I wanted to make floating candles for a Harry Potter-themed party — but without a magic wand I had to get creative. I painted kitchen roll tubes white and dripped the paint around the top to look like melting wax. Then I stuck battery-operated tealights in the top of each tube to create the candle. Next, I put up some extendable net curtain rods and hung the candles from them using cotton. I think it looked absolutely wizard!
Dawn Christie, Lytham St Annes, Lancs