This project is a great way to salvage a pillar candle that is a little worn. The cinnamon sticks cover up damage and also give off a nice scent as the candle burns.
ribbon or twine
Attach cinnamon sticks that are slightly taller than candle using a hot glue gun. Leave an area in the front open in order to apply the rest of sticks in a stairstep manner.
Cut remaining cinnamon sticks in a stairstep manner to fill in the front opening. Finish by tying a ribbon or twine around candle.