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Budget Wedding Favors - Nautical Candle Holder

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Create beach themed candles with scrapbook paper, sand and sand dollar Mod Melts.
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - White Milk Glass
Item #24887
Use Mod Melts to create custom embellishments for crafting projects that can be decorated with craft paint. Each package contains sixteen 10" long mini melts.

$7.99

Mod Podge ® Mod Melter
Item #24888
The Mod Melter is a unique new shaped tool to use specifically with Mod Molds and Mod Melts. Hold the tool above the molds and fill them with ease! You can also use the Mod Melter as an all-purpose glue gun to make everything from molded embellishments to home décor, paper crafts, and more!

$24.99

Mod Podge ® Mod Molds - Sea Life
Item #25121
DIY has never been easier or so much fun! Create your own embellishments to paint and attach to projects. Molds are made of durable, easy-to-use silicone.

$6.99

FolkArt ® Metallics - Pearl White, 2 oz.
Item #659
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$2.59

Mod Podge ® Satin, 8 oz.
Item #CS11272
Mod Podge ® Satin is a quick-drying all-in-one glue sealer and finish for decoupaging on any surface. Dries to a clear satin finish with a subtle sheen. Perfect for home decor projects. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase.

$7.29

Other Supplies
Small candle with lid
Anchor scrapbook paper
Paintbrush
Scissors
Sand
Ribbon

Instructions

  1. Clean and remove any labels from the candle.
  2. Trim the anchor paper to fit around the candle. Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the paper. Position on the candle and smooth with your fingers to remove any air bubbles. Allow to dry. Top-coat of desired.
  3. Paint the lid with a thick layer of Mod Podge and dip into a bowl of sand. Allow to dry 2 hours.
  4. Heat a Mod Melt stick in the Mod Melter. Fill the sand dollar mold with the heated Mod Melt. Wait 7 min. for cooling. Once cooled, pop out and paint with a coat or two of Pearl White.
  5. Glue the sand dollar to the top of the lid with Mod Melts and toe a ribbon around the jar.
  • PROJECT TIP: This same technique would work on any jar wedding favor or message bottle. 
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