Repurposed Candle Sconces from Barn Wood

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Mmm…I feel like doing a little junk stash lovin’ today. Do you ever get the itch to create? It sparks exciting times, I tell ya. Especially when it includes junk. aaaahhh yeah. When I found these metal trays all rusty and what not at the thrift store for a quarter, I had to have them. I believe they used to be candle trays, but that didn’t matter to me. I would find them a new purpose. Check out how I turned these cast-offs into some repurposed candle sconces.

Metal Plates Before Repurposed Project | Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

To get to my idea to come to fruition, I kept turning them over and those fingers holes looked like the perfect size for candles. How to turn them into one was the next step. I instantly saw this rusty metal being the perfect marriage to some barn wood scraps. And what better to create the union than a pair of rusty metal drawer knobs from my antique farm desk makeover? Nothing, I tell ya. tsk.

Reclaimed Wood and Rusty Metal Knobs Repurposed | Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

Time to get funkified junky with my bad self and whip out my favorite drill and get to work. I’m on a roll…hahaha… This was one of those ideas that when it hit me I had to make it NOW. I love what I do.

Drilling Reclaimed Wood for Repurposed Candle Sconces | Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

All I had to do was add some hangers to the back, insert the candles and viola!

Rustic Reclaimed Candle Sconces from Barn Wood and Junk by Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

DIY Reclaimed Wood Candle Sconces by Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

As tempted as I was to keep these repurposed candle sconces, I actually created them for my shop. Good thing they sold lightning fast because I would have kept them. There is always something new being added and the best way to get updates is to become a follower.

Rustic Candle Sconces Made with Reclaimed Wood and Repurposed Parts by Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

Time to get back to my stash and have some more fun! Please tell me I’m not alone, k?

Do pin and share to show me some love, and more importantly, inspire others to think funky too.  😉

Rustic Farmhouse Repurposed Candles Sconces Made with Barn Wood by Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

Next week is Trash to Treasure Tuesday and my friends and I will have a bunch of sweet makeovers for you!
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28 Comments

  • Mary Barber

    I totally relate. I have a huge ‘junk’ stash. When inspiration strikes, I must strike as well. Love weathered wood and rusty things….they just go together. Okay, daylight is burning, I must get out to my shop and create!

    October 6, 2016 at 8:21 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You have me thinking of Muhammad Ali! 😀 You go girl.

      October 6, 2016 at 10:00 am Reply
  • Jolinda

    You totally surprised me on the use of the little tins and I must say I love what you did.

    October 6, 2016 at 9:45 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Saweet! I love a good makeover and this one had me smiling. I only wish I had more time for things like this. Thanks, Jolinda!

      October 6, 2016 at 10:01 am Reply
  • Jacki ~ My Trash To Treasure Life

    Very good repurpose. Who cares what the original purpose was, you knocked it out of the park!

    October 6, 2016 at 10:14 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Amen! You are hilarious, Jacki. 😀

      October 6, 2016 at 12:52 pm Reply
  • Susan

    Totally in love with these !

    October 6, 2016 at 10:21 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You made my day! Thanks, Susan. 🙂

      October 6, 2016 at 12:53 pm Reply
  • Denise Vrooman

    Ingenious! Love what you did!

    October 6, 2016 at 10:57 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Woot, Woot! {{happy dance}} 😀

      October 6, 2016 at 12:54 pm Reply
  • Tina Quinn

    Soooo creative. You are the bomb! Love!

    October 6, 2016 at 11:49 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Excellent! hahaha…love it. Thanks, Tina!

      October 6, 2016 at 12:55 pm Reply
  • Linda Johnston

    Now, I have to tell you, you were a ingenious with this one! I absolutely love those darned sconces. I will spend a long time envying those!

    October 6, 2016 at 11:50 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I am blushing. 🙂 Thanks, Linda! No to find more junk, eh?

      October 6, 2016 at 12:55 pm Reply
  • Kathy

    Well, you did it again….yet another”oh my gosh” creation!! Such vision and talent…
    Your biggest fan, Kathy

    October 6, 2016 at 6:21 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      You are the absolute sweetest, Kathy. HUGS!!

      October 8, 2016 at 8:47 pm Reply
  • Debrashoppeno5

    Now this is such a fun idea. I am not surprised they flew out the door. It makes for a very unique candle sconce.

    October 6, 2016 at 8:14 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thanks Debra. They were fun and felt oh-so-good to get them out of my brain. Junkin’ fun!

      October 8, 2016 at 8:48 pm Reply
  • Cecilia

    Nice! Those turned out super cool!

    October 6, 2016 at 9:07 pm Reply
  • Marie from The Interior Frugalista

    No surprise these sold quickly, Larissa – very clever repurpose, as always!

    October 7, 2016 at 11:01 am Reply
    • Larissa

      It was a good thing, Marie. Thanks so much!

      October 8, 2016 at 8:50 pm Reply
  • Joyce @ QN

    I did not see that coming! Way to go!! (love ’em)

    October 8, 2016 at 2:08 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      hee hee…awesome! Thank you, Joyce.

      October 8, 2016 at 8:50 pm Reply
  • Nancy

    Really unique! Love people who think outside the box!

    October 14, 2016 at 6:13 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Awesome to hear, Nancy. Thank you!

      October 17, 2016 at 7:27 pm Reply
  • Mary Vitullo

    What a great up-cycling idea. Pinning this.

    April 22, 2017 at 8:50 am Reply
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