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Tapered Candle Holder: A Perfect Centerpiece

by Samantha Potter|Dec 07, 2021

Okay, so while the holiday decorating is in full force on IG, I am not quite there yet. Last year the house was already decked out but this year, we are taking it slow. So my very first “holiday” DIY is actually a tapered candle holder to use as a centerpiece for any occasion. Thanksgiving, Easter, Christmas, a birthday, whatever you want, this DIY tapered candle holder is for you.

It is a simple one, and if you’re thinking of getting into DIY, this tapered candle holder is the most perfect beginner DIY. The dimensions and sizing are loosey-goosey and mistakes are easily rectifiable here.

For example, maybe you made this DIY tapered candle holder for a centerpiece and you’re wondering why won’t the candle stand up straight? Well, that’s easily fixable. Melt some wax and pop your candle back in. Wax isn’t working? Hot glue gun? Gorilla glue. Honestly whatever you need to get the job done.

Okay, so comfortable with what you can do here? Let’s make YOUR tapered candleholder!

Here are the tools and materials you need to make a DIY tapered candle holder

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As always, this is something you can make your own using the jest of the instructions below but incorporating your own measurements. For my purposes, I used scrap wood which amounted to a 6” wide board that I cut to about 16” long.

For this you need:

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This article was written by Samantha from Signed Samantha.

Meet The Author

Samantha is a working mama who has always been looking to find that work/life balance.

On her website, you’ll find a daily dose of inspiration, coupled with a ton of sarcasm and a few laughs. Signed Samantha is a millennial mom who encompasses all things food, cocktails, entertaining, home decor, easy D.I.Ys, toddler activities, and everything in between.

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