Beach Candle


If you had a great time on the family beach vacation, make this candle as a souvenir of your trip.


  • Pillar candle
  • Craft glue (Note: you may want to use a more durable glue to attach the shells to the candle)
  • Paint brush or Q-tip
  • Sand
  • Shells
  • Newspaper


Take a walk together on the beach and collect some interesting shells to decorate your candle. Purchase a plain white pillar candle (a 3 x 6-inch size works well). Using a paint brush or Q-tip, apply white craft glue all over the candle. Spread some sand out on a newspaper and roll the candle back and forth in the sand until the candle is covered. Allow the candle to dry overnight so the sand forms a hard crust. Glue shells to the candle to complete the beach effect.


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