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 Britton is the owner of the Christian HomeKeeper website and ministry and began the ministry in 1997 when her husband brought home their first PC. She and her husband Mark live in Tennessee and are the parents of 5 grown children and grandparents to five so far. They homeschooled their five children from 1991 to 2016. Sylvia is a Christian and worship leader in her local Church. You can follow her on Facebook or consider joining her Facebook Group called Christian Homekeepers and Like her official CHK Page on Facebook.
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