Make These Fabulous Candle Holders from Plastic Toys!

Guess what? It’s my birthday!! Well, not my (Clinton’s) birthday, but the anniversary of the launch of as a resource for all the food, drink, decorating and style tips I’ve had bouncing around in my head. So in honor of our first birthday, here’s a fancy-schmancy candle holder idea for you—take a toy animal figurine, drill a little hole in it, and glue in one of those old-fashioned plastic candle holders. It will instantly transform even the plainest cake into a fabulous Pinterest-worthy dessert.

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Toy Animal Candle Holders

Animal Candle Holders

You will need

  • plastic toy animals
  • metallic spray paint
  • birthday candle holders
  • birthday candles
  • drill
  • craft glue

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  • Drill holes in tops of plastic animals.
  • Place a dab of craft glue inside drilled hole and insert birthday candle holder.
  • Spray paint animals in desired colors, in several light coats if necessary. Let dry.
DIY Animal Candle Holders

#fbf to 1994 (ish) with my buds, @richardwiese and @wendirogerstv Bought that sport coat on sale for about 20 bucks because that’s all I had in the bank. Was 10% wool and 90% “other.” Got caught in the rain with it and smelled like wet dog ass all night.

Nine years ago, I made a vow to live my life based on three guiding principles: Love, Awe and Gratitude. Today, instead of feeling sad, angry or anxious about The Chew’s cancellation, I will look through the lens of Gratitude and thank: My cohosts, @chefsymon and @carlaphall, for being two of the greatest people I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing. The crew and staff of The Chew for being so dedicated, hardworking and collaborative. Our viewers for allowing us into your homes each day to share a laugh and a recipe — and a cocktail. It’s been a fun run and I am so freakin’ lucky to have been a part of it. Much love, CK ❤️

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