DIY CANDLESTICK MADE OF CEMENT – Part II

Allgemein, Candlesticks, Decor

Wintertime is “candle time”! I love to light some candles when I am coming home in the evening after a busy day. With the switch from summer to wintertime, it is getting darker earlier. So get prepared for the upcoming months with a DIY candlestick made of cement. Follow my easy step by step approach to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

Find some more inspirations for cement deko on my Pinterest board.

  1. Required supplies

Money Cement: 2,00€ / 1,5kg = 0,33€ / 0,25kg

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,08€ (white)

Total cost = 0,41€ per candle stick

  search v2  Where to find: 

modulor – Cement
modulor – Acrylic Paint

  1. DIY – Step by Step

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Zeit 120 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Kubus Candlestick – Easy step by step approach

Candlesticks, Decor

For this DIY project I got inspired by the Danish architect Mogens Lassen. He was a pioneer of Danish Functionalism and was influenced by the German design school Bauhaus. I love the clarity and simplicity of his designs. Especially his Kubus 4 candlestick is outstanding.

  1. Source of inspiration

After getting inspired by Mogens Lassen, I made a new pinboard on Pinterest with candlesticks that I want to rebuild.

  1. Required supplies

 Hot Glue Gun sticks: 9,61€ / 20 pieces = 0,16€ per candlestick(1/3 piece)

Plastic tubes: 2,99€ / (25cm x 150 = 3750 cm) =  0,38€ per candlestick/ 472cm

  1. Outer cube: 12 x 20 cm
  2. Inner Cube: 8 x 15cm, 4 x 20cm
  3. Connections between outer and inner Cube: 8 x 4cm

Nylon thread: 2,42€ / 100m = 0,13€ / ~5,5m per candlestick

Tea candle: 2,99€ / 30 piece = 0,40€ per candlestick

Total Kubus candlestick: 1,07€

 Where to find: 

Amazon – Plastic Tubes or Universal A.I. Sheaths

Amazon – Hot Glue GunAmazon – Hot Glue Gun Sticks

Amazon – Nylon thread

  1. DIY – Step by Step
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DIY KUBUS Candlestick – Step by step

Zeit 100 minutes

4. Results

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DIY Kubus Candlestick – artCREATORblog

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DIY Kubus Candlestick – artCREATORblog

Now it is up to you. Make your own Kubus candlestick and share your results with me on Facebook.

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DIY Candle sticks with Washi Masking Tape

Candlesticks, Decor

After having bought all the “basics” for my apartment, I wanted to concentrate more on decoration. For this DIY project I got inspired by pinterest. I love the simplicity of the design of these candle sticks. They suit very well to my white and wooden interior. Follow my easy DIY 4 step approach to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

My pinterest pinboard

2. Materials needed

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Required supplies – DIY Candle stick with masking tape

Money Piece of wood: 10 pieces for 11,92€ = 1,19€ per piece

Money Acrylic paint: 2,50€ per bottle = ~0,25€ per painting

Money Masking tape: 5 roles for 6,99€ = 1,40€ per role = ~0,10€ per candle stick

Total cost per candle stick = ~1,54€

search v2 Where to find:

Amazon – Piece of wood

Amazon – Masking tape gift box Kamoi Paper

Amazon – Decormatt Acrylic Paint

3. DIY – Step by Step

Step by step - DIY Candle stick with Masking Tape

Step by step – DIY Candle stick with Masking Tape

Zeit 10 minutes

4. Results

DIY Candle stick with masking tape

DIY Candle stick with masking tape

DIY Candle stick with masking tape

DIY Candle stick with masking tape