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Moroccan Inspired Candle Centerpiece

February 10, 2016

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Moroccan Inspired Candle Centerpiece
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It seems like there is a whole new section in my local craft store store geared towards DIYers. I found unfinished 12”x 12” wood frames that I filled with decorative metal sheets cut to size and stapled on the back.

Items needed:

  • Americana Decou-Page Papers - Moroccan
  • Americana Acrylics 2oz - Saffron Yellow
  • Americana Decou-Page (Glue-Sealer-Finish) 8oz - Americana Decou-Page Matte
  • Americana Acrylics 2oz - Ultramarine Blue
  • Unfinished Wood Frame
  • Assorted Paint Brushes
  • Craft Knife and Mat
  • Glue Gun
  • Wine Corks
  • Battery Operated Candles
  • Ruler


With this cool new decorative frame, it was time to dress it up and give it some flavor. I used the Moroccan Decou-Page paper pack to create a one-of-a-kind candle centerpiece.

I also used Matte Decou-Page and coordinating acrylic paints in pretty blue and yellow to match my Moroccan paper pattern.


Instruction #2 - Moroccan inspired frame Decoart supplies
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First step was to cut my decorative paper to size. I wanted to embellish the front of my wood frame with the pretty patterned paper. So I cut 4 sections matching the front sections of my wood frame, using my ruler, craft knife and self-healing mat. 

Instruction #3 - Moroccan inspired frame step 1
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To coordinate with the patterns on the front of the frame, I carefully painted the outer and inner edges for my frame with the blue and yellow paints. 

Instruction #4 - Moroccan inspired frame step 2
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After the paint was dry, I applied a layer of Decou-Page on the top of my frame and applied the paper sections on top. 

Instruction #5 - Moroccan inspired frame step 3
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To seal the paper sections on I applied a second layer of Decou-Page on the top and let dry completely.

Instruction #6 - Moroccan inspired frame step 4
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The frame is beautiful on its own and can be used in a variety of different ways. I could hang it on the wall and use it as a jewelry organizer, or just decoration. But I took it step further and turned it into a candle centerpiece.


I wanted to add some depth to the frame for it to sit in the center of my dining room table. So I cut two wine corks in half and glued each half on each corner. 

I finished it with arranging three battery-operated candles in the center for a gorgeous candle centerpiece with Moroccan flair. Lovely!

Happy Crafting!

Be sure to visit Club Chica Circle  for more projects and to learn more about Pauline.


Absolutely gorgeous items! I want to do all of them!


October 29, 2016

Very nice. Can you provide instructions on how you inserted the metal sheets into the frames and the name of materials.

leslie fleming

March 26, 2017

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