How to Make a Votive Candle Runway for Santa

Light the way for Santa by lining entry steps with glowing votives.

Votive Candles on Steps

Candles Deliver Warmth to Snowy Steps

Materials Needed:

  • several glass cylinders or mason jars
  • rock salt
  • votives
  • length of garland
  • matches

Gather Supplies

Select glass cylinders or jars and gather votives and rock salt.

Christmas Candle Runway Supplies

Votive Candle Supplies

Fill Containers

Pour rock salt into each container, filling approximately 1/5 full.

Rock Salt in Glasses

Pouring Salt Into Glasses

Place Votives

Arrange votive in each container, pushing votive down into salt to secure in place.

Candles for Santa

Placing Votive Candles in Glasses

Light Candles

Light candles, arrange along steps and enhance with a length of garland.

Candle Runway

Lighting Votive Candles Glasses

Wait for Santa to Arrive

Enjoy your handiwork, set out some milk and cookies and get ready for the man in the red suit to make an appearance.

Votive Candles on Steps

Candles Deliver Warmth to Snowy Steps

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