DIY – Painted glass candle holders

DIY - Painted glass candle holders

A nice summer evening is asking for some candlelight. This is a quick little DIY project that gives you just that. I love how the light shines through the painted glass!

Find the full tutorial for this painted glass candle holders after the jump. . .

What you need for this painted glass candle holders

– glass candle holders or small glasses. I’ve got mine from the thrift store.
– acrylic paint
– paint brush

DIY - Painted glass candle holders

How to make this painted glass candle holders

Mix some acrylic paint with water and paint the inside of the glass candle holders with the paint. Before the paint dries you need to create the pattern. You can do this by making small brush strokes in the wet paint. Let the paint dry.

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    June 29, 2012 at 11:59 pm

    Very romantic look! Thanks for sharing!

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    Jewelry Rage
    July 2, 2012 at 5:41 pm

    Great post. Candles look great!!!

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    Kristie Jarvis
    February 28, 2013 at 1:38 am

    Ok. WOW! I love what you have done wiry paint and glass! I would like know though if you have any suggestions for making the acrylics heavier, or less transparent. Thanks for sharing your craft.

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