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« on: September 21, 2005 10:39:43 PM »

I just had a party in my back yard and needed some extra lighting. These are some floating tiki candles I made for the Koi pond
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They were super easy to make and were a big hit at the party
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« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2005 08:52:29 AM »

Brava! Great idea, is that a coconut?
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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2005 08:55:48 AM »

Awesome. I just saw a keg full of empty coconut shells at a garage sale (driving by) yesterday. Great idea.
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« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2005 09:06:48 AM »

yep-just regular coconut shells when some colored gravel in it. I melted the candle so it would stay
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« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2005 02:24:04 PM »

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I don't know what I like better - the koi pond or the candles!!!

Beautiful job!
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« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2005 07:21:49 PM »

those are *super* cool. i wanted to say really quick (i just read this somewhere the other day) if you know you're going to have a candle lit for a long period of time, you should wrap it in foil and put it in the fridge for an hour before lighting it. it makes it burn a lot slower and last longer Smiley

again, BEAUTIFUL little floaties.
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« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2005 08:15:54 AM »

thanks for the tip-that's a good idea. I'm gonna have to try that.
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« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2005 09:21:12 AM »

Beautiful...............
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« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2005 03:13:50 PM »

awesome Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2005 01:47:29 PM »

wow those are so cute! I saw the same thing on "while you were out" except they didn't float them on water, they strung them in a line so they hung from the wall/ceiling. yours looks much better IMO Smiley
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