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Distressed Candle Holders

With Waverly Inspirations Chalk, add a touch of shabby chic to these beautiful candlestick holders.
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Supplies

Waverly ® Inspirations Wax - Clear, 8 oz.
Item #60678E
Clear Wax is a water-based formula that creates a glossy clear finish over projects painted with Waverly Inspirations Chalk. Seals and protects furniture. One bottle covers approximately a 20 sq. foot surface area. For indoor use only. Not dishwasher-safe or machine-washable. Water-based for easy clean up. Non-toxic. Made in USA.


Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - Agave, 8 oz.
Item #60685E
The soothing hue of Agave will add a touch of calm and coolness to your home decor. Waverly Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint is a no-prep acrylic paint formula with a matte chalk finish. Specially formulated chalk works beautifully when layered and is easy to distress. The rich colors chosen from Waverly Inspirations fabrics make it ideal for any home decor project, and the durable formula makes it perfect for large-scale, heavily-used furniture. Use on wood, furniture, walls, craft projects, decorative glass, metal and more! Also works great with stencils. Made in USA.


Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - White, 8 oz.
Item #60699E
Go with classic White to keep your home decor clean, crisp, and beautiful. Waverly Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint is a no-prep acrylic paint formula with a matte chalk finish. Specially formulated chalk works beautifully when layered and is easy to distress. The rich colors chosen from Waverly Inspirations fabrics make it ideal for any home decor project, and the durable formula makes it perfect for large-scale, heavily-used furniture. Use on wood, furniture, walls, craft projects, decorative glass, metal and more! Also works great with stencils. Made in USA.


Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - Crystal, 8 oz.
Item #60721E
Create a clean and modern look using Crystal in your next chalk painting project. Waverly Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint is a no-prep acrylic paint formula with a matte chalk finish. Specially formulated chalk works beautifully when layered and is easy to distress. The rich colors chosen from Waverly Inspirations fabrics make it ideal for any home decor project, and the durable formula makes it perfect for large-scale, heavily-used furniture. Use on wood, furniture, walls, craft projects, decorative glass, metal and more! Also works great with stencils. Made in USA.


Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - Mineral, 8 oz.
Item #60726E
The brown-grey hue of Mineral makes it a great complement to the other colors in the Waverly line. Waverly Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint is a no-prep acrylic paint formula with a matte chalk finish. Specially formulated chalk works beautifully when layered and is easy to distress. The rich colors chosen from Waverly Inspirations fabrics make it ideal for any home decor project, and the durable formula makes it perfect for large-scale, heavily-used furniture. Use on wood, furniture, walls, craft projects, decorative glass, metal and more! Also works great with stencils. Made in USA.


Waverly ® Inspirations Wax - Antique, 8 oz.
Item #60727E
Antique Wax is a water-based formula that creates a worn, antique finish over projects painted with Waverly Inspirations Chalk. Seals and protects furniture. One bottle covers approximately a 20 sq. foot surface area. For indoor use only. Not dishwasher-safe or machine-washable. Water-based for easy clean up. Non-toxic. Made in USA.


Waverly ® Inspirations Brushes - Chalk & Wax Combo
Item #60732E
The Waverly Inspirations Chalk and Wax Combo brushes are perfect for painting and waxing small surfaces. The brushes are specifically designed to hold large amounts of paint, requiring you to load them less frequently. The tapered shape of the bristles allows you to easily spread paint into tiny grooves and details on your furniture.


Other Supplies
Five assorted candlestick holders
Sandpaper

Instructions

  1. Basecoat two holders with Agave, and let dry.
  2. Basecoat one holders with Mineral and another with White and let both dry.
  3. On the holders basecoated with Agave, paint a second coat on one with Crystal, and paint the other Mineral. Let both holders dry.
  4. Paint a coat of White over holder basecoated with Mineral and let dry.
  5. Paint a coat of Mineral over holder basecoated with Crystal and let dry.
  6. Sand holders to create a distressed finish. The base color will show through as you sand more.
  7. Apply Clear Wax to the holders Agave candlestick holders as directed.
  8. Apply Antique Wax to the White and Mineral candlestick holders as directed.
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