Concrete Party Candle Holder

July 4, 2012 |  by  |  Blog, DIY

There is actually a lot more you can do with concrete than building houses and stuff!

 

 

Usually, you have everything at home, maybe even the cement.

 

Mix your concrete and pour it into your cups, stick party candles or a sparkly candle into the concrete. If it’s to fluid, you will have to wait a little or place a cupcake liner on top and stick the sparkler through it so it’s fixed in the center. Let everything dry until hard, usually half a day or even faster if in the sun!

 

 

I also used cupcake liners:

 

 

After it is hard like a rock, you remove the cup:

 

and voila:

You can paint it as well…

More concrete madness:

concrete holder with glass cylinder

outdoor tablecloth weights

place cards

Yippiehh, hope you like! By the way, it seems like you guys like my popsicle print, I’ve gotten many emails! It would be awesome if you could send me a picture once you hang it! I can feature them on my Facebook page!


//xoxo, Sibylle//

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22 Comments

  1. You are so creative! I love your ideas, photos and the animation on this one made me laugh!
    <3 Christina

  2. Great idea Sibylle! Concrete is a cheap and easy to manipulate material, suitable to create tons of stuff! I’d never thought about celebrating with it though, thanks =)

  3. Oh wow I love concrete! Didn’t know it was that easy to manipulate though. I’m inspired to use it for some succulent planters soon. Merci Sibylle!
    Judith recently blogged..Vintage Sapique 7

  4. Ok, my heart sort of… skipped a beat when I saw this. It’s lovely! And it seems super simple, like something even I could do. It went straight on my Pinterest DIY board!
    Linn recently blogged..Lilac Liqueur

  5. Too cute!
    Foodloveandhappiness recently blogged..Hangop

  6. See this post was a totally WOW moment! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Nice idea!
    Love it. I will try it:-)
    Art and Chic recently blogged..Дакелът е голям човек – Monsieur Boudin!

  8. Love this idea. I was just dreaming of concrete crafts, but figured I couldn’t do them in our small apartment. But it actually looks possible. Thanks!
    Niina/luovasuo recently blogged..Varjostin puhkesi kukkaan

  9. coole…. seeeehr coole Idee…. ;o)
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  10. it is my Son birthday today 12, i was look for some idea for birthday and i found this post , i might not do this today , but you are very creative and always love what you do …
    JohanneGagnon recently blogged..Hawaiian Cocoa Butter Hand & Body Lotion

  11. I love the look of concrete, so of course I love this! And I love the one you painted hot pink. Definitely saving this, love your DIYs :)

    ~Amberly
    Amberly recently blogged..San Francisco in Pictures

  12. Be sure to wear eye protection! I have splashed the water I was mixing into my cement and had it burn my eye. The concrete is very, very caustic – highly alkaline, and it burns. I also recommend wearing heavy kitchen gloves.

  13. Particularly love the last shot! Such a great DIY idea-may try for some outside lights-that’s if we ever get a Summer in the UK!!! :-) Caroline
    caroline @trend-daily recently blogged..Styling Details….

  14. I have never seen guys like you use cement in such a way, very creative, nice!
    Cement Science recently blogged..What is cement and its history?

  15. These are gorgeous. I especially liked the one where you used the cupcake liner to bring in some texture.
    Prachi recently blogged..Simply Fab!

  16. Super cute idea and design for summer party, thank you for sharing with craft gossip

  17. Who knew concrete could be so cute?! Apparently, someone as super-creative as you!

  18. Sibylle,

    You should make and sell these.
    These are super cool!

  19. Hello,

    I write about your DIY in a Selection Concret Design

    I hope you like it

    http://tallersmariavictrix.blogspot.com.es/2013/07/cemento-como-elemento-decorativo.html

    Maria Victrix
    Maria recently blogged..El cemento como elemento decorativo

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