Cinnamon Stick Candles {fall ideas}

I couldn’t resist linking up to Kate’s craft party so this afternoon I quickly made a centerpiece for the dining room table. This is such an easy craft that you’ll be able to do this project in less than twenty minutes!

All you need are cinnamon sticks, candles, a rubber band, and some ribbon/twine. (Note: I found inexpensive cinnamon sticks at Ollie’s.)

Place your rubber band around your candle and then place your sticks under the rubber band. To add interest, I varied the height and also varied whether the line on the cinnamon sticks faced outwards or toward the candle.

Once the entire candle is covered in sticks, wrap twine or ribbon around the rubber band in order to conceal it. Accessorize however you want and you’re done!

Here you can see the entire casual fall tablescape. My boys were thrilled to come home and find the “big table” all set and ready for some fall food tonight.

I placed a little fun pumpkin on each setting with a hand stamped leaf that I had created for a different project last fall. Gotta love it when you can repurpose your crafts!

These candles will transition beautifully into winter with just the addition of some holly berries. Happy candle accessorizing!

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  1. says

    I love how simple it is to whip these up and then also use them for winter decorating! Your dining room is so fabulous with that brick wall.

  2. says

    This is perfect! I have some candles and jute, so now I need to get some cinnamon sticks and I’m set. This will totally simplify what I was thinking of doing for my dining room table, so thank you for making my life MUCH easier :)

  3. says

    OK I’m gonna freak out a lil bit! I LOVE THIS! It’s so simple and easy and yet it’s absolutely GORGEOUS. It looks stunning on the table. I bet it does smell wonderful. I really love this. THIS was the first link I clicked on from the party. :)

  4. says

    brilliant! I’ve seen this idea on pinterest and have been excited to do it…but I thought I’d use glue and have to hold the cinnamon sticks to the candle FOREVER…plus I wouldn’t be able to reuse them. but your method is awesome! can’t wait to create some :)

  5. Becky says

    Great looking table Beth – love the look you have created. I also love your white dishes – I have been looking for some like that for a long time – can you share the details and where you purchased. Thank you!

  6. says

    I am planning on using this quick craft at our women’s group. What I was wondering is what happens when the candles burn down below the cinnamon sticks. I know that if you burn candles for a few hours, they can soften right up and melt down somewhat.

  7. says

    I love this idea, and I’m sure it creates a wonderful aroma throughout the home. Found you through Positively Splendid. Please come by and visit me to see my “Waiting for Autumn” coat rack transformation.

  8. Candle Decor says

    I can smell the beautiful aroma of the cinamon… What a simple and creative way to add some style to candles. I love how they look as the centerpiece. Thank you for posting!


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