Baseball Pedestal


  • Wooden candlestick, 9” tall
  • Wooden 6” square, 1/8” thick
  • Vintage baseball paper
  • Black Rub-on alphabet letters
  • Black electrical tape
  • Krylon Indoor/Outdoor Spray Paint: Flat Ruddy Brown, Gloss Black
  • Krylon Short Cuts Gloss Red Pepper Brush-on Paint


  • Handsaw
  • Découpage medium
  • Craft glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, paintbrush, sandpaper, soft cloth, newspaper (to cover work surface)



  • 1. Allow paint to dry before applying next color.

Baseball Pedestal

  • 1. Follow manufacturer’s instructions to spray paint candlestick Ruddy Brown.
  • 2. Using photo as guide, paint candlestick cup top and bottom edge, top edge of center section, and base Red Pepper.
  • 3. To create bat handle grip, wrap electrical tape around upper portion of center candlestick section as shown in photo.
  • 4. Cut 2” corner from wooden square (home plate). Sand rough edge; wipe with soft cloth. Spray paint entire square Black; let dry.
  • 5. Trace home plate on back of vintage baseball paper. Draw line 1/8” inside tracing line; cut on inside line. Apply rub-on letters to paper edge to spell “home” as shown. Adhere baseball paper to home plate using découpage medium; let dry.
  • 6. Adhere candlestick to center of home plate.
by Colette George for Krylon
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