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« on: November 05, 2006 07:12:39 AM »

I got the idea from a picture I saw on the Whole Foods site.  If you click on the link and view the photo, you'll see that the oranges are whole, and the tops aren't cut off or anything.

So, I set about a plan to make my orange a *real* Jack O'Lantern, or Jacque L'orange, as I like to call him.

Meet Jacque by prettydaisies, on Flickr

After I gutted the orange and carved the face, I placed a battery-operated tea light inside, which flickers just like a real candle.  Creepy and fun!

There are more photos in the photoset here, including the shot of the faux candle[.  You can use them as table decorations at a dinner or a party, and not worry about burning down the house or anything.  Also great for decorating small apartments!


Battery operated tea light by prettydaisies, on Flickr

Thought I'd share,

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« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2006 01:05:13 PM »

That's adorable!  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2006 03:25:51 PM »

i've been thinking of getting myself some of those battery powered tea lights... where did you get yours? does the light glow that orange/yello color? or does it glow white?
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« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2006 04:34:15 AM »

I bought the battery-operated tea lights at A.C. Moore.  They were on one of those hanging plastic things on the end of a few of the aisles, though, so I don't know what proper department they'd live in, if they have one at all.

The candles I bought came in a single pack with a flat of carboard on the back and a plastic molded packaging on top, with 3 pill batteries inside and an extra 3 pill batteries in the plastic mold pack.  I think they also might have carried a 3-pack but I didn't see them, likely because they were on sale, and probably ran out.

I was surprised to see that the light glows a bit orangey-yellow, but it does flicker, which is really cute.  The "flame" is also cool to the touch, even if it's been on a while.

Hope this helps!

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« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2006 05:00:32 PM »

thanks for your response! Smiley
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