How to create a wedding hearth with your own hands


The long-awaited wedding day has come, which was dreamed not only by the newlyweds, but also by their parents. Children create a new young family. What will it be, can they carry their love through the years? These questions are extremely exciting for moms and dads. Creating a wedding hearth with their own hands, parents invest in it, and then pass on to the newlyweds particles of life experience, love, tenderness. The family hearth made by parental hands will be a kind of talisman for a young family on a difficult life path.

What is a family hearth and its importance?

In Russia, there is an ancient rite - in the final of the wedding, after removing the veil from the bride, the wedding hearth is lit. It is two tall thin candles, symbolizing the mothers of the bride and groom. One is lit from them - lower, denser. An extremely kind, touching rite suggests that parents give birth to a new family with the warmth of their hearts. The connecting lights of two different candles connecting two genera into one large family.

The ceremony of lighting the family hearth

How to make a family hearth: master class

To make a wedding hearth with your own hands, you will need candles. You can buy them ready-made in the store and arrange to your liking, or you can make them yourself at home. To do this, carefully grind the wax, paraffin or candle mass, melt, fill it with the selected form. Add dye and aromatic oil to the liquid mass..

Candles are decorated with a wide variety of materials: lace, ribbons, flowers and leaves made of polymer clay, beads, beads, paper, fabric, braid. The process of decorating candles is long, laborious, such work is not performed spontaneously. Think in advance how each candle should look, sketch a sketch of the entire product, and then patiently get to work.

How professionals do it, see our video.

What do we need

We offer you a simple master class on making a family hearth, with which everyone who wants to try their hand at this business will cope. Before you start, make sure that the desktop has everything you need:

  • Two tall candles and one low larger;
  • Scissors;
  • Super glue or glue «Moment», if you have certain skills, you can use a glue gun;
  • Satin ribbons;
  • Lace stripes;
  • Artificial flowers, leaves.

Manufacturing process

Step 1. We select a small beautiful composition from the existing artificial flowers, leaves, try it on candles. We measure the length of the lace and ribbons, after which we cut off the required number.


Step 2. Below the middle of the candle, glue the satin ribbon band. So that the fabric lays down beautifully, we apply glue only on it.


Step 3. On top of the tape, stepping back a little down, glue the lace strip so that part of the tape remains visible. How to do it beautifully, shown in the photo..


Step 4. We take artificial white flowers, cut off their stems to the very base, so that the back of the flower becomes completely flat.


Step 5. We select suitable leaves, stems for the flowers, glue the composition.


Step 6. Carefully fasten the finished bouquets with glue to the lace belt. Work over!


In our case, the technology of decorating all three candles is the same. They differ only in the size and saturation of flower arrangements. There are many styles and a huge number of ways to fulfill an important attribute of a wedding. There is an opinion that the richer you decorate the candles, the happier the family life of the newlyweds will be. Nevertheless, choose a wedding hearth to your liking, relying only on your own opinion.

Photo of the wedding hearth