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Festival Candle Holders | Mixed Media

By Pattie

Difficulty Level Intermediate
Festival Candle Holders | Hobbyideas

Make any festival special with beautiful recycled bottles turned into candleholders. Take your inspiration from your favorite wooden stamp and paint them in a monochromatic fashion like these in all white, or choose several bright colors to personalize in your own way.

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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Festival Candle Holders - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Wooden stamp used by me.

STEP 2
Festival Candle Holders - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Tape paper around handle of wooden stamp

STEP 3
Festival Candle Holders - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Place stamp in copier, with paper.

STEP 4
Festival Candle Holders - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Make copy of wooden stamp.

STEP 5
Festival Candle Holders - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Tape copy of stamp to the end of a long handled paintbrush.

STEP 6
Festival Candle Holders - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Roll the paper around the paintbrush handle and push inside the jar, creating a pattern to trace.

STEP 7
Festival Candle Holders - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Trace the pattern with glass paint, while holding the paper in place. Continue around the entire bottle. Let dry.

STEP 8
Festival Candle Holders - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

You may also draw your own design, repeating your pattern around the entire bottle. Let dry.

STEP 9
Festival Candle Holders - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

This is how it will look.

you will need

Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner White 707, Glass bottles, Wooden stamp, Copy Machine, Paper,Fine Art Brushes, Tape

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