch crafting soft bristeled brush that we use for salt dough ornaments. You brush on Modge Podge. And, roll in Epsom Salts. Kinda like this...
Oooh, an "action" shot.
Sit back and admire your work.
This is soooo easy. The gals were right.
In 5 minutes, using a 50% off candle, I have a finished product that stores sell for $12.
Hope my hostess likes her 2 red ones.
Me? I already love my purply one.
(Sitting on my 50 cent Hobby Lobby charger.)
So, what color would YOU make? Show us YOURS!
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And show us your "5 Minute Frosted Candles."
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