Baptismal Candles

A church candle has several spiritual and symbolic meaning. For baptismal candle, it is a symbol of the “Light of Christ” which is coming into the child’s life. The candle also represents the light that will guide them throughout the rest of his life as a Child of God.

Are you looking for a simple DIY baptismal candle that’s not only meaningful but uber chic & stylish as well? use WASHI TAPES! You can even choose the design and color to fit your theme. No more ribbon, lace, glue gun…

Washi Tapes are beautiful and colorful tape that originates from Japan. It’s like a pretty masking tape that comes with different patterns and designs, making it functional and decorative at the same time. There are tons of creative ideas in using washi tapes. You can use it to cover candles, wooden spoon & fork, jars and even phone cases! You can get your washi tapes at Paper chic Studio.

Here are some awesome ideas:
Baptismal Candle (Source: Mommy Ginger)

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Covered Tea Light Candle (Source: under 100 dollars)

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Covered Glass Candle Holder (Source: japanistic)

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  1. i didn’t realize this but I’ve been buying washi tapes since high school out of their cuteness. I didn’t know they were called washi tapes though and I thought they were just fancier tapes! But now thanks to your post I discovered something else I can do with it! hehehe. Thanks for sharing!!!

  2. This is a good idea and very creative plus not costly!! I’ll definitely keep this in mind when I finally have to do a the future! And also recommend this to my friends 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

  3. What a nice concept. We are Jehovah’s Witnesses and we don’t do baptisms at a young age especially when kids are still babies. Anyway, i love scented candles 🙂

  4. I remember when my daughter was baptized, the church was the one who gives us the candles. By the way, my sister is planning that her baby be baptize maybe next year. Thanks for this info I will share this to her.

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