Sunday, July 18

Paper Doll Candles

I just love paper dolls and like most little girls, I collected them when I was a kid. My best friend Susan and I would spend hours drawing our own figures and then making clothes for them from old magazines and fabric from our mother's scrap bags.

But for a more grown-up version, I went online and googled paper dolls. Oh my gosh! It's unbelievable how many paper dolls you can find to download and print for free. And that's exactly how I found these great images. Instead of cutting out the clothes and gluing them or using the tabs to put clothes on them, I decided to decoupage them onto grocery store candles.

I grabbed my Collage Pauge® Instant Decoupage and a soft brush to glue and seal them to the glass. Then I attached little scrapbooking charms around the tops with some black satin ribbon. I think they'll look cute on my bathroom window sill.

Oh, and if you need more Pattiewack glue ideas, go to and you can also pick up "The Crafter's Guide To Glue" at any major book store or online at

Happy Crafting!


Unknown said...

Those are too cute! What a great idea!

Thera Joyce

Unknown said...

These are adorable! Thanks for sharing!

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