Published at Thursday, December 07th 2017. by roger in Christmas Season.
Even with these precautions, some people keep a bucket of water nearby just in case. You can consider doing this for peace of mind. Avoid drafts. Keep an eye on the tree if someone opens a door or window or if you make a fire in the fireplace. A sudden gust could pull the flame on the candles in one direction or another, or it could cause them to flame up or burn faster. Enjoy your candle-powered Christmas tree -- And treat it with respect.
Another easy tip for updating your Christmas decorations is to purchase a new wreath for your front door or mantle. Christmas wreaths make classy focal points that complement Christmas trees. Pick a wreath that has a beautiful bow and some other tasteful decorations to add an extra touch of holiday spirit to your decor. You can choose a decorative, fake wreath that will keep for years, or a fresh wreath that you can display for the month of December and a few weeks after, depending on the type and care needed.
So if youre new to candy making start with some simple home made candy recipes, and start well before Christmas so that you can have some time to perfect your technique. And if youre out to make a great Christmas gift why not make that special person a complete candy gift basket and demonstrate your candy making prowess. Make a selection of candies, find a lovely wicker basket and some cellophane, buy a nice bottle of wine or 3 and pack all those candies and other goodies into a gift basket. Very few people would be unhappy to get a Christmas gift like that.
Fold the card in half and then paste the artwork squares onto the front, towards the top (checking the opening is to the right-hand side), using the gluestick. If things are getting too messy, stop and get the kids to wash their hands and start again. Using scrap paper on the table top makes cleaning up much easier. Allow the cards to dry. If they get a bit twisted, lay the cards under a heavy book overnight to flatten them out.
Make sure you get the right kind of candles. Basically, theres one right kind of Christmas Candle and a lot of wrong ones. The bottom line: your candle must fit the candle holder. Tapers, votives and table candles are too fat. Birthday and candles are much too thin. Dont try to improvise. Order genuine Christmas Tree Candles when you order your candle holders. That way youll be sure youre getting the right thing.
Materials - You must gather all the materials needed ahead of time, such as ribbons, sequins, dried flowerettes and leaves, color pen, laces, cardboard and many more. You can buy them in bulk to get discounts. Theme - Decide what theme you want to have.