Candles are a popular gift for birthdays but can be tricky to wrap. You want to ensure the candle is well-protected so it doesn't get damaged in transit, but you also want to make it look festive and fun. Here are five creative ways to wrap candles for a birthday. These ideas are sure to impress your friends and family.
1. Use Patterned Duct Tape To Create a Colorful Design on the Candle Jar
If you're looking for creative ways to wrap candles for a birthday, why not try using patterned duct tape? Duct tape comes in various colors and patterns, so it's easy to find a design that will coordinate with your birthday party theme.
To wrap a candle with duct tape, start by cutting a length of tape that is slightly longer than the circumference of the jar.
Then, center the tape on the jar and wrap it around, using your fingers to smooth out any bubbles. Continue wrapping until the entire jar is covered. Once you reach the end of the tape, trim off any excess and press the edges down to seal. Be sure to leave enough space at the top of the jar to allow for easy candle removal.
For an extra touch, you can use scissors to create fringe along the bottom edge of the jar. This simple wrapping technique will surely add a bit of flair to your birthday candles.
2. Cover the Jar in Fabric and Tie It With a Ribbon for a Rustic Look
Candles are classic birthday gifts, but they can sometimes feel boring. If you're looking for a way to spruce up your candles for a birthday present, try wrapping them in fabric. You can use a pretty patterned fabric for a cheerful look or a solid color for a more elegant feel.
To get started, cut a piece of fabric that is large enough to wrap around the candle jar. Then, tie the fabric in place with a ribbon or string. You can add a small tag with the recipient's name or a heartfelt message for an extra special touch.
You can give your candles a unique and personal touch with just a few simple steps. This rustic look is perfect for gifts for an October birthday, for example, and it will surely be appreciated by the lucky recipient.Find Gifts for an October Birthday
3. Paint the Jar With Chalkboard Paint and Write a Special Message on It
One creative way to wrap October candles is to paint the jar with chalkboard paint and write a special message. You can do this with a simple white candle or a more elaborate jar candle.
For the white candle, paint the glass jar with chalkboard paint and let it dry. Then, using fine-tipped chalk, write a birthday message on the jar.
For the more elaborate jar candle, paint the glass jar with chalkboard paint first and let it dry. Then, add a design around the message using a stencil and acrylic paint. Finally, apply a layer of clear sealant to protect the design.
4. Wrap the Jar in Burlap and Lace for a Shabby Chic Look
Libra candles make great gifts for birthdays! One creative way to wrap them is by using burlap and lace. This combination gives the candles a chic look that will please any recipient (especially the Libra on your list!).
To wrap the candles, place the jars in the center of a piece of burlap. Then, gather the edges of the burlap and tie them together with a piece of lace. Trim the excess fabric, and you're done!
Your candles will be beautifully wrapped and ready to give as a gift.
5. Decoupage Pretty Paper onto the Jar and Seal With Mod Podge
One fun and creative way to wrap candles for a birthday present is to decoupage pretty paper onto the jar and seal it with Mod Podge. This gives the jar a unique and festive look that will please any recipient.
Select various coordinating papers and cut them into small pieces to get started. Next, apply a layer of Mod Podge to the jar and begin placing the pieces of paper onto the glue. Once the paper is in place, add another layer of Mod Podge over the top to seal it. Allow the jar to dry completely before adding a candle.
This birthday present is sure to be a hit.
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There are many inventive ways to wrap candles for a birthday present. With a little imagination, you can give your candles a unique and personal touch that will please any recipient. Try one of these five ideas and see how easy it is to add a special touch to your birthday candles.
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