Seeing is believing. And guess what you’re seeing right now? The fact that you can use colored pencils AS candles. For real.

Victoria at A Subtle Revelry figured this genius hack out, after seeing something similar on Pinterest where someone used crayons as candles. I’m sure she had one of those “a-ha” moments when realizing that colored pencils double as candles. We can’t wait to try this out for the next Brit + Co. birthday!

What other creative candles (or faux candles) have you seen recently? Talk to us in the comments below.