DIY Luminaries!

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Hi everyone! Happy March!! It’s Shari here back with another project for you. I’ve had this idea swimming around in my head and was thrilled to finally put them together. I wanted to make a luminary with my dies… and vellum was the answer to hold everything together.

This first one uses the Woodland Tree die with some scrap paper I’ve had laying around. I really like how intricate the die is and it’s beautiful when light shines through.

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I’ve  created another using Slate card stock with the Super Heart Border die, and in the back you can see a peek of the Surf Blue card stock and the Mod Window die luminary.

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These are really easy to make and can be used for a dinner gathering, bridal or baby shower. The sky is the limit with all the dies and papers available.

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Please Note: To keep things safe, use a battery candle rather than an actual flame. 

I’ve shot a video of the process. You can view it below or on our YouTube Channel HERE.

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I hope you find inspiration to create your own DIY Luminaries. Enjoy your day!

  1. These are just beautiful and I like the idea of decorating for special events with luminaries that firt the theme perfectly. Great idea. And yes, they would make awesome gifts too.

  2. Absolutely gorgeous. What a great idea. Quick, easy way to create an atmosphere. Thank you for the idea. Not just for Halloween.

  3. Oohh! I just picked up a few battery operated tea lights on a whim earlier this week. I am definitely going to make a few of these now!

  4. These luminaries are beautiful, Shari! What a great addition to any decor. I think I’ll have to try to make one. TFS!

  5. This is a great DIY. One can personalize the candle holder not only with color, but also with different cuts/themes. Just awesome!

  6. Gorgeous luminaries!!! That is a great idea! I love learning new ways to use my dies! Especially for home decor!

  7. So pretty in all the different designs and easy on the budget decorating for a special occassion. Just beautiful and thanks for the tutorial!

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