Wednesday, 14 November 2012

if it weren't for you !



I have been looking for three cheap candles for my 5ft candelabra for some time. Recently I found some in my local supermarket for £1.oo each. This is a real result as all the others I have seen are about £6.oo each and I don't want to spend nigh on £2o.oo !

Only problem, they are very white, and if it weren't for you I probably wouldn't have bought them.
If it weren't for you lovely fellow bloggers I wouldn't have thought to give my candles personalised blankets !


Ok, this may not be your taste, this time it may not have been you, but somewhere, sometime, someone wrapped a candle, and I thank you.


So, I wrapped my candles too - in music sheets, ribbons and lace and treasured brooches.


Then I took off a bit of the lace and two of the brooches, because although I like ornate stuff, I'm not so good with too much pretty (although the princess who often sleeps in this room would probably love a whole lot more, preferably in pink !).

 
So I have another little part of the mini guest room finished and my parents candelabra that was once wired for electric light (and which I wrapped a metal garland round) fits in perfectly.
 
 
Not bad for the total cost of £3.oo. so thanks for the inspiration !
 
Linking up with Nifty Thrifty Tuesdays @ Coastal Charm
 
 


 

10 comments:

  1. Love it with the sheet music and embellishments!

    Holly

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  2. Isn't it amazing the ideas you pick up from blogs? I think my brain may burst from all the ideas I've stored in there. Thank heavens I can download some of them to Pinterest! Lovin' the look, girl! ~ Maureen

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  3. They look great Fiona! Like the icing on a cake!

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  4. Isn't it wonderful all the ideas floating around in your head from blogs you've visited!? Your candles are right in my price range, too, and are perfect for your candelabra.

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  5. Υοu rocked those simple white candles! I bet the princess like them!

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  6. Smart girl. You turned your inexpensive candles into fancy schmancy boutique candles. High five.

    Bliss

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  7. love the candles! (i hope i live long enough to do everything in my ideas folder--which has gotten bloated from pinterest and the blogs:)

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  8. I have never give my candles "personalized blankets"! :) But it's about time to do it! They look great! I love the candelabra!

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