Disclaimer: Removing sand from any of Bermuda’s beaches without a permit is illegal. Collect sand lawfully either by obtaining a permit or purchasing bottled Bermuda sand from local souvenir shops.

Before you begin any of these do-it-yourself projects, make sure you rinse sand thoroughly to remove any salt or impurities.


What you will need:

  • Glass hurricane lantern
  • White pillar candle
  • Pink sand
  • Bougainvillea
  • Glue



  1. Cover pillar candle completely in pink sand.
  2. Place candle inside hurricane lantern and light.
  3. Arrange bougainvillea around the outside of the hurricane lantern in desired fashion.


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