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Magical DIY gift - tealight with a hidden message

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Magical DIY gift - tea light with a hidden message

In the run-up to Christmas, finding the perfect gift is often a real challenge. So how about a homemade DIY gift that is not only personalised and individual, but also guaranteed to surprise the recipient?

In this blog article, we'll show you step by step how to make a very special candle using our free template - a magic candle with a hidden message!

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Make a magic candle with a heartfelt message

Homemade gifts are often the best because they come from the heart.

Giving a tea light with a hidden message is a wonderful way to wish the recipient "Merry Christmas", for example, or to lovingly say "Thank you". It is an opportunity to speak from the heart without the need for many words. 

So grab the materials you need to make the magic tea light. And off you go!

What you need to create the magical tea light

  • Our free craft template "Tea light with hidden message"
  • A pointed object, such as a toothpick or the end of a corkscrew
  • Tea light
  • Scissors
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Step 1: Prepare the secret message

Download the craft template and print it out in colour.

Now think about which message you would like to hide from the template and cut it out.

Download the handicraft template for the tea light with a secret message free of charge

Simply enter your details in the form below. You will then receive the template for the magic tea light to print out for free and you can start crafting.

Step 2: Hide the secret message

Take the tea light out of the aluminium bowl and remove the wick. Now use a pointed object (e.g. a toothpick or the end of a corkscrew) to poke a hole in the centre of the message.

Then thread the template and the candle back onto the wick and put everything back into the aluminium bowl.

Step 3: Give the magic candle as a gift

Your magic candle with a hidden message is now ready to be given as a gift.
We are sure that the candle will not only light up the room, but will also bring a smile to the recipient's face.


Happy crafting time and an even happier festive season!

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