Scandinavian Mini Candleholder
- DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paints – Snow (Titanium) White and Primary Red
- Rectangular Sign. 2"x3"
- Candle Cup, ¾" (with ¼" Hole)
- Paintbrush – #4 Flat and #0 Spotter
- Wooden Bird, 2"x3½"
- Water Container
- Palette (or Plastic Plate)
- Paper Towels
- Sandpaper, 15-grit
- Brown Paper Bag
- Silicon Glue
- Wood Glue
Note: Allow paint to dry between color, coats, and steps. Allow glue to dry between steps.
Step 1 Using 150-grit sandpaper, sand rectangular base smooth and remove dust with damp paper towel.
Step 2 Using wood glue, center and glue candle cup to base.
Step 3 Using #4 flat brush, base-coat candle cup and bird Snow White; and rectangular base, Primary Red.
Step 4 Using piece of brown paper bag, sand bird, base, and candle cup smooth. Remove any dust with damp paper towel.
Step 5 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.
Step 6 Using #0 spotter brush, paint stroke work on bird and candle cup with Primary Red.
Step 7 Using silicon glue, adhere bottom front of bird to side of base behind candle cup.