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Valentine Candle Jar

By  Sandy Parpart 

Burn this candle to show your loving thoughts are aglow for that special someone who warms your soul!

  • Valentine Candle Jar
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Materials

  • Glass items: recycled quart jar, votive candle holder with lid
  • DecoArt Liquid Rainbow Glass Paints: Burgundy Blast, Fuchsia, Tickled Pink
  • DecoArt Liquid Rainbow Black Liquid Leading
  • Burgundy ribbon, 1/8”, 1 yd.
  • Buttons, 1 each: hot pink, 3/4”; pink, 1/2”; light pink, 1/2”
  • Red votive candle

Tools

  • DecoArt Liquid Rainbow Styrene Painting Blank

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, masking tape, straight pin

Pattern - Valentine Candle Jar

  • 1. Print and cut out pattern. Tape pattern to underside of leading blank; trace lines with leading. Repeat for two "sets" of hearts. Let dry 1-2 hours.
  • 2. Follow manufacturer's instructions to fill in: one heart Tickled Pink; two hearts Fuchsia; two hearts Burgundy Blast. (Note: Use pin to pop large air bubbles.) Fill in candle holder lid with Burgundy Blast; let dry 24 hours.
  • 3. Carefully peel hearts from blank; apply to jar. Cut three 12" lengths from ribbon; tie around jar and trim ends at angle. Adhere buttons over knot; let dry. Insert candle holder into jar and candle into holder.
  • Other Options
  • 1. Place hearts on window, mirror, vase, or any glass surface.
  • 2. Make other holiday decorations in same way. Use coloring book pictures as patterns.