Wide-mouthed bottles are equally able to support candles, but you may have a hard time finding a candle that fits the opening snugly. Rinse the inside of the bottle out thoroughly, or soak the bottle in warm, soapy water to both clean it and remove the label.
How do you make a bottle lamp?
How do you display a candle holder?
A High-Low Effect. For a less expected display, place candlesticks of varying heights on just one side of a mantel. Arrange dishes on the mantel’s opposing side to create a high-low effect with the tall, narrow tapers.
How do you hang a candle with string?
DIY Basics: How To Make Hanging Jar Lanterns First, tie a small piece of string around the rim of your jar. Set the “spider” down on your work surface. Once you’ve pulled all of the strands through, tie a knot at the top. Secure again with a second string around the rim of the jar and drop your candle in.
How do you make a glass bottle lantern?
Cut a piece of wick the same length as your bottle and insert it into the bottle, leaving about 1/2 inch to light. Then fill the bottle with lamp oil, screw the bottle top back on securely and light it up. Winter or summer, there’s nothing like a porch full of pretty lanterns to greet guests and visiting family.