Have you guys seen how amazingly real the Luminara candles look? Seriously. I turn them on when we have guests over just to see the reactions from my family and friends. Since there’s no real flame, these uber-realistic candles are perfect when paired with the flammable supplies used in this Halloween decoration DIY. You get the gorgeous glow of a candle with the safety elements of a battery-powered one. It’s a win/win!
- Luminara® Flameless Votive Candles.
- Core’dinations® Smooth Black Cardstock.
- Core’dinations® 8.5×11 Vellum Paper.
- Krylon® Adhesive Spray.
- Silhouette Cutting Machine.
- Hercules 1/8″ Double-Sided Tape.
- Halloween Luminara Sleeve Free Cutting File (Studio, SVG).
Step One. Use the free cutting file (Studio, SVG) to cut the detailed designs out of the black cardstock. I used the manufacturer settings for “cardstock” and it cut like a dream. Take your time when weeding, those intricate tree branches tear easily!
Step Three. Fold the sleeve along the perforated edges, taking care not to rip them accidentally. Apply a thin strip of strong double-sided tape to the tabbed edges. Connect to form a cube.
Step Four. Turn on your gorgeous Luminara® Flameless votive candle and slide your paper sleeve over. Rest easy knowing that your fire safety is assured!
Best of Both Worlds. I love that with this Halloween decoration DIY you get to enjoy the warm glow of a candle while not having to worry about an open flame being exposed. If you have young kids running around your house, you know that this is a real concern!
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Vanessa is a self proclaimed sleep deprived mother of two adorable boys and when she has a little time to spare, she makes things and posts about them on her craft blog, Tried & True. If she’s not cooking, sewing, gluing or making, she would probably go crazy. Join her on her crafty adventure at Tried & True.