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Sunday, December 11, 2011

{Homemade in December} Nikki From Everything Under the Moon

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Happy Sunday!

So is your holiday decorating getting off to a great start? I hope all the lovely guests blogging ladies have given you a bunch of ideas so far. I know I have made a whole other list of must do crafts for December. Today is no different. Nikki, from Everything Under the Moon, is sharing a fun, sweet smelling craft today. I can't wait for you guys to try this one out. So simple and so inexpensive. My two favorite things! So lets get crafting with Nikki...


Blog Meet Nikki
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Hi!!! My name is Nikki and I am the crazy mind behind Everything Under the Moon.  I am so excited to be over here at Blissful and Domestic sharing this simple and fun Christmas craft with you!


A little about me, I am mommy to our beautiful ZeeBee Moon and an aspiring photographer.  I blog about crafts, photography, food, hair, and of course motherhood!  I {super} love what I do and love being able to share it with all of you! :)

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For this Christmas craft, I was inspired by a picture I had seen in a home decor magazine. They were spotlighting another Christmas craft and in the background I spotted these candles with sticks encompassing them. I loved them so I decided to give them a try with a little holiday spin!


I started out by purchasing some candles. I went with flameless candles from the dollar store because I wasn't quite sure about lighting candles with flammable glue slathered all over them. Not exactly my idea of a warm Christmas fire. So flameless it is. 

The candles that I got from the $1 store are vanilla scented!


Then I purchased a bag of cinnamon sticks and cut them down to the size of the candle. I tried not to cut them down exactly the same but to have the sizes slightly varying to give it a more rustic look. 



I used spray adhesive to get the candles to stick to the candles. It's not super strong though, so to reinforce it, I hot glued each stick to the one beside it. This made it nice and strong. 


Once this was done I embellished it with a pretty holiday bow, and that's it!


Christmas Cinnamon Stick Candles that when they get all warm, the room start smelling like vanilla and cinnamon.  Mmm~ the smells of the holidays!!


Thank you to Danielle again for having me!! I hope you all will stop by my blog December 10th thru the 22nd to check out my 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Party. There are a whole bunch of awesome bloggers stopping by to share their holiday projects with you, including Danielle! 












Happy Holidays!!!

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Tomorrow we have the ever beautiful Shannon From Cozy Home Scenes
Stop by and c heck her out tomorrow!

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Come and join the fun and WIN!





The Christmas Carnival is up and running.
Come link up all your holiday goodness!




-Danielle

2 comments:

  1. Great idea! Love this :) Visiting from everything under the moon :)

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  2. Great idea for a lovely scented candle! It looks fabulous!

    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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