Corn Husk Candles

Bring the beauty of the harvest indoors with candles wrapped in corn husks.

YOU'LL NEED (makes 1 candle)

  • 1 large rubber band
  • Medium-size glass hurricane
  • Scissors
  • Dried corn husks (available at amazon.com)
  • 1 yard orange yarn
  • Medium-size pillar candle to fit inside hurricane

INSTRUCTIONS: 

  1. Wrap rubber band around hurricane, a few inches up from bottom.
  2. Trim corn husks to about ¾" shorter than hurricanes. Working with 1 corn husk at a time, carefully lift rubber band and slide husk underneath so pointed end is ¾" below lip of hurricane.
  3. Continue sliding husks under rubber band, overlapping them slightly, until they completely encircle hurricane.
  4. Wind yarn around husks to cover rubber band, tying in a knot in front to secure and trimming ends with scissors.
  5. Use scissors to trim bottom edges of corn husks so they line up neatly with bottom of hurricane.
  6. Place candle inside hurricane and light.