Bicycle Horn Candle Holder

October 3rd, 2011 in member junk     
chapeldreamer chapeldreamer, member
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I found this old bicycle horn that was missing the bulb on a dollar table at a flea market and was inspired to make a candle holder. I took a block of wood and drilled a hole in it. I upholstered  it with a 1" thick piece of foam and canvas that I hand stamped with a harlequin pattern. I then cut a slit in the fabric and foam with an exacto-knife and added wood glue to the hole I had drilled. I lightly tapped the horn into the hole with a rubber mallet (it was a tight fit) and let it sit a couple of days to dry.  The end result was a gorgeous and unique candle holder that breathed new life into that old horn.


Pattern or design used: My own design - Melissa Rhoades
posted in: member junk, metal, wood, cottage, eclectic, funky, candle holder, whimsical, family room, white, living room, porch, bedroom, entry, black, dining room, chic, fabric, study, office, sunroom, silver-metallic, textile, game room

Comments (2)

chapeldreamer writes: Thank you gadgetsponge. :) It was a fun project. Posted: 12:59 pm on October 4th
gadgetsponge writes: Those tones work very well together. You can't beat a cheap horn! Posted: 7:38 pm on October 3rd
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