Saturday, December 20, 2014

Upcycled Yule Luminary for Tresors de Luxe

Tomorrow is Yule and the official kick off to my family's holiday festivities. In the Northern hemisphere this date marks the first day of winter, and the return of the sun. Our days begin to lengthen, light takes over darkness, and we celebrate with food, drink, fire, laughter and light.

Upcycled Jar Yule Luminary - Nichola Battilana

I spied some pretty luminaries on pinterest and thought they'd be a perfect addition to our celebrations. Remember that winter womderland jar I posted this week? This is its kin. I've upcycled this one into a lantern. It can be filled with a candle or (for those especially safety conscience) a string of holiday lights. 

**NOTE: If using a candle, your lid must remain OFF while the candle is lit**

Upcycled Jar Yule Luminary - Nichola Battilana

I podged some light tissue paper on the outside of my jar to give it a softer 'glow'. I applied some White Venice Bridal Lace Trim LA-050 around the top. I've used a Tresors de Luxe lace with a triangular pattern, a little reminiscent of Christmas Trees around the base.

Gussy up the lid and you have a beautiful holiday luminary, perfect for any celebration :)