Apples are in season. Sure they are good for things such as apple pies, apple tarts, apple ciders, or they are good just by themselves. But what if it were possible to transform an apple into a unique candleholder? It is, indeed, possible. Apples make unique candleholders for your windowsills or on your mantel. However, once you use them for your candleholder they are not to be eaten. So get ready to create some mood lighting by using the carved out apples.
Steel tub filled with water (this is optional)
Black permanent marker
1. Place an apple in the tub to see how it floats; mark a dot at the center top of the apple. Repeat this process for all of the apples that you have.
2. Center a tealight over the dot. Trace the outline with a knife. Be sure to cut as deep as the tealight depth.
3. Scoop out the marked area. Slicing the apple within the marked area will help the scooping go a lot smoother.
4. Squeeze lemon juice over the cut surface of each apple. This will ensure that the apple doesn’t turn brown until you want to throw away the apple.
5. Place the tealights in your new apple candleholder. Place the apple in the tub and light the candles (this is strictly up to you. The tub is not needed). If the tub does not work for you, then put the candle in the windowsill or up on your mantle. Light the candle to create the mood lighting and you’re done. Sit back and enjoy your creation.
That is all there is to making a unique fall candleholder. Of course, when the season is over, you might want to toss the candle holder out. A good rule of thumb is to toss it out when the tealight is finished burning.