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Metallic Candlestick Holders

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#6614 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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Collection of candlesticks – wood; glass ceramic; metal in a variety of shapes and sizes, Brush basin, Paper towels, Foam plates or bowls, Medium- or fine-grit sandpaper, Rubbing alcohol, Stencil tape


  1. Begin by cleaning each glass, ceramic or metal candlestick with rubbing alcohol to prepare the surface for paint. Unfinished wood candlesticks do not require any cleaning.
  2. Determine the color placement for each candlestick painting as desired: one color per candlestick or divide the candlestick into two or more colors.
  3. Wrap stencil tape around the candlestick to dived painted bands of color.
  4. For opaque coverage, each candlestick was painted in multiple applications allowing each one to thoroughly dry before painting the next coat.
  5. If desired, for added contrast in sheen, paint one candlestick section with.

To prevent brush marks, paint using smooth strokes and light pressure with a brush that is not overloaded with paint.

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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