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You can use your Cricut or Silhouette machine to easily create your own Halloween floating candles. These make a great decoration for Halloween parties. And can also be used if you are looking to make Harry Potter floating candles for a Harry Potter themed party.
Learn how to make these festive floating candles with this step-by-step tutorial and grab the free Candle SVG files.
These floating candles are really easy to make and only take a couple minutes to put together. The candles separate so you can turn the tea lights on and off as needed.
This candle SVG design will also stand up. So, you can use these to add additional Halloween decor throughout the house. This is a safer alternative to candles, but still gives the same feel throughout the house.
How to Make Floating Candles with Your Cricut:
To make these Halloween floating candles, you will need:
- Medium or Heavy Weight Cardstock – I recommend this black pack of carstock or this white cardstock if making Harry Potter Floating Candles.
- Cricut Maker or Explore Cutting Machine and your standard cutting mat.
- Black or White Tea Lights
- Clear String for hanging the candles
- Glue and Scotch Tape
- Halloween Candy Holder SVG – Download at the bottom of the post
Watch the full step-by-step video tutorial on how to make these Harry Potter floating candles:
Upload the floating candle SVG file to Cricut Design Space. The files are already sized correctly, so no need to resize. Select all layers and ungroup them.
Turn all the cut lines into score lines and attach them to the candle base. You will do this for all 3 candles. To do this, select the layers with the cut lines and in your operations menu, change them from cut to score.
Select your score lines and your candle layer together by holding down shift and select attach to attach the score lines to your candle layer.
Note: If you are making multiple candy holders, cut them all together so that you can use the least amount of paper. Several candy holders can be cut on the same piece of paper.
How to Assemble the Floating Candles
Start by gluing the candle wax piece to your tea light. Line it up so that the top is flush with it. Wrap the wax around and glue it closed.
To assemble the candle, roll it and glue it together. When you glue it, line the end up with the score line that runs down the candle. This will make sure your candle is sized for a perfect fit.
Then fold the tab pieces inward and glue the bottom circle to them. Add the candle inside the candle wax and your candle is complete!
To hang these, attach a clear string to each side and hang them from your ceiling.
If you are planning a spooky Halloween party, then make sure to check out these other fun spooky Halloween decorations:
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