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DIY on a Dime: Spring Salt Dough Candle Holders
Posted By Janel On March 22, 2013 @ 12:00 pm In Budget Living,DIY,Easter,Easter | 3 Comments
Make your own Easter or Spring candle holders out of salt dough with this easy, child-friendly craft! Life as MOM contributor Janel shows you how.
Back in February, I shared this tutorial for making Heart-Shaped Salt Dough Candle Holders . But really, this craft isn’t just limited to Valentine’s Day. You can change up the look simply by changing the shape of your cookie cutter.
My girls and I had a lot of fun making some candle holders for Easter. I followed the same steps from the Heart-Shaped Salt Dough Tealight Candle Holder tutorial  and used both an egg shaped cookie cutter and a flower cookie cutter. The girls had a blast painting theirs to look like Easter eggs while I turned mine into a flower.
To finish them off a bit and help protect the tabletop, I added a layer of felt to the bottom of the candle holders. I just traced the holder onto felt, cut it out, and stuck it to the bottom with some hot glue. Simple. For my flower, I decided to add a little more dimension with some felt “leaves” at the bottom as well.
This truly is an easy and super inexpensive craft. They look great on as a decor accent on a side table or as part of a table centerpiece. Have fun and create some Salt Dough Candle Holders  with your kids!
–Janel is a stay-at-home mom of two daughters and a “law school wife” in Virginia. Raised in a budget-conscious and DIY-minded family, she blogs about motherhood, crafts, and living on a law school budget at Life with Lucie and Ella .
This is part of the DIY on a Dime: Easter. For more easy and frugal ideas for celebrating the holiday, check out the list. 
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