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Personalized Halloween Votives

By: Jane Chandler
Jane Chandler
Jane Chandler
Jane Chandler is an artist/designer who resides with her hubby, three kids, and dog in Northwest Arkansas after “growing up” in Little Rock. She enjoys antiquing, flowers, decorating, watercolor/mural painting, and spending time with family and friends in her spare time. She’s worked for publishing, paint, and needlework companies within the craft and hobby industry for 25+ years. She loves to create unique items, using a wide range of mediums.
Cute votives add a festive touch for Halloween!
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #4001
Durable acrylic paint for glass and ceramics. Top-rack dishwasher safe when cured. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and waterbased. Do not use in direct contact with food.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Pure Orange, 2 oz.
Item #4008
Durable acrylic paint for glass and ceramics. Top-rack dishwasher safe when cured. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and waterbased. Do not use in direct contact with food.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Violet Pansy, 2 oz.
Item #4029
Durable acrylic paint for glass and ceramics. Top-rack dishwasher safe when cured. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and waterbased. Do not use in direct contact with food.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Licorice, 2 oz.
Item #4032
Durable acrylic paint for glass and ceramics. Top-rack dishwasher safe when cured. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and waterbased. Do not use in direct contact with food.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Yellow Citron, 2 oz.
Item #4119
Durable acrylic paint for glass and ceramics. Top-rack dishwasher safe when cured. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and waterbased. Do not use in direct contact with food.

$2.59

Other Supplies
Glass votives
¼” and ¾” Spouncer®
Liner paintbrush
#6 Shader paintbrush
#4 Round paintbrush

Instructions

Spider

  1. 1.   Use large Spouncer and Licorice to paint large dot for body of spider; use small Spouncer to paint head.  
  2. 2.   Use liner brush and Licorice to paint spider legs.
  3. 3.   Use end of paintbrush handle dipped into Yellow Citron to paint dots for eyes on spider.

Bat, Cat & Hat

  1. 1.   Tape selected pattern(s) inside votive with pattern(s) facing outward.
  2. 2.   Use round brush and Licorice to paint pattern shape(s); let dry.
  3. 3.   Bat & cat: Use end of paintbrush handle dipped into Yellow Citron to paint dots for eyes; let dry. Hat: Use round brush and Licorice to paint hat shape, leaving hatband unpainted. When dry, use shader brush and Yellow Citron to paint stripe for hatband; let dry.

Finish All

  1. 1.   Use shader brush and Violet Pansy to paint stripe around top edge of votives.
  2. 2.   Use liner brush and Pure Orange to paint names.  
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