A few candles, a clay pot or two, some paint, some ribbon, and
voila! A trio of candles to warm the heart of any crafter. If you
get the urge, paint and beribbon just one more pot, and plant a
trailing ivy to make a handsome grouping for a table needing a pick-me-up.
Americana Acrylics®, Baby Pink
Americana Acrylics®, Black Plum
Americana Acrylics®, Buttermilk
Americana Acrylics®, Country Blue
Americana Acrylics®, Hauser Medium Green
Americana Acrylics®, Pansy Lavender
Candle Painting Medium
Easy Cling Brush Pouncer
Paintbrush, Flat, 1 inch
Paintbrush, No. 1 Liner
Paintbrush, No. 12 Flat
Paintbrush, No. 6 Flat
Sheer Ribbon, 1¼- inches wide, Green
Your Choice Of:
Candle, pillar, 4 inch
Candle, pillar, 8 inch
Candle, round, 3 inch
Clay pot, 2 inch
Clay pot, 3 inch
Clay saucer, 3 inch , 2
Clay saucer, 4 inch
Around the House:
Paint palette or disposable plates
Cost of each project will vary depending on materials used.
1.For 6-inch Candle: Use No. 12 flat brush to basecoat candle
Use No. 6
flat brush to paint five vertical stripes with Pansy Lavender,
evenly spaced around candle. Repeat using 1:2 mixture of Hauser Medium
Green and water;
use No. 1 liner to outline stripes with unmixed Hauser Medium Green.
Fill Paint Writer
with Black Plum and loosely outline Pansy Lavender stripes.
2.For 4-inch Candle: Use No. 12 flat brush to basecoat candle with
pouncer with Baby Pink, Pansy Lavender and Country Blue. Pounce to
small clusters of flowers randomly over surface. Add several dots of
Buttermilk to each
cluster. Use No. 6 flat brush to paint two leaves for each cluster
with Hauser Medium
Green. Fill Paint Writer with Black Plum; outline each cluster and
add a dot between each.
3.For Round Candle: Repeat instructions for 4-inch candle. Finish
by painting entire candle
with 1:1 mixture of Hauser Medium Green and water.
4.For Candle Holders: Use No. 12 flat brush to basecoat all terra cotta
pieces with Black
Plum. When dry, paint each piece with a 1:1 mixture of Buttermilk and
bottoms of 4-inch saucer and 3-inch pot together. Glue bottoms of one
3-inch saucer and
2-inch pot together. Cut 20-inch ribbon in half and tie each into a
shoestring bow around
base of two holders. Add candles as shown in photo.
Clean paintbrushes with water and dry with paper towels before
Use size of paintbrush appropriate for area to be painted. Allow paint
before continuing to next step.
Basecoat means to cover surface.
A 1:1 mixture means to mix an equal part (amount) of one item
equal part of the other. A 1:2 mixture means to mix one
part of one item with two parts of the other, etc.
Before painting, clean each candle with rubbing alcohol.
Mix paints 1:1 with Candle Painting Medium.
Dip tip of paintbrush handle in desired paint color to make dots.
Refer to photo for design placement.
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