The next image show hows it is constructed before the holes are drilled. To make this a super simple project just eliminate the tea light and don't hollow out the interior. Use some nice exotic woods and it will still make a beautiful candle stand. You can also add the snowflake to the back so you can see it from either side.
DVD and the 2013 update DVD at this link. DVD #1 is $20 and contains over 1,100 patterns. The 2013 update DVD is $7.50 and has another 178 patterns.