Candle holders with buttons

– Hands up, I’ve got a glue gun now! Ho-ho-ho!

Hands up!

Ingredients for this craft;
Candle holders in glass from IKEA that I found in a thrift shop and buttons, also bought at a thrift store.

Red button candle holder

The amazing glue gun! I haven’t used one of these before but to glue all the buttons on the glass I borrowed a glue gun and had fun!

Button candle holder

As you can see pretty special candle holders! I like em’! You could embelish further with beads, glitter glue or anything that will stick on glass, but I liked them with just the buttons. They shine beautiful through the semi-transparent buttons!

4 button candle holders

Todays inspiration;
a craft set, these journals and the wonderful artist Elsa Mora’s blog. Enjoy!

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23 Responses to Candle holders with buttons

  1. Amy says:

    What a great idea!

  2. Jessica Hood says:

    i love these! great project

  3. Minna says:

    Bra id?, kanske man ska prova…om man bara kunde f? tummen ur och inf?rskaffa en limpistol… :P

  4. MissKoolAid says:

    They turned out beautifully! What a clever idea.

    I am loving the journals’ link and Elsa’s blog! Thanks for sharing!

  5. claudia says:

    They look amazing…you have given me the perfect idea for some Christmas gifts! Now, where did I put my buttons?

  6. Maria says:

    Men hall?! Allt s?nt l?ser vi ju! =) Vore s? himla shysst och kul om du ville komma! Vi f?r h?ras n?rmare om det! Kramar!

  7. Lina says:

    ?h, s? fina! Jag ?lskar limpistoler! Fast man br?nner sig l?tt, men det ?r h?rligt att dra loss limmet fr?n fingrarna efter?t.

  8. Cina says:

    Ljuslyktorna blev ju superfina! Tack f?r inspirationen! Nu vet jag vad jag ska g?ra med mina gamla IKEA ljuslyktor. :)

  9. futuregirl says:

    Great idea! They look so wonderful. :)

  10. chantal says:

    These are really cute!

  11. Great idea! Who knew buttons were so luminescent?

  12. jaana*maaria says:

    Another WOWWW! -project of yours!

  13. Heather says:

    These are lovely!

  14. Love the button candle holders!!!! Cute.

  15. Wow!!! What an idea…. I never knew that buttons can accessorize something so well.. The candle holders are really cool. Thanks for sharing this wonderful idea.

  16. turkish delight says:

    oh!!!!!!!!wonderful very very beatiful these are lovely!!

  17. Andie Duarte says:

    Owhn! I love it! I love things “made it yourself”. Congratulations! Bye-bye!

  18. Mary says:

    What a great idea!!! Good way to use old buttons :)

  19. Jamie B. says:

    I love these candle holders with the buttons glued on. They are beautiful! I hope you don’t mind, I’ve featured this post on my button crafts round-up hub.

    Thank you so much for sharing this!

    Jamie B.

  20. Patsy says:

    I love it! Very nice!

  21. meire says:

    I love it! great idea! tanks for share!
    hugs from Brazil!

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