A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 305,036
Currently Running With Scissors:
383 Guests and 10 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Posts
Pages: 1 ... 162 163 [164]
1631  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: ramadan, anyone? on: September 18, 2006 09:04:08 PM
I usually make 40 center pieces for my Mosque's Eid dinner every year and those candles are beautiful.  I did something similar for wedding shower favors, but without using the wax paper and I wasn't thrilled by the results.  I think the wax paper would make a worthwhile difference.

Last year, I bought Madonna candles at the dollar stores, removed the labels and adhered on my own images.  I loved how they came out and had a few offers to make more.  I carve my own rubber stamps, so I first stuck on a  middle eastern city scape that I stamped onto sticker paper that formed a band around the glass candle holder.  Then I stamped out a city scape of the town I live in and attached that band partially under the first but using foam tape, so it gave the impression of a background and foreground.  Then along the top rim, I put a band of blue vellum paper with arches cut out and "Eid Mubarak" stamped along the top.  Finally, I took a VERY fine tip and added a silver crescent moon drawn with dimensional paint.

But they were really easy to do (the hardest part was peeling the labels off... I ended up filling my bathtub with hot water and letting them soak in there for a few minutes) and I loved how they came out.  I have what will hopefully be a victory party on election night and I think I'll do something similar, but with election/Americana images.
good luck,
Pages: 1 ... 162 163 [164]

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Create a Paper CD Case
How to Create Bean Bag
How to Create a Paper Airplane
How to Create Dangerous Looking Paper Airplanes
How to Make a Classic Dart
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Thrifty Dog Bed
October 29, 2014 Featured Projects
Craft Challenge #103, Foodie Frenzy 2 Winner

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.