Stackable Tea Light Holders

Make Stackable Tea Light Holders from

recycled cans in 15 minutes or less.
stackable tea light holderSupplies:

4 – clean 12.5 oz. Chunk Chicken cans

Paint of your choice.  I used gold spray paint and Maison Blanche chalk based paint in St. Anne with light brown wax



Tea lights

Coffee beans

tealights before

tealights gold paint

stackable Tea light holdersI spray painted 2 cans and used chalk based paint on the other two.  After I waxed the chalk based cans, I taped off one and used Mod Podge Rocks Peel & Stick Stencils on the other and then I spray painted them with the gold spray paint. (Thanks Amy, for the stencils!)

Then I filled each one with coffee beans and added turquoise blue tea lights.

Do you know how amazing coffee beans smell when being warmed by tea lights??  Pretty amazing!
Tealight holders gold and greenWhen in not in use, you can stack and store.

tealights use as many as neededYou can use them like this.

tealight holders with coffee beansOr like this, if you need more.

tealight stackable


tealight stackable holdersYou can even add glass globes that you bought at a yard sale, if the wind is blowing

stackable tea light holder

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  1. debbie says

    What a clever idea, I am going to do this. They look very cute and can make as tall or as short as you want plus putting in the coffee beans gives the great aroma (I don’t drink coffee but like to smell it). Thanks for sharing.


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