Grab a plastic egg and a paintbrush & reproduce this DIY

Tea lights add ambiance to any room, but on their own, the candles can look a little cheap. A handmade holder gives the candles a more refined appearance and makes it easier to move them to different spaces in your home. This project transforms plain plastic eggs into adorable holders in just three steps, so you can make a whole set to grace your table or scatter around the room.
The bottom of a plastic egg is the perfect size to hold a tea candle. A bit of twine and a small log slice give the holder its rustic charm, but you could modify the project to suit any style. For a beachside vibe, consider using a seashell instead of a log slice and a piece of thin, white ribbon. An agate slice would also be a beautiful base for this sophisticated holder.
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Materials
- Plastic egg
- Folk Art Home Decor Chalk Paint in “Parisian Grey”
- Paintbrush
- Twine
- Scissors
- High-temperature glue gun
- Hot glue sticks
- Small log slice
- Tea light candle
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Instructions
1. Open a plastic egg. Paint the outside of the bottom of the egg with “Parisian Grey” chalk paint. Allow the egg to dry.
2. Cut a piece of twine. Evenly space a small drop of hot glue around the top of the egg bottom, then press the twine in place. Tie the twine in a bow and trim the ends.
3. Hot glue the bottom of the egg to the center of a small log slice. Allow the glue to dry.
4. Place a tea candle inside the egg. Light the candle and enjoy!
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