As the days get shorter, I find myself spending more time indoors. Of course the cooler temperatures have something to do with that, too. Fall also seems like the perfect time to bring out the candles. Don’t you love sitting around by candle light? It’s so cozy and romantic.
While I was shopping at Goodwill recently, I came across a decorative ladle. It wasn’t used for soup; instead someone hung it on the wall. Go figure. I planned to rehang it but also use it as a candle sconce. It needed a frame to make it more substantial. Enter a wood tray made for pillar candles.
I painted the flat bottom of the tray with a hammered copper spray paint. Hammer paints add a layer of texture.
I needed to drill a hole to insert a screw to hang the ladle. Then I filled it with faux fall leaves and a (safer than a regular candle) battery tea light.This sconce has many holiday possibilities. A jack-be-little for Halloween, Christmas ornaments, plants in the spring…