Dollar Store Hurricane Lamps

dollar store hurricane lampTake a gander at my new hurricane lamps. I just love how these turned out! I’d been thinking of making these and when I saw Kathy’s version over at Creative Home Expressions, I knew I had to give them a try. I thought I’d use the larger size hurricanes, but after seeing Kathy’s results, I decided to make them with the smaller glass hurricanes from the dollar store. dollar store hurricanes
The construction of these couldn’t be any easier. I just used hot glue to attach the candlestick base to the hurricane top. Even with the smaller hurricane glasses, they ended up being about 9 inches tall. They look absolutely perfect on my living room coffee table. Gotta love that dollar store. Simple and pretty, on the cheap.
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27 thoughts on “Dollar Store Hurricane Lamps

  1. Hi – Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving your nice comment. I love the hurricane lamps you made. I really enjoy finding pieces and parts at thrift and dollar stores and turning them into something fabulous.
    I also wanted to comment on your wonderful pictures!! That last picture looks straight out of a magazine.
    I saw your ornament wreath in an earlier post and that looks like a great project too!
    Glad you stopped by so I could find your blog.
    Jane

  2. May I just say FAB-U-LOUS! The only thing better than absolutely beautiful is cheap and beautiful! LOVE them! BTW just wanted to let you know that the closet crafter is having a Gift tag/Christmas card giveaway open 'till Friday!!!

  3. Oh my gosh, I've been looking for something like this. I have small hurricane lamp style glasses which cost me a fortune and which only hold little candles. I thought bigger ones would be perfect for my conservatory and couldn't find them anywhere…you have totally inspired me; candle holders and Ikea chunky glasses!!! Thanks hon! xx

  4. These turned out great, Carolyn! I love how we can all put our own little twist on these things and make them our own. I love the glass piece you used to hold the candle. I actually went back to my dollar store to get more and they had none of the candlesticks! Couldn't believe it ~ I'll have to search out another dollar store now.

  5. I had these items in my hands this weekend and thought "do I really want to make these?" After seeing yours, I think I need to go back and get my supplies!
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  6. Perfect! I have a "dollar store date" with a coworker at lunch tomorrow and will look for huricanes like you showed. I actually purchased 3 of the candle holders and 3 glass plates with the intention of making cake stands. I like this idea just as much! I heard you can also use E6000 glue for these to hold well… might be a bit stronger than hot glue? Thanks for sharing

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