This is a fun, decorative piece to make that isn't very time consuming if you have the right tools and supplies. We cut down a huge dead tree last November, and unfortunately had to sacrifice a few small live trees in the process. With tons of hardwood logs and branches available, we got busy with lots of ideas. This one has been pretty popular with our friends and family as gifts. Below, I list all the supplies and steps to complete your own DIY tea light candle set.