I’ve always had a secret desire to carve something into the side of a tree, but being a good girl, I have never given into that urge. So when I saw these birch pillars being sold at the craft store, I knew exactly what I wanted to use one for. My wedding anniversary is coming up, and I thought it would be cute to carve mine and my husband’s initials into the pillar. You know, with the whole heart and arrow thing too. Then I turned it into a DIY candle holder. It looks so pretty next to our wedding photo!
To make this candle holder, you will need:
- birch pillar (found mine in the wood section of the craft store)
- tealight candle
- light brown colored pencil
- 1 3/8 or slightly larger drill bit
Start by marking out the size of your candle and drilling a hole in the top of your birch pillar. With this kind of bit, you might need to rock the drill back and forth a little while drilling to get a good hole.