Scandinavian Mini Candleholder
Craft this charming mini candle holder with a distinctly Scandinavian theme using Americana® paints.
Crafted for Michaels by Barbara Greve courtesy of DecoArt Design Team.
Note: Allow paint to dry between colour, coats, and steps. Allow glue to dry between steps.
Using 150-grit sandpaper, sand rectangular base smooth and remove dust with damp paper towel.
Using wood glue, centre and glue candle cup to base.
Using #4 flat brush, base-coat candle cup and bird Snow White; and rectangular base, Primary Red.
Using piece of brown paper bag, sand bird, base, and candle cup smooth. Remove any dust with damp paper towel.
Copy patterns onto tracing paper and transfer to bird and candle cup with graphite transfer paper underneath. Use stylus or ballpoint pen to transfer patterns.
Using #0 spotter brush, paint stroke work on bird and candle cup with Primary Red.
Using silicon glue, adhere bottom front of bird to side of base behind candle cup.