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This trio of candle holders can make a casual centerpiece for Thanksgiving or they can be placed separately around the home as a part of your fall décor. The Chrysanthemum like flowers embellishing the glass holders are made with a mix of Fiskars Squeeze, Lever and Pop-Up Punches.
1. I started by cleaning and drying the inexpensive glass candle holders that I purchased from my local craft store. I then applied a few drops of the alcohol ink to the bottom of the glass container and spread the ink with a foam brush. Once that was dry, I did each side individually, letting each dry before moving onto the next. Don’t worry about getting an even coat or any imperfections. Set all of the containers aside to finish drying.
2. To create the flowers, punch out various sized punches and cut out flower shapes using Shape Templates from fall colored pattern paper. I punched/cut 3 or more of each size and had enough for at least 3 size layers for each flower.
3. Ink the edges of the flowers and begin layering, off setting each flower as you layer. Adhere a button to the center of each flower.
4. For the leaves, I punched out the XL Mint Condition leaf and then used the L Mint Condition Squeeze Punch to cut out notches from the larger leaf.
5. Wrap several pieces of raffia around the glass containers and tie a knot. Adhere flowers and leaves to complete!