Yep these actuallly started out as soup cans well two soup cans and one spaghetti sauce can. I just love how they turned out! Want to make some??? Gather some supplies and lets start.
You will need soup cans in various sizes. I ended up glueing together two soup cans for one candlestick and then the other is one spaghetti can. Make sure these are clean empty cans haha! Then I had a straw beach mat I had already had left over from another project. and the only thing I had to buy were the fence post toppers I got at Lowe's. I bought two smaller ones and two larger ones. You will need two of the same size for each candlestick.
Start out by gluing together your soup cans. I just used my glue gun.
Cut down the side of the beach mat and run glue down the length to fit around your can.
Attach the mat to the can. and cut as you continue gluing around the can.
When you get to where the straw meets back up on the can run a bead of glue down the mat and fold over for a nice finished edge and finish gluing down.
Then glue your fence post toppers to the top and bottom of your cans.
Here is what it will look like once it's all glued together.
Paint them whatever color you would like. I painted mine black, and then sprayed a gloss sealer on top.
You can leave them just like that or you can accessorize them however you would like.
I used burlap and ribbon with some book flowers and coffee filter flowers and a button. I just glued them all together and added velcro to the ends so I can change them out.
This is the back side. I just folded the burlap and glued it together.
Cute inexpensive candlesticks!
I would love to see if you try some!!!