DIY: Ad-Hoc (and Edible) Candleholders


Certainly one of our favourite ideas in our new ebook, Remodelista in Maine, comes from occasion designer Molly O’Rourke. “It seems an apple corer creates a gap that’s the identical diameter as a taper candle,” she advised us. “As soon as I found this, there was no turning again.”

put this coincidence to make use of for a last-minute Thanksgiving desk? Learn on:

Pictures by Greta Rybus for Remodelista in Maine.

molly’s tablescape. when cut (for stability) and cored, &#822 9
Above: Molly’s tablescape. When reduce (for stability) and cored, “potatoes, apples, cabbages, and melons all grow to be sculptural candelabras that may be whipped up on the spot and composted after your occasion,” she says.
bought too much bread for stuffing? “use an apple corer to transfor 10
Above: Purchased an excessive amount of bread for stuffing? “Use an apple corer to remodel hunks of stale bread into improvised candlesticks.”

with an apple corer ($14.95 from sur la table), molly says, “the  11
Above: With an apple corer ($14.95 from Sur La Desk), Molly says, “the world is your candlestick.” Simply insert tapers.

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