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How to make beautiful holiday candle holders.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1972 (v.50#12) pg. 48

Christmas tree candle holder.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1972 (v.50#12) pg. 70

Yule ornaments. (1) Wooden spiral candle holder for 28 candles. (2) Alphabet candle holders cut from 1" pine.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1980 (v.58#12) pg. 35, 46

Wooden Santa-and-sleigh candleholder. Est. cost: $6.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1989 (v.67#7) pg. 108, 123

Candle tree made from wooden dowels is a tree-shaped candle holder.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1990 (v.68#12) pg. 78, 69

Advent candelabra, constructed of birch, holds tiny candles to be lit each day of the month leading up to Christmas.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1996 (v.74#12) pg. 44, 51

Old World welcome. Christmas trimmings inspired by traditions of Colonial America. (1) Honeysuckle wreath with ivy garland. (2) Kumquat and cinnamon stick tree garland. (3) Citrus slices and curls. (4) Boxwood topiaries. (5) Pineapple cookie ornament. (6) Fruit and magnolia leaf plaque to mount above a door. (7) Wool stocking for the mantel. (8) Boxwood and cranberry kissing ball. (9) Bay leaf and grapefruit window ornament. (10) Square boxwood wreath. (11) Copper pineapple votive covers. (12) Milo berry wreath.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1999 (v.77#12) pg. 183, 74

Northern light. Christmas trimmings inspired by traditions of Scandinavia. (1) Wheat wreath. (2) Heart valance clips. (3) Straw star tree topper. (4) Wheat hearts. (5) Sheer lace-trimmed stocking. (6) Advent wreath. (7) Ivy leaf topiary. (8) Chandelier wreath. (9) Stenciled table runner. (10) Wheat bundle.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1999 (v.77#12) pg. 195, 87

Feliz navidad. Christmas trimmings inspired by traditions of Mexico. (1) Tin ornaments, gift tags and wax catcher. (2) Tin angel tree topper. (3) Rickrack tree skirt. (4) Cascadores. (5) Tin star wreath. (6) Tin can luminaries.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1999 (v.77#12) pg. 207, 96

How to make a luminario.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1972 (v.62#11) pg. 60

A trio of Santa Claus decorations to make. (1) Santa figure, needlepointed on plastic canvas, holds a wreath decorated with tiny silk roses and ribbon bows. (2) Roly Poly Santa is sewn from velour and has artificial long white fur for hair and beard. Face is painted. (3) Mr. and Mrs. Santa candleholders painted on wooden balls.
CRAFTS Nov 1991 (v.14#11) pg. 58, 71

Holly leaf candle tree (23" tall) has a central wooden dowel in a wooden base and topped with a candle cup. Three dowels through the upright also end in candle cups. Red beads on the dowels resemble holly berries. Holly leaves, cut from wood and painted, are tied to the dowels.
CRAFTS Nov 1992 (v.15#11) pg. 92, 67

Mosaic holiday candle and plate. Clear glass plate is decorated with transparent acrylic mosaic pieces in red, green and gold. Pillar candle is decorated with poinsettia-like motifs made from mosaic pieces.
CRAFTS Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.21#12) pg. 31, Insert

Table leg St. Nicholas. A 16" wooden table leg is painted and embellished with modeling compound and snow medium. Hole in the top holds a candle.
CRAFTS Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.21#12) pg. 51, Insert

Make unusual candlesticks from last year's Christmas tree.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #90 Dec 1982 (v.8#6) pg. 45

How to frost and decorate glasses and brandy snifters to hold candy, candles, etc. for the holidays.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1974-Jan 1975 (v.5#3) pg. 26

How to make luminaries to line your driveway at Christmas. Paper bags have sand placed in the bottom, deep enough to hold a long-burning candle.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1975 (v.6#2) pg. 60

Wall sconce and candle base are painted with a Christmas rose and ribbons motif. Rose petals and leaves are outlined with fine strips of copper foil. Full-sized pattern furnished.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1995 (v.22#6) pg. 57, 41

New and different holiday ideas. (1) Tissue-flower topiary. (2) Beribboned mobile. (3) Candy tree. (4) Christmas candelabra.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 22 1981 (v.94#17) pg. 120

Angel candle carousel. The heat from candles causes this wooden carousel to revolve. The carousel has a large Christmas tree surrounded by angels.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 7 1982 (v.95#17) pg. 18
Added Info FAMILY CIRCLE May 10 1983 (v.96#7) pg. 57

