Nicole™ Crafts Elf Candlestick

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by Denise Bianco, Nicole ™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Elf Candlestick

A simple wooden candlestick becomes Nicole™ Crafts Elf Candlestick - a new, festive way to hold your holiday candle! Make as many as you need, for as many candles that you have! Consider combining with the Penguin, Angel and Toy Soldier Candlesticks on A.C. Moore's website to create a whole set of holiday-themed candlesticks!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint the top of the candlestick Flesh Tone, the body Holiday Green, the area directly below the body True Red and base Lamp (Ebony) Black. Paint hair Teddy Bear Brown. Let dry.
  • 2
    Glue wiggle eyes and pom pom nose on face. Draw mouth with marker.
  • 3
    Download and print project templates. Use templates to cut shapes from foam.
  • 4
    To create hat, wrap short end of Green foam piece around top of head and glue in place.
  • 5
    Attach Red glitter hat trim with points facing upward as shown.
  • 6
    Cut top of hat on an angle to create point.
  • 7
    Bend to the side and glue in place as shown. Glue tinsel pom pom to end of hat.
  • 8
    Glue on ears as shown.
  • 9
    Glue collar around neck with points facing down.
  • 10
    Glue a 5 mm White pom pom to each point.
  • 11
    Glue hands to straight ends of arms.
  • 12
    Glue rounded ends of arms to back of body section.
  • 13
    Glue two 7 mm tinsel pom poms to front of elf.
  • 14
    Place package in arm of elf and glue to hand and body.
  • 15
    Glue another package to base.
  • 16
    Apply a coat of Mod Podge to all exposed wood areas. Let dry.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Candle Holder 4 inch 104445909
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 5 mm 220 pc. 104233385
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 5 mm Multi-Color 200 pc. 104426508
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 180 pc. 7 mm Multi-Color Tinsel 104277824
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Green 104258600
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Flesh 104258604
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Zone™ Adhesive Back 9 inch x 12 inch Sheet Glitter Red 104468066
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures 12 pc. 3/4 inch Gift Box 104280361
  • Plaid Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer Glue and Finish 8 oz. Matte 104107932
  • Sharpie Permanent Marker Ultra Fine Point Black 104128548
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Flesh Tone 104106684
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Red 104106594
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Festive Green 104106647
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Teddy Bear Brown 104107513
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 10 104118906
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
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