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Summertime Outdoor Candles

Use glass paints and Outdoor Mod Podge to create outdoor candles perfect for summer entertaining.

At a Glance:

#4988 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

supplies

Folkart ® Paint Tools - Spouncer ® Value Pack, 10 pc.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $4.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Pure Orange, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Metallic Silver Sterling, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Yellow Citron, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Parisian Pink, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Outdoor, 16 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $14.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Rubbing alcohol, Glass 7-day candle, Low-tack painters tape (different widths), Scrapbook paper, Foam paintbrush, Ribbon

Instructions

  1. Wash the outside of the candle with hot water and soap. Once dry, wipe the candle with rubbing alcohol.
  2. Near the top of the candle, apply strips of painters tape around the candle.
  3. Dip the Spouncer into one color of paint, tap off the excess paint and dap the Spouncer onto the candle in one of the masked off sections. Repeat this with each color in a different section. Allow to dry.
  4. Heat set the paint by following the instructions on the bottle of FolkArt Enamels.
  5. On the lower portion of the candle, trim a piece of scrapbook paper to fit around the candle. Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the paper, position onto the candle, smooth with your fingers and allow to dry for 15 min. Top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
  6. Tie a ribbon around the candle for extra pop.

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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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