Monday Make A – May Pole Candles

April 20, 2009 at 1:45 pm (Beltane, Candle, Crafts, Magic, May Day, May Pole, Monday, pagan, Witch)

May Pole Candles
Author Unknown
Found at
Hearth & Home Witchery

You will need:

  • Lots of pretty ribbons
  • Tall white or green pillar candle
  • Silver or brass "Craft Bells"
  • Candle holder (stand)

Cut lengths of ribbon around 18 inches each, in pretty Springtime colors. (pastels) Tie a craft bell to each end of ribbon (a tooth pick helps this process). Tie ribbons starting at 3/4 way down the pillar candle, knot three times don’t tie bows, you need lots of length on the ribbons. Tie as many as you like snaking your way up the candle, but leave at least 1/4 candle bare. Place in a candle stand that will raise the candle about 6 – 8 inches, so the ribbons can "drape" Swirl the bundle of ribbons so they face East, ready to greet the dawn. Light candle and cheer the Spring time blessings to come.

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