Ice Candle Holders

By: Creative Juices for Decor

One of the most gorgeous aspects of the winter season is the snow-covered landscape topped with pretty icicles. This year, bring the beauty of the weather indoors for your Christmas party and decorate with these amazing candle holders. These Ice Candle Holders are an easy Christmas craft that will help set the mood at your family dinner. Embrace the season with all aspects of your home decor and make your own candle holders.

Ice Candle Holders
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Estimated Cost: Under $10

Time to complete: Under an hour

Main Material: Recycled Materials


Find this wonderful candle craft and more in 31 Homemade Candles and Crafts for Christmas.

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I just LOVE ice candle holders. I live in a cold part of Canada, so this is a nice way to brighten the long winter nights during the holidays. I agree with the commenters below that it is fun to freeze things into the ice. A friend of mine actually added a bit of food dye to hers to make it glow a blue-green colour. It was really very lovely! Make sure that you place them somewhere that the melting ice will not refreeze into a slipper death-trap though! You don't want your main walkway super icy! If you are in a cooler climate, I highly recommend giving this a try.

This may be the easiest project ever! I love notsuzy3's idea below to add decorative items in the ice as it freezes. Colored pony beads, small tinsel garland, etc. If the water over-freezes and you don't have room for your candle, you can hollow out the space a little with a long wand-type lighter. Click on a flame and place it in the ice candle holder. Have the ice on its side and roll it a bit so it melts evenly.

I did this with 1/2 of a 2 liter bottle. However, I put a paper cup weighed down with pebbles and stones in the middle for a tea light to fit into the cavity left when one removes the cup. Also, I used cranberries. I put about 2" water, added cranberries and froze in my freezer. Then I added more water and cranberries, refroze; then top off with water. Unfortunately in the St. Louis area, they don't stay frozen forever. On warm days I brought them in and re-froze. Too much hassle!) Maybe I will move to Alaska some day, and I can do it again!


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