Light up your holidays. Five styles of candleholders made from wood (Dove, Partridge, animals, hurricane lamp, and Advent candleholders).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #224 Dec 1981 (v.31#10) pg. 22

Christmas tree candle ring is needlepointed on plastic canvas. Tiny red beads and a gold star decorate each of the four trees that make up the ring.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] Oct-Dec 1996 (v.40#5) pg. 39

Natural yule decorations from statice, grasses and pine cones with a Victorian flavor. (1) Pine cone plaque. (2) Pine cone baskets. (3) Statice wreath. (4) Decorated candlesticks.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1978 (v.23#4) pg. 16, 72

Make ribbon "bouquets" to hold candles at Christmas time.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1984 (v.29#6) pg. 58, 79

Red-on-white cross-stitch in traditional Russian motifs. (1) A 27"-square table scarf. (2) Yule stocking. (3) Pillow-shaped Yule tree ornaments. (4) 16"-square table mat. Coordinated wooden candelabra and Yule tree ornaments are painted in matching motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1987 (v.32#6) pg. 50, 66, 71, 72, 73

Christmas candle holder consists of a 2"x13" piece of pine that is outfitted with two wooden candle cups and three wooden angel figures. The cups and angels are decorated using woodburning.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1990 (v.35#6) pg. 40, 84

Dressing the table with a centerpiece tree and candlesticks. Requires wood lathe.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #655 Dec 1982 (v.78) pg. 62

Christmas lamp is a wooden lantern that holds a small glass bulb filled with oil and a wick.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #54 Nov-Dec 1978 pg. 98A

How to make holiday lantern from tangerines.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 162

Pierced-tin candle holders for Christmas carolers are made from empty soup cans and a scrap of wood for the handle.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #147 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 46

Creche, card sleigh, candelabra and glo-lamp tabletop Christmas decorations.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1966 (v.126#5) pg. 175

Three musical centerpieces for Christmas include a styrofoam ball Christmas tree, a base for a small Christmas tree, and a 14-candle holder.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1968 (v.130#6) pg. 154

Christmas candle holders. One style is made of wood rings, crescents and spandrels. The second is a star-shaped holder with candle set into the middle of the laminated wood star.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1977 (v.148#6) pg. 124

Five styles of Christmas candleholders. (1) Bird candleholders cut from wood, (2) Contemporary "tree of lights" made from dowels, balsawood and hardware, (3) Pine tree shaped candleholder centerpiece, (4) Candy cane centerpiece candleholder and (5) Wall sconce decorated with prismatic film which gives a stained glass look.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1978 (v.150#6) pg. 74

Christmas candleholders: (1) Chamber candlestick is fashioned from tinplate. (2) Heart-shaped reflector wall sconce made from tinplate.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1981 (v.156#6) pg. 114

Simple wooden candle holders spell out NOEL and JOY. Each letter is cut from a different wood.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #99 Nov 1997 (v.17#5) pg. 47

How to make luminaries, candles on sand in paper sacks, to burn outside along drives and walks during the Yule season.
SUNSET Dec 1978 (v.161#6) pg. 77

Christmas totems. (1) Candle holders shaped like a Santa and an angel. (2) Santa astride a reindeer.
SUNSET Dec 1988 (v.181#6) pg. 68

Metal farolitos (a square candleholder made from aluminum flashing) is decorated with a punched pattern.
SUNSET Dec 1997 (v.199#6) pg. 110

St.Lucia Advent candleholder. Wooden base in the shape of a girl's head and shoulders is painted with acrylics to resemble a young Scandinavian girl with a wreath of holly and candles on her head. Intermediate to advanced painting level.
TOLE WORLD #107 Nov-Dec 1990 (v.14#6) pg. 6

Holiday candle holder includes a tree-silhouetted candle holder and three varying-sized trees. Made from scrap wood.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #12 Nov 1989 (v.2#6) pg. 22

Two scrollwork pine tree profiles and spacer blocks are combined to form candleholders in various sizes (one candle or multiple candle).
WOOD MAGAZINE #84 Dec 1995 (v.12#9) pg. 74, Insert

Christmas lantern made from old cards.
WORKBASKET Nov 1978 (v.44#2) pg. 29

How to make a scenic candle jar.
WORKBASKET Oct 1984 (v.50#1) pg. 62

Holiday decor to needlepoint on plastic canvas. (1) A tea-towel hanger with two cups for greens or candy canes. (2) Christmas candle holder. (3) Coasters.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1987 (v.52#8) pg. 16