Make some personalized candle holders for dad, grandpa or pops. Personalized votive candle holders make wonderful homemade gift ideas for Father’s Day, Christmas or his birthday that kids can help make!
Dad’s and grandpa’s love receiving personalized homemade keepsake gifts from their children and grandchildren on Father’s Day!
Feel free to substitute “daddy,” “grandpa,” “pops,” or “papa” for Dad when you personalize this sweet handmade gift idea.
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Personalized Candle Holder Gifts for Dad or Grandpa
Personalizing faux stained glass hearts on square glass votive candle holders for dad, grandpa, or pops is a fun and easy homemade gift idea. Anyone that can draw or trace can do this easy art project.
Both kids and adults will enjoy making this handmade gift idea for dad. Younger children will need some assistance with this project, while older kids and teens will be able to make personalized candle holders from start to finish on their own.
Personalized Candle Holder Materials
- Rubbing alcohol
- Square votive candle holders
- Glass paint
- Glass paint outline tube (black)
- Paintbrush set
- Votive candles [to complete the gift}
- Heart template
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Father’s Day Personalized Candle Holder
Help the kids paint a single heart or a quadruple heart votive candle holder for this simple homemade gift idea for dad. You don’t even have to make a heart. You can use any design you like and personalize it!
For even more homemade candle holders, check out this collection of hand-painted candle holder ideas that kids can make. Inside, we share a hack to help inspire the kids to make gifts for dad or grandpa.
If dad or grandpa have a favorite team, feel free to make personalized team candle holders for dad or grandpa instead of a heart or hearts.
How to Make Personalized Candle Holders for Dad
Step 1 – Paint Faux Stained Glass Heart, Hearts, or Team Symbol on a Square votive candle holder.
Learn how to use glass paint to create faux stained glass heart votive candle holders with our easy stained glass heart votive tutorial.
Don’t forget to hop over to look at this collection of hand-painted candle holders for more ideas!
For an extra special touch paint four hearts on your candle holders. Quadruple heart votive candle holders cast heart shadows onto nearby walls and tabletops when they are lit!
Step 2 – Personalize Candle Holders for Dad, Grandpa, or Pops
Next, use our personalized candle holder tutorial to personalize some candle holders for dad and grandpa.
Learn how to make one for Mother’s Day click HERE!
Related: Keepsake Gifts Kids Can Make
Homemade Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Examples of Personalized Candle Holders for Dad and Grandpa
Below you will find a few more examples of how you can personalize one of these heart votive candle holders for dad. Feel free to substitute daddy, grandpa, papa, pops, a nickname or his real name!
For more ideas, check out our personalized heart candle holder tips.
Personalized Candle Holders for Dad
Dad and grandpa love homemade gifts with a personal touch for Father’s Day.
Creating faux stained glass hearts on votive candle holders, and then personalizing them for dad, papa, or grandpa, is a fun and easy homemade gift idea for both kids and adults.
For more fun gift ideas for dad and grandpa hop over to have a look at this awesome collection of homemade gifts for dad.
You may also like our ultimate family gift guide with DIY and readymade ideas for the whole family!
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