Fishnet Candle

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fish net candleTooling around Target, I saw a fish net candle! Too cute! That’s when I remembered when I was organizing my crafty stuff I came across a  piece of fishnet fabric I used on a mural I painted some years back. I got all excited because I knew it would cost me nothing to make this candle! Here is my version~

Fishnet Candle 31Target’s version

Fishnet Candle

Supplies:

  • Pillar Candle
  • Fishnet
  • Hot Glue & Gun
  • Straight Pins
  • Scissors

Instructions:

Cut the ends of the net so they are a straight and even piece of fabric.

make a fish net candle

Carefully pin the net on one edge of the candle. Roll the net and pin the net tight to the candle even with the other end of the net you just pinned. Straighten maneuver and tighten the net to fit the candle.

DIY fish net candle tutorialTrim the long end of the net even with the first pins. I left the bottom edge a little longer and pinned it to the bottom. (This is because it is almost impossible to make both ends even on the edges). Trim top edge of the net even with the edge of the candle.

Hot glue the knots together on edges. Then hot glue the bottom nets and remove pins. That’s it! This cost me nothing and mine are more authentic than Target! Their version wasn’t even a net it was a molded wax rope.

DIY Net Candle Tutorial

DIY faux geraniumI made this cute Faux Geranium with a great jar, some filler rocks and a faux plant! Love it! Very simple and clean looking!

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23 Comments

  1. 5.17.12

    Your Fish Net Candle has been featured for Functional Friday!

    Thanks so much for linking up!

  2. 5.15.12
    Carrie @ My Favorite Finds said:

    Thanks for sharing at Handmade Tuesday. I chose you as a feature for this week’s party!

  3. 5.13.12

    Oooh! I like yours even better! Looks great in the jar with the rocks :)

  4. 5.12.12
    Angela @TheNotSoFunctionalHousewife said:

    Super cute idea! It looks great in the jar!

  5. 5.12.12

    I like it better than the Target inspiration! Thanks so much for linking on Busy Monday at A Pinch of Joy. Hope to see you again soon!

  6. 5.11.12
    Michele said:

    Wow, did that ever come out cute!

  7. 5.11.12
    Megan said:

    What a beautiful project!! Great tutorial. Megan

  8. 5.11.12

    So cute and it really does look better than Target’s! We are your newest follower. We would love if you would check out our blog and follow!
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  9. 5.11.12
    amy said:

    Looks great! I love not spending any money for something that looks so expensive!

  10. 5.10.12
    lulu said:

    Good for you for having the wherewithal to go home and make the candle. It could be the beginning of a very fun table theme.

  11. 5.9.12

    Love it. Saw you at the link party by EyeHeart. My blog is
    http://www.bindu.ca/wordpress

  12. 5.9.12
    Belle said:

    Nice! I’d love for you to add it on my link party at:

  13. 5.9.12
    Liz said:

    HI Kim, I found your post on the fish net candles at Ivy and Elephant’s party. Thanks for the idea. It would work in nicely with some of the beachy feel at my house!

    Liz

  14. 5.9.12

    This is so cute! I would love it if you linked this project up at Well Crafted Wednesdays! You can find it here:

    http://thewellcraftedhome.blogspot.com/2012/05/well-crafted-wednesdays-link-party-3.html

  15. 5.8.12

    Love it! Perfect for decor for summer!

  16. 5.8.12

    I too like it better than the Target version ~ nicely done :)

  17. 5.8.12
    Danielle said:

    Love that candle!

    Danielle
    http://www.blissfulanddomestic.com

  18. 5.7.12

    I like it, it looks better than the Target version and I love that it was FREE!!
    I am using a nautical theme in my house and just last week I made a seashell swag. I have a photo of the swag on my blog. I am going to look around your blog for more ideas :)

  19. 5.7.12

    Thanks so much for posting on Mauvin’ Monday!

    Cheers,
    Jessica

  20. 5.7.12

    This is such a great project! Would you consider linking it up to my Pinworthy Projects Party? I’d love to have you join the party.

  21. 5.7.12
    olgastardust said:

    Great Kim! Love them both!