Elegant Holiday Ribbon Candles

This post is in collaboration with Brother International Corporation.  All opinions are 100% mine.

INSIDE : Learn how to create elegant holiday ribbon candles. Elevate your candles with this simple look for endless colors, patterns and looks!

Elegant Ribbon Candles

There is such a wonderful simplicity in an effortless holiday craft.  As my family gets ready to break out all of our decor and welcome in the Christmas season, I decided we need just a few more quick holiday crafts.  

I’m excited to share my new Elegant Holiday Ribbon Candles with you today!

What supplies are needed for Ribbon Candles?

Ribbon Candle-supplies

How to decorate a candle with ribbon?

The first step to creating these simple candles is exploring all the amazing options on your P-touch Embellish.  With 14+ fonts, 90+ borders, 400+ symbols and 25 patterns to choose from – making a personalized ribbon projects is a breeze!

I had no idea how much fun it would be create patterns for my ribbons using the P-touch.  I was immediately hooked with creating more ribbons than I would ever need for this project.

How to create a gorgeous custom Ribbon Candle for the Holidays! Delineate Your Dwelling

Not only were the satin ribbons and the patterned tapes easy and fun to make, but I was so surprised with the speed at which they were printed out – sixty seconds or less!

For these candles, I used three different patterns and color combinations. I used a red satin ribbons with gold snowflakes, a soft pink satin ribbon with gold polka dots and Red & White Gingham with the words Peace printed on it.

How to create a gorgeous custom Ribbon Candle for the Holidays! Delineate Your Dwelling

How to put a ribbon to a candle?

Starting at the top of your battery operated candle and add a small amount of hot glue to secure the ribbon in place.

I found it helpful to play around with the ribbon a bit before gluing it down to see the best position of the pattern.

How to create a gorgeous custom Ribbon Candle for the Holidays! Delineate Your Dwelling

With endless patterns, words and even emojis available on the P-touch Embellish, the options are as wide as your imagination!  This also would be a fun way to add a personal touch to holiday-themed DIY gift.

Make sure to keep the ribbon snug against your candle and add small dabs of hot glue along the way to keep everything secure.

I loved how these bright ribbon colors pop against the simple white candles.

Winter Candles with ribbon
winter candles

I added my candles, a few bulb ornaments and a vase of fresh flowers for an elegant winter display for the holidays!

Ribbon Candle

You can find the P-touch Embellish printer, ribbons, 9 patterned tapes and 3 pastel tapes at your local US Michaels stores or at Michaels.com.

Looking for more P-touch Embellish projects?  You might like my Printed Fan Ribbon Ornaments DIY.

You might also enjoy my DIY Felt Ornaments.

DIY Christmas Felt Ornaments


  1. Haeley Giambalvo says:

    Cute idea Amy!

  2. I want this P Touch! so many fun things to do with this!

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