Gold-and-green striped foliage of Japanese forest grass (Hakenochloa macra ‘Aureola’) contrasting with the nearly black foliage of Actaea simplex ‘Hillside Black Beauty’; pale blue annual love-in-a-mist (Nigella damascena) adds summer sparkle
Cut two same-size squares from ¾-inch scrap wood for the top and bottom. Using a ½-inch Forstner bit, drill holes at the four corners for equal lengths of ½-inch dowels. Use wood glue to secure the dowels in the holes. Set a glass-enclosed candle inside.