Homemade Votive Holders

This is an old post but I brought it out because these little votive holders are so cute and easy to make!

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All you need are some of those little gourds that look like pumpkins, a small sharp knife and a votive candle.

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First cut off the top of the gourd. Hold your knife at an angle and cut into the gourd. Its a little tough so be careful.

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Once you have the top cut off and the seeds and pulp cleaned out, check to see if you need to trim the inside of the cut out hole so that a votive will fit.

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Once you have the top cut off and the seeds and pulp cleaned out, check to see if you need to trim the inside of the cut out hole so that a votive will fit.

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You can use a small ice cream or dough scoop to clean the seeds and pulp out of the gourd.

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Put your votive in the carved out gourd……

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And light the candle. Try grouping several of these little beauties for a warm, inviting harvest table decoration.

About Sylvia

Sylvia is the owner of the Christian HomeKeeper Network website and ministry. She and her husband Mark live in Tennessee. They are the parents of 5 children and grandparents to three so far. They have homeschooled since 1990. Sylvia is a Christian and enjoys mentoring women, writing articles for several magazines, gardening, Bible study and creating a peaceful holy home. Follow Sylvia on Google+ or check out her 21st Century HomeKeeper podcasts on the Preparedness Radio Network.
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