Paint

Quick-and-Easy Candlesticks

By  Colette George  for  Krylon

size: 9" tall

Materials

  • BEACH CANDLESTICK:
  • Wooden candlestick, 9” tall
  • Lt. blue votive candle
  • Flat pillar candle dish with lip, 4”
  • Old postcard (or photocopy)
  • Seashells and sand
  • Coordinating ribbon
  • CRACKLE NEST CHERISH CANDLESTICK:
  • Wooden candlestick, 9” tall
  • Brown rub-on transfers of choice
  • Nesting shreds
  • Iridescent grass, several strands
  • BASEBALL CANDLESTICK:
  • Wooden candlestick, 9” tall
  • Baseball
  • Optional: Create a base for candlestick the shape of home plate

Tools

  • BEACH CANDLESTICK:
  • Make It Stone: Charcoal Sand (Krylon)
  • Optional: Deckle-edge scissors
  • CRACKLE NEST CHERISH CANDLESTICK:
  • Make It Crackle: Spanish Moss; Ballerina Pink (Krylon)
  • Make It Last (Krylon)
  • BASEBALL CANDLESTICK:
  • Krylon Make It Suede (Burnt Sienna) and Short Cuts Aerosol Paint (Red Pepper), and black
  • Beach Candlestick
  • 1. Follow manufacturer's instructions to spray paint entire candlestick, including under rims.
  • 2. Trim postcard edges with deckle-edge scissors if desired.
  • 3. Glue glass dish to top of candlestick; let dry. Glue votive cup to center of glass.
  • 4. Scatter shells around votive and fill votive bottom with sand; insert candle.
  • Crackle Nest Cherish Candlestick
  • 1. Follow manufacturer's instructions to spray paint candlestick Spanish Moss; let dry. Apply Ballerina Pink over Spanish Moss; let crackle.
  • 2. Follow manufacturer's instructions to apply Make It Last.
  • 3. Apply rub-on transfer to candlestick.
  • 4. Make small wreath from nesting and iridescent shreds; slide over candlestick.
  • Baseball Candlestick
  • 1. Paint different tiers of candlestick with red, tan and black.
  • 2. Create a bottom for your candlestick in the shape of home plate.
  • 3. Place baseball on top.