вторник, 13 декабря 2016 г.

DIY Crackled Paint Votives - Anika's DIY Life

DIY Crackled Paint Votives - Anika's DIY Life
DIY Crackled Paint Votives - Anika's DIY Life
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Unique votives made using an easy crackled paint technique without any special paints!

I used Fall colors but the beauty of this is that you can use any color combination you like – red and green for Christmas or pastel colors for Easter – or any combinations for wedding or party centerpieces!


Make these Unique votives using an easy crackled paint technique without any special paints!

Let me show you how easy it was to make these!


Materials needed for make the DIY crackled paint votives –


  • Glass votives in various shapes and sizes (I got mine at the dollar store)
  • Craft paint in the colors of your choice – I used burgundy, orange and brown.
  • Couple of Paper plates and paint brush
  • small object to support the votives while they dry (I used a little block of wood

Materials needed to make unique and amazing crackled paint votives
How to make the crackled paint candle holders –


The process is super simple and extremely similar to how I got the crackled effect on my dresser. I have a quick video showing you how I made these –



Here is a step by step process for you if you would rather just read about it –


Step 1 – Wash and clean the votives well so they don’t have any residues on them.


Step 2 – Dab white glue on the votive and allow to dry for about 5 minutes. You want it to form a film on the top but not dry.


Step 3 – Dab the craft paint lightly onto the glue. Be careful not to disturb the layer of glue.


Step 4 – Let dry! You have unique painted tea light holders!


Make these Unique votives using an easy crackled paint technique without any special paints!

The effect of the flame peeking through the crackled paint is very beautiful! I am thinking I will be making one set for Christmas too!


Unique votives made using an easy crackled paint technique without any special paints!

You do not need any special paints to make these easy DIY crackled paint votives! I will show you how to get the crackled paint finish with basic materials

Another easy and quick craft that you can use for any season in any color is the waterproof DIY marbled vase I made in exactly 5 minutes.


An easy DIY marbled vase made in 5 minutes! And it is water proof! You have to see it to believe it!

This coastal candle holder can be painted and decorated to match any season or occasion!


Original article and pictures take http://www.anikasdiylife.com/diy-crackled-paint-votives/ site


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