DIY Golden Party Animal Candleholders

by Kelly B

DIY Golden Party Animal Candleholders

A little fun, a little kitsch, a great way to welcome in a new year of life for a kid or adult. Wouldn't these golden animals be so much fun marching across the face of a stark white cake?  

created at: 10/06/2011

And they couldn't be easier to make. I picked up a set of plastic animals in the dollar bins at Target, now I only need a few more materials and I'll be all set to make my own. Pop over to The Sweetest Occasion to see what they are along with the...

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Six Heavenly Wine Bottle Centerpieces

by DIY Maven
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Six Heavenly Wine Bottle Centerpieces

I have never met an empty wine bottle that I didn't like. Much to the dismay of my boo, I might add. "Why are you keeping these?" he asks when he finds my stash. "I've got a plan," is my usual answer, although up until now my "plan" included a bottle cutter (no, I haven't bought a decent one yet). However, now with these ideas, I have a veritable arsenal of replies to his question, which

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How to Make a "Sanded" Light Bulb

by DIY Maven

How to Make a "Sanded" Light Bulb

With some high-temperature clear caulk and a little sand, you can put an interesting finish on clear light bulbs. A nice addition to your bar strip-light bathroom fixture or Potted Light Bulb Lamp perhaps?

What You Need

Clear light bulb (I’d stick with lower wattage. The bulb in the example was 40 watt.)

Hight temperature clear caulk (I found this at Menards for about $6.50 in the heating department.)

Caulking gun

Sand (Any kind will do, but finer...

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