Okay, so I know I just did a candle post, but I CAN'T STOP. Seriously, how cute and versatile is this??
And of course, as ALWAYS, the materials are available at the dollar store. Specifically, Dollar Tree. So each hurricane lamp costs $2. I love this kind of adorable, dirt cheap, easily updated decor.
Tutorial after the jump!
So here's what you need:
A tall glass vase from the dollar store, a glass candlestick from the dollar store, and a tall St. Jude candle (or another saint of your choosing) from, where else, the dollar store. When you bring home your supplies, begin by removing all the stickers and making sure the glass is nice and clean and free from oils.
This will be important for the next step: application of glue. I use E-6000 glue (from Walmart), but if you have a different brand you prefer, more power to you. Just be sure it's meant for adhering to glass.
Flip your vases upside-down and apply a circle of E-6000 in a circle on the center of the bottom. The circle should be the same diameter as the top of your candlestick. You will also trace a circle of glue around that part. I've drawn red circles where the glue should go.
Let the glue cure for a few minutes before you stick the two pieces together. Place your candlestick upside-down on the vase, matching the glue circles together and trying to keep the candlestick centered. Allow to dry for an hour or so.
When you're ready, place the St. Jude candle inside (don't glue it down; you'll want to switch it out when it's burned down) and put cool, seasonally-appropriate stuff in between the vase and the votive.
What would you fill them with?? Leave suggestions in the comments!