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Tealite holders

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Beginner

Lovely and delicate tealite holders made with Shilpkar is something that can adorn your dining room or living room giving you the correct cosy ambience of a home. It is something when lit up gives a rather welcoming feel to people who visit your home. This project has been conceptualised for you to make them easily and can also be gifted to people during special occasions and festivals.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Tealite holders - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take an A4 sized white paper.
Draw a rectangle measuring 3” x 6” in size.
Draw a Persian jali design inside the rectangle.

STEP 2:-

Tealite holders - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take the Mouldit - resin base and hardener, mix it thoroughly to make an even dough.
Roll the ball of dough to make a flat slab with a rolling pin.
Leave the slab to semi dry.

STEP 3:-

Tealite holders - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Place the design on the slab and mark the design on it.
Cut out the design on the clay slab.
Refer to the image.

STEP 4:-

Tealite holders - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Take the plastic bottle and place the slab on it further to make the tealites.
Join the two ends neatly and remove the excess clay.
Merge the ends properly.

STEP 5:-

Tealite holders - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Paint the tealites with Acrylic Colour - White 27.
Let it dry.

STEP 6:-

Tealite holders - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Paint the tealites by giving the second coat with Acrylic Colours - Leaf Green 62.
Enhance the tealite by sticking the round shaped light brown ornamental stones with Fabric Glue.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Leaf Green 62, Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Rolling Pin, Paper Cutter, Ruler, Clay Carving Tools, Water Container, Colour Palette, A4 Sized White Paper, Pencil, Ornamental Stones (Round Shaped - Light Brown in Coloured)