DIY Candle Holder from Pistachios Shells and an old CD

Hello friends, today we are going to learn how to make DIY Candle Holder from Pistachios shells and an old CD.

We all love to lighten up our home and the ambience with candles on different occasions like small gatherings, birthday parties, festivals etc. It removes darkness and fill the environment with brightness, hope and positive thinking.

So why not we make something amazingly beautiful which can add more charm to a beautiful candle. Try this very quick and simple DIY candle holder made with Pistachios shells. This activity is so easy that is perfect to engage your kids.  It can be a good craft work for your kids as well.

Here are step by step instructions (with pictures) on how you can make candle holder from old CD and Pistachios shells

Materials needed to make DIY Candle Holder with old CD

  • One old CD
  • Pistachios Shells
  • Glue
  • Fevicryl Acrylic Pearl Colors

Step 1 – Take a CD and start pasting the pistachios shells in a circular way. You can paste 2-3 rows of pistachios shells in a shape of a circle. Keep it aside for a while, and then start pasting the shells in a shape of a flower. Let it dry.


Step 2 –Paint the shells with golden and copper colour. You can use colour of your choice.


Your homemade candle holder is ready. Keep a candle in it and then be ready to see the magic.

Don’t you find this activity super easy? Now you don’t have to throw pistachios shells and an old CD in bin. Have Pistachios, enjoy their goodness, make your health and then make this beautiful DIY candle stand.

Do share what you have made using comments below.

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Lavanya Neelam
Lavanya Neelam

Lavanya stays in Hyderabad. Apart from her keen interest in crafts, embroidery and knitting she has also written 500 telugu poems. She was selected as the best balwadi teacher in slum improvement project overseas developing authority in Vijaywada. Now she helps other craft lovers by sharing her experiences on crafting. Her Blog -

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  1. Nice DIY , looks so good 🙂 You are so creative 🙂

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