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Thursday, 10 November 2016

Stamped LED Candle

Hey everyone, I hope you are well! I am here with a make using an older method with a newer material. I love the stamped candle technique but I wanted to experiment and see if I could make it work on the new LED no flame candles because they are safer than a naked flame.

I bought some LED candles from a store, some white tissue paper, grease proof paper, and got out my stamps and ink pads.

Before I started with each candle I checked they worked with batteries inserted. Worse thing would be finding out the stamped creation didn't work and that you couldn't get a refund! Remember to remove the batteries before starting the process.

I stamped onto the white tissue paper, cut closely around the image and placed where I wanted it on the candle. I then wrapped the grease proof paper around the candle and used my heat tool to melt it into the wax. It worked fine! I was very pleased that it still worked fine when I returned the batteries after the candle cooled too.

This way the candle lasts much longer than a standard candle and you can make flame less candles which are safer for those with young children or have general forgetfulness or clumsiness like me!

They are great gifts and I wrapped them with tissue paper, then cellophane over the top. For this candle I used Crafty Ribbons White Christmas Cobalt Ribbon to decorate with matching blue star tissue paper!

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Crafting with an Attitude: Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations: Anything Goes
Southern Girls Challenge: Anything Goes
Christmas at Sweet Stampin': Anything Christmas Goes
Creative Moments: Anything Goes optional Thank you/Give thanks
Inspiration Destination: Anything Goes

Thank you for looking and for all your lovely comments!


  1. So beautiful are your candles

  2. What a lovely make! Thank you so much for sharing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x DT

  3. What a fabulous idea & such a gorgeous make!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Inspiration Destination this week, good luck in the draw!
    Hugs Shell xx

  4. I really like the decorated candles.
    Thanks for joining us for our Creative Moments Challenge
    We look forward to seeing you again next time.
    Hugs and good luck
    creativEle DT


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