Friday, December 18, 2015

A Little Candle Gift

Hello Everyone!!  It's Power Poppy Friday and the last one before Christmas Day!  I have kids in my house counting the days!  Today's project is a super quick one to do and one I did to add a little extra into a Secret Santa gift for this year's staff Christmas Party.  I already had a couple of things in there and just wanted a little something else - you know what I mean!  :)  This project also fits the Power Poppy Power and Spark Challenge for this month in the Gifts from the Heart section.  Since it is the Time to Rewind Challenge and there are 10 sections to choose from, I'm sure you'll find one that suits you!!

This was just a plain white and not very large candle that I found at the discount store.  I stamped the image from Power Poppy's Springtime Love onto white tissue paper in Memento Tuxedo Black and coloured it with Copics.  Colours don't really blend particularly well on tissue paper because it is so thin, so you don't have to be too careful about it (just stay in the lines!).  Once it's coloured, I've trimmed it fairly close and placed it on the candle and covered it with waxed paper.  Hold the waxed paper tight and heat with a heat gun - you'll see it melt into the candle!

For the back, I've used the sentiment from Power Poppy's Good Thinking: Renewal set and followed the same steps (without the colouring) as above.  To finish I've just tied some raffia around the base of the candle.  I think this time of year we all need a little of 'Relax and Restore' don't you??!!

Stamps - Springtime Love, Good Thinking: Renewal (Power Poppy)
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper - White Tissue Paper, Waxed Paper
Accessories - Copics, Raffia, Candle

Make sure you pop by the other Bloomies playing along today and take a peek at what they've whipped up this week!
Thanks for popping by and hope you enjoyed this quick project that you can add to a gift pack and whip up in no time!  Hope you are inspired to stamp  :)


Leslie Miller said...

I used to love doing this with candles! What a perfect image and sentiment for it! Like aromatherapy. Fantastic addition to your Secret Santa gift!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Kathy, I too remember making candles with the tissue paper and just love the sweet image you've used. And it is wonderful to have an extra gift or two...just in case! This is beautiful and will make someone smile for sure! I wish you and your family a blessed Christmas and send hugs!

Tosha Leyendekker said...

Pure creative elegance Kathy! What a beauty, and so clever!! And the sentiment couldn't be more perfect!! Gorgeous!

ChristineCreations said...

So lovely Kathy!

Katie Sims said...

I have never tried this technique Kathy, but it is going down on the list as a "must try". I love the sweet image you chose to use and the coloring is beautiful! Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas! :)

Gab said...

So pretty!


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