I hate to throw clear plastic egg carton away. Below are some Christmas Candle Ornaments that I've designed using them.
I tried to post a tutorial directly here, but there were too many pics, so here's a link
to a detailed tutorial PDF file to download.
If you want to see it in a fancy slide-show format with music, here's the youtube link:click here
Here's a brief overview of how to make the ornaments:
1: Cut the edges from the flat top of the plastic egg carton.
2: Paint the top and cut 2 small circles from it. Cut the remainder into small squares. Pierce a hole in each square. Pierce a hole in the center of each circle
3: Cut a length of 20 gauge wire, make a small triangle shaped spiral, leaving a tail several inches long.
4: Thread the painted plastic squares and circles onto the wire tail.
5: Bend the wire up over the circles. Thread a few small beads onto the wire. Wrap it around the base of the "candle".