If your wedding party is going to be in your backyard with a pool, it would be a good idea to have some lovely floating candles. These things will add a total relaxed ambiance to your backyard pool party. The mix of fire and waters really seems to strike a chord to everyone.
There are numbers of ways you can add such a touch of elegance and romance to your party; buy some for several dollars, use the typical floating candle which will probably be extinguished by wind, or you can save some bucks and make some all by yourself.
Making floating candles for a pool is pretty simple; you do not need to learn deep science to make one. I will introduce you to several simple step you can make a floating pool candle. How to make floating candles for pool. There is no much difference from making other floating candles, but you will need to consider that the candle will be floating on water. If you are making a candle by yourself, make sure that they are large enough, at least six inches in diameter.
Here’s what you need to make a romantic looking flower floating candle for a pool .
• Wire cutter
• Silk flowers
• Fishing line
• Heavy washer for weight purposes
• Foam (6×6 or larger)
• Any decorative pieces
1) Create two holes in the center of your foam. The foam will serve as a platform. It would be an excellent idea to use Styrofoam.
The two holes need to be close to each other. Attach a fishing line via the hole; it would be a good idea to secure them with several knots.
2) Depending on the depth of your pool, measure the length of your fishing line and attach two heavy washers to the end. You can also use dental floss which will keep the candles from moving all around the pool.
3) Glue flower the edge of the foam, but make sure you leave a space at the center of your candle.
4) Add your flowers decorations as desired but remember to keep away from the center of the candle to avoid the candle from catching them on fire.
5) You need a small candle holder and a candle, so set it in the center of the a candle, but don’t make a mistake of glue it, because at times to keep it balanced on the pool, you may need to move it. Keep in mind the size of the candle you have will determine the holder you choose.
6) Place your candle at your convenient place on water and light the candle. Use a pool to move your floating candle out where you want it to be, but make sure that you keep the water as calm as possible. You candle might move a little bit but will probably stay in the area that you choose.
With these few ideas, and with your own, your candle will be a big hit to your next memorable party. Make sure you avoid windy days and use large pool sized candles and always make sure you anchor them.
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