Welcome to the very first Dollar Store Challenge! Barb from The Everyday Home is serving as our hostess with the mostess, and I’m happy to be a co-host of this party along with Tammy from Deja Vue Designs, Christy from Our Southern Home, and Sheila from Plum Doodles.
Each month on the 4th Thursday there will be a different challenge using dollar store items. This month we used glass candleholders. You can see all the projects each month by following the group’s Pinterest Board.
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When Barb first issued the challenge to create something with a glass candleholder from a dollar store, I was stumped. But off I went to the Dollar Tree to pick up my supplies without a clear idea in my head until this popped into my head!
Because Valentine’s Day is coming up, I decided to spray paint them red. I used the same Ruby Red that I used to paint magnolia leaves in December. Once they dried, I thought they were a little too red so I added another layer of a darker red that I had.
I suppose you’re wondering about that brownie since I announced that we were on a low carb diet, aren’t you? Well, this brownie is low carb with a secret ingredient. But I’m not quite ready to give you the recipe. It needs a little tweeking.
That’s because I just couldn’t help myself! A little candlelight is needed on Valentine’s Day so I made this using a glass candleholder and a glass pillar candleholder. My friend Marti cut out the heart stencil with her Silhouette machine using contact paper. All I did was put it on the candleholder and then spray painted it. After the paint was dry, I removed the stencil. Thanks Marti!
Speaking of stories, I can’t wait to see all the creative things that have been created with the dollar store candleholders, so let’s get this party started!