How To Create Harry Potter Floating Candles

[Simple DIY Steps For Creating Amazing Illusion]

Everyone loves Halloween. A big part of this love comes from the process of creating your own haunted house. This is an important ritual that plays a major role in setting the theme for the night.

This is why a lot of people spend a whole lot of money on buying readymade illusion and decorations that will not only excite their visitors but also help them display their love for certain stories.

One such beloved them is of the Harry Potter universe, and a big staple of that theme are the floating candles that we’ve often seen lighting up the ceiling in the Great Hall at Hogwarts.

Getting those floating candles and setting them up can be a hectic and costly task, but with this DIY guide you can learn how to make your own floating candles right at home.

To create this beautiful illusion, follow these steps:

  1. Take a bunch of empty toilet paper/paper towel tubes.
  2. Add faux wax drips using a hot glue gun to one side of the tubes.
  3. Wait for the glue to dry up.
  4. Spray paint white/yellow paint over the entire tube and dry glue.
  5. Drill two holes on the opposite sides of the tube just beneath the faux wax drips.
  6. Slide a fishing hook and wire through both holes.
  7. Place a flickering LED candle light on top of the wire, inside the tube.
  8. Drill holes in the roofs.
  9. Hang the candles from the ceiling at various heights.
  10. Light up the LED bulbs.

With these easy steps, you will be able to easily create your own Hogwarts Floating Candles for your house. Have fun.

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Posted on : 31 Aug 2016 @ 14:27

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