27 Awesome And Unexpected Menorahs

Don’t let menorahs be the thing you don’t remember you need until the first day of Hanukkah. Get something fabulous and fun for those eight days of candle-lighting now.

1. You can buy a Lego menorah:

If you happen to have a set of Legos lying around, you could also easily make this yourself. From Etsy.

ID: 714231

2. A cat menorah!

Meow-norah? No, never mind. From Etsy.

ID: 719079

3. A sea monster menorah:

You don’t remember the crucial sea monster aspect of the Hanukkah tale? Should have paid better attention in Hebrew school. From Etsy.

ID: 714224

4. A felt menorah (even kids can light it because there’s no actual fire):

The flames button on AWWWWWWW. From Etsy.

ID: 714241

5. A modern menorah:

From Etsy.

ID: 714244

6. An infinity menorah:

For when it feels like your relatives will never. Ever. Leave. From Etsy.

ID: 714258

7. A musical menorah:

From Etsy.

ID: 714249

8. A puzzle menorah:

SO HARD. From Etsy.

ID: 714251

9. A snail menorah:

From Etsy.

ID: 714250

10. A rainbow cone menorah:

This looks straight out of Wall-E. Buy it here.

ID: 719123

11. A mustache menorah:

Movember may be over but mustaches are eternal. From Etsy.

ID: 714271

12. A colorful ceramic menorah:

From Etsy.

ID: 714274

13. A Hassidic rabbi menorah:

From Amazon.

ID: 719289

14. A mah-jongg tile menorah:

Your bubbe will be so excited. From Etsy.

ID: 714278

15. A concrete menorah:

Totally inflammable. From Etsy.

ID: 714303

16. Or a tree branch menorah:

It’s called the “MANorah,” because obviously nature is just for dudes. From Etsy.

ID: 714313

17. If you’re into DIY, make your own cupcake menorah:

This ingeniously simple idea comes from Pottery Barn.

ID: 714387

18. Use Pez dispensers:

This is perfect. Directions here.

ID: 719146

19. Make one out of spray-painted glass bottles:

Directions here.

ID: 714392

20. Or spray-paint pasta:

Directions here.

ID: 717652

21. Make a modular menorah:

Directions here.

ID: 719099

22. Create an industrial menorah out of pipes:

Directions here.

ID: 719155

23. Use building blocks:

Just don’t steal them from an actual baby. Directions here.

ID: 717582

24. Or Plexiglass:

Directions here.

ID: 717636

25. Or pool noodles:

Directions here.

ID: 719171

26. Always wanted to learn to solder? Buy this DIY kit:

It’s an invaluable skill that will last you way longer than eight nights. Available here.

ID: 717740

27. Go the extra mile and knit a cozy menorah pillow:

Get the pattern through Ravelry. Snuggle. Repeat.

ID: 719130

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