Sunday, November 22, 2009

50+ Candle & Luminaries Links

ahhh... i slept in. It was so loverly. This aft, Charles & I have 2 dear friends, from University days, coming for our first creative writing group meeting. I'm so excitipated! Been ages since I've "written." Hope You have a great day too!

Here are a couple of luminary/candle links:
(been a lifetime since I made one of these link lists for y'all, hey?) ;o)

(The most recent additions are linked at the bottom of the list):

  1. ribbon chandelier by Laurie (droooool!)
  2. Water balloon luminaries from
  3. stained glass look--from the long thread blog (WOW)
  4. Dawn's brilliant digital images on a candle
  5. (printing on tissue paper tutorial here.)
  6. Lydia's digital image on candles tutorial
8. Lantern & Festival of Lights Hop:

9. luminaria templates (Martha)
10. Striped Vellum Candle Holders & the templates
11. Vellum Shields
12. Sand covered candles
13. Godelieve's Vellum Candle holder
14. Paint can luminary by Nichole
15. 100's of luminary photos

16. Resist with a twist embossed

17. embossed flowers on a candle holder:

18. Damask Vellum Lampshade
19. A tutorial by Faith for Vellum Lampshades
20. Luminary instructions from Paper Source
21. Clipart Vellum Luminary from Vintage Image
22. Paper-Trimmed Votives (would look great in vellum)

23. Easy Fancy brad studded candle:

24. Lunimari by by Heidi (with new Spellbinders "Frameabilities")
25. Melanie's Antiqued Votive Lantern Tutorial & Haunted tealight
26. Jack'o'lantern luminary
27. Beate's luminaria SCS tutorial (video too)
28. Luminary tube

29. Curvy-topped Luminary:

30. Linked-vellum floor lamp
31. Photo centerpiece (printed on Vellum)
32. Vellum Flashy-lights
33. Illiminated House Number Boxes
34. Mesh Votive Holders (by Tom)

35. Embossed Silhouette stamping:

36. Rub-ons on candles
37. Luminary tutorial by Livy
38. mini luminaries by Roni
39. Crystalscapes luminary tut
40. Tin can luminaries tutorial
41. ice luminary
42. bird luminary template by Rebecca See the project here
43. Ghoulish lamps (but easily adaptable for any image)
44. Glittered Huricanes (adapt this one too!) :o)
45. or adapt this technique: silhouette creatures

46. Bewitchin' Luminary:

More Martha:
47. origami lanterns
48. ornaments & more
49. martha candle search
50. martha luminary search
51. DIY cake stencils (would look incredible cut out & lit up)

52. Nancy's tips on pressure embossing vellum (Cuttlebug etc...)
53. Winter wonderlantern tutorial by Michele

Are you/your family inhaling lead from candles? Find out here.

Happy Crafting to You!


Helen F. said...

Beautiful luminary and candle projects.

SusanC said...

Cool, kind of medieval looking luminary. Nice candles. TFS

Jessie said...

So much eye candy! Thanks for the links Mel!

silvia said...

Gorgeous projects!!!

String Fling said...

Thank you for sharing these projects. I have done the Festival of Lights blog hop (my first one!) and have really enjoyed it. Have a wonderful holidays!

Charo said...

These are great candle projects. Thank you for the inspiration!

froghoppy said...

Beautiful luminaries. I love the 3-d effect.

Elena said...

Thank you so much for sharing all of your great ideas, Mel!

Mary Bennett said...

Hi Mel,
Would you have a tutorial on pop-up cards ????????
I am in need of a "How To" for this make of card . Please would you send one out as I get your Blogs all the time I love them. You are so neat you know how to do everything I think. Please send to -