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Metallic Candlestick Holders

By: Suzanne Cook
Suzanne Cook
Suzanne Cook

Suzanne Cook’s artistic journey started at the young age of six when she won her school’s art competition.  And, the rest is history.  Her love and passion for art made her design career a foregone conclusion and she has never looked back. Suzanne refined her talent at the University of Georgia where she received a B.F.A. in Graphic Design in 1987. 

From her work to her hobbies and her day-to-day life, everything that is Suzanne is art… Her house is filled with an extensive folk art collection as well as art by herself, her husband and daughter, who both are professional artist.

Suzanne is has a reputation for creating art with a positive, whimsical spin that is always colorful and inspiring. Her dreams really did come true when she was able to become one of Plaid’s Design Inspiration Designers!

A Georgia native, Suzanne lives in Suwanee with her husband

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Supplies

Waverly ® Inspirations Brushes - Basic Set, 4 pc.
Item #60541E

The Waverly Inspirations Basic Brush Set is beautiful and functional, making it great for all of your crafting needs. The included #6 round brush is perfect for outlining, lettering, and very fine details. The ½" angled brush is ideal for blending, shading, and reaching into tight areas. The ¾" flat and ¾" chip brushes both can be used for smooth and even basecoating. The brightly painted wooden handles are comfortable and sturdy; the bristles, made from high-quality nylon or natural bristles, help to spread paint effortlessly. Use with Waverly Inspirations paints for everyday craft and home decor projects. To extend the life of your brushes, clean them while wet with mild soap and water, and reshape bristles while wet.


Waverly ® Inspirations Metallic Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint - Moonstone, 2 oz.
Item #60690E

Add a beautiful metallic luster to your craft and DIY projects with Waverly Inspirations Multi-Surface Metallic Finish Acrylic Paint from Plaid. Designed to coordinate with the Waverly Inspirations fabrics, the color palette works beautifully in nearly all home decor styles and motifs. The multi-surface formula allows you to paint on glass, wood, ceramics, canvas, terracotta, and more. The convenient 2 oz. inkwell-style bottle reduces wasted paint and provides 5 square feet of coverage. The versatile formula is lovely alone, and also works beautifully when paired with the other paints in the Waverly Inpsirations line. For best results, use with Waverly Inspirations brushes and applicators.


Waverly ® Inspirations Metallic Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint - Copper, 2 oz.
Item #60691E

Add a beautiful metallic luster to your craft and DIY projects with Waverly Inspirations Multi-Surface Metallic Finish Acrylic Paint from Plaid. Designed to coordinate with the Waverly Inspirations fabrics, the color palette works beautifully in nearly all home decor styles and motifs. The multi-surface formula allows you to paint on glass, wood, ceramics, canvas, terracotta, and more. The convenient 2 oz. inkwell-style bottle reduces wasted paint and provides 5 square feet of coverage. The versatile formula is lovely alone, and also works beautifully when paired with the other paints in the Waverly Inpsirations line. For best results, use with Waverly Inspirations brushes and applicators.


Waverly ® Inspirations Metallic Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint - Rose Quartz, 2 oz.
Item #60693E

Add a beautiful metallic luster to your craft and DIY projects with Waverly Inspirations Multi-Surface Metallic Finish Acrylic Paint from Plaid. Designed to coordinate with the Waverly Inspirations fabrics, the color palette works beautifully in nearly all home decor styles and motifs. The multi-surface formula allows you to paint on glass, wood, ceramics, canvas, terracotta, and more. The convenient 2 oz. inkwell-style bottle reduces wasted paint and provides 5 square feet of coverage. The versatile formula is lovely alone, and also works beautifully when paired with the other paints in the Waverly Inpsirations line. For best results, use with Waverly Inspirations brushes and applicators.


Waverly ® Inspirations Metallic Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint - Sunstone, 2 oz.
Item #60695E

Add a beautiful metallic luster to your craft and DIY projects with Waverly Inspirations Multi-Surface Metallic Finish Acrylic Paint from Plaid. Designed to coordinate with the Waverly Inspirations fabrics, the color palette works beautifully in nearly all home decor styles and motifs. The multi-surface formula allows you to paint on glass, wood, ceramics, canvas, terracotta, and more. The convenient 2 oz. inkwell-style bottle reduces wasted paint and provides 5 square feet of coverage. The versatile formula is lovely alone, and also works beautifully when paired with the other paints in the Waverly Inpsirations line. For best results, use with Waverly Inspirations brushes and applicators.


Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - Curry, 8 oz.
Item #60703E
Create an eye-catching statement piece with the bold and beautiful Curry. 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 Metallic Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint - Silver, 2 oz.
Item #60923E

Add a beautiful metallic luster to your craft and DIY projects with Waverly Inspirations Multi-Surface Metallic Finish Acrylic Paint from Plaid. Designed to coordinate with the Waverly Inspirations fabrics, the color palette works beautifully in nearly all home decor styles and motifs. The multi-surface formula allows you to paint on glass, wood, ceramics, canvas, terracotta, and more. The convenient 2 oz. inkwell-style bottle reduces wasted paint and provides 5 square feet of coverage. The versatile formula is lovely alone, and also works beautifully when paired with the other paints in the Waverly Inpsirations line. For best results, use with Waverly Inspirations brushes and applicators.


Waverly ® Inspirations Metallic Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint - Black Opal, 2 oz.
Item #60927E

Add a beautiful metallic luster to your craft and DIY projects with Waverly Inspirations Multi-Surface Metallic Finish Acrylic Paint from Plaid. Designed to coordinate with the Waverly Inspirations fabrics, the color palette works beautifully in nearly all home decor styles and motifs. The multi-surface formula allows you to paint on glass, wood, ceramics, canvas, terracotta, and more. The convenient 2 oz. inkwell-style bottle reduces wasted paint and provides 5 square feet of coverage. The versatile formula is lovely alone, and also works beautifully when paired with the other paints in the Waverly Inpsirations line. For best results, use with Waverly Inspirations brushes and applicators.


Other Supplies
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

Instructions

  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.

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

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