Orly Shani is getting inspired by Hallmark Channel's Original Movie, "Coming Home for Christmas" with this festive DIY.


  • 8 inch cardboard cement tube
  • 18 inch pine wood round – 1 inch thick
  • Spray paint (white glossy)
  • Painter’s tape
  • 4, 2in x 2in wood “legs” (18-inches tall)
  • Wood screws
  • Red paint
  • Glitter
  • Tapered wine bucket to fit 8inch circumference


1. Use an 8” cardboard cement tube and cut to 36”

2. Use an 18” x 1” pine, wood round

3. Use tube as a guide and measure a circle in center of wood round

4. Screw 4, 2” x 2” posts within circle (set aside)

5. Prep tube with white glossy spray paint

6. Using the seams of the tube as a guide tape with 1” painter’s tape

(rotate tube and create a swirl from top to bottom

7. Mark a spot 2” below tape edge and create a parallel swirl from top to bottom (you will have a 2” gap between tape swirls

8. Paint the gaps with red paint

9. Add glitter or embellishments to the “candycane”

10. Slide painted tube over wood rounds with legs

11. Insert a sandbag into tube

12. Insert a tapered ice bucket (note: if the bucket has handles, remove first)

13. Fill with ice and water halfway up

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