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Summertime Outdoor Candles

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.
Use glass paints and Outdoor Mod Podge to create outdoor candles perfect for summer entertaining.
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

Folkart ® Paint Tools - Spouncer ® Value Pack, 10 pc.
Item #34106
A favorite sponge applicator, the Spouncer ® is perfect for Adhesive Stencils and creating perfect circles and dots to decorate projects. Set includes each of these quantities and sizes: (4) 3/4", (3) 1-1/4", and (3) 1-3/4".

$4.59

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™ - Metallic Silver Sterling, 2 oz.
Item #4034
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

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Parisian Pink, 2 oz.
Item #4132
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

Mod Podge ® Outdoor, 16 oz.
Item #CS15062
Mod Podge ® Outdoor is perfect for protecting crafts that may be exposed to the elements. Protects projects outdoors, rain or shine! Use on tin, wood, terra cotta, slate and more. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase.

$14.99

Other Supplies
Rubbing alcohol
Glass 7-day candle
Low-tack painters tape (different widths)
Scrapbook paper
Foam paintbrush
Ribbon

Instructions

  1. Wash the outside of the candle with hot water and soap. Once dry, wipe the candle with rubbing alcohol.
  2. Near the top of the candle, apply strips of painters tape around the candle.
  3. Dip the Spouncer into one color of paint, tap off the excess paint and dap the Spouncer onto the candle in one of the masked off sections. Repeat this with each color in a different section. Allow to dry.
  4. Heat set the paint by following the instructions on the bottle of FolkArt Enamels.
  5. On the lower portion of the candle, trim a piece of scrapbook paper to fit around the candle. Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the paper, position onto the candle, smooth with your fingers and allow to dry for 15 min. Top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
  6. Tie a ribbon around the candle for extra pop.
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