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decorating candles with burlap

Decorating Candles with Burlap

Decorating candles with burlap is quick and easy. Create lovely centerpieces with these burlap and twine wrapped candles.

Course DIY
Cuisine American
Keyword candles, craft project, DIY
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 candles
Author Jamie


  • 1 Big candle
  • 2 Votive candles
  • Hot glue sticks
  • Burlap
  • Twine
  • Ribbon optional


  1. Measure and cut out 3 pieces of burlap. Each piece should cover around 50% of the candle or candle holder you are wrapping.

    how to cut burlap for decorating candles
  2. Wrap the burlap around each candle or candle holder and secure it with a small drop of hot glue.

    instructions for decorating candles with burlap
  3. Cut out a piece of ribbon to wrap around the biggest candle. Wrap it around it and with the help of hot glue secure it.

    how to decorate candles using burlap
  4. Finally cut out a piece of twine to wrap around the 3 candles and tie each one around the candles.
    how to tie twine around candles

Recipe Notes

The candles wrapped in burlap are for looks and should not be burned due to the burlap being a fire hazard. If you wrapped the burlap around a glass candle holder then the candle inside should be fine to use normally.