Hurricane Irma Weekend
This past weekend was Hurricane Irma. A catastrophic hurricane that hit the Caribbean and south-east coast. Many of my blogging friends who live in Florida had some really scary experiences. Thank God they are ok! I live in Coastal South Carolina and we were hit with tropical storm winds. So decided to do a post on How To Make A Oyster Shell Candle Holder.
It takes about an hour to make one oyster shell candle holder. I made three until the electricity went out. I had one from an old post project that I also used to use as well for extra light.
Oysters/Glue Gun/Small Cup/Glue Stick(Gorilla)/Candle
Step 1. Take three oysters, place in a cup with the ends in the cup first and glue the three oysters together. This serves as the base for the candle. You can make the center as wide as you want for the candle. Let dry for a few minutes. Gorilla glue stick is the best, very strong!
Step 2. Take the oysters out of the shell and continue adding the oysters until you create a large candle holder. You can add as many as you want to create any size candle holder you like. It takes 45-50 oyster shells to make a large one.
So pretty during a dinner party!
Step 3. Once you are done gluing the shells, let dry for a day. This is going to make a great seashell centerpiece for any table. You can place anywhere even outside. Add the candle in the center.
Be creative with them!
I love making these oyster candle holder. They are so unique and special. I am planning on making 6 more for a dinner party in a few weeks for my grand son’s christening. Each table will have one for a centerpiece. I will add a thick candle in the center.
For more seashell decor see my Oyster Mirror.