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Recycled Jar Candleholder

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.
Recycled jars will glow with style as candleholders.
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
Item #16288
Take the sting and mess out of working with hot glue guns. Our one-of-a-kind set of must-have tools will banish your hot glue woes! Set includes a mat, finger caps, tweezers, a paddle and a press wand. Created by Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza.

$20.79

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Calypso Sky, 2 oz.
Item #4039
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™ Mediums - Flow Medium, 2 oz.
Item #4060
FolkArt Enamels Flow Medium thins regular enamals for shading and easy line work. Flow Medium ensures that painted pieces will maintain their rich color, even when washed on the top rack of you dishwasher.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Brilliant Blue, 2 oz.
Item #641
Premium, all-purpose 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.

$1.59

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.
Item #CS11201
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish

$7.29

Other Supplies
Recycled Jar
Alcohol
Paper towel
Medium paintbrush
Detail paintbrush
Scissors
Old book pages
Wood stars
Ribbon
Hot glue

Instructions

1. Remove the label from the jar. Wipe the jar clean with rubbing alcohol. 

2. Blend equal parts of calypso sky and flow medium.  Paint the jar with the mixture.  Allow to dry and paint a second coat.

3. Cut random sized stars from old book pages.  Working on the outside of the jar, apply a coat of Mod Podge to the jar, position the stars onto the jar, top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.  Add stars until the jar is covered.  Allow to dry.

4. Paint a star with brilliant blue paint.

5. Using hot glue attach a ribbon around the jar and glue stars to the ribbon.

Project Tip: Soak the jars in soapy water overnight to remove the labels and glue.
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