Paint

Wedding Votive Centerpiece

By  Tracey Isdro  for  Krylon

size: 2" tall

  • Wedding Votive Centerpiece
  • Wedding Votives

Materials

  • Compact discs (two per votive)
  • Spray paints: Frosted Glass Finish: White; Interior/Exterior Paint: Ballet Slipper; Make It Pearl! Pearlescent Paint
  • Lace
  • Crocheted doily
  • Beaded trims of choice
  • Votive and/tea light cups
  • Candles
  • Black-and-white photos

Tools

  • Paper punches: dragonfly; diamond
  • Clear contact paper
  • Acrylic block
  • Spray Adhesive
  • Contact cement or industrial-strength glue
  • Heavy-duty double-sided tape
  • Dragonfly Votive
  • 1. Punch four dragonflies and four diamonds from contact paper. Remove backing and adhere shapes to shiny side of one compact disc. Spray paint several light coats White. Let dry and remove contact paper.
  • 2. Use contact cement to adhere printed sides of painted compact disc and remaining compact disc together. Glue votive cup to center of frosted compact disc.
  • Lace Votive
  • 1. Follow manufacturer's instructions to apply spray adhesive to back of lace. Press lace onto shiny side of one compact disc. Spray several light coats White.
  • 2. Glue printed sides of painted compact disc and remaining compact disc together. Glue votive cup to center of frosted compact disc.
  • 3. Use doublesided tape to adhere beaded ribbon to votive rim.
  • Pink "Crackle" Doily Votive
  • 1. Follow manufacturer's instructions to apply spray adhesive to back of doily. Lightly mist shiny side of compact disc with spray adhesive. (Note: The heavier the adhesive, the more cracks will appear in painted layer.) Press doily onto center of compact disc; spray paint two to three coats Ballet Slipper. Remove doily and let dry.
  • 2. Spray paint compact disc and votive cup White, and plastic beaded trim Make It Pearl!. Use double-stick tape to adhere beaded trim to bottom of votive cup.
  • 3. Use doublesided tape to adhere beaded ribbon to votive rim.
  • 4. Use contact cement to glue printed side of remaining compact disc to bottom of painted compact disc, and votive cup to center of painted compact disc.