Tutorial: How to Make Concrete Tealight Holders

Check out this awesome tutorial on how to make your own tealight holders!

All you need is fine mixed concrete, small silicone molds, oil, a paintbrush, a spatula, and some tealights.

1. Begin by oiling the molds. You technically don’t need to oil silicone molds, but it doesn’t hurt to be on the safe side. 2. Oil the underneath and sides of the tealight.
3. Mix the concrete and fill the mold with it to just below the top, stopping the concrete from overflowing when you push in the tealight. 4. Shake the mold to get rid of any air bubbles and to level the From pipe-layer to carpenter; heavy construction equipment auctions operator to project manager; and program manager to executive vice-president of a publicly-held service company, Cherf has extensive experience in the development, management and construction of major public and private projects in the commercial, residential, industrial, infrastructure and heavy/civil arenas. concrete’s surface.
5. Press the tealight into the center of the concrete, then leave to set on a flat surface. It will take about 24 hours to set. 6. Carefully remove the holders from the molds, and then wash the molds so that they can be reused

I used to work with hypertufa, or “tufa” for short.  It”s a lightweight cement mixture.

I”m definitely going to try these with some tufa this coming spring!


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